Be a Clean Water Voter - Michigan Endorsements for 2018
Below is a list of Clean Water Action endorsements for 2018. We'll be adding to this list as we announce more endorsements.
Promote the Vote — The Promote the Vote ballot initiative will ensure that all qualified voters in Michigan have better access to voting by making voter registration automatic, allowing no-reason absentee voting, mandating that our armed services personnel overseas receive their ballots in time for them to be counted, and allowing voters to register at any time. Promote the Vote will also ensure the integrity of our elections, by requiring election audits to ensure accuracy. Read more.
Voters Not Politicians — For too long, the redistricting process has been captive to the demands of entrenched partisans, while the people have been left out of the equation. Having an independent redistricting commission has increased voter turnout, created more competitive districts, and returned power to the people by ensuring that voters are choosing their representatives, not the other way around in the states that have already taken this prudent step. Read more.
Throughout her career in the State House and as State Senate Minority Leader, Gretchen Whitmer has consistently championed environmental issues. She was instrumental in the passage of Michigan’s first renewable and energy efficiency standards, fought for a moratorium on fracking, and has pledged to begin the process of decommissioning Enbridge’s outdated and dangerous Line 5 pipeline as soon as she is elected.
Dana Nessel has been outspoken on environmental issues as an activist and AG candidate. She has pledged to begin decommissioning Enbridge’s outdated and corroding Line 5 pipeline as soon as she takes office, and to prosecute corporate polluters who damage our environment and threaten public health.
Throughout her career as an elected official, Senator Stabenow has been a leader on environmental issues. She authored the first ever ban on oil and gas drilling in the Great Lakes, worked on legislation to keep Asian Carp and other invasive species out of the Great Lakes, and was among the first US Senators to stand against the Trump administration’s dirty water agenda and call for the resignation of Scott Pruitt from the EPA.
State Senate District 1 — Stephanie Chang. Campaign Website.
State Senate District 6 — Erika Geiss. Campaign Website.
State Senate District 7 — Dayna Polehanki. Campaign Website.
State Senate District 10 — Henry Yanez. Campaign Website.
State Senate District 11 — Jeremy Moss. Campaign Website.
State Senate District 33 — Mark Bignell. Campaign Website.
State Senate District 34 — Poppy Sias-Hernandez. Campaign Website.
Michigan House of Representatives
State House District 26 — Jim Ellison. Press release. Campaign Website.
State House District 40 — Mari Manoogian. Campaign Website.
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