The New York League of Conservation Voters, the political voice for New York's environmental community, has announced its "green" slate of candidates for the Nov. 4, 2008 general election.
"Now more than ever, we need innovative elected officials who will lead the fight against climate change, end our dependence on foreign oil and create a new ‘green' economy," said Marcia Bystryn, president of the New York League of Conservation Voters. "Members of our 2008 slate understand these challenges and will help lead New York State toward a cleaner, greener future."
Local candidates endorsed by NYLCV include, Alice Kryzan for Congress, Antoine Thompson and William Stachowski for State Senate, as well as Sam Hoyt and Mark Schroeder for State Assembly. Click on the candidate's name for links that include district maps and information about each candidate's eco-accomplishments and agenda to combat climate change and other environmental issues. To see a list of all the endorsed candidates from Western and Central NY, with links to their district maps and additional information, click here.
For additional information on the local election races reported in the Buffalo News, click here.