Unite For Strength candidate wins president race while Membership First wins secretary-treasurer
MAY 10: In this screengrab, Fran Drescher speaks during the City of Hope’s East End Chapter/Jeanne Kaye League Of New York City’s Spirit Of Life Awards broadcast on May 10, 2021. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for BCRF)
SAG-AFTRA announced on Thursday evening that “Hotel Transylvania” actress Fran Drescher has been named the next president of the actors guild, defeating Membership First candidate Matthew Modine and succeeding outgoing five-year president Gabrielle Carteris, who endorsed her in a heated campaign.
But in a surprise split ticket result, Modine’s running mate Joely Fisher was victorious in her campaign for SAG-AFTRA secretary-treasurer, defeating Drescher’s Unite For Strength running mate Anthony Rapp. Full results of the election are still pending.
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