Political Action Begins At Home
Electric cooperatives recognize that the rural electric program was born in politics and can die in politics. Maintaining an active, grassroots role in the political process is critical if electric cooperatives are to continue providing reliable, affordable electric service. The truly democratic structure of the rural electric program fosters a natural base of grassroots support. This support has allowed Pennsylvania's electric cooperatives to develop one of the best political and regulatory structures in the entire country.
Cooperative directors, managers, employees and consumer-members can support rural electrification by joining the Action Committee for Rural Electrification (ACRE), the non-partisan political action committee that represents the interests of the nation's electric cooperatives and their consumer-members.