Santa Barbara Politics, Media & Culture

Thursday, October 09, 2008

Sierra Club Announces Endorsements

Sierra Club endorsements just announced this morning. -- Sara

Today Fran Farina, the Co-chair of the Sierra Club’s Los Padres Chapter Political Committee, announced the Chapter’s endorsements of candidates in local races.

• Congress – Lois Capps
• California State Senate – Hannah-Beth Jackson
• California State Assembly – Pedro Nava
• Santa Barbara County 3rd District Supervisor – Doreen Farr
• Goleta City Council – Margaret Connell and Ed Easton
• Goleta Water District – Lauren Hanson, Bill Rosen, and Jim Marino
• Carpinteria City Council – Chuck McQuary and Kathleen Reddington

In announcing the endorsement, Ms. Farina said, “We are pleased to endorse candidates who have demonstrated leadership on the issues our Chapter cares about most - the growing challenges with land use, water availability, coastal protection and energy development.”

The Los Padres Chapter of Sierra Club urges all of its members to be actively involved in local elections, especially the upcoming November 4th election.

To learn more or to become involved, please see the local website

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