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2020 General Election Endorsements

The AFT-WV COPE Committee met via teleconference this week to endorse candidates for the 2020 General Election. Endorsements are based on questionnaire responses, interviews and voting records (where applicable.)  Candidates who did not return a questionnaire are ineligible for endorsement consideration, as per the AFT-WV COPE bylaws. 

AFT-WV Political Candidate Endorsement Process

AFT-WV, as a member of the WV AFL-CIO, participates the the AFL-CIO's endorsement process. This process begins with the local AFL-CIO labor councils, who interview and vote on endorsement actions to present to the state AFL-CIO COPE Committee.

AFT-WV makes early endorsements for three candidates

AFT-West Virginia’s Committee on Political Education (COPE) met on November 15, 2014 in Morgantown, WV and voted to endorse the following candidates for the May 2014 primary election:

•             Natalie Tennant for US Senate

•             Glen Gainer for US House of Representatives (1st District)

•             Congressman Nick Rahall for US House of Representatives (3rd District)