US House, NY-14

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez


  • Sponsor of the Green New Deal
  • Voted for the Inflation Reduction Act, the most significant action Congress has ever taken to address climate change
  • Earned a 98% lifetime score on LCV’s National Environmental Scorecard


  • Member on The Committee on Natural Resources and as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
  • In 2018, she become the first woman of color to represent NY-14, as well as the youngest woman and Latina in history elected to serve in Congress
  • Holding this seat in New York will help win a pro-environmental majority in the House, making it easier to pass climate legislation at the federal level


Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is running for a fourth term to represent New York’s 14th Congressional District. After graduating from college, she worked as an organizer for Senator Bernie Sanders’s 2016 presidential campaign and was active in the Flint water crisis and the Standing Rock protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Tackling the climate crisis and investing in environmental justice have been  key parts of her platform. She introduced the Green New Deal alongside Senator Ed Markey to create a jobs and justice-centered plan to decarbonize the U.S. economy within ten years. She will continue to fight for 100% clean energy by 2035 and a “Green New Deal.” She has earned an impressive lifetime score of 98% on LCV’s National Environmental Scorecard.

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