LCV score Life: 90%

  • Cook Political Report: Republican Toss-up
  • PVI D+8
  • Roll Call: Toss-up

Opponent: Bob Dold
LCV score: 2015: 37% Life: 45%

“I think a carbon tax is an example of a market mechanism and I think there are ways we can use the market that will create incentives for companies and consumers to lower their emissions. Yes,” said Brad Schneider, indicating his support for a carbon tax to fight climate change.” “Brad Schneider’s support of a carbon tax is a bold, leadership position in a swing district. His election will contribute to a majority in Congress for action on climate change. That is why Brad Schneider is one of our top 3, priority U.S. House candidates in the 2016 elections,” said Karyn Strickler, president of Vote Climate U.S. PAC.