Elections

2018 Elections information

2018 COPE Endorsements for March 6 Primary and Nov. 6 General Election (as of 1/26/18)

Union delegates to the Texas AFL-CIO COPE, the political arm of the Texas AFL-CIO, made endorsements in statewide races. Most endorsements were made by union delegates to Labor Assembly COPEs in districts that fall entirely within their jurisdiction. The Executive Board of the Texas Gulf Coast Area Labor Federation COPE made endorsements in districts that cross one or more labor assembly’s or CLC’s jurisdiction.

Candidates must win support from 2/3 of COPE delegates to obtain an endorsement. A Dual Endorsement results when two candidates both muster 2/3 of delegates’ support. A No Action decision means that no candidate in a race mustered 2/3 support, allowing affiliated unions to support the candidate of their choice during the primaries. Endorsements are subject to updates based on primary and runoff election results and other factors.

Click here to read our letter regarding our decision to not endorse Lizzie Pannill Fletcher (CD-7) and Adam Milasincic (Texas House District 138)

Click here to access screenshots of the websites referenced in the letter