Wednesday, November 5, 2008

AFL-CIO Cites Strong Union Support As Catalyst For Obama Win

The AFL-CIO released some information regarding exit polling from the Presidential Election. According to President John Sweeney the AFL-CIO played a huge role in electing Barack Obama. Statistics show union members and families of union members voted heavily in favor of President Elect Obama. In all categories presented to the media union affiliated voters supported Obama over McCain. Two of the most drastic examples are union members voted 67% for Obama and 30% McCain, and seniors gave McCain an 8% lead while union seniors gave Obama a 46% lead in their demographic.

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