Education Minnesota endorses Tina Smith for U.S. Senate


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ST. PAUL, Minnesota. May 10, 2018 – Education Minnesota has endorsed Sen. Tina Smith’s campaign for re-election to the U.S. Senate.

“Education Minnesota is proud to endorse Tina Smith’s campaign for Senate,” said Denise Specht, president of Education Minnesota. “The senator is committed to protecting the rights of all workers to join unions, expanding economic justice and making smart federal investments to close the opportunity gaps, including in early learning and after-school programs.”

Smith, a Democrat, met with a group of Education Minnesota members from throughout Minnesota on April 27 for a question-and-answer session that the union broadcast live on Facebook. Based on that event and thorough questionnaires, the union decided to endorse Sen. Smith. The political action committees of the American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association have also endorsed her campaign for Senate.