November 21, 2011: Not long ago, truckers pulled off highways across America and tuned in to someone whose CB handle was “Troublemaker.”
2011 IBT Election
November 21, 2011: Teamsters President James Hoffa is expected to win another five-year term heading one of the nation’s largest labor unions.
November 18, 2011: Our campaign to elect new leadership didn't succeed. But we can be proud of what we accomplished.
November 18, 2011: Read a comprehensive analysis of the Teamster election and TDU’s role in it by TDU National Organizer Ken Paff.
November 18, 2011: James Hoffa has been reelected Teamster president.
Less than 20 percent of members voted. Hoffa will get the vote of about one-tenth of all Teamsters. That’s a win, but hardly a mandate.
November 16, 2011: The vote count is still going on. What do the early results show?
November 16, 2011: The election results are not going the way we want them to. But we’re proud to be for Sandy Pope.
November 16, 2011: The vote count for next Teamster President is in its third day. Local by local results are available from SandyPope2011.org.
November 11, 2011: Teamster employers have thrown their support behind Hoffa and his running mates in the Teamster election—including allowing illegal access to their campaigns.
November 07, 2011: ormer truck driver Alexandra “Sandy” Pope, 55, is taking on one of organized labor’s biggest names -- Hoffa -- for the right to lead the 1.4 million-member International Brotherhood of Teamsters.