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Steven Cervantes

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Steven Cervantes

Mayor

Survey Score: 95%


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Colorado Rising
Thornton Candidates Candidate Score Card


Q:

Will you commit to refusing campaign contributions from fossil fuel companies?

A:

Yes

Q:

Do you agree that the continued proliferation of oil and gas extraction is a major contributor to the climate crisis?

A:

Yes

Q:

Do you pledge to support/advance policies that protect communities from the cumulative impacts of climate change?

A:

Yes

Q:

If you answered "Yes" to the above question, how will you protect communities?

A:

I plan to ban fracking within city limits and commit the city to 100% renewable energy.

Q:

Do you support state Senate Bill 19-181 which grants local governments authority over oil & gas operations within their jurisdiction?

A:

Yes

Q:

Do you believe that local governments should have the right to enact bans or moratoria on fracking to safeguard residents from the inherent dangers associated with oil & gas development?

A:

Yes

Q:

If yes on the above, do you support a ban on fracking in your municipality?

A:

Yes

Q:

Did you support Proposition 112, which aimed to create 2500 foot setbacks for homes, schools, hospitals, parks, playgrounds and water sources from all new oil & gas operations?

A:

Yes

Q:

Do you agree that the COGCC should pause all new permits for oil & gas development until the new rule-making process is complete and an independent cumulative impact study has been done?

A:

Yes

Q:

Will you advocate for state agencies and the oil and gas industry to abide by the precautionary principle in order to protect Colorado’s air, water, and public health?

A:

Yes

Q:

What are your specific plans to reduce the threat of climate change once you get into office?

A:

My plan to reduce climate change: -Transition the city's fleet to electric vehicles -Commit all municipal buildings to be powered by 100% renewable energy -Commit to a 100% city wide renewable energy transition afterwards -Build walk/biker friendly communities -Lure results oriented work employers to the city and advocate for work from home jobs -Have businesses list their net energy ratings so that shoppers know the businesses they are supporting care about being energy efficient

Q:

What will you do to attract other environmentally friendly industries such as hemp, solar, wind, geothermal?

A:

My plan to attract these industries is with rebates/credits and expedite the permitting process.