IBEW LOCAL 441 ENDORSES COLONEL DOUG APPLEGATE FOR CONGRESS

Whether it’s for veterans, working families, or the environment, Colonel Applegate will stand with us,” said Doug Mangione, IBEW Local 441 Political Director.

September 5, 2017 – Today, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 441 (IBEW Local 441) endorsed Colonel Doug Applegate for California’s 49th Congressional District, saying he is the candidate that will fight for veterans, working families and the environment. 

“As a resident of the 49th Congressional District, former Marine, and Vietnam Veteran, I support Colonel Doug Applegate for Congress. A Marine Colonel is taught his first responsibility is to his men and the mission,” said Doug Mangione, IBEW Local 441 Political Director. “I know Colonel Doug Applegate will bring the same pride and sense of responsibility to take care of the needs of our country, state, and district.  Whether it’s for veterans, working families, or the environment, Colonel Applegate will stand with us.”

“Thank you to my labor family at IBEW Local 441 for their endorsement today,” said Colonel Applegate. “To each and every constituent in the 49th I pledge to ‘Leave No One Behind’ and that means fighting for local hire, fair wages, equal education opportunties, and Medicare-for-all.”

“On behalf of the 2,300+ skilled men and women of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 441, I am proud to officially endorse Doug Applegate for Congress in California's 49th Congressional District,” said Richard Samaniego, IBEW Local 441 Business Manager. “IBEW Local 441 feels confident that Doug will fight to ensure fair wages and benefits for working Californians.”

Colonel Applegate’s growing list of endorsments includes IBEW Local 441, Roofers and Waterproofers Local 220, Plasterers Union Local 200, National Nurses Union (NNU) California State Association of Letter Carriers, California State American Postal Workers Union (APWU) and VoteVets.   Applegate will again challenge controversial incumbent Rep. Darrell Issa to represent the 49th District in the June 2018 primary, promising to overcome the narrowest (1,621) vote gap of 2016 election cycle.

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IRONWORKERS 433 ENDORSES COL. APPLEGATE FOR CONGRESS

Colonel Applegate will promote policies and legislation that encourage a fair and even playing field for our members and the community, said Ironworkers 433 Business Agent Keith Harkey

August 26, 2017 – Today, Ironworkers 433 endorsed Colonel Doug Applegate for California’s 49th Congressional District, saying he is the candidate that will stand for working families. 

“Colonel Applegate will promote policies and legislation that encourage a fair and even playing field for our members and the community,” said Ironworkers 433 Business Agent Keith Harkey. “
His support for apprenticeship programs will give opportunities to men and women to become highly trained and to excel."

“Ironworkers know what it takes to build a solid framework, and I’m strengthened by their endorsement,” said Colonel Applegate. “I vow to support legislation that invests in infrastructure, apprenticeships, vital tools to ensuring working class families and communities succeed as we rebuild America.” 

Local 433 represents ironworkers in Orange, County, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and the surrounding area. Their 5,000 members are the best-trained and safest ironworkers in the industry. They offer a world-class apprenticeship program, continuing education and a unified voice advocating for fair wages and safe working conditions. Local 433 employs productive, highly-skilled, drug-free ironworkers.

Momentum continues to grow for the Democratic candidate to replace Darrell Issa.  Colonel Applegate has received the endorsement of the Roofers and Waterproofers Local 220, Plasterers Union Local 200, National Nurses Union (NNU) California State Association of Letter Carriers, California State American Postal Workers Union (APWU) and VoteVets.  Applegate will again challenge controversial incumbent Rep. Darrell Issa to represent the 49th District in the June 2018 primary, promising to overcome the narrowest (1,621) vote gap of 2016 election cycle.

 

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United Union of Roofers Waterproofers and Allied Workers Local 220 Endorses Col. Applegate for Congress

Colonel Applegate has proven himself, time and again, that he is a warrior for working families, said United Union of Roofers Waterproofers Business Manager Brent Beasley

August 25, 2017 - Today,  the United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers Local 220 endorsed Colonel Doug Applegate for California’s 49th Congressional District, saying he is the candidate that will fight for working families and bring much needed change to Washington, D.C.

“Colonel Applegate has proven himself, time and again, that he is a warrior for working families,” said United Union of Roofers Waterproofers Business Manager Brent Beasley. “I believe Col. Applegate will work hard to represent the constituents of the District."

“I will stand with and work for the roofers and waterproofers of the 49th, while Darrell Issa just stands on the roof,” said Colonel Applegate. “I am running for Congress to protect California’s working families because I come from a middle-class union household, and I wouldn’t be where I’m at today if I didn’t grow up union. In Congress I’ll remember where I came from, and I pledge to fight for local hire, investments in infrastructure projects, and Medicare-for-all.” 

Local 220 has 650 members based out of Orange County, whose members apply to all types of roofing, and waterproofing systems including low sloped, steep sloped, structural barrier and air barrier applications.

Momentum continues to grow for the Democratic candidate to replace Darrell Issa.  Colonel Applegate has received the endorsement of the Plasterers 200, National Nurses Union (NNU) California State Association of Letter Carriers, California State American Postal Workers Union (APWU) and VoteVets.  Applegate will again challenge controversial incumbent Rep. Darrell Issa to represent the 49th District in the June 2018 primary, promising to overcome the narrowest (1,621) vote gap of 2016 election cycle.

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PLASTERERS UNION LOCAL 200 ENDORSES COLONEL DOUG APPLEGATE FOR CONGRESS

August 23, 2017

We stand hand in hand with Colonel Applegate in his bid to replace Darrel Issa,
said Plasterers Union Local 200 Business Agent, Christian Bettencourt.  

 

August 23, 2017 – Today, Plasterers Union Local 200 endorsed Colonel Doug Applegate for California’s 49th Congressional District, saying he is the candidate that will fight for working families and bring much needed change to Washington, D.C.

“We stand hand in hand with Colonel Applegate in his bid to replace Darrell Issa,” said Plasterers Union Local 200 Business Agent, Christian Bettencourt.  “Together we will fight for better jobs, union quality trained workers, and health care for all.”

“Plasterers Union Local 200 is the ‘finishing force’ in the construction industry, and I am the force that will finish Darrell Issa’s career,” said Colonel Applegate.  “As your Congressman I pledge to protect California’s working families because I come from a middle-class union household. I wouldn’t be where I’m at today if I didn’t grow up union. In Congress I’ll remember where I came from, and I pledge to fight for local hire, good paying jobs, and Medicare-for-all.”

Plasterers Union Local 200 has 714 members that are considered the construction industry’s finishing force. The Union Local 200 plasterer provides world class skills and workmanship. Union plasterers pride themselves on the ability to provide the highest-qualified craftsmen in the industry.

Momentum continues to grow for the Democratic candidate to replace Darrell Issa.  Colonel Applegate has received the endorsement of the Plasterers Union Local 200, National Nurses Union (NNU), California State Association of Letter Carriers, California State American Postal Workers Union (APWU) and VoteVets.  Applegate will again challenge controversial incumbent Rep. Darrell Issa to represent the 49th District in the June 2018 primary, promising to overcome the narrowest (1,621) vote gap of 2016 election cycle.

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760-575-4902

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NNU ENDORSES APPLEGATE FOR CONGRESS

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 NATIONAL NURSES UNITED ENDORSES COLONEL DOUG APPLEGATE FOR CONGRESS

We are proud to endorse Doug Applegate for Congress because he supports single-payer Medicare for All
so that everyone gets the therapeutic health care they deserve,  said Deborah Burger, RN, NNU co-president.

 

August 10, 2017 – Today, National Nurses United (NNU) endorsed Colonel Doug Applegate for California’s 49th Congressional District, saying he is the candidate that supports Main Street and not Wall Street and espouses policies on education, health care and the economy that will benefit working people, not the very rich.

“The people of the 49th Congressional District need a change of leadership in Washington,” Burger continued.  “Doug Applegate’s experience, progressive values and dedication to our communities prepare him well to be our Congressman in the U.S. House of Representatives.”

"I could not be prouder to stand shoulder to shoulder with National Nurses United in the pursuit of Medicare for All,” said Col. Applegate. “There is no group that has been more visionary and tireless in organizing to make quality healthcare a human right for ALL Americans. I am humbled and honored by their endorsement, and look forward to achieving our common cause in Congress."

National Nurses United has 150,000 members across the United States, including more than 100,000 in California with its affiliate, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee. In addition to promoting Single Payer healthcare, NNU has been a tireless champion of workplace safety, patient care, climate action, environmental justice, and economic reform. 

“It will be my duty and privilege to work with NNU to develop effective legislation to advance these causes.” Applegate continued. “Every day, in hospitals and clinics across the country, NNU’s members care for others. It will be one of my priorities in office to care, in turn, for nurses. I will protect the rights of nurses and other healthcare workers to organize their workplaces, bargain collectively, and promote the welfare of themselves, their patients, and their families. NNU has placed their trust in me to fight for their interests and for our shared values and priorities. I am honored by their faith and will work relentlessly to justify it." 

Momentum continues to grow for the Democratic candidate to replace Darrell Issa.  Colonel Applegate has received the endorsement of the California State Association of Letter Carriers, California State American Postal Workers Union (APWU) and VoteVets.  Applegate will again challenge controversial incumbent Rep. Darrell Issa to represent the 49th District in the June 2018 primary, promising to overcome the narrowest (1,621) vote gap of 2016 election cycle.

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