Sierra Club Endorses Brad Schneider in IL-10


Nation’s Largest Environmental Organization Touts Schneider’s Record on Environmental Issues

 NORTHBROOK, IL – Today, Democrat for Congress, Brad Schneider (IL-10) announced the endorsement of the Sierra Club for both the Primary and General elections.

“I am incredibly honored to have again earned the endorsement of one of the nation’s leading and most influential environmental organizations, the Sierra Club,” said Brad Schneider. “Protecting and ensuring a healthy, sustainable environment for future generations is one of my top priorities and I am looking forward to continuing to work with the Sierra Club when I return to Congress.

“We are very pleased to announce today that the Sierra Club officially endorses Brad Schneider for Congress,” said Jack Darin, Executive Director of the Sierra Club Illinois. “We are confident that he will continue to work to protect healthy air and water, protect our open spaces and work to build a clean energy economy that will create jobs in Illinois and the 10th District. As a Congressman, Brad fought to protect funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Fund, and we know we can count on him to represent our values. Our volunteers are excited and ready to do all they can to get Brad elected and look forward to a victory on election night.”

Two weeks out from the primary election, Schneider continues to build momentum that has resulted in a 30-point lead over his Primary opponent. In addition to the Sierra Club endorsement, he also has the support of The Daily Herald, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Secretary of State Jesse White, Illinois AFL-CIO, and more than 100 state and federal and local elected officials. See the full list of endorsements here.

About the Sierra Club:

The Sierra Club is America’s largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization, with more than 2.4 million members and supporters. In addition to helping people from all backgrounds explore nature and our outdoor heritage, the Sierra Club works to promote clean energy, safeguard the health of our communities, protect wildlife, and preserve our remaining wild places through grassroots activism, public education, lobbying, and legal action. For more information, visit