- DISTRICT: 47
- GOVERNMENT BODY: New York State Assembly
- YEAR: 2020
- CONTACT: Campaign Website
Assemblymember William Colton is running for reelection to Assembly District 47. He has represented his district since first being elected in 1996. On the 2019 State Environmental Scorecard, Colton received 83%. On the Assembly Environmental Conservation Committee, Colton has supported critical legislation to protect the environment. He was a co-sponsor of the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, along with opposing fracking in New York State. Additionally, Colton has committed to take New York completely off fossil fuels, and transition to a 100% renewable energy economy.