Clean Water Action's Massachusetts Endorsements 2020
Clean Water Action is pleased to announce the candidates we have endorsed for the 2020 General election! Each of these candidates has values that align strongly with our organization and we hope you check them out! Your vote can make the difference between electing legislators who will fight for clean water, clean air and healthy communities, or those who will simply uphold the status quo. Find your polling place here or vote by mail.
US President & Vice President: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.
Biden and Harris will lead the way in restoring critical environmental and public health protections to safeguard our water and communities. Read more about Clean Water Action’s endorsement of the Biden-Harris ticket here.
US Senate: Re-elect Senator Ed Markey
Senator Markey’s victory in the primary is an important victory for environmental justice—and he still needs your vote in the general election! Learn more about why Clean Water Action has endorsed Ed Markey here.
Yes on 2: Ranked Choice Voting.
Clean Water Action Massachusetts endorses Ballot Question 2, which would implement ranked choice voting across Massachusetts for state and federal elections. In a ranked choice voting system, voters get to rank all the candidates in a race, rather than choosing just one—meaning that voters no longer have to choose between the candidate they most believe in and the candidate most likely to be elected. This will allow candidates with a greater diversity of views and ideas to be successful, and help more progressive and environmentally-focused candidates make it to Beacon Hill! Democracy is strongest when more voices are heard—vote yes on Ballot Question 2 this November. Learn more about ranked choice voting here.
Candidates for MA House of Representatives
REPRESENTATIVE MICHELLE M. DuBOIS, Tenth Plymouth District: includes parts of Brockton, East Bridgewater, and West Bridgewater.
To learn more about Representative DuBois’s environmental priorities, visit her issues page!
CHRISTINA ECKERT, Second Essex District: includes parts of Boxford, Georgetown, Groveland, Haverhill, Merrimac, Newbury, Rowley, and West Newbury.
Learn more about Eckert’s environmental priorities here.
REPRESENTATIVE CARMINE GENTILE, Thirteenth Middlesex District: includes parts of Framingham, Marlborough, Sudbury, and Wayland.
Learn more about Representative Gentile’s environmental priorities here.
REPRESENTATIVE NATALIE HIGGINS, Fourth Worcester District: Leominster.
Learn more about Representative Higgins’ environmental priorities here.
REPRESENTATIVE PATRICK KEARNEY, Fourth Plymouth District: includes parts of Marshfield and Scituate.
Learn more about Representative Kearney’s environmental priorities here.
REPRESENTATIVE JOAN MESCHINO, Third Plymouth District: includes parts of Hingham, Hull, Scituate, and Cohasset.
Learn more about Representative Meschino’s environmental priorities here.
REPRESENTATIVE TRAM T. NGUYEN, Eighteenth Essex District: includes parts of Andover, Boxford, North Andover, and Tewksbury.
Learn more about Representative Nguyen’s environmental priorities here.
ADAM SCANLON, Fourteenth Bristol District: includes parts of Attleboro, Mansfield, and North Attleborough.
Learn more about Scanlon’s environmental priorities here.
REPRESENTATIVE DANILLO SENA, Thirty-seventh Middlesex District: includes parts of Acton, Ayer, Boxborough, Harvard, Lunenburg, and Shirley.
Learn more about Representative Sena’s environmental priorities here.
Candidates for MA Senate
SENATOR SUSAN MORAN, Plymouth & Barnstable District: includes Kingston, Pembroke, Plymouth, Bourne, Falmouth, Sandwich.
Learn more bout Senator Moran’s environmental policies here.
SENATOR BECCA RAUSCH, Norfolk, Bristol, & Middlesex District: includes parts of Franklin, Millis, Needham, Norfolk, Plainville, Wellesley, Wrentham, Attleboro, North Attleborough, Natick, Sherborn, and Wayland.
Learn more about Senator Rausch’s environmental priorities here.
Are you wondering whether you are eligible to vote in one of these races? Use this tool to check.
Voting safely during COVID:
Are you registered to vote? If not, here’s how to register:
Massachusetts offers online voter registration!! Register in less than two minutes here!
Be sure to register to vote by Saturday, October 24, 2020 for the General Election.
Once you register, you should automatically receive a vote-by-mail application. If you don’t want to wait, follow the instructions below.
If you have registered to vote and have not received your vote-by-mail application, you can request a new form:
Print the vote-by-mail application form, complete it, and mail, email, or hand-deliver it to your local election office.
Find your local election office address and contact information here.
If you’re mailing your ballot, vote as soon as possible. Be sure that your application for mail-in voting is submitted no later than Tuesday, October 20, 2020 Once you have completed your mail-in ballot application, your ballot should arrive within a couple of weeks. Track your ballot here.
Looking for information about how to vote safely? Check out Clean Water Action’s voter guide and the Safe Elections Network’s guide to safe voting in Massachusetts.
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