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Pat McCrory on Drugs
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Pat McCrory on other issues.
  • Coordinated effort against cartel drug rings. (Feb 2013)

Senate:

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Richard Burr on Drugs
Sr Senator; previously Republican Rep (NC-5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Richard Burr 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)
Kay Hagan on Drugs
Democratic Jr Senator; previously member of State Senate: Click here for Kay Hagan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Thom Tillis on Drugs
Republican Challenger: Click here for Thom Tillis on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


G.K. Butterfield on Drugs
Democratic Representative (NC-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for G.K. Butterfield 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)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
John Howard Coble on Drugs
Republican Representative (NC-6): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for John Howard Coble 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)
  • Enhance interdiction by criminalizing unflagged submarines. (Jul 2008)
Renee Ellmers on Drugs
Republican (District 2): Click here for Renee Ellmers on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Virginia Foxx on Drugs
Republican Representative (NC-5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Virginia Foxx on other issues.
  • Voted NO on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Establish drug testing standards for major league sports. (May 2005)
  • Rated -10 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
George Holding on Drugs
Republican (District 13): Click here for George Holding on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Richard Hudson on Drugs
Republican (District 8): Click here for Richard Hudson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Walter Beaman Jones on Drugs
Republican Representative (NC-3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Walter Beaman Jones 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)
  • War on Drugs has abused Bill of Rights . (Dec 2000)
  • Rated -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Larry Kissell on Drugs
Democrat (District 8): Click here for Larry Kissell on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Patrick McHenry on Drugs
Republican Representative (NC-10): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Patrick McHenry 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)
Mike McIntyre on Drugs
Democratic Representative (NC-7): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Mike McIntyre 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 -20 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Mark Meadows on Drugs
Republican (District 11): Click here for Mark Meadows on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Robert Pittenger on Drugs
Republican (District 9): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Robert Pittenger on other issues.
  • Strengthen penalties for drug-related crime. (Nov 2004)
David Eugene Price on Drugs
Democratic Representative (NC-4): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for David Eugene Price 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 "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Mel Watt on Drugs
Democratic Representative (NC-12): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Mel Watt 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)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Elizabeth Dole on Drugs
Republican Sr Senator: Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Elizabeth Dole on other issues.
  • Random drug testing for a drug-free transportation system. (Jan 1987)
  • Double the Mexican border patrol to keep drugs out. (Oct 1999)
  • End aid to Colombia until they wipe out narco-guerillas. (Oct 1999)
  • Decertify countries who do not combat drugs. (Oct 1999)
  • Use all branches of the military in Drug War. (Oct 1999)
  • Aggressive public education campaign that drugs aren’t cool. (Oct 1999)
  • Would “lead a crusade” against illegal drugs. (Aug 1999)
  • Reducing supply isn’t enough-we must blunt demand. (Jul 1999)
  • Passion for a drug-free America. (Mar 1999)
  • Applauds community-based fight against drug epidemic. (Feb 1999)
  • Reduce demand for this “personal and national evil”. (Feb 1999)
  • In favor of random drug testing. (Dec 1998)
  • Require chemical resellers to certify against meth use. (Sep 2007)
Mike Easley on Drugs
Democratic NC Governor: Click here for Mike Easley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bev Perdue on Drugs
North Carolina Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bev Perdue on other issues.
  • Strengthen penalties for drug-related crimes. (Nov 1996)
Brad Miller on Drugs
Democratic Representative (NC-13): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Brad Miller 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)
Sue Myrick on Drugs
Republican Representative (NC-9): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Sue Myrick 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 -25 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Ban federal funding for needle-exchange programs. (Mar 1999)
Heath Shuler on Drugs
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Heath Shuler on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
James Hunt on Drugs
Former Democrat Governor (1993-2000): Click here for the full quote OR click here for James Hunt on other issues.
  • More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War. (Aug 2000)
Frank Ballance on Drugs
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 1): Click here for Frank Ballance on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Erskine Bowles on Drugs
2004 former Democrat challenger; former W.H. Chief of Staff: Click here for Erskine Bowles on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Eva Clayton on Drugs
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Eva Clayton 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)
John Edwards on Drugs
Former Democrat Senator; retired to run for President, 2004: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for John Edwards on other issues.
  • Reduce sentencing disparity for crack cocaine retroactively. (Dec 2007)
  • Oppose decriminalizing marijuana; it sends wrong signal. (Oct 2007)
  • Supports national ban on smoking in public places. (Sep 2007)
  • Do not lower drinking age from 21 to 18. (Sep 2007)
  • Help convicts with drug counseling & job counseling. (Jun 2007)
  • Supports drug courts and alternatives to incarceration. (Mar 2004)
  • Disparity in penalty for crack vs. powder is not justified. (Jan 2004)
  • Admits having smoked marijuana. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on increasing penalties for drug offenses. (Nov 1999)
  • Rated B- by VOTE-HEMP, indicating a pro-hemp voting record. (Dec 2003)
Lauch Faircloth on Drugs
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Lauch Faircloth on other issues.
  • Voted YES on spending international development funds on drug control. (Jul 1996)
David Funderburk on Drugs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for David Funderburk on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Fred Heineman on Drugs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 4): Click here for Fred Heineman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jesse Helms on Drugs
Former Republican Senator: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jesse Helms 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)
Cass Ballenger on Drugs
Republican (District 10): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Cass Ballenger 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)
Richard Burr on Drugs
Sr Senator; previously Republican Rep (NC-5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Richard Burr 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)
Cal Cunningham on Drugs
2010 Democratic challenger; previously State Senator: Click here for Cal Cunningham on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Elizabeth Dole on Drugs
Republican Sr Senator: Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Elizabeth Dole on other issues.
  • Random drug testing for a drug-free transportation system. (Jan 1987)
  • Double the Mexican border patrol to keep drugs out. (Oct 1999)
  • End aid to Colombia until they wipe out narco-guerillas. (Oct 1999)
  • Decertify countries who do not combat drugs. (Oct 1999)
  • Use all branches of the military in Drug War. (Oct 1999)
  • Aggressive public education campaign that drugs aren’t cool. (Oct 1999)
  • Would “lead a crusade” against illegal drugs. (Aug 1999)
  • Reducing supply isn’t enough-we must blunt demand. (Jul 1999)
  • Passion for a drug-free America. (Mar 1999)
  • Applauds community-based fight against drug epidemic. (Feb 1999)
  • Reduce demand for this “personal and national evil”. (Feb 1999)
  • In favor of random drug testing. (Dec 1998)
  • Require chemical resellers to certify against meth use. (Sep 2007)
Bob Etheridge on Drugs
Democratic Representative (NC-2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Bob Etheridge 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 -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Robin Hayes on Drugs
Republican Representative (NC-8): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Robin Hayes 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)
  • Rated -20 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Bill Hefner on Drugs
Democrat (District 8): Click here for Bill Hefner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Elaine Marshall on Drugs
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for Elaine Marshall on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Neal on Drugs
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Jim Neal on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Charles Taylor on Drugs
Republican (District 11): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Charles Taylor 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)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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