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Susana Martinez on Drugs
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Susana Martinez on other issues.
  • Crack down on repeat drunk drivers. (Jan 2012)

Senate:

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Jeff Bingaman on Drugs
Democratic Sr Senator (NM): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Bingaman 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)
  • Federal grants to Indian tribes to fight methamphetamine. (Dec 2006)
  • Require chemical resellers to certify against meth use. (Sep 2007)
Martin Heinrich on Drugs
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Martin Heinrich on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Sanchez on Drugs
Republican Challenger: Click here for John Sanchez on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Udall on Drugs
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Representative (NM-3): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Tom Udall 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)
  • Rated +10 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
Heather Wilson on Drugs
Republican Representative (NM-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Heather Wilson 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 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:


Ben Ray Lujan on Drugs
Democrat (District 3): Click here for Ben Ray Lujan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Michelle Lujan-Grisham on Drugs
Democrat (District 1): Click here for Michelle Lujan-Grisham on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steve Pearce on Drugs
Republican Representative (NM-2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Steve Pearce 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)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Bill Richardson on Drugs
Democratic Governor (NM); Secretary of Commerce-Designee: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Bill Richardson on other issues.
  • Supports national ban on smoking in public places. (Sep 2007)
  • Keep drinking age at 21; enforce but also rehab. (Sep 2007)
  • Treatment & education over enforcement & incarceration. (Mar 2007)
  • Pushed “War on DWI”--you drink, you drive, you lose. (Nov 2005)
  • Crack down on illegal drug labs. (Jan 2004)
  • No legalization: drugs play an insidious role in crime. (Oct 2002)
  • Drug Courts and treatment instead of incarceration. (Oct 2002)
  • Mandatory jail sentences for selling illegal drugs. (Nov 1996)
Hector Balderas on Drugs
Former Democratic Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for Hector Balderas on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Martin Heinrich on Drugs
Democrat (Senate run 2012) (District 1): Click here for Martin Heinrich on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gary Johnson on Drugs
Former Republican Governor (1995-2002): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Gary Johnson on other issues.
  • People 95% positive on legalizing; incumbents 100% negative. (Aug 2012)
  • Marijuana is safer than alcohol. (Aug 2012)
  • 75% of border violence with Mexico is due to drugs. (Jun 2011)
  • Marijuana is safer than alcohol. (Jun 2011)
  • Legalize marijuana instead of 1.8 million arrests and $70B. (May 2011)
  • Harm-reduction: health issue rather than criminal issue. (May 2011)
  • Drug policy today parallels Prohibition in the 1920's. (May 2011)
  • Other governors privately support ending drug war. (Oct 2002)
  • War on Drugs is a miserable failure; $6M for treatment. (Apr 2001)
  • Drug use is up despite $30B spending on War on Drugs. (Jan 2001)
  • Prescriptions for heroin & methadone at local pharmacy. (Jan 2001)
  • Allow medical marijuana and needle exchanges. (Jan 2001)
  • More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War. (Aug 2000)
  • States should make drug policy, not feds. (Aug 2001)
Joe Carraro on Drugs
Former Republican Challenger (2006): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Joe Carraro on other issues.
  • Teach about alcohol, drug and tobacco in schools. (May 2006)
  • Decriminalize marijuana, and allow doctors to prescribe it. (Nov 2004)
Joe Skeen on Drugs
Former Republican (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Joe Skeen 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)
Gloria Tristani on Drugs
2002 Democratic Challenger (NM): Click here for Gloria Tristani on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Benavides on Drugs
Republican challenger; previously state senator: Click here for Tom Benavides on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Pete Domenici on Drugs
Republican Sr Senator (NM): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Pete Domenici 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)
Francesca Lobato on Drugs
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Francesca Lobato on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Allen McCulloch on Drugs
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Allen McCulloch on other issues.
  • Mandatory jail sentences for selling illegal drugs. (Aug 2006)
Steve Pearce on Drugs
Republican Representative (NM-2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Steve Pearce 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)
David Pfeffer on Drugs
Republican Challenger: Click here for David Pfeffer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Harry Teague on Drugs
Democrat (until 2010) (District 2): Click here for Harry Teague on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Udall on Drugs
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Representative (NM-3): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Tom Udall 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)
  • Rated +10 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
Heather Wilson on Drugs
Republican Representative (NM-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Heather Wilson 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 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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