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Conservation Voters of PA Endorsed-Candidates Bring Environment to the Forefront of State Victories

Danielle Friel Otten, Summer Lee, Sara Innamorato, and Kyle Mullins victories signify a statewide win for the environment

 

Conservation Voters of PA congratulates its slate of endorsed candidate who won their primary elections Tuesday night: incumbents Sen. Art Haywood, Rep. Adam Ravenstahl, Rep. Mike O’Brien, Rep. Chris Rabb, and Rep. James Roebuck, and challengers Sara Innamorato, Kyle Mullins, Danielle Friel Otten, and Summer Lee. Conservation Voters of PA also congratulates Helen Tai for her victory in the Special Election in House District 178.

“Pennsylvania’s voters just sent a clear message that we want our elected officials to put our health and safety first,” said Josh McNeil, executive director of Conservation Voters PA. “We voted to protect our natural resources, to keep our families safe from dangerous pollution, and to invest in the creation of good-paying, clean energy jobs. We congratulate all of our endorsed candidates on their victories, and look forward to seeing them across the finish line in November.”

Legislators endorsed by Conservation Voters of PA in the past currently serve at the forefront of efforts to achieve 100 percent clean energy by 2050, to ensure all schools are tested for lead, and to fully fund the Department of Environmental Protection.

With the victories of Otten, Lee, Innamorato, and Mullins, Pennsylvania is four steps closer to building a green firewall in the State House to block the onslaught of extreme attacks on our natural resources.

“These candidates made a healthy environment a centerpiece of their campaigns, and it’s clear that voters share their values,” McNeil said.

For a summary of Conservation Voters of PA’s endorsed candidates who won, visit our website.

Conservation Voters of PA is the statewide political voice for the environment. We elect environmentally responsible candidates to state and local offices, advocate for strong environmental policies, and hold our elected officials accountable to safeguard the health of our communities, the beauty of our state, and the strength of our economy. Visit our website: https://www.conservationpa.org/

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