Please Note:

Before submitting commentary, to ensure readability and maintain credibility, please do your best to:
*Check spelling and grammar.
*Verify authenticity of information and its sources. If possible, include links to supporting information/evidence.
*Do not repost an entire article published elsewhere by another author. Include a link to the original article when possible. Post a few lines, or at most a paragraph or two. Otherwise, you are most likely infringing upon that author’s copyright.
*If you would like to disseminate information posted at this blog, I ask that you give credit where credit is due -please back-link when possible or at least cite these pages as the source when copying.

Thank you.


LU157 Delegate Election, Wed, 2012-06-20 Results

(The following preliminary results are subject to correction.)

Fisher, DeFalco, Kineavy elected as LU157 Delagates to the NYCDCC.

Below are the names and ballot positions of the candidates that ran for LU157 Delegate. The election occurred at 395 Hudson St., 2nd Fl. (Clarkson St. entrance), Wednesday, June 20, 2012, between 6:30AM to 5:00PM.

1. Gerry Matthews - 83
2. Dan Franco - 91
3. Anthony Madaio - 43
4. Kenny Bluhm - 49
5. Chris Berlingo - 29

1. Mike Connor - 87
2. James P. Noonan - 78

1. John DeFalco - 213
2. Thomas J. Kineavy - 181 
3. James Fisher - 218

1. Tommy McKeon - 152
2. Tommy Gaulrapp - 133
3. Robert F. Corrigan - 112

Members Eligible to Vote: 99??
Members that Voted: 507
~164 voters by ~10:30AM
~194 voters by 1:23PM

Number of votes in descending order:
  1. James Fisher - 218
  2. John DeFalco - 213
  3. Thomas J. Kineavy - 181
  4. Tommy McKeon - 152
  5. Tommy Gaulrapp - 133
  6. Robert F Corrigan - 112
  7. Dan Franco - 91
  8. Mike Connor - 87
  9. Gerry Matthews - 83
10. James P. Noonan - 78
11. Kenny Bluhm - 49
12. Anthony Madaio - 43
13. Chris Berlingo - 29


Elect Dan Franco LU157 Delegate, Wed, 2012-06-20

Good evening Brothers and Sisters,

I am in need of your assistance. I am running for Local Union 157 Delegate to the NYCDCC. If you are a LU157 member please come down to 395 Hudson St. (Clarkson St. entrance) this Wednesday, June 20, between 6:30AM and 5:00PM, to vote - Dan Franco, the on-the-tools candidate dedicated to the rank-and-file. Even if you are not a LU157 member you can still help by forwarding this message to other members to encourage them to forward it to LU157 members they know. In advance, I thank you for your support.

If you have any questions or comments please do not hesitate to contact me by email, phone or text message. Additionally, on Wednesday, I will be taking off from work to be available in person all day at the Council for questions and information.

In solidarity,

Daniel J. Franco
Certified UBC Steward
Mbl/Txt: (917) 226-3447
Email: danieljfranco1[at]