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Lansing, MI – The Michigan League of Conservation Voters (Michigan LCV) today announced its final round of endorsements for two candidates for the Michigan House of Representatives and one candidate for Oakland County Commission. 

“Having strong leaders in Lansing who are passionate about protecting our air, land and drinking water is absolutely vital,” said Londell Thomas, political and outreach director for Michigan LCV. “We feel confident this group of candidates will work to ensure important environmental protections are in place for the health and safety of our residents.”

Michigan LCV endorsements are awarded to candidates who demonstrate a strong commitment to protecting the health of Michigan’s communities, which includes but is not limited to: cleaning up toxic contamination in water, addressing the climate crisis addressing inequities in communities around air quality and access to clean water, and protecting natural resources.

Endorsements are decided through a thorough vetting process that includes completion of a questionnaire and an in-person interview.

Michigan LCV endorsed the following candidates:

  • Shri Thanedar, HD 3

  • Chokwe Pitchford, HD 79

  • Marcia Gershenson, Oakland County Commission District 13

For a full list of Michigan LCV’s endorsements visit: https://michiganlcv.org/elections/endorsements-2020/