July 9, 2022
The International Association of Fire Fighters Local Union No. 42 announced its endorsement of Phyllis Edson for Jackson County Legislature, District 6.
Edson, who currently serves on the Lee’s Summit City Council, is running in the Republican Primary for the contested seat.
“I am honored to have the support of the members of IAFF Local #42. Their members play a vital role in the public safety and care of our citizens,” said Edson. “Ensuring that our public safety, emergency personnel and assistant prosecuting attorneys have the tools and working conditions they need to thrive benefits everyone,” she said.
The International Association of Fire Fighters Local Union No. 42 represents 1,800 local fire fighters, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, assistant prosecuting attorneys, public safety officers and their families in the Jackson County area.
Edson first ran for Lee’s Summit City Council in 2016 and was re-elected in 2020.
The primary election for Jackson County Legislature is Tuesday, Aug. 2.