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On this day in 1955, the AFL and CIO gathered at our first joint convention. Sixty-four years later, the AFL-CIO has so much to be proud of.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

At least Gov. Bevin is consistent. 

Kentucky State AFL-CIO Executive Board Member Donna Haynes, IBEW Local 1701, presented state AFL-CIO President Bill Londrigan a silver tray in appreciation for the state AFL-CIO helping sponsor las

Thanks to Liles Taylor for sending us this.

By MICHON LINDSTROM

As the days count down until November 5 coal miners are working their way into gubernatorial campaigns.

A video released by The People’s Campaign, a left leaning political action and issue advocacy organization, urges coal miners to vote for Democrat Andy Beshear.

OUR ENDORSED CANDIDATES IN TUESDAY'S ELECTION 

"None of us want to wake up on November the sixth thinking if we'd just done a little bit more, we could have pulled this thing out."  -- Andy Beshear

Andy Beshear, governor; Jacqueline Coleman, lieutenant governor

Greg Stumbo, attorney general

"None of us want to wake up on November the sixth thinking if we'd just done a little bit more, we could have pulled this thing out."  -- Andy Beshear

It’s election day and the polls have been open for several hours now. Have you voted yet? 

We have amazing candidates up and down the ballot that need your support. Click here If you need to find your polling place.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Bill Finn was a man on a mission.

"Everybody knows [Republican Gov.] Matt Bevin is notorious for attacking labor," said Finn, Kentucky State Building and Construction Trades Council state director. "We need champions that will look out for us."

Election Day is finally here. This race is neck and neck and turnout is looking high. Crisscrossing the state the last 6 days, I know there is an incredible amount of excitement and enthusiasm out there.

It’s simple. If our voters turn out, Jacqueline and I will win. If not, it’s four more years of Matt Bevin’s bullying and attacks on public education and health care.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Amy McGrath wants to take on Mitch McConnell next year. But McGrath has her  priorities straight this year. We are glad to see she is supporting our endorsed candidates in Tuesday's election. We appreciate the sentiment in the following email from the Democratic senate candidate:  

Today is not just election eve. It’s Rocky Adkins’ 60th birthday.

So the House minority leader asked a crowd of Murray Democrats for a special present tomorrow, one he promised to cherish: “You make sure you elect Andy Beshear governor of Kentucky.”