GOTV Canvassing Rally Gallery

On Saturday, October 17th, the Allegheny County Labor Council hosted a Get Out the Vote (GOTV) Canvassing Rally. International Representatives, Elected Officials, including Senator Bob Casey came out to the event to show their support. Local union members volunteered their time to make calls and go on neighborhood walks in hopes to bring home a victory on November 3rd.

**A Special Thank You to Alex Criego, Letter Carriers Branch 84  for contributing these photographs. 

It is the right of every registered voter to cast their vote, whether you choose to vote by mail or in person.

If you have not completed and returned your ballot yet you still have many options to cast your vote.

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Larry Willis’s colleagues liked to joke that he kept a copy of the Railway Labor Act, passed a few years before the Great Depression, under his pillow.

“He loved the wonk,” said his wife, Amy York. “He could explain things in a way that normal people could understand.”

Trece Andrews spent the last three months phone-banking and sometimes canvassing for Joe Biden in Michigan. The nursing home worker focused her efforts on Detroit residents and fellow members of the Service Employees International Union, telling them a Biden administration would protect their health care and do more to raise their wages.

Democrat Joe Biden gained more of the vote from members of the AFL-CIO than Hillary Clinton did four years ago, its president said, crediting laborers for the party’s wins in key states.

"Simply put, we got out the vote," AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka told reporters Thursday. "In Wisconsin, in Michigan, in Pennsylvania, Joe Biden's firewall was union made. And the labor movement is expanding the map--look at Arizona, look at Georgia."

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