Iowa AFL-CIO 2016 Endorsement
Our Revolution Endorsement
Teresa Meyer is endorsed by Bernie Sanders' political group Our Revolution, an organization run by Bernie Sanders surrogates which is designed to elect socialists to all levels of the government. The Our Revolution website praises Meyer for wanting to "raise the minimum wage, provide expanded healthcare to Iowans, and offer more education opportunities to younger people."
Americans for Democratic Action Endorsement
From the article:
- "She is an avid supporter and ally to labor, students, women and the LGBT community. Meyer will move Iowa forward and help heal the partisan divide that has underfunded our mental health programs and schools and aided in the privatization of Iowa Medicaid,” University of Northern Iowa ADA President Logun Buckley said in a statement...Meyer also has the support of two labor unions, the Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Iowa Council 61."
Teresa Meyer won the 2016 primary by a paper-thin margin: