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Politics and Issues

Sierra Club 2008 ballot endorsements

November 2008 candidate
election endorsements


Measure Z - NO See article.


Prop 1 - YES
• Prop 1A would provide $9.95 billion dollars to catalyze the development of the 800 mile High-Speed Rail (HSR) system, and to make improvements to existing rail networks. See article.

Prop 2 - YES
• Prop 2 would reduce the density of farm animals, and therefore the intensity of the air and water pollution. See article.

Prop 4 - NO
• Would require women under 18 to wait 48 hours before obtaining an abortion, and would require notification of parents or grandparents or permission from the court before proceeding. See article.

Prop 7 - NO
• Contains serious, inherent flaws that could get in the way of achieving its goal of 50% renewable fuels by 2025.
• Actually works against Sierra Club-backed energy policies that would allow communities to choose the source of their energy.
• Decreases environmental review of proposed power plants.
See article.

Prop 10 - NO
• Would put California on the wrong road to cleaner vehicles by setting up faulty programs. See article.

For more information, please visit No on Proposition 10 website.

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2014 endorsements, September 2014


June 5 Election Endorsements
April 2012

2011 legislative session mixed
December 2011

November 2011 candidate endorsement
October 2011

Club continues its State legislative advocacy
August 2011


November 2010 General Election ballot propositions
October 2010

November 2010 General Election candidate endorsements
October 2010

Proposition 23 on November ballot would suspend our clean energy law
August 2010

Our State Parks are in peril
August 2010

Club working for passage of environmental bills in State Legislature

Help the environment by lobbying in Sacramento

Ballot Propositions June 2010

June Primary 2010 candidate endorsements


Vote NO on Measure I Preserve Mission Trail Park
October 2009

Measure G would give home rule to Carmel Valley
October 2009

Re-elect Judi Lehman
October 2009

Mark Stone appointed to Coastal Commission
October 2009

Lobby Day in Sacramento was fantastic!
October 2009


Hazardous chemicals to be kept out of toys
December 2008

Sierra Club report card rates State legislators
December 2008

November 2008 ballot measures

November 2008 candidate endorsements

Vote NO on Measure Z
October 2008

Sierra Club supports Prop 1A
October 2008

Prop 2 would reduce Pollution from chicken factories
October 2008

Vote NO on Prop 4
October 2008

Vote NO on Prop 7
October 2008

Vote NO on Prop 10
October 2008

Lobby Day 2008

Priority Bills for 2008

June 3rd 2008 ballot measures

Lobby Day 2008

Vote YES on Prop 93
January 2008

Keep the Green Team in Sacramento
December 2007

2007 legislative session achieves progress
December 2007

Sierra Club opposes electoral initiative
December 2007

Yes on Prop 93
December 2007


Measure C bad for kit fox

If Measure C passes, get ready for gridlock and water scarcity
April 2007

Monterey Co. Measures A & C
April 2007


Drinkard not confirmed to Board of Forestry; Governor substitutes unqualified candidate

Sam Farr gets Congress to recycle

Governor’s performance on the environment mixed