Could Washington State Elect the Greenest Governor in the Nation?
It’s a rare face-off between candidates of both parties who care about climate action.
All around the country this election season, we’ve got Democrats who don’t want to talk about climate change and Republicans who don’t even acknowledge that climate change is real.
But in the Washington state governor’s race, it’s a whole different ballgame. The Democrat, Jay Inslee, is a longtime, outspoken crusader for climate action and clean energy. The Republican, Rob McKenna, is one of a vanishing breed of Republicans who not only acknowledge that climate change is happening but support government action to fight it.
And they’re locked in one of the most competitive gubernatorial races of the year, vying to replace retiring Democrat Chris Gregoire.
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