HVALF Endorsements 2022 (Partial)

Below is a list of the candidates who have so far sought and gained the endorsement of the Michigan AFL-CIO (for state-level races) and the Huron Valley Area Labor Federation (for local races). Some local candidates who do not face August primary opponents have not yet sought the HVALF’s recommendation. Interviews with this second wave of candidates will take place in July and decisions will be made at the HVALF’s August 9th Delegate Meeting.

The Michigan AFL-CIO has endorsed the following Candidates for State House and State Senate.

  • Kelsey Heck Wood – Senate District 14
  • Jeff Irwin – Senate District 15
  • Jason Morgan – House District 23
  • Reggie Miller – House District 31
  • Jimmie Wilson Jr. – House District 32
  • Felicia Brabec – House District 33
  • Maurice Imhoff – House District 46
  • James Johnson Jr. – House District 47
  • Jennifer Conlin – House District 48

The Huron Valley Area Labor Federation has endorsed the following candidates.

  • Crystal Lyte – Washtenaw County Commission District 2
  • Shannon Beeman – Washtenaw County Commission District 3
  • Ronnie Peterson – Washtenaw County Commission District 5
  • Ricky Jefferson – Washtenaw County Commission District 6
  • Michelle Spisz – Livingston County Commission District 1
  • Lisa Wojciechowski – Livingston County Commission District 2
  • Lori Cowan – Livingston County Commission District 3
  • Caitlyn Dial – Livingston County Commission District 7
  • Amber Bismack – Livingston County Commission District 8
  • Christine Kackowski – Livingston County Commission District 9
  • Nathanael Mulvihill – Jackson County Commission District 5
  • Patrick McLaughlan – Scio Township Trustee
  • Cynthia Harrison – Ann Arbor Ward 1
  • Chris Watson – Ann Arbor Ward 2
  • Ayesha Edwin – Ann Arbor Ward 3
  • Dharma Akmon – Ann Arbor Ward 4
  • Jen Cornell – Ann Arbor Ward 5
  • Chris Taylor – Ann Arbor Mayor
  • Desiraé Simmons – Ypsilanti City Ward 3
  • Fawn Armstrong – 14a District Court
  • Arianne Slay – 22nd Circuit Court