2023 Election Endorsements

The ELM Action Fund supports candidates that are committed to policies that meet the scale and urgency of the climate crisis we are in. We are a non-partisan organization that seeks questionnaires from all candidates, conducts interviews, and votes on endorsements. We are proud to endorse incumbents, challengers, and first-time candidates running for state and municipal office in Massachusetts.

Josh Donati

Dedham Select Board

With a strong background in community service, Josh Donati will champion Dedham’s sustainability goals by advancing green energy solutions and expanding electric vehicle infrastructure.

Election date: Apr 8

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Andreae Downs

Newton City Council

Andreae Downs has been a dedicated member of the Newton City Council since 2017. In her new term, she plans to invest in walking and biking infrastructure, reduce building energy use, and address flooding and pollution. 

Election date: Nov 7

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Carlos Garcia

Shrewsbury Select Board

Carlos Garcia has an impressive history of environmental advocacy in Shrewsbury; as a Select Board member, he plans to expand electric vehicle infrastructure, promote clean transportation, and support climate resiliency efforts.

Election date: May 2

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Guy O’Donnell

Holyoke City Council

As City Councilor, Guy O’Donnell will bring a robust platform to Holyoke that includes protecting green spaces and fostering clean energy development and jobs. 

Election date: Sep 26

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Dominick Pangallo

Salem Mayor

As Mayor of Salem, Dominick Pangallo will focus on resiliency, infrastructure, and environmental justice, keeping Salem on a path of prosperity and progress.

Election date: May 16

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