This chapter focuses on the International Brotherhood of Teamsters's (IBT) 2001 election for general president. It first considers the election candidates and their campaigns, along with the IBT's Las Vegas convention in June 2001 and the presidential debate pitting Chuck Mack and Tom Leedham. It then examines the preballoting election protests and the election results, which saw Hoffa win a convincing reelection victory over Leedham. It also discusses the demise of Project RISE and Ewdin Stier's charges regarding the Hoffa administration's motives for killing it. Finally, it assesses the independent review board's continued investigations of disciplinary cases and systemic corruption at the IBT during its third term.
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