Letter Carriers Union Set to Endorse Presidential Candidate

(Press Release) The 300,000-member National Association of Letter Carriers (AFL-CIO) will announce its endorsement for the 2008 presidential election on Wednesday morning, September 12 in a briefing at 11 a.m. EDT at NALC Headquarters in Washington.

NALC President William H. Young will be joined by the endorsed candidate at the event.

The announcement will follow a formal endorsement vote by the union’s 28-member Executive Council which is currently meeting in Washington and also comes after a nationwide postcard survey of all NALC members on their preference among candidates who responded to a questionnaire. The questionnaire was sent to 8 Democratic and 10 Republican candidates.

WHEN: Wednesday, September 12, 2007 at 11 a.m. EDT

WHERE: Hutchings Hall (first floor) at NALC Headquarters, 100 Indiana Ave., NW, Washington, DC (Intersection of First and C Sts. NW)

WHO: NALC President William H. Young and the union’s endorsed presidential candidate.

WHAT: News briefing to announce presidential endorsement.