Friends of the Earth Action Announces First Round of Endorsements for Progressive Incumbents in 2024 Primaries

WASHINGTON – Today, Friends of the Earth Action endorsed over a dozen progressive incumbent candidates for upcoming primary races. These endorsements reflect the organization’s mission to advance environmental champions in Congress, from California to Florida. 

Endorsed candidates include: 

  • Nanette Barragán (CA-44) 
  • Jared Huffman (CA-2) 
  • Ro Khanna (CA-17) 
  • Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-4) 
  • Summer Lee (PA-12) 
  • Jamie Raskin (MD-8) 
  • Jamaal Bowman (NY-16) 
  • Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) 
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) 
  • Nydia Velázquez (NY-7) 
  • Cori Bush (MO-1) 
  • Pramila Jayapal (WA-7) 
  • Rashida Tlaib (MI-12) 
  • Ilhan Omar (MN-5) 
  • Maxwell Frost (FL-10) 
  • Ayanna Pressley (MA-7) 


    “It’s crucial that candidates who consistently show up for people and the planet are kept in Congress,” says Ariel Moger, Government and Political Affairs Director at Friends of the Earth Action, “From investing in clean energy to holding Big Oil accountable, these incumbents have taken decisive steps to advance strong and effective environmental policy. We encourage voters to support these candidates in their upcoming primary races.” 

    Friends of the Earth (Action), Inc. fights for transformational environmental policy and pushes political discourse to center justice and the environment. Friends of the Earth (Action), Inc. is the 501(c)(4) affiliate of Friends of the Earth U.S., but these organizations’ names are not interchangeable. This news release is from Friends of the Earth (Action), Inc., not Friends of the Earth.  

    Not authorized by any candidate or candidate’s committee. 

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