Animals only win when humane candidates and issues do. Below is our list of candidates we have chosen to endorse based on their records or positions on animal welfare issues. We do not judge candidates on their party affiliation or any other issue.

2020 Endorsements

Vern Buchanan
U.S. House, Florida
Vern Buchanan
  • Co-chair of the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus (CAPC), a bipartisan organization that champions animal welfare issues.
  • Received a perfect score of 100+ on HSLF’s 2019 Humane Scorecard.
  • Was a lead sponsor of the Prevent Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act, signed into law last year.
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Earl Blumenauer
U.S. House, Oregon
Earl Blumenauer
  • Co-chair of the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus (CAPC), a bipartisan organization that champions animal welfare issues.
  • Received a perfect score of 100+ on HSLF’s 2019 Humane Scorecard.
  • Led efforts to prevent the U.S. from issuing permits for the importation of elephant or lion trophies from Zimbabwe, Zambia, or Tanzania.
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