Pledge Signers: Local

The following candidates and elected officials have signed the No Fossil Fuel Money Pledge.

Taking the pledge means that a candidate’s campaign will adopt a policy to not knowingly accept any contributions over $200 from the PACs, executives, or front groups of fossil fuel companies — companies whose primary business is the extraction, processing, distribution, or sale of oil, gas, or coal.

Local Signers

AJ Valenzuela
Candidate for Ventura County Community College District Board of Trustees Area 1 (CA)
Annissa Essaibi George
At-Large Member of Boston City Council (MA)
Matt de Ferranti
Candidate for Arlington County Board At-Large (VA)
Seth Grimes
Candidate for Montgomery County Council At-Large (MD)
Jimmy Paulding
Candidate for San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors District 4 (CA)
Adam Hill
San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors District 3 (CA)
Bruce Gibson
San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors District 2 (CA)
Colleen Martin
Board of Education of Lucia Mar Unified School District Area 2 (CA)
Mark Buchman
Board of Education San Luis Coastal Unified School District Area 1 (CA)
Aaron Gomez
At-Large Member of San Luis Obispo City Council (CA)
Andy Pease
At-Large Member of San Luis Obispo City Council (CA)
Heidi Harmon
Mayor of San Luis Obispo (CA)
Pamela Price
Candidate for District Attorney of Alameda County (CA)
Marc Elrich
Candidate for County Executive of Montgomery County (MD)
Chris Wilhelm
Candidate for Montgomery County Council At-Large (MD)
E. Denise Simmons
At-Large Member of Cambridge City Council (MA)

* Some California pledge-takers ​have signed a pledge to not take money from the oil industry. The pledge was developed by Oil Money Out, a California group, in light of the extraordinary influence the oil industry holds in California politics.

*** Some Colorado pledge signers have signed a pledge to not take money from the fossil fuel industry, and to support strong climate action and a just transition to clean energy. The pledge was developed by The Colorado People’s Climate Justice Platform, a Colorado coalition, in light of the extraordinary influence the fossil fuel industry holds in Colorado politics.