DES MOINES – AFSCME Iowa Council 61 (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees) PEOPLE Committee is proud to announce that it has endorsed Matt Marquardt for City Council in Mason City.
“Matt reached out to our members and earned their trust. We know that he will support public employees and the services they provide. He understands that well-qualified, well-trained public employees provide the highest quality services to their communities,” said AFSCME Iowa Council 61 President Danny Homan.
AFSCME is known for its political action program which is financed with voluntary contributions. The program supplies grassroots volunteers for AFSCME-endorsed candidates.
In Cerro Gordo County, AFSCME Iowa Council 61 represents city employees in Mason City and state employees.
In Iowa, AFSCME Iowa Council 61 represents 40,000 public employees including law enforcement and correctional officers, firefighters, mental health workers, professional school staff, emergency responders, and many other workers.