After signing the pledge on March 5, Carter violated it by taking at least nine large donations from fossil fuel interests.
Karen Carter Peterson
Carter has not responded to inquiries from Sludge or the No Fossil Fuel Money pledge and risks having his name removed from the pledge website.
In the race to replace oil and gas ally Cedric Richmond, the leading candidates have their own histories with the industry.
Over one-third of the DNC Credentials Committee consists of members appointed by Tom Perez, including a U.S. Chamber of Commerce executive and a prominent corporate lobbyist.