GALLIA COUNTY — The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Power in Action has endorsed two Gallia County candidates in the upcoming election.
According to information from the AFSCME Ohio Council 8 and its Power in Action Committees of Appalachian Ohio counties, the union is endorsing independent candidates Pam Riley for Gallia County Treasurer and Mark Danner for Gallia County County Commissioner.
AFSCME is considered one of the largest trade unions of public employees in the United Sates. It represents roughly 1.3 million workers and retirees. Of those, corrections officers, sanitation workers, police officers, firefighters and many more are represented through the organization.