Local 2186 Secretary/Treasurer was signing people in and answering question as they arrived for the voter registration meeting at District 1199C. Volunteers from the three AFSCME affiliates were out canvassing on weekends. It was part of the Freedom Summer Voter Registration Drive, to help get people registered for the upcoming election in November.
Local 2186’s Candido Silva giving instructions to brothers and sisters that had volunteered to participate in the voter registration effort this summer from District Council 33, District Council 47 and District 1199C. Later, State Sen. Mike Stack, Democratic candidate for Lt. Governor, visited and spoke about the importance of the upcoming November General Election and getting people registered.