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Elections

Final Round of Environmental Endorsements Announced!

We have released our final round of endorsed candidates for the 2014 state general elections! Along with the 108 previously endorsed candidates, this final round includes 6 House of Delegates candidates who are committed to action on environmental issues and ready to lead Maryland in making the environment a priority.

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We also support ballot question #1 on the important issue of a transportation lockbox.

It is our goal is to persuade voters to support the best environmental candidates. We know this is even more important in open seats where candidates may not have established records. Voters may not have the time or resources to interview each candidate and review positions on environmental issues, but they can rely us to do that the voters.

Please follow us on twitter @MDLCV and the hashtag #MDVotesGreen2014 for information regarding our endorsed candidates.

Final Round of Maryland LCV 2014 Endorsements - October 16, 2014

3A Carol Krimm, Delegate Frederick County
3A Karen Lewis Young, Delegate Frederick County
3B Stephen Slater, Delegate Frederick County
34A Marla Posey-Moss, Delegate Harford County
34B Cassandra Beverley, Delegate Harford County
42B Robert Leonard, Delegate Baltimore County

Read more: Final Round of Environmental Endorsements Announced!

 

First Round of General Election Endorsements

mdlcvendorsed2010CROPED We have released our first round of endorsed candidates for the 2014 state general elections! Along with the 98 endorsed candidates that won their primary, the new round includes 1 Senate and 9 House of Delegates candidates who are committed to action on environmental issues and ready to lead Maryland in making the environment a priority.

“As in the primary elections, the Maryland League of Conservation Voters’ goal is to persuade voters to support the best environmental candidates. We know this is even more important in open seats where candidates may not have established records,” said Chuck Porcari, Political Committee Chair of Maryland LCV’s Board.  “Voters may not have the time or resources to interview each candidate and review positions on environmental issues, but they can rely on the Maryland League of Conservation Voters to do that for them."

More endorsements will be released in the coming weeks and months, with more rounds before the November 4th General election. Please follow us on twitter @MDLCV and the hashtag #MDVotesGreen2014 for more up to date environmental endorsements.

The Maryland League of Conservation Voters is conducting independent expenditures during the 2014 Election Cycle. You may view copies of our report listed as "League of Conservation Voters, Maryland here.

Read more: First Round of General Election Endorsements

 

88% WIN in Primary

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The environment was a clear winner this election cycle.

Nearly 90% of our 112 endorsed #MDVotesGreen2014 candidates have been elected in their primary election and they are one step closer to representing us in the Maryland General Assembly.

We set out to elect a pro-conservation Administration and Attorney General, build a pro-conservation majority in the Senate, and maintain a pro-conservation majority in the House of Delegates . With a large number of open seats and contested races, we made unprecedented investments in coordinated and independent campaigns this primary season to move voters to Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Ken Ulman, Brian Frosh, Jim Brochin and Brooke Lierman, among others.

Check out the full list of results here.

Our press release on post-elections results here.

Thank you for your support and now onto the General Election in November!

 


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