“Western Voters Weighed In On Climate Change, Up And Down The Ballot”

“We’ve known for five days that Joe Biden will be the next president, and there’s already a cottage industry of experts trying to predict what steps the Biden administration might take on climate change over the next four years.

There will be plenty of time to see how that plays out. At the moment, I’m more interested in the down-ballot races that are getting relatively less attention but could have significant climate and environmental impacts at the local level.

This will not be a comprehensive accounting. But here are some results from across the West that caught my attention”.

Sammy Roth reports for the Los Angeles Times' Boiling Point newsletter November 12, 2020.