When people vote, the environment is not always at the top of their minds.
But behind the scenes, the environment is a big part of this year’s election.
Environmental groups have emerged as some of the top spenders in elections in the Northwest - thanks to the help of California Billionaire, Tom Steyer.
It’s about 8AM. I’m in Bellingham about to go mall walking.
Doug Ericksen: "Hey are you Ashley? Alright let’s roll. We’re on the clock."
Senator Doug Ericksen gently coaxes his aging father, Len, on his morning walk around the Bellis Fair Mall.