Senator

Ben Allen

Chair of a key Environmental Committee, the Senate Environmental Quality Committee & Co-Chair of the Environmental Caucus

  • Party: Democrat
  • District: 26 (Santa Monica)
  • Years in office: 7
  • 19 Pro-Environment Votes
  • Authored a Pro Environment Bill SB 343 Prohibiting Greenwashing of Non-Recyclable Waste

2021 Score: 100%

  • 67%CA Score
  • 98%Lifetime Score

Past Scores

  • 100%2020
  • 86%2019
  • 100%2018
  • 100%2017
  • 100%2016
  • 100%2015

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Legend Key

  • Pro-Environmental Action
  • Anti-Environmental Action
  • NV
    Did Not Vote on Good Bill,
    Counted Negatively
  • NV
    Did Not Vote on Bad Bill,
    Counted Positively
  • Excused Absence, Not Counted
    Positively or Negatively

2021 Environmental Votes

Bill Top Priority Bill Top Priority Bill Vote
SB 47 Increasing Spending Limits to Clean Up More Idle Oil Wells
Vote on SB 47 – Senate Natural Resources and Water - 4/13/21
Vote on SB 47 – Senate Floor - 6/1/21
Vote on SB 47 – Senate Floor #2 - 9/9/21
Top Priority Bill SB 260 The Climate Corporate Accountability Act
Vote on SB 260 – Senate Environmental Quality - 4/12/21
AB 284 Nature-Based Climate Solutions on Natural and Working Lands
Vote on AB 284 – Senate Environmental Quality - 6/28/21
Vote on AB 284 – Senate Natural Resources and Water - 7/13/21
Top Priority Bill SB 342 Environmental Justice Representation on the South Coast AQMD Board
Vote on SB 342 – Senate Environmental Quality - 4/12/21
Top Priority Bill SB 343 Prohibiting Greenwashing of Non-Recyclable Waste
Vote on SB 343 – Senate Environmental Quality - 3/15/21
Vote on SB 343 – Senate Floor - 6/1/21
Vote on SB 343 – Senate Floor #2 - 9/9/21
Top Priority Bill SB 467 Banning Fracking & Oil Drilling in Neighborhoods
Vote on SB 467 – Senate Natural Resources and Water - 4/13/21
Top Priority Bill AB 525 Offshore Wind Energy Planning for a Clean Energy Future
Vote on AB 525 – Senate Natural Resources and Water - 7/13/21
Vote on AB 525 – Assembly Floor #2 - 9/9/21
AB 1238 Freedom to Walk Act
Vote on AB 1238 – Senate Transportation - 6/29/21
Vote on AB 1238 – Senate Floor - 9/8/21
AB 1346 Zero Emission Lawn and Garden Equipment
Vote on AB 1346 – Senate Environmental Quality - 7/12/21
Vote on AB 1346 – Senate Floor - 9/8/21
Top Priority Bill AB 1395 The California Climate Crisis Act
Vote on AB 1395 – Senate Environmental Quality - 7/12/21
Vote on AB 1395 – Senate Floor - 9/10/21

How We Calculated The 2021 Weighted Score

95%Environmental Votes

5%CA Score

Extra Credit:

+1for authoring a pro-environment Scorecard bill

-1for accepting oil money