Teamsters Robert talks with NPR's Don Gonyea about developments in the International Brotherhood of Teamsters presidential election. One of Hoffa's lawyers said today a court-appointed official will finish investigating Teamsters presidential candidate James Hoffa, Jr. next month, setting the stage for a new presidential election in July. Hoffa, the leading candidate in the repeat election, was narrowly defeated for the Teamsters presidency in 1996 by Ron Carey. But the results of that election were nullified last summer after an illegal fundraising scheme in the Carey campaign was uncovered. Carey's supporters then lodged a complaint against Hoffa, which led to the current investigation. The presidential election has been postponed three times.