In some of this year’s most competitive House races, CRES has been proud to support strong Republican leaders who have supported energy independence. As Election Day draws near, we wanted to take a moment to recognize these candidates and the work they’ve done to enhance America’s economic, national, and environmental security.
Richard Tisei is running for an open seat in Massachusetts’ 6th Congressional District. Richard has been a leader on clean energy and the environment. He had supported renewable energy and energy efficiency legislation, and helped establish a State Parks Preservation Trust Fund during his time in the State Senate. Learn more about Richard here.
Representative Joe Heck is running for reelection in Nevada’s 3rd Congressional District. Rep. Heck has been fighting in DC to ensure that Nevada can maximize its clean energy resources and deliver high paying jobs to the state. Learn more about Rep Heck here.
Barbara Comstock is running for a highly competitive open seat in Northern Virginia’s 10th Congressional District. Barbara has a record of working across the aisle, and during her time in Virginia’s State Legislature she supported green jobs, wind energy, and other sensible policies that help the economy and preserve the environment. Learn more about Barbara, here.
Representative Mike Simpson is running for reelection to his seat in Idaho’s 2nd Congressional District. During his time in Congress, Rep. Simpson has been a leader in encouraging energy innovation and advanced technology, both in Idaho and across the country. Learn more about Rep. Simpson here.
Carlos Curbelo is challenging a Democratic incumbent in Florida’s 26th District. Carlos is a new voice for South Florida and a leader for the next generation of Americans. He understands how policies affect the future of our country, from education, to immigration, to the environment. Learn more about Carlos here.
These candidates know that taking action on energy diversity is not just good for the environment, but will grow our economy and create jobs.