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Nathan Deal on Drugs
Republican Governor; previously Representative (GA-10): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Nathan Deal on other issues.
  • BUI: Boating Under the Influence: if blood alcohol over .10%. (Jan 2013)
  • 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 -25 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)

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Paul Broun on Drugs
Republican: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Paul Broun on other issues.
  • Voted NO on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
Phil Gingrey on Drugs
Republican Representative (GA-11): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Phil Gingrey on other issues.
  • Voted NO on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Rated -20 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Karen Handel on Drugs
Republican Challenger: Click here for Karen Handel on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Johnny Isakson on Drugs
Republican Jr Senator; previously Rep (GA-6): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Johnny Isakson 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)
  • TV ads to prevent teenage meth use. (Apr 2010)
  • Require chemical resellers to certify against meth use. (Sep 2007)
Jack Kingston on Drugs
Republican Representative (GA-1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jack Kingston 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 NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Michelle Nunn on Drugs
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Michelle Nunn on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Perdue on Drugs
Republican challenger: Click here for David Perdue on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


John Barrow on Drugs
Democratic Representative (GA-12): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Barrow 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)
Sanford Bishop on Drugs
Democratic Representative (GA-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Sanford Bishop 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)
  • Rated Zero by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Dec 2006)
  • End harsher sentencing for crack vs. powder cocaine. (Jun 2007)
Paul Broun on Drugs
Republican: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Paul Broun on other issues.
  • Voted NO on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
Doug Collins on Drugs
Republican (District 9): Click here for Doug Collins on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Phil Gingrey on Drugs
Republican Representative (GA-11): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Phil Gingrey on other issues.
  • Voted NO on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Rated -20 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Tom Graves on Drugs
Republican (District 14): Click here for Tom Graves on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Hank Johnson on Drugs
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Hank Johnson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • 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)
Jack Kingston on Drugs
Republican Representative (GA-1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jack Kingston 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 NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
John Lewis on Drugs
Democratic Representative (GA-5): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for John Lewis on other issues.
  • Called "square" for not smoking marijuana in 1960s. (Oct 2001)
  • 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)
  • Rated +20 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)
Tom Price on Drugs
Republican Representative (GA-6): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tom Price 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)
Austin Scott on Drugs
Republican (District 8): Click here for Austin Scott on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Scott on Drugs
Democratic Representative (GA-13): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for David Scott 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)
  • End harsher sentencing for crack vs. powder cocaine. (Jun 2007)
Lynn Westmoreland on Drugs
Republican Representative (GA-8): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Lynn Westmoreland 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)
Rob Woodall on Drugs
Republican (District 7): Click here for Rob Woodall on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former candidates & officeholders:


Sonny Perdue on Drugs
Republican GA Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Sonny Perdue on other issues.
  • Combat the methamphetamine crisis. (Nov 2006)
Saxby Chambliss on Drugs
Republican Sr Senator; previously Representative (GA-8): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Saxby Chambliss 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)
  • Require chemical resellers to certify against meth use. (Sep 2007)
Mike Keown on Drugs
Former GOP Challenger (2010) (District 2): Click here for Mike Keown on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Roy Barnes on Drugs
Former Democratic Governor (1999-2002): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Roy Barnes on other issues.
  • More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War. (Aug 2000)
Bob Barr on Drugs
Republican (Retired 2002) (District 7): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Bob Barr on other issues.
  • Favors the legalization of marijuana for medical purposes. (Jun 2008)
  • No national nannies: leave smokers alone. (Jun 2008)
  • The Clintons welcomed drug criminals into White House. (Jul 2004)
  • Illegal drug traffickers are murderers. (Jul 2004)
  • In Congress, a strong supporter of the War on Drugs. (Dec 2003)
  • 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)
Allen Buckley on Drugs
Libertarian challenger (2008): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Allen Buckley on other issues.
  • Decriminalize marijuana for adults, like alcohol. (Jun 2004)
  • Tolerate decriminalization of marijuana, like alcohol. (May 2004)
Max Burns on Drugs
Republican (Until 2004) (District 12): Click here for Max Burns on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Max Cleland on Drugs
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Max Cleland on other issues.
  • Voted NO on increasing penalties for drug offenses. (Nov 1999)
Mac Collins on Drugs
2004 former Republican challenger; US Representative: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mac Collins 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 NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
Mac Collins on Drugs
Former Republican (until 2005) (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mac Collins 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 NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
Paul Coverdell on Drugs
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Paul Coverdell 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)
Newt Gingrich on Drugs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 6): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Newt Gingrich on other issues.
  • Marijuana legalization would tear America apart. (Apr 2011)
  • International drug traders use network for terrorist traffic. (Nov 2006)
  • Increase penalties for illegal drugs. (Nov 1998)
  • Drug-free society focuses on both drug supply & demand. (Jul 1998)
  • No sympathy for addicts; no legalization. (Jul 1996)
  • Admitted to smoking marijuana, coming of age in 1960s. (Jun 1995)
  • Mandatory minimum for drug & gun crimes. (Dec 1994)
  • Replace drug courts with Block Grants. (Dec 1994)
Denise Majette on Drugs
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Denise Majette on other issues.
  • Decriminalize medical marijuana. (Jul 2002)
Denise Majette on Drugs
2004 former Democratic challenger; US Representative: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Denise Majette on other issues.
  • Decriminalize medical marijuana. (Jul 2002)
Zell Miller on Drugs
Former Democratic Senator; retired 2004: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Zell Miller on other issues.
  • Supports DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education). (Feb 1998)
  • Allow people harmed by drugs to sue drug dealers. (Jan 1997)
  • Put drunk drivers behind bars on first offense. (Dec 1996)
Sam Nunn on Drugs
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Sam Nunn on other issues.
  • Voted NO on spending international development funds on drug control. (Jul 1996)
Mary Squires on Drugs
2004 former Democratic challenger; State Senator: Click here for Mary Squires on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dale Cardwell on Drugs
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Dale Cardwell on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Saxby Chambliss on Drugs
Republican Sr Senator; previously Representative (GA-8): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Saxby Chambliss 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)
  • Require chemical resellers to certify against meth use. (Sep 2007)
Nathan Deal on Drugs
Republican Governor; previously Representative (GA-10): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Nathan Deal on other issues.
  • BUI: Boating Under the Influence: if blood alcohol over .10%. (Jan 2013)
  • 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 -25 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Johnny Isakson on Drugs
Republican Jr Senator; previously Rep (GA-6): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Johnny Isakson 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)
  • TV ads to prevent teenage meth use. (Apr 2010)
  • Require chemical resellers to certify against meth use. (Sep 2007)
Vernon Jones on Drugs
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Vernon Jones on other issues.
  • Mandatory jail sentences for selling illegal drugs. (Jul 2008)
Rand Knight on Drugs
Democrat Challenger: Click here for Rand Knight on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Josh Lanier on Drugs
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for Josh Lanier on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Linder on Drugs
Republican Representative (GA-7): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for John Linder 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 -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Jim Marshall on Drugs
Democratic Representative (GA-3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Marshall 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)
Jim Martin on Drugs
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Jim Martin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Cynthia McKinney on Drugs
Democrat (District 4): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Cynthia McKinney on other issues.
  • Legalize medical marijuana & needle exchanges. (Feb 2008)
  • End the war on drugs. (Jan 2008)
  • CIA has admitted it was involved in drug-dealing. (Jan 2008)
  • Detoxification & rehabilitation--not incarceration. (Jan 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)
Charlie Norwood on Drugs
Republican (District 10): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Charlie Norwood 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 NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
Mike Thurmond on Drugs
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for Mike Thurmond on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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