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AFL-CIO Endorses Katrina Shankland for Congress PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Katrina Shankland for Congress Press   
Friday, 26 April 2024 08:31

working-women-aflcioPoll shows Katrina Shankland is the only Democrat running for Congress who beats Van Orden in the General Election this November.

STEVENS POINT, Wis - Katrina Shankland today announced she’s earned the endorsement of the Wisconsin State American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) in her bid for Wisconsin’s 3rd Congressional District. The WI AFL-CIO joins 12 other labor unions in Wisconsin that are supporting Katrina Shankland for Congress.

“The Wisconsin AFL-CIO is proud to endorse Katrina Shankland for Congress in the 3rd CD. Shankland has a gold star track record of supporting workers, fighting for good jobs, and advancing the rights and well-being of working families in Wisconsin. Katrina Shankland will be a congresswoman we can count on each and every time to protect union rights,” said Stephanie Bloomingdale, Wisconsin AFL-CIO President.

katrina_shanklandd-stevenspoint“I am honored to receive this pivotal endorsement. The AFL-CIO is a giant in the labor movement, and I know that together, our people-powered campaign can defeat Radical Derrick Van Orden,” said Katrina Shankland.

The endorsement of the Wisconsin AFL-CIO adds to the growing list of elected officials and labor endorsements for Shankland’s campaign, including Congressman Mark Pocan. Click here for a full list of endorsements.

Recent polling conducted by Blueprint Polling shows Katrina Shankland is the only Democrat running for Congress who beats Van Orden in the General Election this November. In the poll Shankland bests Van Orden in the General Election 48-46% while Rebecca Cooke trails Van Orden in the informed ballot.

Katrina is a state representative in the Wisconsin State Assembly. In the Legislature, Katrina passed 225 bipartisan laws, including increased access to affordable rural healthcare, help for farmers, expanded protections for first responders, and stronger clean water laws. Katrina is running for Congress to bring some common sense to the Capitol, fight against extremism, and deliver results for the hard-working people of Wisconsin.

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