2016 Elections

Vote Climate U.S. PAC
2016 Election Results

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Vote Climate U.S. PAC puts our hope in our 3 top priority winners, and our endorsed candidates, that in these challenging times, we might still make some progress on the issue of climate change and at least that they will obstruct attempts to move backwards before the 2018 election. We are proud of the racial and gender diversity that our top priority and endorsed candidates represent.

TOP PRIORITY CANDIDATES – These were 6 critical races in hotly contested, swing districts with climate change leaders, for whom Vote Climate U.S. PAC implemented a paid, social media campaign:

U.S. Senate

  • Maggie Hassan (D) NH - WINNER
  • Russ Feingold (D) WI - Loss
  • Katie McGinty (D) PA - Loss

U.S. House


  • Carol Shea-Porter (D) NH-1 - WINNER
  • Brad Schneider (D) IL-10 - WINNER
  • Emily Cain (D) ME-2 - Loss
6 top priority candidates:

WIN RATE Overall:
3 winners - 50%
U.S. Senate Priority:
1 winner – 33%
U.S. House Priority:
2 winners – 67%

Facebook Ad Campaign
Overall Reach All Ads:
1,038,024
(Breakdown of some ads below)


Holy BLEEP Mabel Ad Results
Reach:
618,946 REACHED U.S. Senate & U.S. House TOTAL
442,033 VIEWED
71% Average

U.S. Senate
344,038 U.S. SENATE REACH
238,091 VIDEO VIEWS
69%

  • Maggie Hassan (D) NH - WINNER 76,256 Reach/60,025 Views/79%
  • Russ Feingold (D) WI - Loss
  • Katie McGinty (D) PA - Loss

U.S. House
273,537 HOUSE REACH
202,179 VIDEO VIEWS
74%


  • Carol Shea-Porter (D) NH-1 – WINNER 88,447 Reach/63,281 Views/70%
  • Brad Schneider (D) IL-10 - WINNER 109,439 Reach/76,727 Views/70%
  • Emily Cain (D) ME-2 - Loss

Bliss or This Ad Results
General Slide Show & Priority Candidate/Trump Slide Show Combined
62,840 Reach
42,225
67%


2016 ENDORSED CANDIDATES – These are climate-action candidates. Our endorsement recognizes their leadership on climate change. While Vote Climate U.S. PAC takes no credit for our endorsed candidate’s victories, 90% won their races - 100% in the U.S. Senate, 82% in the U.S. House.

U.S. Senate:
  • Chris Van Hollen (D) MD - WINNER
  • Chuck Schumer (D) NY - WINNER
  • Kamala Harris (D) CA - WINNER
  • Brian Schatz (D) HI - WINNER
  • Patty Murray (D) WA - WINNER
  • Richard Blumenthal (D) CT - WINNER
  • Patrick Leahy (D) VT - WINNER
  • Catherine Cortez Masto (D) NV - WINNER
  • Ron Wyden (D) OR - WINNER
U.S. House:
  • Jamie Raskin (D) MD-8 - WINNER
  • John Delaney (D) MD-6 - WINNER
  • Don McEachin (D) VA-4 - WINNER
  • Nanette Barragan (D) CA-44 - WINNER
  • Ted Lieu (D) CA-33 - WINNER
  • Salud Carbajal (D) CA-24 - WINNER
  • Raja Krishnamoorthi (D) – IL-8 – WINNER
  • John B. Larson (D) CT-1 - WINNER
  • Earl Blumenauer (D) OR-3 - WINNER
  • Morgan Carroll (D) CO-6 - Loss
  • Shaughnessy Naughton (D) PA-8 - Loss