Civic Engagement in Virginia

Clean Water Action builds grassroots strength in local Northern Virginia communities to change state and national politics and environmental policy.

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Clean Water Action Endorses Gerry Connolly for Congress

“Gerry’s advocacy on behalf of his constituents and the Chesapeake Bay means he knows how to fight and fiercely protect the natural resources and environmental protections that the Trump administration is intent on destroying,” concluded Michael Bochynski. “We are proud to endorse Gerry’s campaign for the 11th congressional district, and look forward to continue working with him as a legislator. The choice is clear – Gerry Connolly for Congress.”

Clean Water Action Endorses LuAnn Bennett for U.S. House of Representatives in Virginia

“LuAnn Bennett is a leader who will defend vital safeguards for clean water and public health while taking action to fight climate. For 35 years she has been a small business executive, promoting energy efficient and environmentally sustainable development projects throughout Northern Virginia while creating jobs and improving the metro region’s economy.”

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Be a Clean Water Voter - Virginia Endorsements for 2018

Clean Water Action has endorsed Representatives Don Beyer and Gerry Connolly for re-election, and also endorsed Jennifer Wexton, who is challenging anti-environment incumbent Barbara Comstock.

Ralph Northam for Virginia Governor

Clean Water Action Endorses Ralph Northam for Virginia Governor

Ralph Northam is a leader who will defend vital safeguards for clean water and public health while taking action to fight climate.

From We All Live Downstream

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November 8, 2017

On Tuesday, November 7, the people of Virginia led the way and voted for clean water, climate action and the environment, and voted against the Trump Administration’s anti-science agenda.

Through the support of clean water voters like you, Ralph Northam won the race for governor and Kathleen Murphy won her reelection to the House of Delegates. This is a huge victory for our environment, our water and our communities.

Last night showed that Americans are rejecting leaders who won't join us to protect our rights, our environment, and our health.

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November 7, 2017

Voters across Virginia today will be choosing a new governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general, along with all 100 seats in the House of Delegates.

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August 26, 2016

This is why elections matter. Clean Water Action engages a voters throughout Northern Virginia to turn out and vote. And then hold their elected official accountable.