Labor Makes Clear Their Choice In Ward 3

Every Union that has endorsed in the Des Moines, Ward 3, race has chosen Josh Mandelbaum; That list became ever more so validated when AFSCME Council 61 (Des Moines Water Works Employees are AFSCME members) joined the list.


DES MOINES, IA – Citizens for Mandelbaum is proud to announce that Josh Mandelbaum has received the endorsement of the AFSCME Council 61 PEOPLE Committee in his campaign for Des Moines City Council.

“AFSCME is excited to endorse Josh Mandelbaum. Our members know that he can be counted on to support working families and protect the right of workers. Our members work hard and never quit. We see those same values in Josh,” said AFSCME Council 61 President Danny Homan.

In Iowa, the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees 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. AFSCME Council 61 also represents home health care and child care providers across the state and private sector workers at Prairie Meadows, Palmer College of Chiropractic, Des Moines University, and ABM (Marshalltown).