The Hoosier Chapter of the Sierra Club recently released a slate of both state and federal candidates that it will publicly endorse during their runs for US Congress and the Indiana Legislature.
“We are very pleased to announce today that the Sierra Club officially endorses the following candidates for state and federal office. The Hoosier Chapter will work to elect these candidates who have shown through their words and actions that they are committed to improving Indiana’s environment”, said David Maidenberg, State Chapter Director.
The Indiana (or Hoosier) Chapter intends to strengthen the campaigns of environmentally-minded candidates by encouraging its membership to donate, volunteer, and vote for them.
“With these endorsements, the Sierra Club honors the work these candidates have done in conserving our treasured natural resources, protecting Indiana’s environment and creating the clean energy jobs for Indiana that will protect the health of Indiana citizens”, added Steve Francis, Chairperson, Hoosier Chapter.
Below is the list of Indiana candidates officially endorsed by the Hoosier Chapter. For the rationale behind each candidate’s endorsement please see the Hoosier Chapter’s website.
United States Congress
Rep. Pete Visclosky (IN-01)
Rep. Andre Carson (IN-07)
Shelli Yoder (IN-09)
Indiana State Senate
Lonnie Randolph (District 02-Gary)
John Broden (District 10-South Bend)
Mary Ann Sullivan (District 36-Indianapolis)
Indiana State House of Representatives
Ryan Dvorak (District 8-South Bend)
Sue Errington (District 34-Muncie)
Terri Austin (District 36-Anderson)
Matt Pierce (District 61-Bloomington)
Terry Goodin (District 66-Madison)
Kevin Derr (District 75-Boonville)
Win Moses (District 81-Fort Wayne
About Hoosier Chapter of the Sierra Club – The Hoosier Chapter of the Sierra Club, the nation’s largest grassroots environmental organization, is an active and vibrant organization that works to accomplish the Sierra Club’s mission to: Explore, enjoy and protect the wild places of the earth; Practice and promote responsible use of the earth’s ecosystems and resources; Educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment.