OnTheIssues.org
Home Issues Candidates Recent Grid Archive Senate House VoteMatch_Quiz FAQs
 |   Abortion   Civil   Rights   Crime   Defense   Education   Gun   Control   Health   Care   Tax   Reform 
Maryland
Candidates' views>>
Background
Maryland Political Leaders

Book Reviews

(from Amazon.com)

(click a book cover for a review or click for other books on Drugs from Amazon.com)

Site Map
Home
(Main page)
Issues
(Presidential quotations organized by topic)
Candidates
(Presidential quotations organized by candidate)
Recent
(Most recent quotation for each candidate)
Issue Grid
(Summary by topic of each candidate's positions)
Candidate Grid
(Summary by candidate of positions on each topic)
Archives
(Debate and book excerpts)
House of Representatives
(112th Congress)
Senate
(112th Senate)
Governors
(50 incumbents)
Cabinet
(16 Secretaries)
Supreme Court
(9 Justices)
Mayors
(12 Big-City Mayors)
Presidents
(9 Past Presidents)
VoteMatch
(Presidential Selector and Political Affiliation 20-question quiz)
About Us
(About OnTheIssues.org)
Write Us
(Your feedback to us)
  
Governor and gubernatorial candidates
  Newsletter     Signup  
Email:
  
Zip:
    
Or click for More Info.
    
     
Senators and senatorial candidates
House incumbents
Former Officeholders
 

Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Martin O`Malley on Drugs
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Martin O`Malley on other issues.
  • Baltimore recovered from open-air drug markets. (Nov 2013)

Senate:

MD 2012: 2012 Maryland Senate Debates


Dan Bongino on Drugs
Republican Challenger: Click here for Dan Bongino on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Benjamin Cardin on Drugs
Democratic Jr Senator (MD): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Benjamin Cardin 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)
Barbara Mikulski on Drugs
Democratic Sr Senator (MD): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Barbara Mikulski 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)
Rob Sobhani on Drugs
Independent Challenger: Click here for Rob Sobhani on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Roscoe Bartlett on Drugs
Republican Representative (MD-6): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Roscoe Bartlett 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)
  • War on Drugs has abused Bill of Rights . (Dec 2000)
  • Rated Zero by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Dec 2006)
Elijah Cummings on Drugs
Democratic Representative (MD-7): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Elijah Cummings 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)
  • Establish drug testing standards for major league sports. (May 2005)
  • Rated -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • End harsher sentencing for crack vs. powder cocaine. (Jun 2007)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
John Delaney on Drugs
Democrat (District 6): Click here for John Delaney on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Donna Edwards on Drugs
Democrat (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Donna Edwards on other issues.
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Andy Harris on Drugs
Republican (District 1): Click here for Andy Harris on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steny Hoyer on Drugs
Democratic Representative (MD-5): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Steny Hoyer 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)
Dutch Ruppersberger on Drugs
Democratic Representative (MD-2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dutch Ruppersberger 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)
John Sarbanes on Drugs
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Sarbanes on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
Chris Van Hollen on Drugs
Democratic Representative (MD-8): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Chris Van Hollen on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Rated +20 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)

Former candidates & officeholders:


William Capps on Drugs
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for William Capps on other issues.
  • Don't legalize drugs. (Oct 2011)
Corrogan Vaughn on Drugs
Republican Challenger: Click here for Corrogan Vaughn on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Eric Wargotz on Drugs
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for Eric Wargotz on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Robert Ehrlich on Drugs
Former Republican Governor (2003-2006): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Robert Ehrlich 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)
  • Legalize medical marijuana. (Jul 2001)
Parris Glendening on Drugs
Former Democratic Governor (1995-2002): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Parris Glendening on other issues.
  • More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War. (Aug 2000)
Kathleen Kennedy Townsend on Drugs
Democratic Challenger 2002: Click here for Kathleen Kennedy Townsend on other issues.
    No stance on record.
E.J. Pipkin on Drugs
2004 former Republican challenger; previously state Senator: Click here for the full quote OR click here for E.J. Pipkin on other issues.
  • Stricter interdiction and stricter sentencing. (Aug 2004)
Robert Ehrlich on Drugs
Republican (District 2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Robert Ehrlich 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)
  • Legalize medical marijuana. (Jul 2001)
Wayne Gilchrest on Drugs
Republican Representative (MD-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Wayne Gilchrest 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 Zero by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Dec 2006)
Frank Kratovil on Drugs
Democrat (until 2010) (District 1): Click here for Frank Kratovil on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Kweisi Mfume on Drugs
Democratic Senate Challenger (MD); previously U.S. Representative: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kweisi Mfume on other issues.
  • Increase penalties for drugs; but more treatment centers too. (Nov 2004)
Connie Morella on Drugs
Republican (District 8): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Connie Morella 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)
Paul Sarbanes on Drugs
Democratic Sr Senator (MD): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Paul Sarbanes 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)
Michael Steele on Drugs
Republican challenger, Lt. Gov.: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Michael Steele on other issues.
  • More enforcement against Drug Trafficking. (Oct 2006)
Daniel Vovak on Drugs
Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Daniel Vovak on other issues.
  • Drug use is immoral, but marijuana ban is more immoral. (Jul 2006)
Albert Wynn on Drugs
Democratic Representative (MD-4): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Albert Wynn 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 +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)
Kevin Zeese on Drugs
Green/ Libertarian/ Populist Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Kevin Zeese on other issues.
  • Favors health-based approach to drug issues. (Jun 2006)
  • End the failed war on drugs. (Jan 2006)
  • Protect medical marijuana users & providers. (Jan 2006)
Benjamin Cardin on Drugs
Democratic Jr Senator (MD): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Benjamin Cardin 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)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


Home | Issues | Candidates | Most Recent Quote | Issue Grid | Books + Debates | Senate | VoteMatch | News | About Us | Write Us

Logo
Copyright 1999-2013
by OnTheIssues.org
Reprinting by permission only.
E-mail: submit@OnTheIssues.org
Mail
Send donations or submit quotations to:
On The Issues
1770 Massachusetts Ave. #630
Cambridge, MA 02140

WM_logo Written by
WebMerchants


IWP_logo Powered by
Instant Web Page

Page last updated: [Title8]

Reproduction of material from any OnTheIssues.org pages without written permission is prohibited.
Copyright © 1999-2012 OnTheIssues.org & the SpeakOut Foundation, all rights reserved.
OnTheIssues.org 1770 Massachusetts Ave. #630, Cambridge MA 02140
E-mail us at:submit at OnTheIssues.org
| Advertising information | About Us
  Newsletter     Signup  
Email:
  
Zip:
    
Or click for More Info.
    

Page last updated: Oct 18, 2014