Politics and Activism

Nationwide, the Sierra Club endorses and works for thousands of candidates, from city council members to county supervisors to U.S senators to presidential hopefuls. Chapter and group political committees make most of the Club’s endorsements; for federal-level candidates, they make the endorsement in conjunction with the national political committee.

But even more critical than making endorsements is getting out into the community and engaging citizens in conversations about environmental issues. That work doesn’t stop on election day. No matter who is elected, the Sierra Club has to keep shining the spotlight on the office-holders’ voting record, and praising the environmental champions while exposing the pretenders.