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Jay Inslee on Drugs
Democratic Representative (WA-1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jay Inslee 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 +20 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)

Senate:

WA 2012: 2012 WA Senate Debates


Michael Baumgartner on Drugs
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Michael Baumgartner on other issues.
  • Advised counternarcotics team in Afghanistan. (Sep 2012)
Maria Cantwell on Drugs
Democratic Jr Senator (WA): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Maria Cantwell on other issues.
  • Require chemical resellers to certify against meth use. (Sep 2007)
Patty Murray on Drugs
Democratic Sr Senator (WA): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Patty Murray 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)

House:


Suzan DelBene on Drugs
Democrat (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Suzan DelBene on other issues.
  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (Oct 2013)
Doc Hastings on Drugs
Republican Representative (WA-4): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Doc Hastings 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)
Denny Heck on Drugs
Democrat (District 10): Click here for Denny Heck on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jaime Herrera on Drugs
Republican (District 3): Click here for Jaime Herrera on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Derek Kilmer on Drugs
Democrat (District 6): Click here for Derek Kilmer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Larsen on Drugs
Democratic Representative (WA-2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Rick Larsen 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 "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Jim McDermott on Drugs
Democratic Representative (WA-7): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Jim McDermott 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)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (May 2011)
  • Sponsored no federal enforcement against legal state marijuana. (Jun 2013)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on Drugs
Republican: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
David Adam Smith on Drugs
Democratic Representative (WA-9): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for David Adam Smith 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 +10 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Sponsored no federal enforcement against legal state marijuana. (Apr 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Christine Gregoire on Drugs
Democratic WA Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Christine Gregoire on other issues.
  • Comprehensive anti-meth bill to fight the scourge of meth. (Nov 2006)
Norm Dicks on Drugs
Democratic Representative (WA-6): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Norm Dicks 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 Zero by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Dec 2006)
Jay Inslee on Drugs
Democratic Representative (WA-1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jay Inslee 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 +20 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
Dave Reichert on Drugs
Republican Representative (WA-8): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dave Reichert 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)
Gary Locke on Drugs
Former Democratic Governor (1997-2004); Cabinet (Commerce): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Gary Locke on other issues.
  • More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War. (Aug 2000)
  • States should make drug policy, not feds. (Aug 2001)
Jennifer Dunn on Drugs
Republican (Until 2004) (District 8): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jennifer Dunn 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)
Slade Gorton on Drugs
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Slade Gorton on other issues.
  • Voted NO on increasing penalties for drug offenses. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted YES on spending international development funds on drug control. (Jul 1996)
George Nethercutt on Drugs
Republican (Until 2004) (District 5): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for George Nethercutt on other issues.
  • Fight against Methamphetamine is working. (Jan 2004)
  • 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)
George Nethercutt on Drugs
2004 former Republican challenger; US Representative: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for George Nethercutt on other issues.
  • Fight against Methamphetamine is working. (Jan 2004)
  • 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)
Linda Smith on Drugs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 3): Click here for Linda Smith on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Randy Tate on Drugs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 9): Click here for Randy Tate on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick White on Drugs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for Rick White on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Brian Baird on Drugs
Democratic Representative (WA-3): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Brian Baird 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)
Bruce Guthrie on Drugs
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bruce Guthrie on other issues.
  • Decriminalize marijuana; defund the Drug War. (Oct 2006)
Brad Klippert on Drugs
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Brad Klippert on other issues.
  • Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it. (Jul 2006)
  • Stand strong against illegal drug activity. (Jan 2006)
John Koster on Drugs
Republican Challenger 2010 (District 2): Click here for John Koster on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike McGavick on Drugs
Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike McGavick on other issues.
  • Stop inflow of illegal drugs-whatever it takes. (May 2006)
Jack Metcalf on Drugs
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jack Metcalf on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
Dino Rossi on Drugs
Republican Challenger (2010): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dino Rossi on other issues.
  • 1998: Harsh sentences for drunk driving. (Jul 2010)
Al Swift on Drugs
Democrat (retired 1994) (District 2): Click here for Al Swift on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jolene Unsoeld on Drugs
Democrat (retired 1994) (District 3): Click here for Jolene Unsoeld on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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