Reader opinion: Stauber poor on the environment
Every year, the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) rates members of Congress on their scorecard, based on how senators and representatives voted on environmental issues. Members of Congress receive ratings from 0% to 100%.
Representative Pete Stauber received a 7% rating in the 2019 LCV scorecard, the most recent LCV scorecard available. The LCV scorecard can be viewed at scorecard.lcv.org/moc/pete-stauber .
This is one of the lowest ratings a member of Congress can receive. According to the LCV scorecard, Representative Stauber voted against pro-environment legislation almost all of the time. This poor record is not surprising given Representative Stauber's support for environmentally damaging proposals such as copper/nickel mining near the Boundary Waters and the Line 3 replacement pipeline.
Voters who care about the environment should not vote for Representative Stauber because of his poor record on environmental issues.