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Jay Nixon on Drugs
Missouri Democratic Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jay Nixon on other issues.
  • Mandatory jail sentences for selling illegal drugs. (Nov 1998)

Senate:

MO 2012: 2012 Missouri Senate Debates


Todd Akin on Drugs
Republican Representative (MO-2); Senate Challenger 2012: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Todd Akin 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)
  • Rated -20 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Roy Blunt on Drugs
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (MO-7): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Roy Blunt 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 -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Ban federal funding for needle-exchange programs. (Mar 1999)
John Brunner on Drugs
Republican Challenger: Click here for John Brunner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Claire McCaskill on Drugs
Democratic Sr Senator; previously state Auditor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Claire McCaskill on other issues.
  • National leader in the war on meth. (Dec 2005)
  • Require chemical resellers to certify against meth use. (Sep 2007)
Sarah Steelman on Drugs
Republican Challenger: Click here for Sarah Steelman on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Russ Carnahan on Drugs
Democratic Representative (MO-3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Russ Carnahan 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)
William Lacy Clay on Drugs
Democratic Representative (MO-1): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for William Lacy Clay 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 A by VOTE-HEMP, indicating a pro-hemp voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Establish drug testing standards for major league sports. (May 2005)
  • 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)
  • 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)
Emmanuel Cleaver on Drugs
Democratic Representative (MO-5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Emmanuel Cleaver 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)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Samuel Graves on Drugs
Republican Representative (MO-6): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Samuel Graves 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)
  • Rated -10 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Vicky Hartzler on Drugs
Republican (District 4): Click here for Vicky Hartzler on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Billy Long on Drugs
Republican (District 7): Click here for Billy Long on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Blaine Luetkemeyer on Drugs
Republican (District 3): Click here for Blaine Luetkemeyer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jason Smith on Drugs
Republican (District 8): Click here for Jason Smith on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ann Wagner on Drugs
Republican (District 2): Click here for Ann Wagner on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former candidates & officeholders:


Matt Blunt on Drugs
Republican MO Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Matt Blunt on other issues.
  • Strength penalties for drugs, especially meth. (Nov 1998)
Todd Akin on Drugs
Republican Representative (MO-2); Senate Challenger 2012: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Todd Akin 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)
  • Rated -20 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Jo Ann Emerson on Drugs
Republican Representative (MO-8): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jo Ann Emerson 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 -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Bob Holden on Drugs
Former Democratic Governor (2001-2004): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Holden on other issues.
  • Establish Methamphetamine Education & Prevention Task Force. (Jan 2004)
John Ashcroft on Drugs
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Ashcroft on other issues.
  • Zealous proponent of the war on drugs. (Dec 2000)
  • Tougher anti-meth laws. (Nov 2000)
  • Voted YES on increasing penalties for drug offenses. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted YES on spending international development funds on drug control. (Jul 1996)
Jean Carnahan on Drugs
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for Jean Carnahan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mel Carnahan on Drugs
Governor & 2000 Democratic Challenger for Senate (MO)-Deceased 2000: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mel Carnahan on other issues.
  • Supports “Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it”. (Sep 2000)
  • Good parenting is the best ‘anti-drug’ we have. (Aug 2000)
  • More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War. (Aug 2000)
Bill Emerson on Drugs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 8): Click here for Bill Emerson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Nancy Farmer on Drugs
2004 former Democratic challenger; state Treasurer: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Nancy Farmer on other issues.
  • Drug courts and alternatives for non-violent offenders. (Oct 2004)
Dick Gephardt on Drugs
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Dick Gephardt 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)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
Mel Hancock on Drugs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 7): Click here for Mel Hancock on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Karen McCarthy on Drugs
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Karen McCarthy 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)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
Roy Blunt on Drugs
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (MO-7): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Roy Blunt 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 -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Ban federal funding for needle-exchange programs. (Mar 1999)
Kit Bond on Drugs
Republican Sr Senator (MO): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Kit Bond 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)
Robin Carnahan on Drugs
2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; Secretary of State: Click here for Robin Carnahan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Clay Sr. on Drugs
Democrat (retired 2000) (District 1): Click here for Bill Clay Sr. on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Pat Danner on Drugs
Democrat (District 6): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Pat Danner on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
Kenny Hulshof on Drugs
Republican Representative (MO-9): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Kenny Hulshof 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)
  • Rated -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Mike Parker on Drugs
Republican (retired 1998) (District 4): Click here for Mike Parker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ike Skelton on Drugs
Democratic Representative (MO-4): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ike Skelton 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 "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Jim Talent on Drugs
Republican Senator; previously Representative (MO-2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Talent on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
Jim Talent on Drugs
Republican Senator; previously Representative (MO-2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Talent on other issues.
  • 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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