Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Sierra Club and League of Conservation Voters  Endorse Sarah Boot for San Diego City Council District 2


SAN DIEGO – Today, Sarah Boot was endorsed by two prominent national environmental organizations in her run for San Diego City Council District 2. The Sierra Club and the League of Conservation Voters evaluated all candidates in the race and determined that former prosecutor Sarah Boot’s commitment to environmental protection and her leadership on coastal issues make her the clear choice for environmentalists in the race.

Livia Borak, President of the League of Conservation Voters San Diego (LCVSD) said, “LCVSD is proud to endorse Sarah Boot for District 2. Sarah is an intelligent and thoughtful candidate with a strong conservation ethic. As a coastal district representative, we know Sarah will make clean water and beaches, resource protection, and preservation of open spaces a priority. We're looking forward to continued support of Sarah, our future environmental champion.”

The Sierra Club issued a statement by Robert Holland of the San Diego Chapter saying, “The Sierra Club is pleased to announce our endorsement of Sarah Boot's campaign for San Diego's City Council. Sarah has a long history of supporting environmental causes and is committed to redirecting resources to preserve San Diego's beaches and bays. Sarah's commitment to advocating for renewable energy sources, safe drinking water, and clean beaches make her the environmentalist's choice for San Diego City Council.” 

Boot had this to say about her recent endorsements, “I’m especially proud on the 44th anniversary of Earth Day to announce the endorsement of my campaign by leaders in the environmental movement.” Boot added, “If elected, I am 100% committed to protecting our beaches and bays, guarding our open spaces, and serving as a voice for the coast.”