ARROWSIC— Democratic State Senate candidate Eloise Vitelli received another endorsement from the working people of Maine. Members of Maine’s largest lobstermen union endorsed Vitelli as their candidate of choice in the upcoming special election for Senate District 19, which includes all of Sagadahoc County and the town of Dresden.

 The International Association of Machinists—Maine Lobstermen, Local 207 represents more than 500 lobstermen.

 “I am so proud to have received the support of Maine Lobstermen. They are iconic to the Maine brand, Maine economy and our state’s legacy,” said Vitelli. “They are the working men and women that I will stand up for when in Augusta.”

 Vitelli is also a long-time, well-known advocate for workers, small business and entrepreneurship in Maine having run Women, Work, and Community programs—creating a statewide job training program that has assisted more than 3,000 Mainers start businesses.

 Vitelli has also earned endorsements and support from the Maine Education Association, the Maine State Employees Union—MSEA-SEIU Local 1989, the Maine AFL-CIO, and Bath Iron Works’ largest union—IAMAW Local 6.

The special election for Senate District 19 will be held on Tuesday, August 27th.

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