Pledge Signers: State

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.

State Signers

Ben Jealous
Candidate for Governor of Maryland
Tom Perriello
Candidate for Governor of Virginia
Dr. Ron Birnbaum
Candidate for California State Assembly District 51
Rebecca Otto
Candidate for Governor of Minnesota
Daniel Biss
Candidate for Governor of Illinois
Andrew Gilllum
Candidate for Governor of Florida
Connie Johnson
Candidate for Governor of Oklahoma
Jeff Staples
Candidate for Virginia House of Delegates District 77
Jamaal Johnston
Candidate for Virginia House of Delegates District 60
Will King
Candidate for Virginia House of Delegates District 18
Angela Lynn
Candidate for Virginia House of Delegates District 25
John Chiang*
Candidate for Governor of California
Delaine Eastin*
Candidate for Governor of California
Kellen Squire
Candidate for Virginia House of Delegates District 58
Montigue T. Magruder
Candidate for Virginia House of Delegates District 69
Fiona Ma*
Candidate for California State Treasurer
* Some California pledge-takers ​have signed a pledge to not take money from the oil industry. The oil money language was developed with substantial input from Oil Money Out, a California group, in light of the extraordinary influence the oil industry holds in California politics.