The AFL-CIO endorsed both of Coffman’s previous Democratic opponents, so the Carroll endorsement is expected. The unions backing Carroll indicates Coffman will once again be the target of millions of dollars in attacks in the fight for control of the Colorado’s sixth congressional district.
Even after throwing money and support behind Coffman’s last two opponents with two decisive losses, unions have decided to come back for a third time.
“Morgan Carroll spent much of her time in the legislature backing bills to benefit unions,” said Kelly Maher, executive director of Compass Colorado. “The unions are repaying that support with this endorsement, but it only reveals to Coloradans the special interests to whom Carroll answers.”