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Travis Allen on Drugs
Republican candidate for California Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Travis Allen on other issues.
  • Opposed pot law barring state cooperation with Feds. (Jun 2017)
Jerry Brown on Drugs
Democratic Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jerry Brown on other issues.
  • How many people can get stoned and still have a great state? (Mar 2014)
  • Vetoed prosecutor discretion on drugs; keep it a felony. (Oct 2013)
  • Vetoed reducing drug possession from felony to misdemeanor. (Oct 2013)
  • Rated C by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Nov 2016)
John Chiang on Drugs
Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger: Click here for John Chiang on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Delaine Eastin on Drugs
Democratic candidate for Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Delaine Eastin on other issues.
  • Supports legalization, but would tax more. (Sep 2017)
Eric Garcetti on Drugs
Mayor of Los Angeles: Click here for Eric Garcetti on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Hadley on Drugs
Republican candidate for Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Hadley on other issues.
  • $85 million funding for drug and gang enforcement programs. (May 2017)
Zoltan Istvan on Drugs
Transhumanist Party nominee for Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Zoltan Istvan on other issues.
  • Marijuana helps improve lives; end the Drug War. (Aug 2016)
Neel Kashkari on Drugs
Republican Gubernatorial Challenger : Click here for the full quote OR click here for Neel Kashkari on other issues.
  • When you legalize something, you send a signal you approve. (Nov 2013)
Jerry Sanders on Drugs
Mayor of San Diego: Click here for Jerry Sanders on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Hilda Solis on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-32): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Hilda Solis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Rated +10 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
Antonio Villaraigosa on Drugs
Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Antonio Villaraigosa on other issues.
  • Pro-legalization with safeguards. (Oct 2016)

Senate:

CA 2018: 2018 CA Governor's race


Elizabeth Emken on Drugs
Republican Challenger: Click here for Elizabeth Emken on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Pete Aguilar on Drugs
Democratic House Member (District 31): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Pete Aguilar on other issues.
  • Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
Joe Baca on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-43): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Joe Baca on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Rated -20 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Expunge records for first drug offenders after probation. (Jul 2011)
  • Rated 50% by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Jan 2014)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Karen Bass on Drugs
Democrat (District 37): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Karen Bass on other issues.
  • Rated C by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Nov 2016)
Xavier Becerra on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-31): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Xavier Becerra on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated +25 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 75% by NORML, indicating a pro-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
  • Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
Ami Bera on Drugs
Democrat (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ami Bera on other issues.
  • Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
Howard Berman on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-28): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Howard Berman on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated +30 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
  • Rated 75% by NORML, indicating a pro-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Brian Bilbray on Drugs
Republican Representative (CA-50): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Brian Bilbray on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Rated -20 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 25% by NORML, indicating an anti-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
Mary Bono on Drugs
Republican Representative (CA-45): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Mary Bono on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated -20 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 25% by NORML, indicating an anti-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
Julia Brownley on Drugs
Democrat (District 26): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Julia Brownley on other issues.
  • Decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana. (Oct 2010)
  • Rated B+ by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
  • Immunity for banks offering services to marijuana businesses. (Apr 2015)
Ken Calvert on Drugs
Republican Representative (CA-44): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Ken Calvert on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 25% by NORML, indicating an anti-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
  • Rated C by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Nov 2016)
  • Ban federal funding for needle-exchange programs. (Mar 1999)
Tony Cardenas on Drugs
Democrat (District 29): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tony Cardenas on other issues.
  • Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
Judy Chu on Drugs
Democrat (District 27): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Judy Chu on other issues.
  • Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
Paul Cook on Drugs
Republican (District 8): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Paul Cook on other issues.
  • Rated D by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Nov 2016)
  • Disallow buying marijuana with food stamps. (May 2015)
Jim Costa on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-20): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jim Costa on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Rated -10 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 50% by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Jan 2014)
  • Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
Susan Davis on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-53): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Susan Davis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Rated +10 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 75% by NORML, indicating a pro-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
  • Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
Jeff Denham on Drugs
Republican (District 10): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jeff Denham on other issues.
  • Rated D by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Nov 2016)
Mark DeSaulnier on Drugs
Democratic House Member (District 11): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mark DeSaulnier on other issues.
  • Reduce drug possession from felony to misdemeanor. (Sep 2013)
  • Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
Anna Eshoo on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-14): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Anna Eshoo on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated +20 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
  • Rated 75% by NORML, indicating a pro-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
  • Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
Sam Farr on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-17): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Sam Farr on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Legalize medical marijuana. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated A by VOTE-HEMP, indicating a pro-hemp voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated +20 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
  • Expunge records for first drug offenders after probation. (Jul 2011)
  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (May 2011)
  • Sponsored no federal enforcement against legal state marijuana. (Apr 2013)
  • Exempt industrial hemp from marijuana laws. (Feb 2013)
  • Rated 75% by NORML, indicating a pro-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
  • Rated B+ by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
John Garamendi on Drugs
Democrat (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Garamendi on other issues.
  • Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
Mike Honda on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-15): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Mike Honda on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Rated -5 by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Dec 2006)
  • End harsher sentencing for crack vs. powder cocaine. (Jun 2007)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (May 2011)
  • Exempt industrial hemp from marijuana laws. (Jun 2013)
  • Rated 75% by NORML, indicating a pro-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
  • Rated A by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Jared Huffman on Drugs
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jared Huffman on other issues.
  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (Mar 2013)
  • Exempt industrial hemp from marijuana laws. (Mar 2013)
  • Rated A+ by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
  • Immunity for banks offering services to marijuana businesses. (May 2015)
Duncan Hunter Jr. on Drugs
Republican (District 50): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Duncan Hunter Jr. on other issues.
  • Develop counterdrug strategy for federal open lands. (Feb 2011)
Darrell Issa on Drugs
Republican Representative (CA-49); Initiator of Recall CA Governor: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Darrell Issa on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Establish drug testing standards for major league sports. (May 2005)
  • Rated -20 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 50% by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Jan 2014)
  • Rated D by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Nov 2016)
Steve Knight on Drugs
Republican House Member (District 25): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Steve Knight on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reducing possession from felony to misdemeanor. (Sep 2013)
  • Rated C by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Nov 2016)
Doug LaMalfa on Drugs
Republican (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Doug LaMalfa on other issues.
  • Strengthen penalties and sentences for drug-related crimes. (Nov 2002)
  • Rated F by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Nov 2016)
  • Disallow buying marijuana with food stamps. (May 2015)
Barbara Lee on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-9): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Barbara Lee on other issues.
  • Voted NO on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Legalize medical marijuana. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated +30 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • End harsher sentencing for crack vs. powder cocaine. (Jun 2007)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
  • Expunge records for first drug offenders after probation. (Jul 2011)
  • Sponsored no federal enforcement against legal state marijuana. (Apr 2013)
  • Exempt industrial hemp from marijuana laws. (Feb 2013)
  • Rated 75% by NORML, indicating a pro-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
  • Rated A+ by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
  • Immunity for banks offering services to marijuana businesses. (Jul 2015)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Ted Lieu on Drugs
Democratic House Member (District 33): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ted Lieu on other issues.
  • Reduce drug possession from felony to misdemeanor. (Sep 2013)
  • Rated A+ by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
  • Immunity for banks offering services to marijuana businesses. (Sep 2015)
Zoe Lofgren on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-16): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Zoe Lofgren on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Legalize medical marijuana. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated +20 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
  • Exempt industrial hemp from marijuana laws. (Jul 2013)
  • Rated 75% by NORML, indicating a pro-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
  • Rated A+ by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
  • Immunity for banks offering services to marijuana businesses. (Apr 2015)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Alan Lowenthal on Drugs
Democrat (District 47): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Alan Lowenthal on other issues.
  • Rated A by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
Dan Lungren on Drugs
Republican Representative (CA-3): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Dan Lungren on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Rated -10 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Enhance interdiction by criminalizing unflagged submarines. (Jul 2008)
  • Rated 25% by NORML, indicating an anti-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
Doris Matsui on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-5): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Doris Matsui on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Rated -20 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 75% by NORML, indicating a pro-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
  • Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Kevin McCarthy on Drugs
Republican: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Kevin McCarthy on other issues.
  • Just say no--drug abusers lead dangerous lives. (Oct 2005)
  • Stricter penalties for drug-related crimes. (Nov 2002)
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Develop counterdrug strategy for federal open lands. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 25% by NORML, indicating an anti-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
  • Rated D by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Nov 2016)
Jerry McNerney on Drugs
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jerry McNerney on other issues.
  • Support mandatory jail sentences for selling illegal drugs. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Rated 50% by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Jan 2014)
  • Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
Grace Napolitano on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-38): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Grace Napolitano on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Rated +10 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 75% by NORML, indicating a pro-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
  • Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Devin Nunes on Drugs
Republican Representative (CA-21): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Devin Nunes on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Rated -20 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Sponsored bill for counterdrug strategy on federal lands. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 25% by NORML, indicating an anti-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
  • Rated D by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Nov 2016)
Nancy Pelosi on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-8): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Nancy Pelosi on other issues.
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Legalize medical marijuana. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated +20 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
Scott Peters on Drugs
Democrat (District 52): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Scott Peters on other issues.
  • Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
  • Immunity for banks offering services to marijuana businesses. (Apr 2015)
Laura Richardson on Drugs
Democrat: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Laura Richardson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Dana Rohrabacher on Drugs
Republican Representative (CA-46): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Dana Rohrabacher on other issues.
  • Voted NO on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Legalize medical marijuana. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated D by VOTE-HEMP, indicating an anti-hemp voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated +30 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (May 2011)
  • No federal enforcement against legal state marijuana. (Apr 2013)
  • Exempt industrial hemp from marijuana laws. (Feb 2013)
  • Rated 50% by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Jan 2014)
  • Rated A+ by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
  • Let states legalize industrial hemp. (Apr 2009)
Lucille Roybal-Allard on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-34): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Lucille Roybal-Allard on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated +20 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
  • Rated 75% by NORML, indicating a pro-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
  • Rated B- by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Ed Royce on Drugs
Republican Representative (CA-40): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Ed Royce on other issues.
  • Voted NO on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated +10 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 25% by NORML, indicating an anti-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
  • Rated D by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Nov 2016)
Raul Ruiz on Drugs
Democrat (District 36): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Raul Ruiz on other issues.
  • Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
Linda Sanchez on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-39): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Linda Sanchez on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Establish drug testing standards for major league sports. (May 2005)
  • Rated +20 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
  • Expunge records for first drug offenders after probation. (Jul 2011)
  • Rated 75% by NORML, indicating a pro-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
  • Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Adam Schiff on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-29): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Adam Schiff on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Rated +10 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 75% by NORML, indicating a pro-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
Brad Sherman on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-27): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Brad Sherman on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Legalize medical marijuana. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated +30 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 75% by NORML, indicating a pro-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
  • Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
  • Immunity for banks offering services to marijuana businesses. (Apr 2015)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Jackie Speier on Drugs
Democrat: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jackie Speier on other issues.
  • Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Pete Stark on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-13): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Pete Stark on other issues.
  • Voted NO on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Legalize medical marijuana. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated A by VOTE-HEMP, indicating a pro-hemp voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated +30 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • End harsher sentencing for crack vs. powder cocaine. (Jun 2007)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
  • Expunge records for first drug offenders after probation. (Jul 2011)
  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (May 2011)
  • Rated 50% by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Jan 2014)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
  • Let states legalize industrial hemp. (Apr 2009)
Eric Swalwell on Drugs
Democrat (District 15): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Eric Swalwell on other issues.
  • Rated A by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
  • Immunity for banks offering services to marijuana businesses. (Jul 2015)
Mark Takano on Drugs
Democrat (District 41): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mark Takano on other issues.
  • Increase penalties for selling illegal drugs. (Nov 1998)
  • Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
Mike Thompson on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-1): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Mike Thompson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Legalize medical marijuana. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated A by VOTE-HEMP, indicating a pro-hemp voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated Zero by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 75% by NORML, indicating a pro-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
  • Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
Norma Torres on Drugs
Democratic House Member (District 35): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Norma Torres on other issues.
  • Food stamps for drug felons; immunity for reporting overdose. (Sep 2014)
  • Reduce drug possession from felony to misdemeanor. (Sep 2013)
  • Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
David Valadao on Drugs
Republican (District 21): Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Valadao on other issues.
  • Rated D by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Nov 2016)
Juan Vargas on Drugs
Democrat (District 51): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Juan Vargas on other issues.
  • Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
Mimi Walters on Drugs
Republican House Member (District 45): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mimi Walters on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reducing possession from felony to misdemeanor. (Sep 2013)
  • Rated D by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Nov 2016)
Maxine Waters on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-35): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Maxine Waters on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Legalize medical marijuana. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated +25 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
  • Rated 50% by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Jan 2014)
  • Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Carly Fiorina on Drugs
SBA Director: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Carly Fiorina on other issues.
  • Marijuana is a very complex chemical substance, unlike beer. (Nov 2015)
  • Marijuana laws should be left to the states. (Oct 2015)
  • I don't support legal pot, but I support states' pot choice. (Oct 2015)
  • Drug addiction is an epidemic that takes our young people. (Sep 2015)
  • Stepdaughter died of addiction; invest in treatment of drugs. (Sep 2015)
  • Provide Mexico support in war on drugs. (Sep 2010)
Darrell Issa on Drugs
Republican Representative (CA-49); Initiator of Recall CA Governor: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Darrell Issa on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Establish drug testing standards for major league sports. (May 2005)
  • Rated -20 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 50% by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Jan 2014)
  • Rated D by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Nov 2016)
Gavin Newsom on Drugs
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Gavin Newsom on other issues.
  • Let California legalization continue. (Jul 2017)
  • Pushed Proposition 64, legalizing adult use of marijuana. (Jan 2017)
  • I'm not pro-pot, but anti-prohibition; opposed 2010 Prop 19. (Jan 2017)
Arnold Schwarzenegger on Drugs
Republican CA Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Arnold Schwarzenegger on other issues.
  • Admitted to marijuana usage, but no hard drugs. (Oct 2010)
  • No legalization except for the medicinal use of marijuana. (Aug 2003)
Keith Holbrook on Drugs
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for Keith Holbrook on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gail Lightfoot on Drugs
2000 Libertarian Challenger for Senate (CA): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Gail Lightfoot on other issues.
  • The war on drugs is a war on people. (Jul 2010)
  • Opposes “Drug use is immoral”. (Oct 2000)
Orly Taitz on Drugs
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for Orly Taitz on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Campbell on Drugs
Republican Representative (CA-48): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for John Campbell on other issues.
  • Voted NO on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Rated +20 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (May 2011)
  • Exempt industrial hemp from marijuana laws. (Feb 2013)
  • Rated 75% by NORML, indicating a pro-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
Dennis Cardoza on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-18): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Dennis Cardoza on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Rated -20 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 50% by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Jan 2014)
David Dreier on Drugs
Republican Representative (CA-26): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for David Dreier on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 25% by NORML, indicating an anti-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
Bob Filner on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-51): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Bob Filner on other issues.
  • Voted NO on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Legalize medical marijuana. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated +25 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • End harsher sentencing for crack vs. powder cocaine. (Jun 2007)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
  • Expunge records for first drug offenders after probation. (Jul 2011)
  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (Dec 2011)
  • Rated 75% by NORML, indicating a pro-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Elton Gallegly on Drugs
Republican Representative (CA-24): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Elton Gallegly on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Develop counterdrug strategy for federal open lands. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 0% by NORML, indicating an anti-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
Jane Harman on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-36): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jane Harman on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Rated +10 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 75% by NORML, indicating a pro-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Wally Herger on Drugs
Republican Representative (CA-2): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Wally Herger on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Develop counterdrug strategy for federal open lands. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 25% by NORML, indicating an anti-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
  • Ban federal funding for needle-exchange programs. (Mar 1999)
Jerry Lewis on Drugs
Republican Representative (CA-41): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jerry Lewis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 25% by NORML, indicating an anti-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
Tom McClintock on Drugs
Republican (District 4): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Tom McClintock on other issues.
  • Supports medical marijuana use under Prop 215. (Sep 2003)
  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (May 2011)
  • Exempt industrial hemp from marijuana laws. (Feb 2013)
  • Rated B+ by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
  • Let states legalize industrial hemp. (Apr 2009)
Buck McKeon on Drugs
Republican Representative (CA-25): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Buck McKeon on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Develop counterdrug strategy for federal open lands. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 0% by NORML, indicating an anti-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
Gloria Negrete McLeod on Drugs
Democrat (County run 2014) (District 35): Click here for Gloria Negrete McLeod on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gary Miller on Drugs
Republican Representative (CA-42): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Gary Miller on other issues.
  • Voted NO on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Rated Zero by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 0% by NORML, indicating an anti-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
George Miller on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-7): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for George Miller on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Legalize medical marijuana. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated A by VOTE-HEMP, indicating a pro-hemp voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated +20 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (May 2011)
  • Exempt industrial hemp from marijuana laws. (Feb 2013)
  • Rated 75% by NORML, indicating a pro-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
  • Let states legalize industrial hemp. (Apr 2009)
Doug Ose on Drugs
Republican challenger (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Doug Ose on other issues.
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Rated D by VOTE-HEMP, indicating an anti-hemp voting record. (Dec 2003)
Henry Waxman on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-30): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Henry Waxman on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Legalize medical marijuana. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated A by VOTE-HEMP, indicating a pro-hemp voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Establish drug testing standards for major league sports. (May 2005)
  • Rated +30 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
  • Rated 75% by NORML, indicating a pro-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Lynn Woolsey on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-6): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Lynn Woolsey on other issues.
  • Voted NO on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Legalize medical marijuana. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated A by VOTE-HEMP, indicating a pro-hemp voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated +20 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
  • Expunge records for first drug offenders after probation. (Jul 2011)
  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (May 2011)
  • Rated 75% by NORML, indicating a pro-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
  • Let states legalize industrial hemp. (Apr 2009)
Cruz Bustamante on Drugs
Former Democratic Lt. Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Cruz Bustamante on other issues.
  • Supports medical marijuana, if properly distributed. (Sep 2003)
Peter Camejo on Drugs
Former Green Challenger (2003): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Peter Camejo on other issues.
  • Supports medical marijuana; tobacco is more addictive. (Sep 2003)
Gray Davis on Drugs
Former Democratic: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Gray Davis on other issues.
  • $70M to combat methamphetamine. (Sep 2003)
  • More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War. (Aug 2000)
  • States should make drug policy, not feds. (Aug 2001)
Arianna Huffington on Drugs
Former Independent Challenger (2003): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Arianna Huffington on other issues.
  • Supports medical marijuana; fight Bush to keep Prop 215. (Sep 2003)
  • Hypocrisy infects America's insane drug war on every level. (Sep 2002)
  • Drug War is a disaster: need more prevention. (Jul 2000)
Tom McClintock on Drugs
Former Republican Challenger (2003): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Tom McClintock on other issues.
  • Supports medical marijuana use under Prop 215. (Sep 2003)
  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (May 2011)
  • Exempt industrial hemp from marijuana laws. (Feb 2013)
  • Rated B+ by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
  • Let states legalize industrial hemp. (Apr 2009)
Bill Simon on Drugs
Former Republican Challenger (2003): Click here for Bill Simon on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Peter Ueberroth on Drugs
Former Republican Challenger (2003): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Peter Ueberroth on other issues.
  • Supports medical marijuana to reduce suffering. (Sep 2003)
Bill Baker on Drugs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 10): Click here for Bill Baker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sonny Bono on Drugs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 44): Click here for Sonny Bono on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Campbell on Drugs
2010 Republican Challenger (lost primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Campbell on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
Cal Dooley on Drugs
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 20): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Cal Dooley on other issues.
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
Bob Dornan on Drugs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 46): Click here for Bob Dornan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Carly Fiorina on Drugs
2010 Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Carly Fiorina on other issues.
  • Marijuana is a very complex chemical substance, unlike beer. (Nov 2015)
  • Marijuana laws should be left to the states. (Oct 2015)
  • I don't support legal pot, but I support states' pot choice. (Oct 2015)
  • Drug addiction is an epidemic that takes our young people. (Sep 2015)
  • Stepdaughter died of addiction; invest in treatment of drugs. (Sep 2015)
  • Provide Mexico support in war on drugs. (Sep 2010)
Bill Jones on Drugs
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for Bill Jones on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jay Kim on Drugs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 41): Click here for Jay Kim on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Lantos on Drugs
Former Democrat (until 2008) (District 12): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Tom Lantos on other issues.
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Legalize medical marijuana. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated +20 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
Robert Matsui on Drugs
Former Democrat (deceased) (District 5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Robert Matsui on other issues.
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
Carlos Moorhead on Drugs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 27): Click here for Carlos Moorhead on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dick Mountjoy on Drugs
Former Republican Senate Challenger (2006): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dick Mountjoy on other issues.
  • Don’t legalize drugs that destroy our young people. (May 2006)
Frank Riggs on Drugs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for Frank Riggs on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Andrea Seastrand on Drugs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 22): Click here for Andrea Seastrand on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Barbara Boxer on Drugs
Democratic Jr Senator (CA): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Barbara Boxer on other issues.
  • Voted NO on increasing penalties for drug offenses. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted NO on spending international development funds on drug control. (Jul 1996)
  • Federal grants to Indian tribes to fight methamphetamine. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
  • Require chemical resellers to certify against meth use. (Sep 2007)
George Brown on Drugs
Democrat (District 42): Click here for George Brown on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Campbell on Drugs
Republican (Retired) (District 15): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Campbell on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
Lois Capps on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-23): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Lois Capps on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated Zero by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Dec 2006)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
  • Rated 75% by NORML, indicating a pro-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
  • Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Gary Condit on Drugs
Democrat (District 18): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Gary Condit on other issues.
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
Christopher Cox on Drugs
Republican (District 47): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Christopher Cox on other issues.
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Ban federal funding for needle-exchange programs. (Mar 1999)
Duke Cunningham on Drugs
Republican (District 51): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Duke Cunningham on other issues.
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Ban federal funding for needle-exchange programs. (Mar 1999)
Ron Dellums on Drugs
Democrat (1993-1998) (District 9): Click here for Ron Dellums on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Julian Dixon on Drugs
Democrat (District 32): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Julian Dixon on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
John Doolittle on Drugs
Republican Representative (CA-4): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for John Doolittle on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Ban federal funding for needle-exchange programs. (Mar 1999)
Vic Fazio on Drugs
Democrat (District 3): Click here for Vic Fazio on other issues.
    No stance on record.
James Gray on Drugs
2004 former Libertarian challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for James Gray on other issues.
  • War on drugs is a war against our people. (Aug 2004)
  • End the war on marijuana. (May 2004)
Janice Hahn on Drugs
Democrat (retiring 2016) (District 44): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Janice Hahn on other issues.
  • Sponsored no federal enforcement against legal state marijuana. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
Steve Horn on Drugs
Republican (District 38): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Steve Horn on other issues.
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
Duncan Hunter on Drugs
Republican Representative (CA-52): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Duncan Hunter on other issues.
  • Voted NO on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 0% by NORML, indicating an anti-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
Steven Kuykendall on Drugs
Republican (District 36): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steven Kuykendall on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
Marty Martinez on Drugs
Republican (District 31): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Marty Martinez on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
Juanita Millender-McDonald on Drugs
Democrat (District 37): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Juanita Millender-McDonald on other issues.
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
Ron Packard on Drugs
Republican (District 48): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ron Packard on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Ban federal funding for needle-exchange programs. (Mar 1999)
Richard Pombo on Drugs
Republican (District 11): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Richard Pombo on other issues.
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
George Radanovich on Drugs
Republican Representative (CA-19): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for George Radanovich on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 25% by NORML, indicating an anti-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
James Rogan on Drugs
Republican (District 27): Click here for the full quote OR click here for James Rogan on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
Loretta Sanchez on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-47): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Loretta Sanchez on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated +20 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Enhance interdiction by criminalizing unflagged submarines. (Jul 2008)
  • Rated 75% by NORML, indicating a pro-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
  • Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
Hilda Solis on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-32): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Hilda Solis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Rated +10 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
Ellen Tauscher on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-10): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Ellen Tauscher on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated +20 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 75% by NORML, indicating a pro-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
Bill Thomas on Drugs
Republican (District 21): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bill Thomas on other issues.
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
Esteban Torres on Drugs
Democrat (District 34): Click here for Esteban Torres on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Andy Vidak on Drugs
Republican Challenger 2010 (District 20): Click here for Andy Vidak on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Diane Watson on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-33): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Diane Watson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Rated +15 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • End harsher sentencing for crack vs. powder cocaine. (Jun 2007)
  • Rated 75% by NORML, indicating a pro-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Robert Lee Ahn on Drugs
Democrat (District 34): Click here for Robert Lee Ahn on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Nanette Barragan on Drugs
Democrat (District 44): Click here for Nanette Barragan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Greg Brannon on Drugs
Republican Senate candidate: Click here for Greg Brannon on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Charlie Brown on Drugs
Democrat (District 4): Click here for Charlie Brown on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Salud Carbajal on Drugs
Democrat (District 24): Click here for Salud Carbajal on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rocky Chavez on Drugs
Republican Senate candidate: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rocky Chavez on other issues.
  • Reduce drug possession from felony to misdemeanor. (Sep 2013)
Lou Correa on Drugs
Democrat (District 46): Click here for Lou Correa on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Kevin de Leon on Drugs
Democratic candidate for California U.S. Senator: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kevin de Leon on other issues.
  • Not his issue, but supportive of legal pot. (Sep 2017)
Tom Del Beccaro on Drugs
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Tom Del Beccaro on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Michael Eisen on Drugs
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for Michael Eisen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dianne Feinstein on Drugs
Democratic Sr Senator (CA): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Dianne Feinstein on other issues.
  • Voted NO on increasing penalties for drug offenses. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted NO on spending international development funds on drug control. (Jul 1996)
  • Federal grants to Indian tribes to fight methamphetamine. (Dec 2006)
  • Enhance interdiction by criminalizing unflagged submarines. (Jul 2008)
  • Rated C- by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Nov 2016)
  • Criminalize imports of opioid precursors. (Feb 2017)
  • Require chemical resellers to certify against meth use. (Sep 2007)
Jimmy Gomez on Drugs
Democrat (District 34): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jimmy Gomez on other issues.
  • Reduce drug possession from felony to misdemeanor. (Sep 2013)
Kamala Harris on Drugs
Democratic Senate candidate: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Kamala Harris on other issues.
  • Recognize the war on drugs was a failure. (May 2015)
  • Back on Track: re-entry instead of incarceration for drugs. (Apr 2015)
  • Focus on combating transnational gangs. (Apr 2015)
Ro Khanna on Drugs
Democrat (District 17): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ro Khanna on other issues.
  • Opposes jail sentences for non-violent drug offenders. (Nov 2016)
Jimmy Panetta on Drugs
Democrat (District 20): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jimmy Panetta on other issues.
  • Supports mandatory minimum sentences for drug offenders. (Nov 2016)
Loretta Sanchez on Drugs
Democratic Representative (CA-47): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Loretta Sanchez on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated +20 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Enhance interdiction by criminalizing unflagged submarines. (Jul 2008)
  • Rated 75% by NORML, indicating a pro-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
  • Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
Duf Sundheim on Drugs
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Duf Sundheim on other issues.
  • Marijuana can be incredibly destructive. (Nov 2015)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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