MEA members vote in great numbers and are Democrats, Republicans and independents. But they can be convinced, sometimes by differences on social questions (hello, wedge issue!), to vote in a way that hurts public schools and their union.
Below is a record of the votes on issues that effect public schools and especially public sector unions. They are a major part of a long-term, concerted effort to weaken and eventually do away with unions. This would clear the way for corporations to cash in on the $14 billion spent every year on Michigan public schools.
You be the judge, who’s (really) your buddy?
We suggest you download the PDF version of this document and share it widely, so that MEA members, and everyone else, can know who they’re really voting for.