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2020 candidates address worker issues at UFCW’s presidential forums

October 15, 2019 Updated: September 8, 2020

Members waiting to hear presidential candidates speak at UFCW's Presidential Forum 2020 in Detroit, MI 9/29

The primary for the 2020 presidential election is underway, and UFCW is making sure the candidates are prioritizing the issues that matter most to working families.

UFCW was proud to host 2020 presidential candidates at two forums to discuss issues that matter to working families.

The event was livestreamed for all of our members to watch. At the forums, candidates answered questions from UFCW members in the crowd as well as from videos submitted by UFCW members’ around the country.

The candidates participating in the forums, Senator Michael Bennet, Governor Steve Bullock, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Senator Kamala Harris, Senator Amy Klobuchar, Senator Bernie Sanders, and Senator Elizabeth Warren, answered UFCW members’ questions about their economic vision and plans to address critical issues, such as the 36 million American jobs threatened by automation and companies like Amazon.

Iowa

At the second forum in Michigan on Sunday, October 13, the UFCW heard from Former Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Michael Bennet, Governor Steve Bullock, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Senator Kamala Harris, and Senator Bernie Sanders.

Michigan

At the first forum in Michigan on Sunday, September 29, the UFCW heard from Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Amy Klobuchar.