• Elect Climate Champions

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    Dominick Pangallo for Mayor of Salem

    • A climate champion that understands offshore wind is the future for Salem
    • Endorsed by current Lt. Governor and former Mayor of Salem Kim Driscoll

    To learn more about Dominick, visit https://pangalloforsalem.com/.

  • I am Casey Bowers the Treasurer of the Environmental League of Massachusetts Action Fund Independent Expenditure PAC and
    the Environmental League of Massachusetts Action Fund Independent Expenditure PAC approved and paid
    for this message.

    Paid for by the ELM Action Fund Independent Expenditure PAC. Top contributors: Environmental League of Massachusetts Action Fund, Green Advocacy Project, Amos Hostetter, Peter Bauer, and the League of Conservation Voters. For more information regarding contributors, go to www.ocpf.us

  • How To Vote

    Key Dates:

    Primary Election: March 28, 2023

    General Election: May 16, 2023

    Vote by Mail

    To vote by mail, complete your Vote by Mail Ballot Application and return it to the Salem City Clerk’s Office, 93 Washington Street, Room #5, 01970 by 5PM on Tuesday, March 21st for the preliminary election.


    Once you receive your ballot in the mail, fill it out and return it using one of the following methods:

    i) Mail it back in the envelope provided

    ii) Hand deliver it to the Elections Office at City Hall

    iv) Drop it in one of the ballot drop boxes:

    • Fire Station Headquarters, 48 Lafayette Street
    • Fire Station #5, 64 Loring Avenue
    • Fire Station #4, 415 Essex Street
    • Fire Station #2, 142 North Street

    For more information about how to vote by mail, click here.


    General Election Vote by Mail Application Deadline: Tuesday, May 9, 2023 at 5 p.m.

    Vote In-Person on Election Day

    Click here to find your election information and where you can vote on election day!

    Election Day Polling Hours: Tuesday, May 16, 2023 from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.

  • About

    The Environmental League of Massachusetts Action Fund (ELMAF) IE PAC helps to elect environmental champions, educates voters about candidate positions on environmental issues, and works to build the political power of the environmental community. It invests financial and technical resources in campaigns around the Commonwealth.


    The ELM Action Fund IE PAC is sending a message to effective climate champions at every level of government: we are building the political power of the environmental movement. The ELM Action Fund IE PAC will do all we can to support those with the ability and courage to lead.


    Investing in climate champions is investing in a sustainable future for Massachusetts.

  • 2022 Climate Champions

    In 2022, Massachusetts voters have a chance to elect champions who will help lead the fight against climate change here in the Commonwealth and around the country! The Environmental League of Massachusetts Action Fund IE has endorsed these climate champions in the Democratic Primary elections on September 6th, 2022.

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    Maura Healey for Massachusetts Governor

    • Took on powerful interests – including Big Oil and opioid companies – as Attorney General to protect Massachusetts residents

    • Will make Massachusetts a national leader on clean energy and prepare our cities and towns to respond to the challenges of climate change

    To learn more about Maura, visit https://maurahealey.com/.

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    Andrea Campbell for Massachusetts Attorney General

    • Championed the public interest as an experienced attorney and made history as the first Black woman to serve as President of the Boston City Council

    • Will continue Maura Healey’s legacy as Attorney General, taking on big businesses that pollute our air and water and fighting for environmental justice

    To learn more about Andrea, visit https://www.andreacampbell.org/.

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    Chris Dempsey for Massachusetts State Auditor

    • Fought to make the public transportation system safer, more accessible, and accountable as Assistant Secretary of Transportation for Governor Deval Patrick

    • Will hold government accountable and help the state stay on track to reduce emissions

    To learn more about Chris, visit https://dempseyforauditor.com.


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    Pavel Payano for State Senate, 1st Essex District

    • Advocated for policies that support local families and prioritized economic equity as a Lawrence City Councilor

    • Will advance renewable energy initiatives and fight for climate policies that will create healthier, more resilient communities throughout the Commonwealth

    To learn more about Pavel, visit https://www.pavelpayano.com/.


    Photo Credit: Andover Townsman

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    Jake Oliveira for State Senate, Hampden, Hampshire, Worcester District

    • Secured millions of dollars for public higher education, local infrastructure projects, and small businesses as a State Representative

    • Will preserve local parks, rivers and open spaces, and work to protect cities and towns from harmful pollutants that threaten public health

    To learn more about Jake, visit https://www.jakeoliveira.org/.

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    Sarah Peake for State Representative, 4th Barnstable District

    • Secured millions of dollars to support affordable housing, local schools, rural transportation, and water quality improvements as a State Representative

    • Will implement flood risk protection legislation and support investments in resilience efforts to safeguard communities from the impacts of sea level rise

    To learn more about Sarah, visit https://www.sarahpeake.net/.

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    Roberto Jiménez Rivera for State Representative, 11th Suffolk District

    • Advocated for student safety and increased school funding during the COVID-19 pandemic as a Chelsea School Committee Member and organizer for the Boston Teachers Union

    • Will champion efforts to improve air quality monitoring and accountability, and expand energy efficiency programs that will reduce costs and combat climate change

    To learn more about Roberto, visit https://electroberto.org/.


    Photo Credit: Timothy Peng, The Boston Globe

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    Zoe Dzineku for State Representative, 16th Middlesex District

    • Protected voting rights during the pandemic as the Chair of the Lowell Election Commission

    • Will work to make households and public transportation more energy efficient, and expand access to new jobs and economic opportunities in the clean energy sector


    To learn more about Zoe, https://www.govotezoe.com/.


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    Manny Cruz for State Representative, 7th Essex District

    • Advocated for and secured vital funding for local schools and community projects as the Vice Chair of the Salem School Committee and District Director for State Representative Paul Tucker

    • Will expand bus, ferry, and commuter rail services and make public transportation more reliable and energy efficient

    To learn more about Manny, visit https://www.mannycruz.org/.

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    Katrina Huff-Larmond for State Senate, 2nd Plymouth & Norfolk District

        • Broke barriers as the first woman of color to serve as Vice President of the Randolph Town Council
        • Will make public transportation more sustainable and prioritize environmental health in all communities


        To learn more about Katrina, visit https://katrinaforsenate.com/.

      • Press

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        Para frenar los efectos del cambio climático en Lawrence y más allá 

        La actual ola de calor veraniega, en medio de la década más calurosa de la que se tiene constancia, es sólo el último recordatorio de que el cambio climático no es un problema abstracto para las generaciones futuras.
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