For Immediate Release: August 7, 2018
Today Teamsters Local 991 representing over a thousand Teamsters workers in North and North Central Florida fully endorsed Brandon Peters for Congress in Florida’s 2nd Congressional District.
Teamsters Local 991 Business Manager Jim Gookins had the following statement regarding the organization’s endorsement of Brandon Peters:
“The Teamsters are proud to support Brandon Peters in both the August Democratic Primary and November General Election alongside our allies in organized labor because we know that Brandon is the candidate who will get results in Washington for Florida workers and their families.
“Brandon’s campaign is rooted in labor values and he’s never been afraid to express his support for Florida’s working families on the campaign trail no matter the situation.”
After receiving the endorsement, Brandon Peters made the following statement:
“For more than a hundred years, the Teamsters have been at the very core of the American Labor movement. I’m honored to have their support as I work to make our federal government friendlier towards the middle class and working families of Florida’s Second Congressional District.”
Ahead of the August 28th Democratic primary Brandon Peters continues to campaign throughout the 2nd Congressional District. With the unified support of organized labor behind him the campaign is surging in the polls and has a clear path to victory in both August and November.
The Peters campaign has directly contacted more than 30,000 voters in the 2nd Congressional district. To learn more about Brandon and his Labor-backed campaign, including how to get involved in its grassroots efforts, visit Peters4Congress.com.
Contact: Steen Kirby, Communications Director