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Congressional Champions

Ocean Champions, a 501(c)(4), with an attached political action committee (PAC), is the first-ever political advocacy organization dedicated to protecting the ocean and its wildlife. Ocean Champions is focused on building champions for ocean conservation in the U.S. Congress.

Click on a state below, or use the drop down, to learn more about ocean champions in Congress we’ve endorsed and supported (and who won) or are endorsing in the current election. In making endorsement decisions, the Ocean Champions Board of Directors considers a number of factors, including a candidate’s past voting record on ocean issues, future leadership potential, potential committee assignments, and candidate interviews.

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Congressional Cycles

2018 Endorsements2017-2018 2015-2016 2013-2014 2011-2012 2009-2010 2007-2008 2005-2006

Senators Party State
Sen. Martin Heinrich D nm
Representatives Party District
Rep. Julia Brownley D ca-26
Rep. Salud Carbajal D ca-24
Rep. Joseph Crowley D ny-14th
Rep. Jared Huffman D ca-2
Rep. Joe Kennedy III D ma-4
Rep. Leonard Lance R nj-7
Rep. Alan Lowenthal D ca-47
Rep. Jerry McNerney D ca-9
Rep. Grace Napolitano D ca-32
Rep. Jimmy Panetta D ca-20
Rep. Scott Peters D ca-52
Rep. Adam Schiff D ca-28
Rep. Eric Swalwell D ca-15
Rep. Mark Takano D ca-41
House Candidate Party District
Doug Chin D hi-1
Katie Porter D ca-45
Harley Rouda D ca-48