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State Polls: Energy Important to Voters

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Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted August 14, 2014

Energy figures to be an important voting issue come November in a number of key states, new polling indicates. In separate surveys conducted by Harris Poll registered voters in FloridaMissouriNew YorkNew Jersey and Pennsylvania – 70 percent or more in each state – said they are more likely to favor a candidate who supports increasing oil and natural gas production and energy infrastructure. 

Another result that could generate traction in this fall’s elections: More than 60 percent of registered voters in each of the states said they think the federal government doesn’t do enough to encourage the development of the nation’s energy infrastructure.

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Election 2012: Vote 4 Energy

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Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted November 5, 2012

CNBC’s “Squawk Box” has this interview with former GE Chairman Jack Welch in which he discusses the impact regulation could have on U.S. energy development and the economy – central themes in the 2012 election

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Vote 4 Energy: Our Choice

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Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted November 2, 2012

Most of this year our “Vote 4 Energy” campaign has encouraged Americans to consider their vote through an energy lens – assessing candidates at various levels by their stances on the strategies and policies that would most effectively strengthen our country’s energy security.

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Live Event: 'Energy and the Economy'

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Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted October 25, 2012

Check out today's Vote 4 Energy event, "Energy and the Economy," beginning at 9 a.m., here.

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Vote 4 Energy’s Metro Profile

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Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted January 9, 2012

Check out the slideshow below for a visual on the new “Vote 4 Energy” campaign – as currently seen in the Capitol South Metro station.

The goal is to raise voter awareness of energy issues in this election year. The hope is more Americans will see their vote this year as key to a pro-energy development approach that could create jobs, generate tax revenues for our government and help make America more secure.

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Starting the Energy Debate

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Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted January 5, 2012

Will Americans vote energy in 2012? We think they should, and API President and CEO Jack Gerard made a compelling argument for it yesterday at the second State of American Energy event in Washington, D.C.

Gerard’s speech was both an appeal and a signal. The appeal: America’s oil and natural gas industry believes there’s never been a better time for a fact-based debate on energy that focuses on ways to help make this country more energy self-reliant and more secure. The signal: API’s new Vote 4 Energy campaign is under way, designed to persuade American voters to be energy-issue voters in this election year.

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Vote 4 Energy: The Launch

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Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted January 4, 2012

Challenge: Getting more Americans to see themselves as energy-issue voters in 2012.

Solution: API’s Vote 4 Energy campaign, launched today at the second State of American Energy event at Washington, D.C.’s Newseum.

In a keynote speech President and CEO Jack Gerard framed the energy-related issues upon which API hopes to engage Americans with the new informational campaign:

  • America as an energy-rich nation.
  • America’s oil and natural gas industry as a tremendous catalyst for job creation, economic growth and energy production.
  • Energy as key to America’s future security.

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