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Scott Walker on Drugs
Republican Governor: Click here for Scott Walker on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

WI 2012: 2012 Wisconsin Senate Debates


Tammy Baldwin on Drugs
Democratic Representative (WI-2): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Tammy Baldwin 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)
  • 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)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
  • Let states legalize industrial hemp. (Apr 2009)
Ron Johnson on Drugs
Republican Sr Senator: Click here for Ron Johnson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Herbert Kohl on Drugs
Democratic Sr Senator (WI): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Herbert Kohl 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)
John Schiess on Drugs
Republican Challenger (Lost primary): Click here for John Schiess on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Sean Duffy on Drugs
Republican (District 7): Click here for Sean Duffy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ron Kind on Drugs
Democratic Representative (WI-3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ron Kind 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 +10 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
Gwen Moore on Drugs
Democratic Representative (WI-4): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Gwen Moore on other issues.
  • Voted NO on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • 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)
  • Expunge records for first drug offenders after probation. (Jul 2011)
Tom Petri on Drugs
Republican Representative (WI-6): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Tom Petri 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 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)
Mark Pocan on Drugs
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mark Pocan on other issues.
  • Decriminalize possession of marijuana. (Nov 2006)
  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (Feb 2013)
  • Sponsored no federal enforcement against legal state marijuana. (Apr 2013)
Reid Ribble on Drugs
Republican (District 8): Click here for Reid Ribble on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Paul Ryan on Drugs
Republican nominee for Vice President; U.S. Rep. (WI-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Paul Ryan on other issues.
  • Speechwriter for Director of National Drug Control Policy. (Aug 2012)
  • 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 YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Rated -10 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
James Sensenbrenner on Drugs
Republican Representative (WI-5): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for James Sensenbrenner 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 -20 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Jim Doyle on Drugs
Democratic WI Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Doyle on other issues.
  • Cracked down on drug dealers: $10M to arrest 1500 dealers. (Sep 2002)
Steve Kagen on Drugs
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steve Kagen on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
Ron Kind on Drugs
Democratic Representative (WI-3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ron Kind 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 +10 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
Mark Neumann on Drugs
Republican Challenger (Lost primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Neumann on other issues.
  • More drug penalties; more anti-drug efforts. (Nov 1994)
Tommy Thompson on Drugs
Republican Challenger; previously HHS Secretary: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tommy Thompson on other issues.
  • Created alternative to prison for 1st time drug offenders. (Jan 2001)
  • More resources to target meth production. (Dec 2000)
  • More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War. (Aug 2000)
Tammy Baldwin on Drugs
Democratic Representative (WI-2): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Tammy Baldwin 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)
  • 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)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
  • Let states legalize industrial hemp. (Apr 2009)
Tom Barrett on Drugs
Democrat (District 5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tom Barrett 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)
Scott McCallum on Drugs
Former Republican Governor (2001-2002): Click here for Scott McCallum on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ed Thompson on Drugs
Libertarian Challenger 2000: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ed Thompson on other issues.
  • Drug offendors never hurt anybody else. (Jun 2002)
  • Drug offendors get therapy, not prison. (Jun 2002)
  • Allow medical marijuana. (Jun 2002)
Russ Darrow on Drugs
2004 former Republican Challenger: Click here for Russ Darrow on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steve Gunderson on Drugs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 3): Click here for Steve Gunderson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jerry Kleczka on Drugs
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jerry Kleczka 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)
Scott Klug on Drugs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for Scott Klug on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tim Michels on Drugs
Former Republican Challenger (2006): Click here for Tim Michels on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Neumann on Drugs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Neumann on other issues.
  • More drug penalties; more anti-drug efforts. (Nov 1994)
Toby Roth on Drugs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 8): Click here for Toby Roth on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Russell Feingold on Drugs
Democratic Jr Senator (WI): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Russell Feingold 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)
  • End harsher sentencing for crack vs. powder cocaine. (Jun 2007)
Mark Green on Drugs
Republican (District 8): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mark Green 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)
  • Ban federal funding for needle-exchange programs. (Mar 1999)
Steve Kagen on Drugs
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steve Kagen on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
Robert Lorge on Drugs
Republican challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Robert Lorge on other issues.
  • Drug abuse undermines family, society, and culture. (Aug 2006)
  • Combat drug abuse since it destroys families and communities. (Aug 2006)
David Obey on Drugs
Democratic Representative (WI-7): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for David Obey 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)
David Redick on Drugs
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for David Redick on other issues.
  • Use of drugs & alcohol is none of the government’s business. (Mar 2006)
  • Making drugs illegal just raise the price & causes crime. (Mar 2006)
Rae Vogeler on Drugs
Green Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Rae Vogeler on other issues.
  • Decriminalize marijuana; save money and stop wasting lives. (Oct 2006)
  • Drug addiction is a medical problem, not criminal. (Oct 2006)
  • War on Drugs is an excuse for massive rights violations. (Oct 2006)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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