Nominee for Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe with Kroger member and shops steward Mary Taylor. Photo by Dan Duncan, Nova Labor Federation.

UFCW Local 400 shop steward and Kroger #504 member Mary Taylor  attended the Virginia AFL-CIO Convention last Saturday in Williamsburg, Va. During the convention, attendees voted to endorse 65 candidates for state delegate in addition to previously-endorsed candidate for Governor Terry McAuliffe, Attorney General candidate Mark Herring and three labor union members running for state delegate. The election will take place Tuesday, November 5, 2013. Attendees heard from McAuliffe and AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka among other speakers.