NYLCV Endorses 18 Candidates Across New York State for Election

NYLCV Endorses 18 Candidates Across New York State for Election

New York, N.Y. – The New York League of Conservation Voters (NYLCV) announced its second round of endorsements for the 2022 election cycle, supporting 18 candidates for elected office across New York State. Voters care more and more about the environment and fighting climate change. From protecting clean water, clean air and open space, to reducing waste to advocating for clean energy and clean transportation, it is critical that New York voters know which candidates are making the environment a priority.

Julie Tighe, President of the New York League of Conservation Voters, said, “We are proud to endorse 18 more candidates across the state, bringing our total to 109 so far in 2022, who have demonstrated that they are environmental champions committed to fighting climate change. It’s no secret that New Yorkers support climate action, and this next slate of candidates represents dynamic leaders helping our state set the bar for clean energy, clean water, clean transportation, and much more.”

The 18 candidates being endorsed for Congress, Assembly, and State Senate are below:

Sarah Clark D State Assembly 136
Billy Jones D State Assembly 115
Stacey Pheffer Amato D State Assembly 23
Jessica Gonzalez-Rojas D State Assembly 34
Jennifer Rajkumar D State Assembly 38
Rodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn D State Assembly 42
Emily Gallagher D State Assembly 50
Erik Martin Dilan D State Assembly 54
Phara Souffrant Forrest D State Assembly 57
Jaime Williams D State Assembly 59
Deborah Glick D State Assembly 66
Michael Benedetto D State Assembly 82
Jessica Ramos D State Senate 13
Elizabeth Crowley D State Senate 17
Roxanne Persaud D State Senate 19
David Yassky D State Senate 23
Brian Kavanagh D State Senate 29
Jamaal Bowman D Congress 16