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.

Press Releases

November 2, 2018

Pittsburgh -- Campaign finance reports filed last week with the Pennsylvania Department of State show oil and gas companies making substantial campaign donations to prop up three Republican State House and State Senate candidates running in hotly contested races in the North Hills.

October 24, 2018

We're thrilled Barbara Helmick is the first recipient of the David Zwick Award.  It's fitting -- Barbara changed the way that advocates organize communities.

October 3, 2018

Clean Water Action is proud to support Katie Porter and Harley Rouda for Congress.

Civic Engagement and Elections Blog Posts

Thank you for all you do for clean water
November 18, 2018

As I look back on 2018, one thing becomes apparent -- Clean Water members and supporters matter.

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November 16, 2018

Thanks to clean water voters who came out in force for last week's elections, most of the pro-environment candidates endorsed by Clean Water Action here in Texas prevailed, and our endorsed candidates who lost, did so by very narrow margins.

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November 12, 2018

Voters went to the polls in record numbers in the 2018 mid-term elections. According to a preliminary estimate from the Secretary of State's office, nearly 2.6 million Minnesotans voted in-person on Tuesday or by absentee ballot, giving the state its highest voter turnout for a non-presidential election since 2002. People were eager to make their voices heard – and they did.