2020 Environmental Voter Guide

In light of the 15 million environmentalists who didn’t vote in 2016 (source), members of ICCA/Iowa City Chapter of CCL have compiled a voting guide regarding federal candidates on the ballot in Johnson County.

Research

US Senate

Joni Ernst (R)

Voting Scorecard:
https://scorecard.lcv.org/moc/joni-ernst

Full Voting Record:
https://www.ernst.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/voting-record

From the candidate’s website:
https://www.ernst.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/key-issues

Endorsements by Environmental Groups:
None.

Theresa Greenfield (D)

Voting Scorecard:
Not Available. Environmental scorecards are typically done for people who have served in elected office at the state or federal level, which is why some candidates don’t have an environmental scorecard.

From the candidate’s website:
https://greenfieldforiowa.com/issues/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIg5jLz-Pu6wIVE9bACh1I3Au7EAAYASACEgLWhPD_BwE

Endorsements by Environmental Groups:
League of Conservation Voters – https://www.lcv.org/article/lcv-action-fund-endorses-theresa-greenfield-u-s-senate/ 

US House of Reps

Mariannette Miller-Meeks ( R )

Voting Scorecard:
https://www.sierraclub.org/sites/www.sierraclub.org/files/sce/iowa-chapter/political/2019-2020Scorecard.pdf

From the candidate’s website:
https://millermeeks2020.com/issues/

Endorsements by Environmental Groups:
None found.

Rita Hart (D)

Voting Scorecard:
Not Available. Environmental scorecards are typically done for people who have served in elected office at the state or federal level, which is why some candidates don’t have and environmental scorecard.

From the candidate’s website:
https://www.ritahart.com/issues/

Endorsements by Environmental Groups:
League of Conservation Voters – https://www.lcv.org/article/lcv-action-fund-endorses-rita-hart-j-d-scholten-congress/ 

US President

Donald Trump ( R )

Environmental Scorecard:
https://www.lcv.org/trumpyearone/

From the candidate’s website:
https://www.donaldjtrump.com/

Endorsements by Environmental Groups:
None found.

Joe Biden (D)

Environmental Scorecard:
https://scorecard.lcv.org/moc/joe-biden

From the candidate’s website:
https://joebiden.com/#

Endorsements by Environmental Groups:
– Environment America – https://environmentamerica.org/feature/ame/biden-endorsement 
– Sierra Club – https://www.sierraclub.org/iowa/2020-candidate-endorsements
– Natural Resources Defense Council Action Fund – https://www.nrdcactionfund.org/news/nrdc-action-fund-endorses-biden-for-president/

Here’s how to vote in Johnson County in 2020:
https://iowa-city-climate-advocates.org/2020/09/23/voting-in-johnson-county-in-2020/

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