Green Bay Packers players urge Wisconsinites to vote in recall election.....
Green Bay Packers players are helping to get out the vote in the Wisconsin recall elections.
On Monday, wide receiver Tori Gurley and tight end Jermichael Finley tweeted their support for the labor movement in their state, noting that they are members of unions:
Iím proud to be a #unionmember. Support Wisconsin workers & Get Out the Vote on Tues. #wiunion RT!
June 4, 2012 5:31 pm via Echofon Reply Retweet Favorite
Iím proud to be a union worker. Support Wisconsin workers & Get Out the Vote on Tues. #wiunion RT!
June 4, 2012 5:23 pm via Twitter for iPhone Reply Retweet Favorite
Cornerback Charles Woodson has also been an outspoken supporter of collective bargaining rights.
Six recall elections are being held in Wisconsin Tuesday, including one for governor. Republican Gov. Scott Walker, who backed controversial anti-union legislation in the state, faces a challenge from Democratic Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett.