Local Firefighters Endorsement

Monday, July 17, 2017
Contact: Joey Keefe | (505) 259-4471


ICYMI: Local Firefighters Endorse Keller for Mayor

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Last week the Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters, Local 244 of the International Association endorsed Tim Keller for Mayor of Albuquerque.

“I am incredibly honored to have earned the support of our local firefighters. Their endorsement for our vision of a safe, innovative and inclusive city sends a strong signal to the community," said Keller. "I look forward to working closely with them to bring fresh leadership to our city that will ensure confidence in public safety while rebuilding our economy from the inside out. Together, we will continue to build a movement to change our city and be exceptional again going forward.”

Diego Arencon, President of IAFF Local 244 added, "Tim understands that public safety is our priority, with his accountability and proven leadership he will ensure a safe future for the city of Albuquerque. He knows we must invest in fire and police staffing, operations and infrastructure to protect our community; taking direction from the voters to provide the necessary revenue to get the job done!” 

IAFF Local 244 joins with these unions in endorsing Keller’s campaign:

  • Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters
  • International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 492
  • Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union 412
  • Laborers’ International Union of North America Local 16
  • International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Local 823 
  • New Mexico Building and Construction Trades Council
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 611
  • Iron Workers Local Union 495 
  • AFSCME Council 18

More about Tim Keller’s economic plan can be found at: www.tk4abq.com/economy.