COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Service Employees International Union, District 1199, which represents 25,000 workers statewide, has endorsed state Rep. Michael Stinziano for re-election to the Ohio House of Representatives.
Stinziano, a Columbus Democrat who's completing his second, two-year term in the Ohio House, welcomed the support.
"I'm so very proud to have this great organization’s support," said Stinziano, a lawyer. “Together, we can continue to work hard to make our neighborhoods the best place to live, work, raise a family and start a business in Ohio.”
“We believe your candidacy represents the best opportunity to move Ohio forward and give voice in the Statehouse to working families,” District 1199 President Becky Williams wrote in Stinziano’s endorsement letter.
SEIU District 1199 represents 25,000 workers including long-term care workers in nursing homes, hospital nurses, library workers, Head Start teachers and other public employees.
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The General Election is in November.