NYLCV’s Latest Endorsements

NYLCV is the only NY environmental group that endorses and scores candidates

For Immediate Release: October 18, 2021

Contact: Katy Zielinski | press@nylcv.org

New York, NY – The New York League of Conservation Voters Gives Green has announced its latest round of endorsements in the 2021 general election cycle, endorsing five candidates in New York City, Long Island and Westchester. This year, 270 candidates sought NYLCV’s endorsement, a record number, and the League has endorsed 107 candidates across the state.

The full list of endorsed candidates can be found below.

New York County

Cordell Cleare, State Senate, District 30

Bronx County

Yudelka Tapia, State Assembly, District 86

Suffolk County

Susan Berland, County Legislature, District 16

Westchester County

Holly McCall, Town Supervisor, New Castle

Michael Schiliro, Town Supervisor, North Castle

“Environmental leaders at the state and local level are essential to ensuring we reach our climate goals, create a healthy New York, and build resilient communities. The New York League of Conservation Voters is confident in this latest round of endorsements and that these candidates will be bold advocates in our climate fight. We encourage all voters to support them in the upcoming November election so that we can continue to build a healthy and safe New York for future generations,” said Julie Tighe, President of the New York League of Conservation Voters.  

For a complete list of all NYLCV endorsed candidates for the 2021 General Election, click here.

Every election year, NYLCV develops candidate questionnaires based on the League’s regional policy priorities. The NYLCV Board voted to make the endorsement on the recommendations of NYLCV Chapters across the State, which make decisions based on interviews with the candidates and questionnaire responses.

The New York League of Conservation Voters is the only non-partisan, statewide environmental organization in New York that takes a pragmatic approach to fight for clean water, healthy air, renewable energy, and open space. For more information, visit www.nylcv.org.


10.18.21 // AUTHOR: Katy Zielinski //