Category Archives: Election

2019 Endorsed Candidates

Candidates Endorsed by the Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council The following candidates have received an endorsement from the Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council, as of Oct. 2. Affiliated members and others who support the Cleveland Building Trades are encouraged to vote for these candidates, who support the area’s[…] Read More →

Judge rules Ohio can purge voter rolls

On Sept. 4, a federal court blocked a request by the Ohio Democratic Party to stop the removal of roughly 235,000 Ohio voters from the state voter roll. U.S. District Court Judge James Graham said the Ohio Democratic Party did not provide enough evidence to support its claims there are[…] Read More →

Ohio Senate includes a “Building Trades Majority”

On what was billed as a potentially unpredictable election night, the major political races in Ohio played out as many prognosticators predicted. Ohio Republicans swept races for statewide offices, while legislative candidates endorsed by the building trades performed well. The building trades retained their majority in the State Senate, as[…] Read More →

2018 General Election CBCTC Endorsements

Candidates Endorsed by the Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council The following candidates have received an endorsement from the Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council, as of Sept. 19. Affiliated members and others who support the Cleveland Building Trades are encouraged to vote for these candidates, who support the area’s[…] Read More →

Take some time to think, prepare for the election

By Dave Wondolowski Executive Secretary, CBCTC I hope that all of you had a safe and happy Labor Day. Our work has been non-stop and there are many more projects planned to begin over the next 24 to 36 months. When work is as good as it has been, I[…] Read More →

A Rich Cordray vote supports a plan that includes us

Brothers and sisters, I hope that you are all enjoying a prosperous summer with all the work that we have right now. I write to you again this month, to further spread the message about our endorsed candidates for this November’s gubernatorial election. When elected, Rich Cordray and his running[…] Read More →

Let me clarify what’s at stake in November

By Dave Wondolowski Executive Secretary, CBCTC I want to begin by thanking all of you who read my column from last month. I would also like to thank each of you who did what I asked and are now looking at your choices in the upcoming election through a new[…] Read More →

Focus votes on what’s best for our work

By Dave Wondolowski Executive Secretary, CBCTC Brothers and Sisters, with the November gubernatorial election approaching, I felt it was important to begin reaching out to you monthly to make some brief observations regarding our candidates for Governor and Lieutenant Governor. With that said, you can expect to see this column[…] Read More →

Sutton challenges DeWine’s So-Called ‘Right to Work’ stance

Democratic Lieutenant Governor Candidate Betty Sutton called out Republican gubernatorial nominee Mike DeWine’s stance on So-Called “Right to Work” in a June 6 interview with the Youngstown Vindicator. Sutton told the Vindicator DeWine’s statements during a late May press conference “opened the door to this idea of turning Ohio into[…] Read More →

Focus votes on what’s best for our work

Electing Jobs, Families and Futures First By Dave Wondolowski Executive Secretary, CBCTC Brothers and Sisters, with the November gubernatorial election approaching, I felt it was important to begin reaching out to you monthly to make some brief observations regarding our candidates for Governor and Lieutenant Governor. With that said, you[…] Read More →