Kent-Ionia Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Growing and strengthening west Michigan's middle class

List of Labor 2016 endorsements for West Michigan

GRAND RAPIDS August 8, 2016– [Updated October 3, 2016] The following are candidates endorsed by the Kent-Ionia Labor Council for the

November 2016 elections. We will be updating the list as the board makes new endorsements. To sign up for a phone bank or canvass shift, click here.


Congress MI-3

Douglas Smith

Michigan House (75th District)

David LaGrand

Michigan House (76th District)

Winnie Brinks

Kent County Clerk

Christopher Reader

Kent County Drain Commissioner

Rachel Hood

Kent County Prosecutor

Alida Bryant

Kent County Commission (District 9)

Keith Courtade

Kent County Commission (District 11)

Frank Lynn

Kent County Commission (District 12)

Christian Allen

Kent County Commission (District 13)

Betsy Melton

Kent County Commission (District 14)

Carol Hennessy

Kent County Commission (District 18)

Tony Baker

Kent County Commission (District 19)

Phil Skaggs

Below are the endorsements of the Michigan AFL-CIO for 2016 races in west Michigan (covering the jurisdictions of the South Central CLC, Kent-Ionia Labor Council and Lakeshore CLC):

Michigan House (60th District)

Jon Hoadley

Michigan House (62nd District)

Jim Haadsma

Michigan House (66th District)

Annie Brown

Michigan House (75th District)

David LaGrand

Michigan House (76th District)

Winnie Brinks

Michigan House (79th District)

Marletta Seats

Michigan House (86th District)

Lynn Mason

Michigan House (89th District)

Tim Meyer

Michigan House (91st District)

Collene Lamonte

Below is the endorsement of the national AFL-CIO:


Hillary Clinton


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Kent-Ionia Labor Council

The Kent-Ionia Labor Council, AFL-CIO is a coalition of west Michigan labor unions in Kent and Ionia Counties, based in Grand Rapids.

Address, phone, email

918 Benjamin NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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