More Powerful Than Campaign Cash? See Teachers’ Unions Volunteering Stats
Teachers’ unions are known for giving millions in campaign cash to the candidates they endorse. But they actually may have a more powerful tool in their arsenal: shoe leather, said Patrick McGuinn, a political science professor at Drew University.
So how many teachers and retired educators decided to pound pavement for the National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers this election season on behalf of Hillary Clinton—the Democratic nominee endorsed by both unions—and other candidates?