Michigan League of Conservation Voters announces endorsements in Oakland County races

Michigan League of Conservation Voters announces endorsements in Oakland County races

Lansing, MI – The Michigan League of Conservation Voters (Michigan LCV) today announced endorsements for candidates running for Oakland County Commissioner and County Executive.

“It’s never been more important to have dedicated leaders who will put the health and safety of our residents first,” said Londell Thomas, political and outreach director for Michigan LCV. “These Oakland County candidates will fight to reduce air pollution and protect our drinking water at both the local and state levels.”

Michigan LCV endorsements, it’s fourth round this year, are awarded to candidates who demonstrate a strong commitment to protecting the health of Michigan’s communities, which includes but is not limited to: cleaning up toxic contamination in our water; addressing the climate crisis; addressing inequities in our communities around air quality and access to clean water; and protecting our natural resources.

Endorsements are decided through a thorough vetting process that includes completion of a questionnaire and an in-person interview.

Michigan LCV endorsed the following candidates:

Oakland County Board of Commissioners:

  • Kristen Nelson (D-5)
  • Gwen Markham (D-9)
  • Kelly Dillaha (D-12)
  • Melanie Hartman (D-15)
  • Penny Luebs (D-16)
  • Charlie Cavell (D-18)


Oakland County Executive

  • Dave Coulter (D)


For a full list of Michigan LCV’s endorsements visit:


Michigan LCV is the leading non-partisan political voice for Michigan’s land, air and water, and endorses candidates for office who will make the protection of our natural resources a priority in the State Legislature. Visit our website:

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