SEIU Local 500, the service employees union that is a powerful political force in Montgomery County democratic politics has endorsed Mila Johns in the primary race for Delegate in District 18. In announcing several endorsements, the union emphasized the need to send “fighters” to Annapolis in “this era of Donald Trump.”
“I am incredibly honored to be endorsed by SEIU,” Johns said. “I come from a family that has been involved in organized labor for its whole history in the United States and I believe passionately in protecting economic and social opportunity for thousands of union members in District 18 and across the state – and fighting to extend those same opportunities to every worker in Maryland who needs them.”
SEIU Local 500 is not endorsing ANY incumbents running for re-election to their current offices until after the end of the legislative session.
“We are endorsing open seats early to give our political team and members more time to work with our endorsed newcomers to make sure they win” said President Cuttitta