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Who among Democrats will face off against Trump?
MN voters to weigh-in March 3
in Presidential Primary

The City of Minneapolis has opened a new Early Vote Center, located in a business park at 980 East Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, near the intersection of E. Hennepin Ave. and I-35W. Free parking is available. In a change from recent years, Minneapolis residents can no longer vote early at City Hall. However, Minneapolis residents can vote early at the Hennepin County Government Center. For more information: vote.minneapolismn.gov.

From the Minneapols Labor Review, February 14, 2020

By Steve Share, Minneapolis Labor Review editor

MINNEAPOLIS — First, the Iowa caucuses February 3. Then the New Hampshire primary, February 11. Finally, Tuesday, March 3 — Super Tuesday — Minnesota Democrats voting in the state’s Presidential Primary will get their change to weigh-in on the contest to nominate a candidate to face-off against President Donald Trump.

Trump will be the only candidate listed on the Republican Presidential Primary ballot in Minnesota.

The Democratic Presidential Primary ballot in Minnesota, however, will include the names of 15 candidates.

The national AFL-CIO has not yet endorsed a candidate in the race for U.S. President.

(The AFL-CIO will host a Democratic presidential candidate forum the evening of Thursday, March 12, which will be livestreamed on Facebook. See story).

Several international unions have issued presidential endorsements, split between Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders.

Here is summary of known union endorsements as the Labor Review went to press February 7.

Union endorsements for former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden included: Amalgamated Transit Union, Ironworkers, International Association of Fire Fighters, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, National Association of Government Employees, as well as a couple of local and state unions.

Union endorsements for U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders included: American Postal Workers Union,  National Nurses United, National Union of Healthcare Workers (co-endorsement with Elizabeth Warren), United Electrical Workers, as well as about 20 local, state, or regional unions.

Union endorsements for U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren included: American Federation of Teachers-Massachusetts, Boston Teachers Union Local 46, National Union of Healthcare Workers (co-endorsement with Bernie Sanders).

 



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