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

Eleni Kounalakis*
Candidate for Lieutenant Governor of California
Mike Eng*
Candidate for California State Senate District 22
Steve Dunwoody*
Candidate for California State Assembly District 54
Sunday Gover*
Candidate for California State Assembly District 77
Tony Thurmond*
Candidate for California State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Connie Leyva*
California State Senator (CA-20)
Henry Stern*
California State Senator (CA-27)
Scott Weiner*
California State Senator (CA-11)
Mike McGuire*
California State Senator (CA-01)
Laura Friedman*
California State Assemblymember (CA-43)
Christy Smith*
Candidate for California State Assembly District 38
Dan Kalb*
Candidate for California State Assembly District 15
Jovanka Beckles*
Candidate for California State Assembly District 15
Scott Svonkin*
Candidate for California State Board of Equalization District 3
Steve Marchand
Candidate for Governor of New Hampshire
Cathy Glasson
Candidate for Governor of Iowa
* 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.