US Senate, CO

John Hickenlooper


  • Spearheaded the RECHARGE Act, which helps boost our transition to clean transportation
  • Voted for the Inflation Reduction Act, the most significant action Congress has ever taken to address climate change
  • Earned a 94% lifetime score on LCV’s National Environmental Scorecard


  • Contributing to this race now will help Hickenlooper build his campaign warchest early for his race in 2026
  • Member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee and Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee


John Hickenlooper is currently serving his first term to represent Colorado in the U.S. Senate. He previously served two terms as Governor of Colorado from 2011 to 2019, as Mayor of Denver from 2003 to 2011, and co-founded the Wynkoop Brewing Company. As governor, he signed a number of important laws including increasing the state's renewable energy standard and first in the nation air protections to reduce ozone pollution and directly reduce methane pollution from oil and gas facilities. After President Trump's decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement, Governor Hickenlooper committed Colorado to meet its emissions reduction target through joining the U.S. Climate Alliance and announcing a number of steps including cutting carbon from the utility sector, investing in electric vehicle infrastructure, working with local governments, and more. He also made land and water conservation a high priority.

Hickenlooper helped write the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, our country’s boldest climate change legislation to date. It includes billions for clean energy generation, climate resiliency, and electric vehicles. His first bill to become law, the RECHARGE Act, helps boost our transition to clean transportation. He is running for Senate on a platform of taking action to address climate change and protecting our public lands. Senator Hickenlooper has earned an outstanding 94% lifetime score on LCV’s National Environmental Scorecard.

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