NC Sierra Club Announces Endorsements for the 2012 General Election

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

September 19, 2012

NC Sierra Club Announces Endorsements for the 2012 General Election

Candidates with Strong Environmental Records Get Backing

Raleigh - Today the North Carolina Chapter of the Sierra Club announced their endorsements for statewide races, as well as for candidates seeking a seat at the General Assembly.  A total of 59 candidates got support from the NC Sierra Club, which has nearly 50,000 members and supporters across the state.

“These candidates have demonstrated their commitment to protecting North Carolina’s environment,” said Ken Brame, the NC Sierra Club’s State Political Chair. “Our members are concentrated on moving North Carolina forward by embracing clean energy and finding ways to protect our state’s air, water, and natural places.  These are the candidates to do just that, and our members are going to be working hard to get them elected.”

Below is a list of the candidates endorsed by the Sierra Club.  To view the list online, please visit:   http://nc2.sierraclub.org/2012endorsements

 

 

Statewide

 

 

 

Linda Coleman

Lt. Governor

 

Roy Cooper

Attorney General

 

Janet Cowell

Treasurer

 

 

 

 

 

 

NC Senate

 

District

 

 

 

 

Deb Butler

9

 

Dan Blue

14

 

Josh Stein

16

 

Erv Portman

17

 

Doug Berger

18

 

Floyd McKissick

20

 

Ellie Kinnaird

23

 

Fletcher Hartsell

36

 

Daniel Clodfelter

37

 

Malcolm Graham

40

 

Martin Nesbitt

49

 

John Snow

50

 

 

 

 

 

 

NC House

 

District

 

 

 

 

Robert Cayton

3

 

Angela Bryant

7

 

Mark Bibbs

8

 

Marian McLawhorn

9

 

Emilie Swearingen

19

 

Jean Farmer-Butterfield

24

 

Larry Hall

29

 

Paul Luebke

30

 

Mickey Michaux

31

 

Rosa Gill

33

 

Deborah Ross

34

 

Darren Jackson

39

 

Rick Glazier

44

 

Valerie Foushee

50

 

Deb McManus

54

 

Verla Insko

56

 

Pricey Harrison

57

 

Patty Phillips

63

 

Martha Alexander

88

 

Cullie Tarleton

93

 

Tricia Cotham

100

 

Beverly Earle

101

 

Becky Carney

102

 

Ruth Samuelson

104

 

Susan Fisher

114

 

Susan Wilson

115

 

Jane Whilden

116

 

Chuck McGrady

117

 

Ray Rapp

118

 

Joe Sam Queen

119

 

 

 

 

 

 

County Commissioners

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ellen Frost

Buncombe

 

Terry Van Duyn

Buncombe

 

Holly Jones

Buncombe

 

David Gannt

Buncombe

 

Carol Peterson

Buncombe

 

Michelle Pace Wood

Buncombe

 

Brownie Newman

Buncombe

 

Sally Kost

Chatham

 

Mike Cross

Chatham

 

Johnathon Barfield

New Hanover

 

Ron Zapple

New Hanover

 

Bernadette Pelissier

Orange

 

Penny Rich

Orange

 

Rene Price

Orange

 

 

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