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Phil Bryant on Drugs
Republican Governor: Click here for Phil Bryant on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

MS 2014: 2014 MS Senate debate


Thad Cochran on Drugs
Republican Sr Senator (MS): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Thad Cochran 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)
Albert N. Gore on Drugs
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Albert N. Gore on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chris McDaniel on Drugs
Republican challenger: Click here for Chris McDaniel on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Roger Wicker on Drugs
Republican Jr Senator; previously Republican Representative (MS-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Roger Wicker on other issues.
  • Stricter penalties for selling illegal drugs. (Nov 1998)
  • 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)

House:


Gregg Harper on Drugs
Republican (District 3): Click here for Gregg Harper on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Alan Nunnelee on Drugs
Republican (District 1): Click here for Alan Nunnelee on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steven Palazzo on Drugs
Republican (District 4): Click here for Steven Palazzo on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bennie Thompson on Drugs
Democratic Representative (MS-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Bennie Thompson 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 -10 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)
  • Enhance interdiction by criminalizing unflagged submarines. (Jul 2008)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Haley Barbour on Drugs
Former Republican Governor (2004-2012): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Haley Barbour on other issues.
  • Ban synthetic marijuana. (Apr 2011)
  • Fight the scourge of illegal narcotics with a vengeance. (Jan 2011)
  • Reduced number of crystal methamphetamine labs. (Jan 2007)
  • Wrong time to cut drug enforcement spending. (Jan 2006)
  • Justice Dept.'s duty is narcotics trafficking. (Apr 1996)
Kirk Fordice on Drugs
Former Republican Governor (1992-1999): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kirk Fordice on other issues.
  • More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War. (Aug 2000)
Ronnie Musgrove on Drugs
2008 Senate challenger; previously Democratic MS Governor: Click here for Ronnie Musgrove on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Haley Barbour on Drugs
Former Republican challenger (2006), Governor: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Haley Barbour on other issues.
  • Ban synthetic marijuana. (Apr 2011)
  • Fight the scourge of illegal narcotics with a vengeance. (Jan 2011)
  • Reduced number of crystal methamphetamine labs. (Jan 2007)
  • Wrong time to cut drug enforcement spending. (Jan 2006)
  • Justice Dept.'s duty is narcotics trafficking. (Apr 1996)
Bill Bowlin on Drugs
Former Democratic Challenger (2006): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Bowlin on other issues.
  • Mandatory jail sentences for selling illegal drugs. (May 2006)
Ronnie Musgrove on Drugs
2008 Senate challenger; previously Democratic MS Governor: Click here for Ronnie Musgrove on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Travis Childers on Drugs
Democrat (until 2010) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Travis Childers on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
Erik Fleming on Drugs
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Erik Fleming on other issues.
  • Let patients use medical marijuana. (Feb 2006)
Trent Lott on Drugs
Republican Jr Senator (MS): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Trent Lott 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)
Charles Pickering on Drugs
Republican Representative (MS-3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Charles Pickering on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Rated -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Ban federal funding for needle-exchange programs. (Mar 1999)
Chip Pickering on Drugs
Republican challenger, U.S. Rep.: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Chip Pickering 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)
Ronnie Shows on Drugs
Democrat (District 4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ronnie Shows 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)
Gene Taylor on Drugs
Democratic Representative (MS-4): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Gene Taylor 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 -20 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Gene Taylor on Drugs
Democratic Representative (MS-4): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Gene Taylor 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 -20 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Roger Wicker on Drugs
Republican Jr Senator; previously Republican Representative (MS-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Roger Wicker on other issues.
  • Stricter penalties for selling illegal drugs. (Nov 1998)
  • 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)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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