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Final Tally: 32 N.J. AFL-CIO Labor Candidate Grads Earn Election Wins

Dan O’Connell, New Jersey State AFL-CIO Executive Board member, has been declared the winner in his race for Delran Council. The race took eight days to decide. He won by 15 votes after mail-in and provisional ballots were counted. O’Connell is the 32nd New Jersey labor candidate to notch a victory in November’s elections.

Overall, 32 out of 42 union members who participated in the New Jersey State AFL-CIO’s Labor Candidates Program won their bids for local, state and federal office, a victory ratio of 76%. Since the program began in 1997, 815 New Jersey State AFL-CIO labor candidates have been elected to office.

New Jersey State AFL-CIO President Charles Wowkanech said:

This year’s victories, and the overall success of the Labor Candidates Program, would not be possible without the unfailing support of organized labor. All sectors of the labor movement come together each fall to help ensure the success of our union brothers and sisters.

Read more from the New Jersey State AFL-CIO.

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