AFSCME 2020: Make Your Voice Heard

In 2020, working people will make our voices heard. People in public service work on the front lines making our communities safer, healthier and stronger.

That’s why it’s so important we fight to elect leaders who support us and the work we do.

Our Issues

Freedom & Opportunity for All

AFSCME members fight every day to make our communities stronger. The AFSCME Agenda reflects the values of people who have committed our lives to public service.

In 2020, AFSCME members are committed to electing leaders who support the work we do and the values we share.

Read the AFSCME Agenda to learn more about the priorities of your sisters and brothers in public service for 2020.

White House Candidates Face AFSCME Members

Watch the questions your AFSCME sisters and brothers asked presidential candidates at the AFSCME 2020 Public Service Forum



AFSCME will conduct a thorough and transparent process driven by members to determine which candidate to support for president in 2020. The process began in August when 19 candidates joined AFSCME members in Las Vegas for our Public Service Forum.

AFSCME will ensure candidates are committed to investing in public service and protecting and expanding the right of working people to negotiate together for a stronger future, and we will engage with our members throughout this process to hear what’s important to them.

Click here to take the member survey.

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Latest News

Unions Seek to Be Kingmakers if Democrats Are Split at the National Convention

“As soon as people started talking about the possibility of a second ballot . . . I knew it was going to take organization and talking with people and communicating with them and bringing them into the process,” said AFSCME President Lee Saunders. “Our union will have a lot of sway.”



Washington Post

/ Annie Linskey

At AFSCME’s Iowa Coffee Caucus, Candidates Champion Public Services and Unions

AFSCME Iowa Council 61 members participated in a “Coffee Caucus” that brought them face to face with presidential candidates and their surrogates to discuss issues of vital importance to them. For the candidates, it was one of the last few opportunities to meet with voters before caucusing got underway.




/ Pablo Ros

Latest News

AFSCME 2020: Haga escuchar su voz

En 2020, la gente obrera hará escuchar su voz. Los trabajadores públicos que están al frente de hacer más seguras, sanas y fuertes a nuestras comunidades.

Por ello es tan importante que luchemos para elegir a líderes que nos apoyan a nosotros y el trabajo que hacemos.

La Agenda

Libertad y oportunidades para todos

Los miembros de AFSCME luchan todos los días por fortalecer a nuestras comunidades.

La Agenda de AFSCME refleja los valores de quienes dedican sus vidas al servicio público.

En 2020, los miembros de AFSCME están comprometidos a elegir a líderes que apoyan el trabajo que realizamos y los valores que compartimos.

Lea la Agenda de AFSCME para saber más sobre las prioridades de sus hermanas y hermanos en el servicio público para 2020.

Cómo decide
AFSCME respaldar
a un(a) candidato(a)

AFSCME realizará un proceso exhaustivo y transparente liderado por los miembros para determinar a qué candidato apoyaremos en 2020.

El proceso empezó en agosto cuando 19 candidatos se reunieron con miembros de AFSCME en Las Vegas en nuestro Foro de Servicio Público.

AFSCME se asegurará que los candidatos están comprometidos con la inversión en los servicios públicos y con la protección y expansión de los derechos de la gente obrera a negociar juntos para lograr un futuro más fuerte. Encuestaremos a nuestros miembros múltiples veces para evaluar su apoyo.