Caring About Environment Is 'Default' in 3 Tight House Races in Wash.

"Washington residents, many of whom are hikers and bikers, spend a lot of time outdoors. And many voters care about the environment, according to a recent survey of registered voters in southwest Washington, commissioned by two environmental groups. Seventy-three percent said conservation is important when considering whether to support a political candidate.

But even in Washington, jobs and government spending, rather than the environment, have dominated the dialogue in the three close U.S. House races. "

Amanda Peterka reports for Greenwire October 26, 2010.


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Source: Greenwire, 10/28/2010