SEATTLE - The Washington Machinists Council, the umbrella organization for all affiliated Machinists Union Local Lodges in Washington State, announced its endorsement of on Tuesday, March 20. The 6th Congressional District will be an open race in 2012 with the.
“I know Derek Kilmer to be a highly capable legislator who has worked hard to support the creation of good living-wage jobs throughout his time in the Legislature and in his career as an economic development professional,” said council president Dan Morgan.
The Washington Machinists Council represents more than 40,000 workers in the aerospace, timber, shipbuilding, aluminum, automotive, industrial sectors as well as federal and other public employees.
“I want to thank the hard-working men and women of the International Association of Machinists for their early support," Derek Kilmer said. "I am committed to working hard every day to support the good-paying jobs that will help working families get back on their feet, rebuild a strong middle class, and get our economy back on track."