In this blog, we wrap up our #CandidatesOnEnergy2020 informational blog series that highlights critical races in both federal and state offices where support for clean energy policies could be a factor that sways voters.Kate Tracy | October 15, 2020
UPDATE: On November 3, 2020, there were at least three major races in Georgia where the candidates failed to secure 50% of the vote required to avoid a runoff election: both U.S. Senate seats and District 4 of the Georgia Public Service Commission. The six candidates for those three races will be on the ballot on January 5, 2021.
US Senate (Georgia)
Public Service Commission (Georgia)
This post is the last of our series of blogs examining where 2020 Southeastern candidates for state and federal offices stand on key energy and climate issues. Note: The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy does not support or oppose candidates or political parties. Links to reports, candidate websites, and outside sources are provided as citizen education tools. Candidates are listed in alphabetical order.
With early voting underway through much of the Southeast, we’re recapping our 2020 “Where the Candidates Stand on Energy” blog series to consolidate resources for key federal and state races.
Although SACE cannot profile the hundreds of candidates vying for state and federal offices across our region, we profiled the major party candidates for the highest-profile, most competitive races where support for clean energy policies could be a factor that sways voters.
President of the United States
Public Service Commission
In addition to our blogs, there are hundreds of online and in-print resources and scorecards you can consult to help you determine whether a candidate shares your positions and opinions on a given issue – including the resources listed below that focus on environmental and clean energy policies and programs:
- Conservation Alabama website
- Florida Conservation Voters website and briefing books
- Georgia Conservation Voters website and scorecards
- North Carolina League of Conservation Voters website and scorecards
- Conservation Voters of South Carolina website and scorecards
- Tennessee Conservation Voters website and scorecards
- (National) League of Conservation Voters website, scorecards
- (National) League of Women Voters, specifically environmental platforms/issue tracking
- (National) Issue Voter website, issue indexes