Animals only win when humane candidates and issues do. We endorse candidates based on their records or positions on animal welfare issues. We do not judge candidates on their party affiliation or any other issue.

2021 Endorsements

Mark Herring
Attorney General, Virginia
Mark Herring
  • Herring launched the nation’s first Animal Law Unit within an attorney general’s office.
  • Herring's Animal Law Unit has indicted a roadside zoo owner for wildlife trafficking, cruelty, and violations of the Endangered Species Act.
  • Herring's Animal Law Unit has cracked down on a cockfighting operation in Powhatan County of more than 300 birds.
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