Schatz endorsed by three big labor unions

Schatz endorsed by three big labor unions

HONOLULU (AP) - Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Brian Schatz has been endorsed by three big Hawaii labor unions and a venture capital group. His campaign on Friday announced the support of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1357, Ironworkers Union Local 625 and the Operating Engineers Local 3.

The Hawaii Venture Capital Association also is backing the former state Democratic Party chairman. Schatz is seeking the Democratic nomination against state Representatives Lyla Berg and Jon Riki Karamatsu, and Senators. Robert Bunda, Gary Hooser and Norman Sakamoto.

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