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Union-Endorsed Candidates Win on Election Day

SEIU Local 21 LA’s political committee spent weeks interviewing political candidates in both Baton Rouge and New Orleans. The committee, composed of union members, asked questions and evaluated each candidates’ dedication to solving the problems working families face.

“This Election Season, SEIU Local 21 LA phonebankers made 23, 997 calls to frequent voters and we hit the streets in Baton Rouge and New Orleans by the hundreds.We interviewed candidates and didn’t hesitate to ask the tough questions. While our hard work paid off, it’s not over. We will stay in the streets until our agenda for working people is a reality,” said Helene O’Brien, president of SEIU Local 21 LA.

Helene O'Brien, 21 LA president, hitting the street with the get out the vote effort in Baton Rouge on November 3.

Congratulations to the following union-endorsed candidates:

U.S. President & Vice President
Barack Obama & Joe Biden

Louisiana 2nd Congressional District
Cedric Richmond


Baton Rouge Mayor-President
Kipp Holden

Baton Rouge Metro Council:

District 2:  Chauna Banks-Daniel, runoff

District 6:   Donna Collins-Lewis

District 7:  C. Denise Marcelle

District  10:  Tara Wicker

District 12:  Smokie Bourgeois, runoff

New Orleans City Council

District B:   Dana Kaplan, runoff

District E:  James Gray, runoff

New Orleans School Board:

District 1:   Ira Thomas

District 2:  Cynthia Cade

District 6:  Woody Koppel

District 7:  Nolan Marshall, Jr.

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