Climate Cabinet 40

Americans are worried about climate change, and seeking out the most effective ways to take action. That’s why we researched and identified the top 40 “highest climate impact” state legislature races this election cycle, to shine a spotlight on races where voters can maximize the impact of their political climate donations.

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Sharon Steckman
Incumbent
Iowa HD 53
Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet Rank
40
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
D+1%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Sharon Steckman has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Sharon Steckman voted pro-climate on HI218. Amendment H1218 would have authorized task forces studying evolving atmospheric conditions and weather patterns on agriculture, making recommendations on preventing, mitigating, and adapting to risks and impacts.

Incumbent Sharon Steckman has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Sharon Steckman voted pro-climate on HF767. HF767 increases registration fees for electric vehicles, taxes hydrogen as special fuel, and institutes an excise tax on electricity from charging stations.

Michael Garrett
Incumbent
North Carolina SD 27
Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet Rank
39
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
D+1%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Michael Garrett has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Michael Garrett voted pro-climate on SB377. SB377 imposes a three-year moratorium on wind energy projects across nearly the entire NC coast.

Incumbent Michael Garrett has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Michael Garrett voted pro-climate on HB329. HB 328 requires adoption of rules regarding the decommissioning of utility-scale solar projects. It additionally removes utility regulation of electric vehicle charging stations.

Kirk DeViere
Incumbent
North Carolina SD 19
Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet Rank
38
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
D+0.6%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Kirk DeViere has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Kirk deViere voted pro-climate on SB377. SB377 imposes a three-year moratorium on wind energy projects across nearly the entire NC coast.

Incumbent Kirk DeViere has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Kirk deViere voted pro-climate on HB329. HB 328 requires adoption of rules regarding the decommissioning of utility-scale solar projects. It additionally removes utility regulation of electric vehicle charging stations.

Nick Milroy
Incumbent
Wisconsin AD 73
Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet Rank
37
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
D+0%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Nick Milroy has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Nick Milroy voted pro-climate on SB466. SB466 removes an ozone air quality monitoring station in Sheboygan, eliminating access to information about local air quality.

Incumbent Nick Milroy has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Nick Milroy voted pro-climate on AB384. AB 384 would repeal all administrative rules on a nine-year rolling time frame. Agencies would have to repeat multi-year processes to reinstate rules, during which time environmental regulations would not be implemented.

Vikki Goodwin
Incumbent
Texas HD 47
Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet Rank
36
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+0.2%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Vikki Goodwin has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Vikki Goodwin voted pro-climate on HB 3745. HB 3745 authorizes TCEQ to fully use fees collected for clean air to fund the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP). The bill was signed by the Governor.

Incumbent Vikki Goodwin has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Vikki Goodwin voted pro-climate on HB 2826. HB 2826 requires local governments to get permission from the Attorney General before hiring attorneys, which could limit their ability to sue polluters.

Terence Everitt
Incumbent
North Carolina HD 35
Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet Rank
35
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+0.5%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Terence Everitt has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Terence Everitt voted pro-climate on HB330. HB330 saves North Carolina taxpayer dollars by mandating reductions in energy and water consumption in public buildings by 2025.

Incumbent Terence Everitt has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Terence Everitt voted pro-climate on HB823. HB823 increases revenue for programs to reduce plastic waste, pilots waste reduction programs at state-run food service facilities, and directs more research into the issue of single-use plastics.

William Sowerby
Incumbent
Michigan HD 31
Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet Rank
34
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+0.8%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent William Sowerby has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. William Sowerby voted pro-climate on HB 4465. These bills would reinstate the property tax exemption for alternative energy systems (AES) and exclude residential solar panels from being considered as true cash value.

Incumbent William Sowerby has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. William Sowerby voted pro-climate on HR 282. HR282 resolves to support timely issuing of permits for construction of the Great Lakes Tunnel Project, to house the Line 5 pipeline under the Straits of Mackinac.

Beth Meyers
Incumbent
Wisconsin AD 74
Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet Rank
33
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+3.2%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Beth Meyers has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Beth Meyers voted pro-climate on SB466. SB466 removes an ozone air quality monitoring station in Sheboygan, eliminating access to information about local air quality.

Incumbent Beth Meyers has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Beth Meyers voted pro-climate on AB384. AB 384 would repeal all administrative rules on a nine-year rolling time frame. Agencies would have to repeat multi-year processes to reinstate rules, during which time environmental regulations would not be implemented.

Harper Peterson
Incumbent
North Carolina SD 9
Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet Rank
32
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+3.5%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Harper Peterson has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Harper Peterson voted pro-climate on SB377. SB377 imposes a three-year moratorium on wind energy projects across nearly the entire NC coast.

Incumbent Harper Peterson has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Harper Peterson voted pro-climate on HB329. HB 328 requires adoption of rules regarding the decommissioning of utility-scale solar projects. It additionally removes utility regulation of electric vehicle charging stations.

Steve Doyle
Incumbent
Wisconsin AD 94
Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet Rank
31
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+3.5%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Steve Doyle has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Steve Doyle voted pro-climate on SB466. SB466 removes an ozone air quality monitoring station in Sheboygan, eliminating access to information about local air quality.

Incumbent Steve Doyle has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Steve Doyle voted pro-climate on AB384. AB 384 would repeal all administrative rules on a nine-year rolling time frame. Agencies would have to repeat multi-year processes to reinstate rules, during which time environmental regulations would not be implemented.

Erin Zwiener
Incumbent
Texas HD 45
Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet Rank
30
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+4.6%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Erin Zwiener has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Erin Zwiener voted pro-climate on HB 3745. HB 3745 authorizes TCEQ to fully use fees collected for clean air to fund the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP). The bill was signed by the Governor.

Incumbent Erin Zwiener has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Erin Zwiener voted pro-climate on HB 2826. HB 2826 requires local governments to get permission from the Attorney General before hiring attorneys, which could limit their ability to sue polluters.

Karin Derry
Incumbent
Iowa HD 39
Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet Rank
29
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+5.1%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Karin Derry has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Karin Derry voted pro-climate on HI218. Amendment H1218 would have authorized task forces studying evolving atmospheric conditions and weather patterns on agriculture, making recommendations on preventing, mitigating, and adapting to risks and impacts.

Incumbent Karin Derry has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Karin Derry voted pro-climate on HF767. HF767 increases registration fees for electric vehicles, taxes hydrogen as special fuel, and institutes an excise tax on electricity from charging stations.

Gerald Greene
Incumbent
Georgia HD 151
Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet Rank
28
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
D+5.2%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Gerald Greene has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Gerald Greene voted pro-climate on HB413. HB 413 directs Georgia EPD and DOT to develop permits and regulations for petroleum pipelines in Georgia and continues the moratorium on petroleum pipeline construction until regulations are in place.

Incumbent Gerald Greene has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Gerald Greene voted pro-climate on HB930. HB 930 requires transit systems to connect seamlessly, and provides two funding methods for getting that unified service underway.

Sydney Batch
Incumbent
North Carolina HD 37
Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet Rank
27
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+6.5%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Sydney Batch has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Sydney Batch voted pro-climate on SB 559, Amendment 1. SB 559, Amendment 1 helped utility ratepayers. It removed a bill section that would have encouraged profit padding and rate increases

Incumbent Sydney Batch has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Sydney Batch did not vote on on HB823. HB823 increases revenue for programs to reduce plastic waste, pilots waste reduction programs at state-run food service facilities, and directs more research into the issue of single-use plastics.

Heather Matson
Incumbent
Iowa HD 38
Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet Rank
26
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+7%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Heather Matson has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Heather Matson voted pro-climate on HI218. Amendment H1218 would have authorized task forces studying evolving atmospheric conditions and weather patterns on agriculture, making recommendations on preventing, mitigating, and adapting to risks and impacts.

Incumbent Heather Matson has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Heather Matson voted pro-climate on HF767. HF767 increases registration fees for electric vehicles, taxes hydrogen as special fuel, and institutes an excise tax on electricity from charging stations.

Christy Clark
Incumbent
North Carolina HD 98
Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet Rank
25
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+7.7%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Christy Clark has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Christy Clark voted pro-climate on HB330. HB330 saves North Carolina taxpayer dollars by mandating reductions in energy and water consumption in public buildings by 2025.

Incumbent Christy Clark has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Christy Clark voted pro-climate on HB823. HB823 increases revenue for programs to reduce plastic waste, pilots waste reduction programs at state-run food service facilities, and directs more research into the issue of single-use plastics.

Darrin Camilleri
Incumbent
Michigan HD 23
Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet Rank
24
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+12.1%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Darrin Camilleri has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Darrin Camilleri voted pro-climate on HB 4465. These bills would reinstate the property tax exemption for alternative energy systems (AES) and exclude residential solar panels from being considered as true cash value.

Incumbent Darrin Camilleri has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Darrin Camilleri voted pro-climate on HR 282. HR282 resolves to support timely issuing of permits for construction of the Great Lakes Tunnel Project, to house the Line 5 pipeline under the Straits of Mackinac.

Ray Russell
Incumbent
North Carolina HD 93
Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet Rank
23
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+12.9%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Ray Russell has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Ray Russell voted pro-climate on HB330. HB330 saves North Carolina taxpayer dollars by mandating reductions in energy and water consumption in public buildings by 2025.

Incumbent Ray Russell has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Ray Russell voted pro-climate on HB823. HB823 increases revenue for programs to reduce plastic waste, pilots waste reduction programs at state-run food service facilities, and directs more research into the issue of single-use plastics.

Jeff Kurtz
Incumbent
Iowa HD 83
Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet Rank
22
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+12.9%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Jeff Kurtz has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Jeff Kurtz voted pro-climate on HI218. Amendment H1218 would have authorized task forces studying evolving atmospheric conditions and weather patterns on agriculture, making recommendations on preventing, mitigating, and adapting to risks and impacts.

Incumbent Jeff Kurtz has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Jeff Kurtz voted pro-climate on HF767. HF767 increases registration fees for electric vehicles, taxes hydrogen as special fuel, and institutes an excise tax on electricity from charging stations.

Joe Sam Queen
Incumbent
North Carolina HD 119
Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet Rank
21
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+14.6%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Joe Sam Queen has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Joe Sam Queen voted pro-climate on HB330. HB330 saves North Carolina taxpayer dollars by mandating reductions in energy and water consumption in public buildings by 2025.

Incumbent Joe Sam Queen has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Joe Sam Queen voted pro-climate on HB823. HB823 increases revenue for programs to reduce plastic waste, pilots waste reduction programs at state-run food service facilities, and directs more research into the issue of single-use plastics.

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Ricky Junquera
Challenger
Florida HD 118
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
0
Climate Cabinet
Rank
1
Race Status
Flip the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
D+12.3%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Ricky Junquera is challenging Incumbent Anthony Rodriguez, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 0%. Anthony Rodriguez voted anti-climate on SB 7018. SB 7018 requires planning for EV charging stations along state highways, but also makes it easier for utilities to use conservation easements for facilities including oil and gas pipelines.

Ricky Junquera is challenging Incumbent Anthony Rodriguez, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 0%. Anthony Rodriguez voted anti-climate on SB 410. SB 410 limits the authority of county governments to manage growth within their borders, which could lead to more sprawl and prevent climate-smart comprehensive growth plans.

Franccesca Cesti-Browne
Challenger
Florida HD 115
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
0
Climate Cabinet
Rank
2
Race Status
Flip the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
D+10.7%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Franccesca Cesti-Brown is challenging Incumbent Vance Aloupis, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 0%. Vance Aloupis voted anti-climate on SB 7018. SB 7018 requires planning for EV charging stations along state highways, but also makes it easier for utilities to use conservation easements for facilities including oil and gas pipelines.

Franccesca Cesti-Brown is challenging Incumbent Vance Aloupis, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 0%. Vance Aloupis voted anti-climate on SB 410. SB 410 limits the authority of county governments to manage growth within their borders, which could lead to more sprawl and prevent climate-smart comprehensive growth plans.

Harold Hayes
Challenger
Pennsylvania HD 18
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
17
Climate Cabinet
Rank
3
Race Status
Flip the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
D+8.7%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Harold Hayes is challenging Incumbent KC Tomlinson, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 17%. K.C. Tomlinson voted anti-climate on HB732. HB732 includes a $670 million, 25-year tax credit that would subsidize the fracking industry and aid the development of new sources of pollution across the state.

Harold Hayes is challenging Incumbent KC Tomlinson, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 17%. K.C. Tomlinson was absent on climate vote HB509. HB509 takes the authority to issue environmental permits away from the Department of Environmental Protection and instead allows polluting companies to hire their own unaccountable private permit reviewers.

Ross Hancock
Challenger
Florida HD 111
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
0
Climate Cabinet
Rank
4
Race Status
Flip the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
D+6.5%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Ross Hancock is challenging Incumbent Bryan Avila, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 0%. Bryan Avila voted anti-climate on SB 7018. SB 7018 requires planning for EV charging stations along state highways, but also makes it easier for utilities to use conservation easements for facilities including oil and gas pipelines.

Ross Hancock is challenging Incumbent Bryan Avila, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 0%. Bryan Avila voted anti-climate on SB 410. SB 410 limits the authority of county governments to manage growth within their borders, which could lead to more sprawl and prevent climate-smart comprehensive growth plans.

Deb Andraca
Challenger
Wisconsin AD 23
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
0
Climate Cabinet
Rank
5
Race Status
Flip the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
D+5.6%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Deb Andraca is challenging Incumbent Jim Ott, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 0%. Jim Ott voted anti-climate on SB466. SB466 removes an ozone air quality monitoring station in Sheboygan, eliminating access to information about local air quality.

Deb Andraca is challenging Incumbent Jim Ott, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 0%. Jim Ott voted anti-climate on AB384. AB 384 would repeal all administrative rules on a nine-year rolling time frame. Agencies would have to repeat multi-year processes to reinstate rules, during which time environmental regulations would not be implemented.

Christine Marsh
Challenger
Arizona SD 28
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
29
Climate Cabinet
Rank
6
Race Status
Flip the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
D+5.3%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Christine Marsh is challenging Incumbent Kate Brophy McGee, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 29%. Kate Brophy McGee voted anti-climate on HB2747. This budget included no funding for reducing emissions or for the State Parks Heritage Fund, and instead funded more harmful groundwater pumping in Pinal County and the Harquahala Irrigation Nonexpansion Area.

Christine Marsh is challenging Incumbent Kate Brophy McGee, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 29%. Kate Brophy McGee voted anti-climate on HB2753. This measure shifted funds away from recycling and air quality resources in order to pay for a soil and water cleanup program, which was supposed to be paid for by a corporate tax.

Bob Lynch
Challenger
Florida HD 116
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
0
Climate Cabinet
Rank
7
Race Status
Flip the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
D+4.5%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Bob Lynch is challenging Incumbent Daniel Anthony Perez, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 0%. Daniel Anthony Perez voted anti-climate on SB 7018. SB 7018 requires planning for EV charging stations along state highways, but also makes it easier for utilities to use conservation easements for facilities including oil and gas pipelines.

Bob Lynch is challenging Incumbent Daniel Anthony Perez, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 0%. Daniel Anthony Perez voted anti-climate on SB 410. SB 410 limits the authority of county governments to manage growth within their borders, which could lead to more sprawl and prevent climate-smart comprehensive growth plans.

Julie Slomski
Challenger
Pennsylvania SD 49
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
0
Climate Cabinet
Rank
8
Race Status
Flip the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
D+1.6%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Julie Slomsky is challenging Incumbent Daniel Laughlin, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 0%. Daniel Laughlin voted anti-climate on HB732. HB732 includes a $670 million, 25-year tax credit that would subsidize the fracking industry and aid the development of new sources of pollution across the state.

Julie Slomsky is challenging Incumbent Daniel Laughlin, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 0%. Daniel Laughlin voted anti-climate on SB790. SB790 rolls back oil and gas safeguards to those of the 1980's - including a provision that removes protections for drinking water.

Patrick Henry
Challenger
Florida HD 26
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
0
Climate Cabinet
Rank
9
Race Status
Flip the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
D+1.5%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Patrick Henry is challenging Incumbent Elizabeth Fetterhoff, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 0%. Elizabeth Fetterhoff voted anti-climate on SB 7018. SB 7018 requires planning for EV charging stations along state highways, but also makes it easier for utilities to use conservation easements for facilities including oil and gas pipelines.

Patrick Henry is challenging Incumbent Elizabeth Fetterhoff, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 0%. Elizabeth Fetterhoff voted anti-climate on SB 410. SB 410 limits the authority of county governments to manage growth within their borders, which could lead to more sprawl and prevent climate-smart comprehensive growth plans.

Michael Doyle, Jr.
Challenger
Pennsylvania HD 170
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
17
Climate Cabinet
Rank
10
Race Status
Flip the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
D+0.9%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Michael Doyle, Jr. is challenging Incumbent Martina White, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 17%. Martina White voted anti-climate on HB732. HB732 includes a $670 million, 25-year tax credit that would subsidize the fracking industry and aid the development of new sources of pollution across the state.

Michael Doyle, Jr. is challenging Incumbent Martina White, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 17%. Martina White voted anti-climate on HB509. HB509 takes the authority to issue environmental permits away from the Department of Environmental Protection and instead allows polluting companies to hire their own unaccountable private permit reviewers.

Jim Bonfiglio
Challenger
Florida HD 89
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
22
Climate Cabinet
Rank
11
Race Status
Flip the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
D+0.5%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Jim Bonfiglio is challenging Incumbent Mike Caruso, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 22%. Mike Caruso voted anti-climate on SB 7018. SB 7018 requires planning for EV charging stations along state highways, but also makes it easier for utilities to use conservation easements for facilities including oil and gas pipelines.

Jim Bonfiglio is challenging Incumbent Mike Caruso, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 22%. Mike Caruso voted anti-climate on SB 410. SB 410 limits the authority of county governments to manage growth within their borders, which could lead to more sprawl and prevent climate-smart comprehensive growth plans.

Rhonda Martin
Challenger
Iowa SD 20
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
18
Climate Cabinet
Rank
12
Race Status
Flip the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
D+0.4%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Rhonda Martin is challenging Incumbent Brad Zaun, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 18%. Brad Zaun voted anti-climate on HF767. HF767 increases registration fees for electric vehicles, taxes hydrogen as special fuel, and institutes an excise tax on electricity from charging stations.

Rhonda Martin is challenging Incumbent Brad Zaun, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 18%. Brad Zaun voted anti-climate on SF519. SF519 is known as the ag gag bill (or the anti-whistle blower bill), which criminalizes reporters and citizens who going undercover to document the conditions at meat processing facilities.

Kayser Enneking
Challenger
Florida HD 21
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
0
Climate Cabinet
Rank
13
Race Status
Flip the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
D+0%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Kayser Enneking is challenging Incumbent Chuck Clemons, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 0%. Chuck Clemons voted anti-climate on SB 7018. SB 7018 requires planning for EV charging stations along state highways, but also makes it easier for utilities to use conservation easements for facilities including oil and gas pipelines.

Kayser Enneking is challenging Incumbent Chuck Clemons, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 0%. Chuck Clemons voted anti-climate on SB 410. SB 410 limits the authority of county governments to manage growth within their borders, which could lead to more sprawl and prevent climate-smart comprehensive growth plans.

Linda Thompson Gonzalez
Challenger
Florida HD 93
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
0
Climate Cabinet
Rank
14
Race Status
Flip the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+1.1%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Linda Thompson Gonzalez is challenging Incumbent Chip LaMarca, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 0%. Chip LaMarca voted anti-climate on SB 7018. SB 7018 requires planning for EV charging stations along state highways, but also makes it easier for utilities to use conservation easements for facilities including oil and gas pipelines.

Linda Thompson Gonzalez is challenging Incumbent Chip LaMarca, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 0%. Chip LaMarca voted anti-climate on SB 410. SB 410 limits the authority of county governments to manage growth within their borders, which could lead to more sprawl and prevent climate-smart comprehensive growth plans.

Julie Jenkins
Challenger
Florida HD 60
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
0
Climate Cabinet
Rank
15
Race Status
Flip the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+1.3%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Julie Jenkins is challenging Incumbent Jackie Toledo, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 0%. Jackie Toledo voted anti-climate on SB 7018. SB 7018 requires planning for EV charging stations along state highways, but also makes it easier for utilities to use conservation easements for facilities including oil and gas pipelines.

Julie Jenkins is challenging Incumbent Jackie Toledo, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 0%. Jackie Toledo voted anti-climate on SB 410. SB 410 limits the authority of county governments to manage growth within their borders, which could lead to more sprawl and prevent climate-smart comprehensive growth plans.

Sara Rodriguez
Challenger
Wisconsin AD 13
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
0
Climate Cabinet
Rank
16
Race Status
Flip the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+1.4%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Sara Rodriguez is challenging Incumbent Rob Hutton, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 0%. Rob Hutton voted anti-climate on SB466. SB466 removes an ozone air quality monitoring station in Sheboygan, eliminating access to information about local air quality.

Sara Rodriguez is challenging Incumbent Rob Hutton, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 0%. Rob Hutton voted anti-climate on AB384. AB 384 would repeal all administrative rules on a nine-year rolling time frame. Agencies would have to repeat multi-year processes to reinstate rules, during which time environmental regulations would not be implemented.

Ann Marie Mitchell
Challenger
Pennsylvania HD 178
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
29
Climate Cabinet
Rank
17
Race Status
Flip the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+3.2%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Ann Marie Mitchell is challenging Incumbent Wendi Thomas, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 29%. Wendi Thomas voted anti-climate on HB732. HB732 includes a $670 million, 25-year tax credit that would subsidize the fracking industry and aid the development of new sources of pollution across the state.

Ann Marie Mitchell is challenging Incumbent Wendi Thomas, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 29%. Wendi Thomas voted anti-climate on HB509. HB509 takes the authority to issue environmental permits away from the Department of Environmental Protection and instead allows polluting companies to hire their own unaccountable private permit reviewers.

Pasha Baker
Challenger
Florida HD 28
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
0
Climate Cabinet
Rank
18
Race Status
Flip the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+3.6%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Pasha Baker is challenging Incumbent David Smith, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 0%. David Smith voted anti-climate on SB 7018. SB 7018 requires planning for EV charging stations along state highways, but also makes it easier for utilities to use conservation easements for facilities including oil and gas pipelines.

Pasha Baker is challenging Incumbent David Smith, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 0%. David Smith voted anti-climate on SB 410. SB 410 limits the authority of county governments to manage growth within their borders, which could lead to more sprawl and prevent climate-smart comprehensive growth plans.

Emily Siegrist
Challenger
Wisconsin AD 24
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
0
Climate Cabinet
Rank
19
Race Status
Flip the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+3.6%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Emily Siegrist is challenging Incumbent Daniel Knodl, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 0%. Daniel Knodl voted anti-climate on SB466. SB466 removes an ozone air quality monitoring station in Sheboygan, eliminating access to information about local air quality.

Emily Siegrist is challenging Incumbent Daniel Knodl, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 0%. Daniel Knodl voted anti-climate on AB384. AB 384 would repeal all administrative rules on a nine-year rolling time frame. Agencies would have to repeat multi-year processes to reinstate rules, during which time environmental regulations would not be implemented.

Jonathan Kassa
Challenger
Pennsylvania HD 151
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
38
Climate Cabinet
Rank
20
Race Status
Flip the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
D+14.%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Jonathan Kassa is challenging Incumbent Todd Stephens, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 38%. Todd Stephens voted anti-climate on HB732. HB732 includes a $670 million, 25-year tax credit that would subsidize the fracking industry and aid the development of new sources of pollution across the state.

Jonathan Kassa is challenging Incumbent Todd Stephens, who has a Climate Cabinet score of 38%. Todd Stephens voted anti-climate on HB509. HB509 takes the authority to issue environmental permits away from the Department of Environmental Protection and instead allows polluting companies to hire their own unaccountable private permit reviewers.

Joe Sam Queen
Incumbent
North Carolina HD 119
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet
Rank
21
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+14.6%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Joe Sam Queen has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Joe Sam Queen voted pro-climate on HB330. HB330 saves North Carolina taxpayer dollars by mandating reductions in energy and water consumption in public buildings by 2025.

Incumbent Joe Sam Queen has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Joe Sam Queen voted pro-climate on HB823. HB823 increases revenue for programs to reduce plastic waste, pilots waste reduction programs at state-run food service facilities, and directs more research into the issue of single-use plastics.

Jeff Kurtz
Incumbent
Iowa HD 83
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet
Rank
22
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+12.9%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Jeff Kurtz has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Jeff Kurtz voted pro-climate on HI218. Amendment H1218 would have authorized task forces studying evolving atmospheric conditions and weather patterns on agriculture, making recommendations on preventing, mitigating, and adapting to risks and impacts.

Incumbent Jeff Kurtz has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Jeff Kurtz voted pro-climate on HF767. HF767 increases registration fees for electric vehicles, taxes hydrogen as special fuel, and institutes an excise tax on electricity from charging stations.

Ray Russell
Incumbent
North Carolina HD 93
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet
Rank
23
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+12.9%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Ray Russell has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Ray Russell voted pro-climate on HB330. HB330 saves North Carolina taxpayer dollars by mandating reductions in energy and water consumption in public buildings by 2025.

Incumbent Ray Russell has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Ray Russell voted pro-climate on HB823. HB823 increases revenue for programs to reduce plastic waste, pilots waste reduction programs at state-run food service facilities, and directs more research into the issue of single-use plastics.

Darrin Camilleri
Incumbent
Michigan HD 23
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet
Rank
24
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+12.1%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Darrin Camilleri has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Darrin Camilleri voted pro-climate on HB 4465. These bills would reinstate the property tax exemption for alternative energy systems (AES) and exclude residential solar panels from being considered as true cash value.

Incumbent Darrin Camilleri has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Darrin Camilleri voted pro-climate on HR 282. HR282 resolves to support timely issuing of permits for construction of the Great Lakes Tunnel Project, to house the Line 5 pipeline under the Straits of Mackinac.

Christy Clark
Incumbent
North Carolina HD 98
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet
Rank
25
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+7.7%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Christy Clark has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Christy Clark voted pro-climate on HB330. HB330 saves North Carolina taxpayer dollars by mandating reductions in energy and water consumption in public buildings by 2025.

Incumbent Christy Clark has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Christy Clark voted pro-climate on HB823. HB823 increases revenue for programs to reduce plastic waste, pilots waste reduction programs at state-run food service facilities, and directs more research into the issue of single-use plastics.

Heather Matson
Incumbent
Iowa HD 38
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet
Rank
26
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+7%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Heather Matson has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Heather Matson voted pro-climate on HI218. Amendment H1218 would have authorized task forces studying evolving atmospheric conditions and weather patterns on agriculture, making recommendations on preventing, mitigating, and adapting to risks and impacts.

Incumbent Heather Matson has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Heather Matson voted pro-climate on HF767. HF767 increases registration fees for electric vehicles, taxes hydrogen as special fuel, and institutes an excise tax on electricity from charging stations.

Sydney Batch
Incumbent
North Carolina HD 37
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet
Rank
27
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+6.5%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Sydney Batch has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Sydney Batch voted pro-climate on SB 559, Amendment 1. SB 559, Amendment 1 helped utility ratepayers. It removed a bill section that would have encouraged profit padding and rate increases

Incumbent Sydney Batch has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Sydney Batch did not vote on on HB823. HB823 increases revenue for programs to reduce plastic waste, pilots waste reduction programs at state-run food service facilities, and directs more research into the issue of single-use plastics.

Gerald Greene
Incumbent
Georgia HD 151
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet
Rank
28
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
D+5.2%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Gerald Greene has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Gerald Greene voted pro-climate on HB413. HB 413 directs Georgia EPD and DOT to develop permits and regulations for petroleum pipelines in Georgia and continues the moratorium on petroleum pipeline construction until regulations are in place.

Incumbent Gerald Greene has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Gerald Greene voted pro-climate on HB930. HB 930 requires transit systems to connect seamlessly, and provides two funding methods for getting that unified service underway.

Karin Derry
Incumbent
Iowa HD 39
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet
Rank
29
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+5.1%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Karin Derry has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Karin Derry voted pro-climate on HI218. Amendment H1218 would have authorized task forces studying evolving atmospheric conditions and weather patterns on agriculture, making recommendations on preventing, mitigating, and adapting to risks and impacts.

Incumbent Karin Derry has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Karin Derry voted pro-climate on HF767. HF767 increases registration fees for electric vehicles, taxes hydrogen as special fuel, and institutes an excise tax on electricity from charging stations.

Erin Zwiener
Incumbent
Texas HD 45
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet
Rank
30
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+4.6%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Erin Zwiener has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Erin Zwiener voted pro-climate on HB 3745. HB 3745 authorizes TCEQ to fully use fees collected for clean air to fund the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP). The bill was signed by the Governor.

Incumbent Erin Zwiener has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Erin Zwiener voted pro-climate on HB 2826. HB 2826 requires local governments to get permission from the Attorney General before hiring attorneys, which could limit their ability to sue polluters.

Steve Doyle
Incumbent
Wisconsin AD 94
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet
Rank
31
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+3.5%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Steve Doyle has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Steve Doyle voted pro-climate on SB466. SB466 removes an ozone air quality monitoring station in Sheboygan, eliminating access to information about local air quality.

Incumbent Steve Doyle has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Steve Doyle voted pro-climate on AB384. AB 384 would repeal all administrative rules on a nine-year rolling time frame. Agencies would have to repeat multi-year processes to reinstate rules, during which time environmental regulations would not be implemented.

Harper Peterson
Incumbent
North Carolina SD 9
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet
Rank
32
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+3.5%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Harper Peterson has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Harper Peterson voted pro-climate on SB377. SB377 imposes a three-year moratorium on wind energy projects across nearly the entire NC coast.

Incumbent Harper Peterson has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Harper Peterson voted pro-climate on HB329. HB 328 requires adoption of rules regarding the decommissioning of utility-scale solar projects. It additionally removes utility regulation of electric vehicle charging stations.

Beth Meyers
Incumbent
Wisconsin AD 74
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet
Rank
33
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+3.2%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Beth Meyers has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Beth Meyers voted pro-climate on SB466. SB466 removes an ozone air quality monitoring station in Sheboygan, eliminating access to information about local air quality.

Incumbent Beth Meyers has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Beth Meyers voted pro-climate on AB384. AB 384 would repeal all administrative rules on a nine-year rolling time frame. Agencies would have to repeat multi-year processes to reinstate rules, during which time environmental regulations would not be implemented.

William Sowerby
Incumbent
Michigan HD 31
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet
Rank
34
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+0.8%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent William Sowerby has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. William Sowerby voted pro-climate on HB 4465. These bills would reinstate the property tax exemption for alternative energy systems (AES) and exclude residential solar panels from being considered as true cash value.

Incumbent William Sowerby has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. William Sowerby voted pro-climate on HR 282. HR282 resolves to support timely issuing of permits for construction of the Great Lakes Tunnel Project, to house the Line 5 pipeline under the Straits of Mackinac.

Terence Everitt
Incumbent
North Carolina HD 35
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet
Rank
35
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+0.5%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Terence Everitt has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Terence Everitt voted pro-climate on HB330. HB330 saves North Carolina taxpayer dollars by mandating reductions in energy and water consumption in public buildings by 2025.

Incumbent Terence Everitt has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Terence Everitt voted pro-climate on HB823. HB823 increases revenue for programs to reduce plastic waste, pilots waste reduction programs at state-run food service facilities, and directs more research into the issue of single-use plastics.

Vikki Goodwin
Incumbent
Texas HD 47
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet
Rank
36
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
R+0.2%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Vikki Goodwin has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Vikki Goodwin voted pro-climate on HB 3745. HB 3745 authorizes TCEQ to fully use fees collected for clean air to fund the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP). The bill was signed by the Governor.

Incumbent Vikki Goodwin has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Vikki Goodwin voted pro-climate on HB 2826. HB 2826 requires local governments to get permission from the Attorney General before hiring attorneys, which could limit their ability to sue polluters.

Nick Milroy
Incumbent
Wisconsin AD 73
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet
Rank
37
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
D+0%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Nick Milroy has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Nick Milroy voted pro-climate on SB466. SB466 removes an ozone air quality monitoring station in Sheboygan, eliminating access to information about local air quality.

Incumbent Nick Milroy has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Nick Milroy voted pro-climate on AB384. AB 384 would repeal all administrative rules on a nine-year rolling time frame. Agencies would have to repeat multi-year processes to reinstate rules, during which time environmental regulations would not be implemented.

Kirk DeViere
Incumbent
North Carolina SD 19
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet
Rank
38
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
D+0.6%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Kirk DeViere has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Kirk deViere voted pro-climate on SB377. SB377 imposes a three-year moratorium on wind energy projects across nearly the entire NC coast.

Incumbent Kirk DeViere has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Kirk deViere voted pro-climate on HB329. HB 328 requires adoption of rules regarding the decommissioning of utility-scale solar projects. It additionally removes utility regulation of electric vehicle charging stations.

Michael Garrett
Incumbent
North Carolina SD 27
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet
Rank
39
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
D+1%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Michael Garrett has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Michael Garrett voted pro-climate on SB377. SB377 imposes a three-year moratorium on wind energy projects across nearly the entire NC coast.

Incumbent Michael Garrett has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Michael Garrett voted pro-climate on HB329. HB 328 requires adoption of rules regarding the decommissioning of utility-scale solar projects. It additionally removes utility regulation of electric vehicle charging stations.

Sharon Steckman
Incumbent
Iowa HD 53
Incumbent's Climate Cabinet Score
100
Climate Cabinet
Rank
40
Race Status
Hold the Seat
Trump/Clinton Win Rate
D+1%
Incumbent’s Climate Votes
Vote Info

Incumbent Sharon Steckman has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Sharon Steckman voted pro-climate on HI218. Amendment H1218 would have authorized task forces studying evolving atmospheric conditions and weather patterns on agriculture, making recommendations on preventing, mitigating, and adapting to risks and impacts.

Incumbent Sharon Steckman has a Climate Cabinet Score of 100%. Sharon Steckman voted pro-climate on HF767. HF767 increases registration fees for electric vehicles, taxes hydrogen as special fuel, and institutes an excise tax on electricity from charging stations.

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