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LCV Action Fund Congratulates Endorsed Nevada Candidates for Their Victory in the Democratic Primary

Jun 15, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund Senior Vice President of Government Affairs Tiernan Sittenfeld congratulates Catherine Cortez Masto (NV-Sen) and Ruben Kihuen (NV-4) for their victories in the Nevada Democratic primary:

“Catherine Cortez Masto and Ruben Kihuen are both champions for Nevada’s public lands and clean energy future, and we congratulate them for their wins in the primary. They have proven time and again that they are committed to advocating for solar, wind, and geothermal jobs for Nevadans and preserving our most treasured natural landscapes. LCV Action Fund is excited to continue helping both Cortez Masto and Kihuen defeat their extreme anti-environment opponents this November.”

In addition, GiveGreen, a project of LCV Action Fund supported by NRDC Action Fund PAC, has raised or contributed over $305,000 for Cortez Masto’s campaign.

About LCV Action Fund

The League of Conservation Voters Action Fund (LCVAF), the connected federal political action committee (PAC) of the League of Conservation Voters, works to elect candidates who will implement sound environmental laws and policies, and defeat those who stand in the way of progress. Since the 1994 election cycle, LCVAF has helped elect and re-elect 69 U.S. Senators and 306 members of the U.S. House of Representatives.  In the 2013-2014 election cycle, LCVAF endorsed over 70 candidates and raised and donated almost $6 million dollars via GiveGreen. Over the last several years, our efforts have also helped elevate climate change and clean energy as critical issues in key elections.


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