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Jan Brewer on Drugs
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jan Brewer on other issues.
  • Don't sacrifice safety to murderous thugs of drug cartels. (Oct 2011)
Fred DuVal on Drugs
Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger : Click here for Fred DuVal on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Phil Gordon on Drugs
Mayor of Phoenix: Click here for Phil Gordon on other issues.
    No stance on record.
JL Mealer on Drugs
Independent for Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for JL Mealer on other issues.
  • Asylum for insider aliens turning in drug smugglers. (Sep 2011)
  • Drug use is a hazard to other people. (Sep 2011)

Senate:

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Richard Carmona on Drugs
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Richard Carmona on other issues.
  • Have a rational debate on decriminalizing marijuana. (Sep 2012)
  • Decriminalizing marijuana would reduce prison population. (Sep 2012)
Jeff Flake on Drugs
Republican Representative (AZ-6); Senate challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Flake 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)
  • War on Drugs has abused Bill of Rights . (Dec 2000)
  • Rated +20 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
Jon Kyl on Drugs
Republican Jr Senator (AZ; retiring 2012): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jon Kyl on other issues.
  • Voted YES on increasing penalties for drug offenses. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted YES on spending international development funds on drug control. (Jul 1996)
  • Require chemical resellers to certify against meth use. (Sep 2007)
John McCain on Drugs
Republican nominee for President; Senior Senator (AZ): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for John McCain on other issues.
  • Recuses from alcohol votes because wife owns Anheiser-Busch. (Mar 2008)
  • Mexico should extradite drug dealers to the US. (Mar 2007)
  • Administration is AWOL on the war on drugs. (Mar 2000)
  • Public/private partnerships for drug treatment. (Jan 2000)
  • Prevention & education apply to alcohol as well as marijuana. (Oct 1999)
  • We’re losing drug war - just say no. (Oct 1999)
  • $1B for detection equipment for more border interdiction. (Mar 1999)
  • Mexico: balancing act between free trade & stopping drugs. (Mar 1999)
  • Restrict methadone treatment programs. (Feb 1999)
  • Stricter penalties; stricter enforcement. (Jul 1998)
  • Voted YES on spending international development funds on drug control. (Jul 1996)
  • Sponsored bill on drug testing for major league sports. (May 2005)
  • Sponsored bill for grants to Indian tribes to fight meth. (Dec 2006)

House:


Ron Barber on Drugs
Democrat (District 2): Click here for Ron Barber on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Trent Franks on Drugs
Republican Representative (AZ-2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Trent Franks on other issues.
  • Voted NO on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Rated -10 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Paul Gosar on Drugs
Republican (District 4): Click here for Paul Gosar on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Raul Grijalva on Drugs
Democratic Representative (AZ-7): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Raul Grijalva on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Rated +10 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)
  • Sponsored no federal enforcement against legal state marijuana. (Apr 2013)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
  • Let states legalize industrial hemp. (Apr 2009)
Ann Kirkpatrick on Drugs
Democrat (District 1): Click here for Ann Kirkpatrick on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Schweikert on Drugs
Republican (District 6): Click here for David Schweikert on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Kyrsten Sinema on Drugs
Democrat (District 9): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kyrsten Sinema on other issues.
  • Decriminalize marijuana possession. (Nov 2006)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Janet Napolitano-Gov on Drugs
Former Democratic Governor; now in Cabinet: Click here for Janet Napolitano-Gov on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Frank Riggs on Drugs
Republican Gubernatorial Challenger : Click here for Frank Riggs on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Don Bivens on Drugs
Former Democratic Challenger (2012): Click here for Don Bivens on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bryan Hackbarth on Drugs
Republican Challenger (lost 2012 primary): Click here for Bryan Hackbarth on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Ruben on Drugs
Democratic Challenger (lost 2012 primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Ruben on other issues.
  • Get our ethics straight. (May 2012)
Jeff Flake on Drugs
Republican Representative (AZ-6); Senate challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Flake 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)
  • War on Drugs has abused Bill of Rights . (Dec 2000)
  • Rated +20 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
Gabby Giffords on Drugs
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Gabby Giffords on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
Ed Pastor on Drugs
Democratic Representative (AZ-4): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Ed Pastor 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)
  • End harsher sentencing for crack vs. powder cocaine. (Jun 2007)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Ben Quayle on Drugs
Republican (lost 2012 primary) (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ben Quayle on other issues.
  • Secure borders to stop illegal immigrants & drugs. (May 2011)
Matt Salmon on Drugs
Republican (District 5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Matt Salmon on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Ban federal funding for needle-exchange programs. (Mar 1999)
Jane Dee Hull on Drugs
Former Republican Governor (1997-2002): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jane Dee Hull on other issues.
  • More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War. (Aug 2000)
  • States should make drug policy, not feds. (Aug 2001)
J.D. Hayworth on Drugs
Republican (until 2007) (District 6): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for J.D. Hayworth 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)
  • War on Drugs has abused Bill of Rights . (Dec 2000)
  • Ban federal funding for needle-exchange programs. (Mar 1999)
J.D. Hayworth on Drugs
2010 Republican challenger; previously US Representative: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for J.D. Hayworth 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)
  • War on Drugs has abused Bill of Rights . (Dec 2000)
  • Ban federal funding for needle-exchange programs. (Mar 1999)
Stuart Starky on Drugs
2004 former Democrat challenger; also ran for Senate in '00: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Stuart Starky on other issues.
  • Decriminalize, if not legalize, marijuana. (Oct 2004)
  • Tax credits for costs of drug treatment. (Aug 2004)
  • Decriminalize medical marijuana. (Jul 2002)
Bob Stump on Drugs
Former GOP (until 2010) (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bob Stump 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)
Rudy Garcia on Drugs
2010 Democratic challenger (lost primary); previously Mayor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rudy Garcia on other issues.
  • Drug use morality depends on type of drugs and their use. (Mar 2010)
Rodney Glassman on Drugs
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for Rodney Glassman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Kolbe on Drugs
Republican (District 5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim Kolbe 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)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
Harry Mitchell on Drugs
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Harry Mitchell on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
Jim Pederson on Drugs
Democratic challenger, state party chair: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Pederson on other issues.
  • Candidate’s son sentenced for using oxycontin. (Sep 2006)
Rick Renzi on Drugs
Republican Representative (AZ-1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Rick Renzi 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)
John Shadegg on Drugs
Republican Representative (AZ-3): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for John Shadegg 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 YES on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • War on Drugs has abused Bill of Rights . (Dec 2000)
  • Rated -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Ban federal funding for needle-exchange programs. (Mar 1999)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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