2016 IBT Election Campaign

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TDU is organizing to win new leadership and a new direction by electing the Teamsters United Slate in the International Union election.

Teamster members can defeat Hoffa and Hall but only if we build a grassroots network to educate and involve Teamster members— and turn out the vote!

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