Press Release: Conti Announces Wide-Ranging Endorsements

Conti Announces Wide-Ranging Endorsements

Annapolis (10/26/10): Joanna Conti, Democratic nominee for Anne Arundel County Executive, today announced a wide-ranging set of endorsements for her campaign.
Conti has received the endorsements of numerous labor organizations, including the following:  Metropolitan Baltimore Council AFL-CIO Unions, International Brotherhood of Teamsters Joint Council No. 62, Communications Workers of America Local 2107, United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters Locals 486 and 602, United Association of Plumbers and Gasfitters Local 5, United Food and Commercial Workers Locals 27 and 400, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 26, Mid-Atlantic Regional Council of Carpenters, Maryland State Pipe Trades Association, Mid-Atlantic Laborers Political League, International Union of Operating Engineers Local 37, International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, Maryland and DC State Council of Machinists, United Steelworkers District 8, International Union of Elevator Constructors Local 10, United Auto Workers, Heat and Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers Local 24, United Association of Sprinkler Fitters Local 536, and International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees.
In addition, Conti has been endorsed by several county employee groups, including the Fraternal Order of Detention Center Officers & Personnel and the Anne Arundel County Sheriff’s Deputies.  She has received financial support from firefighters through the Anne Arundel Firepac and the Anne Arundel County Professional Fire Chiefs Association and from police through the Anne Arundel County FOP Lodge.  She has also been endorsed by Maryland NOW and the Democratic Women’s PAC of Maryland.
Conti also has received contributions from many of the largest businesses operating in Anne Arundel County, including Northrop Grumman and ARINC.
“I am honored to receive the support of such a wide-ranging cross-section of people and organizations living and working in Anne Arundel County,” said Conti.  “Clearly, many concerned citizens want to see our county better run.”  Conti is running on a platform of “no more politics as usual”.

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