Civic Engagement and Elections

Clean Water Action harnesses grassroots power by engaging and mobilizing our members and endorsing clean water leaders in elections from the local to national level.

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Be a Clean Water Voter - Virginia Endorsements for 2018

Clean Water Action has endorsed Representatives Don Beyer and Gerry Connolly for re-election, and also endorsed Jennifer Wexton, who is challenging anti-environment incumbent Barbara Comstock.

Recent Actions

Who deserves clean air and water?

Everyone deserves clean energy and a healthy environment, but many Massachusetts communities bear a greater health burden from fossil fuel pollution.

Yes, I am a clean water voter! Pledge to vote in the 2018 elections.

This year's election is the most important in years. Control of Congress is up for grabs and people like you, people who care about protecting our water and health, could make the difference.

Press Releases

October 16, 2018

“Clean Water Action is proud to endorse California’s Proposition 3,” said Dan Howells, State Director for Clean Water Action California.

October 15, 2018

Oakland, CA--Clean Water Action is proud to support Marguerite Young for Ward 3 Director of the East Bay Municipal Utility District.

October 18, 2018

Today is a day to celebrate David Zwick and the Clean Water Act, and recommit to cleaner water and healthy communities.


Civic Engagement and Elections Blog Posts

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October 22, 2018

In our history as an organization, Clean Water Action has never endorsed a candidate for Michigan’s Attorney General. This year, we proudly endorse Dana Nessel, the lawyer our Great Lakes desperately need.

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October 3, 2018

Election Day is just around the corner on Tuesday, November 6th. Now is the time to double check your plan to make sure that you are ready to vote!

Are you yet registered to vote? The close of voter registration is October 16th. You can register to vote by submitting a paper voter registration application to your local board of elections, or you can use Maryland's Online Voter Registration System.

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September 18, 2018

Despite the fact that I knew, in real time, how many members of Congress were voting to wipe out protections for our water, supporting an agenda to walk back action on climate, and putting the short-term profits of campaign donors before the needs of the public, I was a little shocked at the terrible scores.