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2024 Election information

Primary Election - August 6th

General Election - November 5th

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2024 November Election

YOU are the most influential person in this election.  Those who vote will decide the outcome of this election.  Do your part in making sure the majority determines our future.  To make history, the UPRLF urges all to get out to vote.  Turnout at the polls is predicted to be high, we encourage you to vote absentee. 

2024 Candidates seeking an endorsement contact after the April 25th filing deadline.  Questionnaires will be mailed out to all candidates that have filed. 

The UPRLF does not endorse a candidate before the Primary election.



Past Endorsed Candidates


2022 Endorsements 

U.P. Regional Labor Federation, Michigan AFL-CIO  - Endorsed Candidates

After carefully screening candidates, The UPRLF believes the following candidates will support the interest of WORKING FAMILIES.

 Prepared by the UPRLF for distribution amongst affiliated local union members and their families

Michigan Governor, Gretchen Whitmer

Michigan Lt. Governor, Garlin D. Gilchrist II

Michigan Secretary of State, Jocelyn Benson

Michigan Attorney General, Dana Nessel

U.S. House of Representatives - 1st Congressional District, Bob Lorinser

Michigan House District 109, Jenn Hill

Michigan State Board of Education - Members, Pamela Pugh and  Mitchell Robinson                 

University of Michigan Board of Regents - Members, Mike Behm and Kathy White               

Michigan State University Board of Trustees- Members, Renee Knake Jefferson and Dennis Denno                                                                                                                      

Governor of Wayne State University - Members, Marilyn Kelly and Danielle Atkinson

Michigan Supreme Court Justice, Richard Bernstein and Kyra Harris Bolden

Judge of Court of Appeals District 1, Kristina Robinson Garrett

Judge of Court of Appeals District 2, Sima Patel

2022 UPRLF Endorsed Local Candidates 

Ishpeming City Council, Michael Gregory

Negaunee City Council, Dana LaLonde