Greater Bristol Labor Federation Endorses Candidates for Mayor & City Council

BRISTOL – The Greater Bristol Labor Federation, AFL-CIO, the local labor coalition made up of public and private sector union members, released their list of endorsements for candidates running for Mayor and City Council in Bristol.

The endorsed candidates are:

Mayor: Ellen Zoppo-Sassu

City Council
District 1 - Greg Hahn
District 1 - Joshua Medeiros
District 2 - David Preleski
District 2 - Peter Kelley
District 3 - Mary Fortier
District 3 - Brittany Barney

“The Greater Bristol Labor Federation has enthusiastically endorsed Ellen Zoppo-Sassu for Mayor because it’s clear to everyone that Bristol needs a change in leadership,” said Michael Petosa, President of the Greater Bristol Labor Federation. “Ellen will be a strong supporter for working people in our city. She has a proven track record to accomplish any task brought before her and that leadership is what Bristol needs to thrive economically.”

All candidates running for office in Bristol were sent a questionnaire and an opportunity to interview with the local labor coalition.

“We are also proud to support a strong group of candidates running for City Council that will work alongside Ellen to strengthen our great city,” said Petosa.

The mission of the Greater Bristol Labor Federation is to support, advance, and advocate for all working people in greater Bristol. The endorsed candidates represent who they believe will best help accomplish that goal.

Municipal elections will be held on Tuesday, November 7 in cities and towns across the state of Connecticut.

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