April 5, 2024

Congressman Andy Kim Lands Major Endorsement From UAW Region 9 in His Race For U.S. Senate

MOORESTOWN N.J. – Today, Congressman Andy Kim announced that he received the endorsement from the United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW), Region 9, in his race for the U.S. Senate. UAW Region 9 works to improve and protect the wages, health care, pensions, work hours, and work conditions of all UAW members, in addition to improving workplace health and safety conditions and accomplishing necessary reforms by using bargaining power. They also vote and work for the election of candidates to pass improved laws in the interest of all workers.

“UAW Region 9 represents so many in our community who work every day to make sure industries we depend on in New Jersey run smoothly,” said Congressman Andy Kim. “As Senator, I’ll continue the fight to help secure better working conditions and fairer contracts for all and I’m proud to have UAW Region 9 standing with me in this election.”

"UAW Region 9 has a profound and extensive history of community outreach. We take pride in serving both our active and retired members. Serving nearly 20,000 UAW households in the State of New Jersey. Andy Kim has a strong history of support in the Labor Movement, UAW Region 9 is proud to support Congressman Kim as he seeks a U.S. Senate Seat, " said Wence Valentin III, Political Director of UAW Region 9.

UAW Region 9 represents almost 20,000 UAW households in the State of NJ, including both active and retired members, who are casino workers, those who work in manufacturing, and technical office professionals.

Congressman Andy Kim is a three-term Member of Congress first elected in 2018 and is the first Asian American elected to federal office from New Jersey. In 2018 and 2020, Andy defeated two self-funding millionaires in a district carried by former President Trump, and in 2022 Kim defeated his third self-funding millionaire opponent by 12 points.

In his three terms in Congress, Andy has worked hard to lower costs for New Jersey families and help support small businesses through challenging times. Andy has also been a leading champion in fighting against corruption in our broken politics.