Industry vets on the ballot today

Industry vets on the ballot today

WASHINGTON Restaurateurs heading to the polls today will find eight of their own among the hundreds of candidates who are running for the U.S. Congress. Most are being financially supported by the industry as a way of giving foodservice a louder voice on Capitol Hill.

The foodservice aspirants include Republicans and Democrats (five and three, respectively), chain vets and independent restaurateurs (also a 5-3 ratio), incumbents and challengers (a 3-5 ratio).

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