Be a Clean Water Voter - Michigan Endorsements for 2018

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Below is a list of Clean Water Action endorsements for 2018. We'll be adding to this list as we announce more endorsements.

Ballot Initiatives

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.

Governor

Gretchen Whitmer. Press release. Campaign Website.

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standards, fought for a moratorium on fracking, and has pledged to begin the process of decommissioning Enbridge’s outdated and dangerous Line 5 pipeline as soon as she is elected.  

Attorney General

Dana Nessel. Press release. Campaign Website.

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 She has pledged to begin decommissioning Enbridge’s outdated and corroding Line 5 pipeline as soon as she takes office, and to prosecute corporate polluters who damage our environment and threaten public health.

Senator

Debbie Stabenow. Press release. Campaign Website.

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.

Congress

2nd Congressional District — Rob DavidsonPress release. Campaign Website.

5th Congressional District — Dan Kildee. Press release. Campaign Website.

6th Congressional District — Matt Longjohn. Press release. Campaign Website.

7th Congressional District — Gretchen Driskell. Press release. Campaign Website.

8th Congressional District — Elissa Slotkin. Press release. Campaign Website.

9th Congressional District — Andy Levin. Press release. Campaign Website.

11th Congressional District — Haley Stevens. Press release. Campaign Website.

12th Congressional District — Debbie Dingell. Press release. Campaign Website.

13th Congressional District — Rashida Tlaib. Press release. Campaign Website.

Michigan Senate

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 12 — Rosemary Bayer. Press release. Campaign Website.

State Senate District 13 — Mallory McMorrow. Press release. Campaign Website.

State Senate District 15 — Julia Pulver. Press release. Campaign Website.

State Senate District 18 — Jeff Irwin. Press release. Campaign Website.

State Senate District 22 — Adam Dreher. Press release. Campaign Website.

State Senate District 23 — Curtis Hertel Jr. Press release. Campaign Website.

State Senate District 27 — Jim Ananich. Press release. Campaign Website.

State Senate District 29 — Winnie Brinks. Press release. Campaign Website.

State Senate District 33 — Mark Bignell. Campaign Website.

State Senate District 34 — Poppy Sias-Hernandez. Campaign Website.

State Senate District 37 — Jim Page. Press release. Campaign Website.

Michigan House of Representatives

State House District 12 — Alex Garza. Press release. Campaign Website.

State House District 15 — Abdullah Hammoud. Press release. Campaign Website.

State House District 18 — Kevin Hertel. Press release. Campaign Website.

State House District 21 — Kristy Pagan. Press release. Campaign Website.

State House District 23 — Darrin Camilleri. Press release. Campaign Website.

State House District 26 — Jim Ellison. Press release. Campaign Website.

State House District 31 — Bill Sowerby. Press release. Campaign Website.

State House District 37 — Christine Greig. Press release. Campaign Website.

State House District 40 — Mari Manoogian. Campaign Website.

State House District 41 — Padma Kuppa. Press release. Campaign Website.

State House District 42 — Mona Shand. Press release. Campaign Website.

State House District 48 — Sheryl Kennedy. Press release. Campaign Website.

State House District 50 — Tim Sneller. Press release. Campaign Website.

State House District 52 — Donna Lasinski. Press release. Campaign Website.

State House District 53 — Yousef Rabhi. Press release. Campaign Website.

State House District 60 — Jon Hoadley. Press release. Campaign Website.

State House District 61 — Alberta Griffin. Press release. Campaign Website.

State House District 62 — Jim Haadsma. Press release. Campaign Website.

State House District 67 — Kara Hope. Press release. Campaign Website.

State House District 73 — Bill Saxton. Press release. Campaign Website.

State House District 75 — David LaGrand. Press release. Campaign Website.

State House District 76 — Rachel Hood. Press release. Campaign Website.

State House District 104 — Dan O'Neil. Press release. Campaign Website.

State House District 106 — Lora Greene. Press release. Campaign Website.

State House District 107 — Joanne Galloway. Press release. Campaign Website.

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