SAG-AFTRA Members In New Orleans Claim “Biased Decision” Led To Re-Run Of Their Local’s Elections

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Deadline— Saying that “your vote counts, even if they make you do it twice,” a group of SAG-AFTRA members in New Orleans say they will “embrace” the mandated re-run of their local’s election even though they think the do-over is the result of a “biased decision.” “The decision to re-run the NOLA election is a biased [

Deadline—New Orleans SAG-AFTRA Local Ordered To Re-Run Recent Election Over “Unlawful” Campaign Contributions. EXCLUSIVE: The New Orleans local of SAG-AFTRA has been ordered to re-run its recent election. The order, handed down by the local’s election committee in a 12-page decision, found that the winning NOLA Slate for Change candidates had accepted “unlawful contributions” from employers at a campaign event held on June 29. Matthew Modine, who finished [

Deadline—Rebecca Damon Re-Elected SAG-AFTRA Executive Vice President. Rebecca Damon has been re-elected executive vice president of SAG-AFTRA by delegates to the union’s fourth biennial convention in Los Angeles. A staunch supporter of SAG-AFTRA president Gabrielle Carteris, Damon is the union’s second-highest elected official. “I’m grateful for the national show of support for my re-election,” Damon said. “I’m excited to be working again [

Gothamist—Nita Lowey, Elected To Congress In 1988, Will Not Run For Re-Election. Lowey, who represents Rockland County and parts of Westchester, has been in office since 1989. [ more › ]