US Senate, DE

Lisa Blunt Rochester


  • Co-sponsored legislation to improve air quality monitoring and protect environmental justice communities
  • Voted for the Inflation Reduction Act, the most significant action Congress has ever taken to address climate change
  • Earned a 97% lifetime score on LCV’s National Environmental Scorecard


  • This seat is an open Senate seat and an incredible opportunity to elect a new champion to the U.S. Senate
  • If elected, Lisa Blunt Rochester would be the first black woman elected to represent Delaware in the Senate
  • Holding this seat in Delaware will help the environmental movement defend and expand its majority in the Senate and make it easier to pass climate legislation at the federal level


Lisa Blunt Rochester is running to represent Delaware in the U.S. Senate. She currently represents the state in the U.S. House and previously served as the state’s first African American woman Secretary of Labor and as the CEO of the Metropolitan Wilmington Urban League, a public policy think-tank. Representative Blunt Rochester has been a vocal advocate for addressing the threat of climate change and rising sea levels. She is committed to strengthening the state’s infrastructure in order to prepare for the impacts of climate change. In 2023 as a member of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee of Health, she co-sponsored the Technology Assessment for Air Quality Management Act, which would authorize $55 million over five years for the EPA to expand technology for monitoring air quality and protect environmental justice communities. In the Senate, Blunt Rochester will continue advocating for a clean energy economy in Delaware as the state transitions from manufacturing and chemicals. Representative Blunt Rochester has earned a 97% lifetime score on LCV’s National Environmental Scorecard. Representative Blunt Rochester is endorsed by LCV Action Fund.

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