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Gabriellle Carteris re-elected SAG-AFTRA president

By Karen Butler

Aug. 29 (UPI) -- BH90210 star Gabrielle Carteris was re-elected for another two-year term as president of the actors' union SAG-AFTRA early Thursday.

Carteris, 58, received 13,537 votes, while challenger and Stranger Things alum Matthew Modine, 60, earned 10,682.

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Carteris has been president since 2016.

About 150,000 people were eligible to vote in this year's election.

"I'm very grateful to all of the dedicated SAG-AFTRA members who participated in our union's elections," Carteris said in a statement. "Their support is humbling and I vow to fight every day on their behalf. We will keep building on our commitment to honesty, transparency and a strategic vision that protects our members, strengthens our contracts, and fortifies our union. I look forward to coming together and working with all of the elected leaders from across the nation. Together, we will continue to build on our successes and further establish SAG-AFTRA as the world's premier and most powerful entertainment union."

"I'm sorry. #ArtistsUnited," Modine tweeted after the votes were counted.

The Practice actress Camryn Manheim was named secretary-treasurer.

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