Press Releases

LCV Congratulates Patrick Leahy & Celebrates Climate Win

Nov 8, 2016

Contact: Seth Stein, (202) 454-4573 or

WASHINGTON D.C. – Tonight the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski congratulates LCV Action Fund endorsed candidate Senator Patrick Leahy, who will continue to represent Vermont in the U.S. Senate.

“Tonight we celebrate the win of one of our environment’s strongest stewards and champions. Congratulations to Patrick Leahy on his re-election tonight. Senator Leahy is a crucial leader in our fight to combat climate change, safeguard Vermont’s natural landscapes and protect the air we breathe and water we drink. LCV looks forward to continuing to work with him to protect our environment for our children and grandchildren. His win demonstrates that leaning into environmental issues is both good policy and good politics.”

Overview of LCV and Related Entities Electoral Spending This Cycle
See here for more information on the record-breaking $45 million investment in the 2016 elections by LCV and its affiliates and here for specific information about GiveGreen and GiveGreen in the States, and LCV’s membership mobilization program, GreenRoots.

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