Mid Term Elections - November 8, 2022

General Election - November 8, 2022

In Connecticut, only about 54-56% of eligible voters turn out for state elections. And yet state legislatures introduce 23 times more bills than Congress—and pass 16% of those bills—versus Congress’s 3% rate.

The fact is: state and local elections matter.


For a full list of labor endorsed candidates from the Connecticut AFL-CIO CLICK HERE

To find your voting district, follow this link: https://www.cga.ct.gov/asp/menu/cgafindleg.asp


Races of notice within the Jurisdiction of Local Union 488:

CT Governor - Ned Lamont

CT Lt. Governor - Susan Bysiewicz

US Senate - Richard Blumenthal

CT Congressional District 3 - Rosa DeLauro

CT Congressional District 4 - Jim Himes

CT Congressional District 5 - Jahana Hayes

State Senate (District 21) - Christopher Green

State Senate (District 24) - Julie Kushner

State Senate (District 30) - Eva Bermudez Zimmerman



Door Knocking Events:

  • Day of Action! – CT AFL-CIO
  • Date: Saturday, November 5th
  • Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm
  • Danbury: Labor Canvass for Jahana Hayes, Ned Lamont, & Julie Kushner (SD 24)
  • Meet:  161 Main Street, Danbury


Additionally, on the national stage, Republicans are on the record for saying they’ll go after labor movement if they take control of House.  This should be of concern to every union member: https://truthout.org/articles/republicans-say-theyll-go-after-labor-movement-if-they-take-control-of-house/?utm_campaign=Truthout%20Share%20Buttons&fbclid=IwAR0BxTgOGsMJoi4aV1G0ahOk86pdWfrfZyK5ft7jcVsMrKe526WvX_aYtHU.