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Through our electoral program, AFSCME members made a difference in the 2020 election

By AFSCME Staff ·

With so much at stake for working families in the 2020 election, AFSCME members across the country stood up to the challenge once again. Although the pandemic prevented us from putting thousands of boots on the ground as we normally do, AFSCME members still made a huge difference in key races across the country.

Our union channeled its activism this election cycle through virtual field offices in key battleground states. We put in place a robust independent-expenditure program, which included working with For Our Future to contact voters and communities of color directly. And we recruited members to serve as poll workers.

Here is a snapshot of the outreach to the AFSCME community this election:

Here are some highlights of our electoral program’s achievements as of early evening on Election Day:

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