US House, NY-1

John Avlon

ON THE ISSUES 

  • Advocate for investing in clean energy technology 
  • Will work to invest in climate change mitigation and water quality protection

WHY THIS RACE MATTERS

  • Competitive race 
  • Flipping this seat will help win a pro-environmental majority in the House, making it easier to pass climate legislation at the federal level

 

CANDIDATE BACKGROUND

John Avlon is running to represent New York’s 1st Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. He is a native New Yorker and the grandson of immigrants. John Avlon is an author, presidential historian, and former news anchor. 

If elected to Congress, he will advocate for investments in climate change mitigation and water quality protection to protect Long Island’s coastal communities that have been greatly impacted by more frequent storms that have caused surges, erosion and flooding. He also supports the need to invest in beach renourishment on a regular basis and investments in clean energy technology. 


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