General Election Results – Dec. 5, 2016

Congratulations to all candidates – win or lose – who were on yesterday’s ballot. Our local is best served when our members take an active role so thank you to all members who participated in yesterday’s election. Click here to see the results.

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Nomination of General Officers / Executive

Dear  Board Members and Barn Captains, Section 30: “A member to be nominated for any office in this Local Union must be present “at the Union Office” unless such member be confined through illness to her or his home or hospital or out of town on legitimate business. No member shall be a candidate for more…

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General Election – Monday, Dec. 5, 2016

A sample ballot for Local 589’s general election on Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, is now available. Click on the image on the right to increase the size. The election is being held at the Boston Teacher’s Union, 180 Mt. Vernon Street, Dorchester, MA. Voting is available during the hour of 9:00 A.M. and 9:00 P.M.

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Local 589 Primary Elections Results

Thank you to everyone that took part in yesterday’s primary election. Click here to view the results. Use 1a 2a 3a to clarify the machines location. For example first row across is Cabot Albany. 1. Cabot Albany 2. Quincy /Southampton/ Arborway 3. Green Line 4. Cabot Shops/ Southampton-North Cambridge Shop/ Wellington Orient Heights Shop 5. Riverside…

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Sample ballot for primary election now available

A sample ballot for Local 589’s primary election on Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, is now available. Click here to view the sample ballot. The election is being held at the Boston Teacher’s Union, 180 Mt. Vernon Street, Dorchester, MA. Voting is available during the hour of 9:00 A.M. and 9:00 P.M.

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Special Election for Endorsed Candidates

Dear members: Local 589 has endorsed the following state senate candidates for two separate special elections in April: Endorsed Candidate: Patrick O’Connor Date of Election: Tuesday, April 12, 2016 District: Plymouth and Norfolk District, which include the following towns: Weymouth, Cohasset, Duxbury, Hingham, Marshfield, Norwell, Hull, and Scituate. Endorsed Candidate: Jay Livingstone Date of Election:…

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Election Day Volunteers Needed To Help Rep. Mike Brady

We are looking for members to volunteer their time on Election Day (11/3) to help Rep. Mike Brady who is seeking to succeed the late Sen. Tom Kennedy. If you can help, meet us at 7 a.m. on 11/3 at the Brockton FireFighters Union (80 Perkins Ave, Brockton, MA 02302). Any time you can volunteer…

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Mike Brady for State Senate

Tonight, members of Local 589 attended a fundraiser for Democratic Rep. Michael Brady who is one of the candidates looking to succeed the late Sen. Tom Kennedy. Apart from being a former Teamsters truck driver and long supporter of unions, Mike was the only representative out of 154 to oppose the three-year repeal of the…

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