Every election cycle, SEA endorses candidates that share our values and goals regarding NH workers and labor rights. We’ll be announcing endorsements regularly leading up to the 2020 primary and general elections. All endorsements are announced on our Facebook and Twitter pages.
NH State Senate
— SEIU 1984 (@SEIU1984) July 16, 2020
Bill Bolton is a former SEA 1984 chapter President and longtime union supporter with 30 years of experience as a state employee in public health.
— SEIU 1984 (@SEIU1984) July 20, 2020
Jenn Alford-Teaster is a research scientist at the Geisel School of Medicine and is committed to supporting working families. “I grew up in New Hampshire,” she says. “I love this state. I believe in the potential of people and I feel like given the right resources, they can surpass their own expectations.”
— SEIU 1984 (@SEIU1984) July 22, 2020
Soucy, a Manchester native, has a long record of public service that includes three terms as a State Representative, two terms as a Manchester Alderman, nearly four terms on the Manchester School Board. She also served as the first female chair of the Manchester Fire Commission.
Congratulations to Phil Spagnuolo on his endorsement from SEA/SEIU Local 1984! @PhilSpagnuoloNH is running to represent the NH Senate’s 7th District which includes the towns of Andover, Belmont, Boscawen, Canterbury, Franklin, Gilford, Laconia, Northfield, Salisbury, & Webster. pic.twitter.com/FtYROJVTTM
— SEIU 1984 (@SEIU1984) August 5, 2020
Congratulations to Sen. Kevin Cavanaugh on his endorsement from SEA/SEIU Local 1984! @SenCavanaugh represents the 16th district in the NH Senate which includes the towns of Bow, Candia, Dunbarton, and Hooksett, as well as Manchester’s 1st, 2nd, and 12th wards. #nhpolitics pic.twitter.com/8dl9WKpyC1
— SEIU 1984 (@SEIU1984) July 31, 2020
Lifelong Granite Stater, father, coach, blue-collar worker, Alderman, and Senator for NH District 16.
NH State Representatives
— SEIU 1984 (@SEIU1984) July 21, 2020
Alex Lloyd is an SEA member and has experience working in education, labor and social services.
— SEIU 1984 (@SEIU1984) July 24, 2020
Art Ellison is a former high school teacher, community organizer, New Hampshire Department Of Education Administrator and now a member of the NH House.
Kathleen M Martins
— SEIU 1984 (@SEIU1984) July 23, 2020
— SEIU 1984 (@SEIU1984) July 28, 2020
Joan Hamblet worked for the state of New Hampshire for 29 years, and is an active volunteer in her local community. On her website, Hamblet says, “I will advocate for a vibrant business environment and a well-trained, well-compensated workforce. I care about people and want to contribute to making New Hampshire a great place to live, raise a family, and retire.”
— SEIU 1984 (@SEIU1984) July 29, 2020
NH Executive Council
— SEIU 1984 (@SEIU1984) July 27, 2020
For the past 30 years, Messmer has worked in environmental sciences with a focus on public health impact. As a former State Legislator, a small business owner, and a scientist, Messmer says she “will fight to protect our families and ensure our money is spent in our best interest.”
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen
— SEIU 1984 (@SEIU1984) July 30, 2020
Sen. Shaheen has a long record of service to New Hampshire and has been an exceptional leader in the U.S. Senate since 2009. She helped pass the Affordable Care Act and serves as the only female Senator on the Foreign Relations committee. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Sen. Shaheen advocated for funds to expand New Hampshire’s workforce and combat escalating unemployment.
U.S. House of Representatives
Rep. Annie Kuster
Congratulations to Rep. Annie Kuster on her endorsement from SEA/SEIU Local 1984! @RepAnnieKuster represents the 2nd Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives which includes the NH’s second-largest city, Nashua, as well as the state capital, Concord. #nhpolitics pic.twitter.com/VXsA3twBf9
— SEIU 1984 (@SEIU1984) August 4, 2020
Born and raised in Concord, Rep. Kuster passionately advocates for New Hampshire in the U.S House of Representatives. She has a record of working across the aisle to bring better medical care to NH veterans and lower taxes for small businesses. She continually supports working people and families throughout New Hampshire.