September 20, 2018

TUCSON, Ariz. — The Center for Biological Diversity Action Fund, the 501(c)(4) political arm of the Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity, today announced its endorsements for the 2018 general election in Arizona. The Center for Biological Diversity Action Fund is devoted to electing county, state and federal lawmakers with unshakable environmental values, and to promoting progressive policies and laws that protect endangered species, preserve public lands and ensure all people live free from harmful pollution.

Endorsements for Federal Races in the November 6 Election

  • 1st Congressional District: Tom O’Halleran
  • 3rd Congressional District: Raúl M. Grijalva
  • 4th Congressional District: David Brill
  • 5th Congressional District: Joan Greene
  • 6th Congressional District: Anita Malik
  • 7th Congressional District: Ruben Gallego
  • 8th Congressional District: Hiral Tipirneni
  • 9th Congressional District: Greg Stanton

Endorsements for State Races in the November 6 Election

  • Governor: David Garcia

Legislative Races:

  • LD 6 Senate: Wade Carlisle
  • LD 6 Representatives: Felicia French, Bobby Tyler
  • LD 10 Representatives: Kirsten Engle, Domingo DeGrazia
  • LD 11: Hollace Lyon
  • LD 17: Jennifer Pawlik
  • LD 18: Representatives Denise “Mitzi” Epstein, Jennifer Jermaine

Ballot Initiatives

  • Support Proposition 127: The Renewable Energy Standards Initiative
“Arizona is home to some of our country’s most imperiled wild places and endangered species. We need to elect politicians who won’t sell them out to special interests,” said Kierán Suckling, president of the Center Action Fund. “The candidates we are endorsing today will stand up for our air, water, land and wildlife both in their backyards and around the country.”

The Center for Biological Diversity Action Fund is a national nonprofit organization that advocates for legislation and legislators that will advance a progressive environmental agenda. The Center for Biological Diversity Action Fund is the 501(c)(4) affiliate of the Center for Biological Diversity, but these organizations’ names are not interchangeable. This news release is from the Center for Biological Diversity Action Fund, not the Center for Biological Diversity.

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