Tag Archives: SEIU

Another Round Of SEIU Endorsements In Baltimore 

Press release from SEIU Locals 1199 and 32BJ: SEIU LOCALS ENDORSE BALTIMORE CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATES Politically potent unions to work for a slate of insurgents; incumbents that will best represent Baltimore City’s working families  Union members from two politically active SEIU locals - 1199 and 32BJ - have endorsed additional insurgent and incumbent candidates for Baltimore City Council. 1199 and… Read more »

BREAKING: SEIU Endorses Pugh For Mayor

In a major development in the Baltimore mayoral race, SEIU Local 500 and the SEIU Maryland/DC State Council are endorsing Catherine Pugh for mayor. Here’s the press release from within the past hour: SEIU Local 500, SEIU Maryland/DC State Council, Endorse Senator Catherine Pugh for Baltimore Mayor Local 500 President Cites Pugh’s Support for Worker Rights, Sick Leave (Annapolis, MD)… Read more »

SEIU Slate In Baltimore City Council Elections

Locals 1199SEIU and 32BJ yesterday announced an initial round of endorsements in Baltimore City Council contests, supporting candidates in eight out of 14 races. These are significant and meaningful endorsements. 1199SEIU political organizer Ricarra Jones, in comments to Maryland Scramble, stated: “Endorsements from 1199SEIU and 32BJ are not just exercises on paper. These locals back up their endorsements with financial… Read more »

BREAKING: The Scramble Nails It

The story is out, and I was right. Nobody reads tea leaves or tarot cards like Maryland Scramble. John Fritze: One of the state’s most influential coalitions of local labor unions will endorse Rep. Chris Van Hollen’s campaign for Senate on Thursday, despite a deep history of supporting his primary opponent, Rep. Donna F. Edwards. Seven local SEIU unions, representing more… Read more »


The polls have just closed, but based on our exclusive Maryland Scramble exit polling, the tea leaves and a session with a divination professor from Hogwarts, the Maryland Scramble Rumor Network (MSRN) is prepared to call the race, at 10:29 p.m., and to state our very assured opinion that Chris Van Hollen will be endorsed by SEIU tomorrow afternoon in… Read more »

SEIU To Announce Senate Endorsement . . .

. . . tomorrow. Seriously?!? Who do these SEIU guys think they are - Maryland Scramble? Labor unions aren’t supposed to tease big news, they’re supposed to just damn well go ahead and MAKE it. I don’t like being on the other side of this teasing thing. Grumble. And now I have to drive to Baltimore in the middle of… Read more »

SEIU Endorses Clinton

From Politico: The powerful union behind the fast food workers’ wage movement endorsed Hillary Clinton for president Tuesday. The 2-million-member Service Employees International Union approved the endorsement through a vote by its executive board. “Hillary Clinton has proven she will fight, deliver and win for working families,” said SEIU President Mary Kay Henry in a statement. “SEIU members and working families… Read more »