Canales announces key endorsements in Dist. 40 race.
EDINBURG – Coming off an extraordinary weekend through the heart of District 40 which his campaign dubbed the “Weekend of a Thousand Handshakes,” Terry Canales, candidate for State Representative in the District 40 runoff election, announced today the backing of key statewide and local organizations who have strongly voiced their support of his candidacy.
After receiving the most votes by the constituents in District 40 in the Primary Election in May, individuals and organizations across throughout the state swiftly moved to place their support behind the frontrunner, Canales said in a news release.
Canales has been endorsed by the Texas AFL-CIO, the renowned statewide labor organization boasting over 220,000 members in Texas and representing the interests of associations such as Communication Workers of America, the American Federation of Government Employees, United Steel Workers, United Auto Workers, among others. Canales also garnered statewide support from the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the Texas Association of Realtors PAC (TREPAC), and the Texas American Federation of Teachers (AFT).