Providing credit unions with an update from Tuesday’s midterm elections, NAFCU Director of Political Affairs Chad Adams said it was a good night overall for friends of the industry. As returning and newly elected lawmakers soon begin a new Congress, NAFCU will continue its award-winning advocacy to further the needs of credit unions.
The NAFCU/PAC participated in more than 100 campaigns of candidates and members of Congress who support credit union issues. Of those NAFCU-supported candidates, about 88 percent of them won their elections. “This figure is a testament to the accuracy of NAFCU’s government affairs team, who has time and time again shown the ability to accurately identify and engage with the right candidates for credit unions,” Adams wrote.
Recapping the election results, Adams noted that the Senate will remain in Republican hands while the Democrats won control of the House. Despite a “split” Congress, he wrote, “NAFCU’s lobbying team remains well positioned, as we were in 2018, for continued success on Capitol Hill and looks forward to welcoming, and working with, the many new members next Congress.”
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