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Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Mike Bloomberg on Drugs
Mayor of New York City (Independent): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mike Bloomberg on other issues.
  • You bet I smoked pot; and I enjoyed it. (Apr 2002)
  • NYPD will continue to vigorously enforce drug laws. (Apr 2002)
Andrew Cuomo on Drugs
Democratic Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Andrew Cuomo on other issues.
  • Criminalize synthetic marijuana and designer drugs. (Jan 2013)
  • Decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana. (Jun 2012)
  • One strike & you’re out drug policy for public housing. (Mar 2002)
Bill de Blasio on Drugs
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill de Blasio on other issues.
  • 50,000 arrests for marijuana possession unjust and wrong. (Oct 2013)

Senate:


Colia Clark on Drugs
Green Senate challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Colia Clark on other issues.
  • Legalize medical marijuana and hemp crop production. (May 2012)
  • Return nonviolent offenders from prison to community. (May 2012)
Kirsten Gillibrand on Drugs
Democratic Jr Senator (NY): Click here for Kirsten Gillibrand on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Wendy Long on Drugs
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Wendy Long on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Scott Noren on Drugs
Independent Challenger: Click here for Scott Noren on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Charles Schumer on Drugs
Democratic Sr Senator (NY): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Charles Schumer on other issues.
  • Voted NO on increasing penalties for drug offenses. (Nov 1999)
  • Require chemical resellers to certify against meth use. (Sep 2007)

House:


Timothy Bishop on Drugs
Democratic Representative (NY-1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Timothy Bishop on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Rated Zero by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Dec 2006)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Ann Marie Buerkle on Drugs
Republican (District 25): Click here for Ann Marie Buerkle on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Yvette Clarke on Drugs
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Yvette Clarke on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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)
Chris Collins on Drugs
Republican (District 27): Click here for Chris Collins on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Joseph Crowley on Drugs
Democratic Representative (NY-7): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Crowley 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)
  • Rated +10 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Eliot Engel on Drugs
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-17): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Eliot Engel on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • 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 pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Chris Gibson on Drugs
Republican (District 19): Click here for Chris Gibson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Michael Grimm on Drugs
Republican (District 11): Click here for Michael Grimm on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Richard Hanna on Drugs
Republican (District 22): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Richard Hanna on other issues.
  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (Sep 2012)
Nan Hayworth on Drugs
Republican (District 19): Click here for Nan Hayworth on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Brian Higgins on Drugs
Democratic Representative (NY-27): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Brian Higgins 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)
Kathy Hochul on Drugs
Democrat (District 26): Click here for Kathy Hochul on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steve Israel on Drugs
Democratic Representative (NY-2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Steve Israel 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)
  • Rated +10 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Hakeem Jeffries on Drugs
Democrat (District 8): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Hakeem Jeffries on other issues.
  • Repeal the draconian Rockefeller Drug Laws. (Nov 2012)
  • Let doctors prescribe medical marijuana. (Nov 2008)
Peter King on Drugs
Rep./Ind./Cons./Right-To-Life Representative (NY-3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Peter King 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 NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Nita Lowey on Drugs
Democratic Representative (NY-18): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Nita Lowey 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 Zero by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Dec 2006)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Dan Maffei on Drugs
Democrat (District 24): Click here for Dan Maffei on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Carolyn Maloney on Drugs
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-14): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Carolyn Maloney 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)
  • Establish drug testing standards for major league sports. (May 2005)
  • Rated Zero by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Dec 2006)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Sean Maloney on Drugs
Democrat (District 18): Click here for Sean Maloney on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Carolyn McCarthy on Drugs
Dem./Ind./Working-Families (NY-4): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Carolyn McCarthy 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 Zero by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Dec 2006)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Gregory Meeks on Drugs
Dem./Working-Families (NY-6): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Gregory Meeks on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Rated Zero by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Dec 2006)
  • End harsher sentencing for crack vs. powder cocaine. (Jun 2007)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Grace Meng on Drugs
Democrat (District 6): Click here for Grace Meng on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jerrold Nadler on Drugs
Dem./Lib./Working-Families (NY-8): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Jerrold Nadler on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Legalize medical marijuana. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated A by VOTE-HEMP, indicating a pro-hemp voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated +20 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
  • Expunge records for first drug offenders after probation. (Jul 2011)
  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (May 2011)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Bill Owens on Drugs
Democratic Representative (NY-23): Click here for Bill Owens on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Charles Rangel on Drugs
Dem./Lib./Working-Families: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Charles Rangel on other issues.
  • 1970s: Treat drug addiction as crisis: interdict at border. (Aug 2008)
  • Worked with Pres. Nixon to begin "War on Drugs". (Aug 2008)
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Tom Reed on Drugs
Republican (District 23): Click here for Tom Reed on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jose Serrano on Drugs
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-16): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jose Serrano on other issues.
  • Voted NO on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • 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)
  • Sponsored bill to distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS. (Jan 2009)
Louise Slaughter on Drugs
Democratic Representative (NY-28): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Louise Slaughter 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 pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
Paul Tonko on Drugs
Democrat (District 20): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Paul Tonko on other issues.
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Ed Towns on Drugs
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-10): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Ed Towns on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • 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)
  • Expunge records for first drug offenders after probation. (Jul 2011)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Nydia Velazquez on Drugs
Democrat/Working-Families Representative (NY-12): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Nydia Velazquez on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • 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 pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


George Pataki on Drugs
Republican NY Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for George Pataki on other issues.
  • More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War. (Aug 2000)
David Paterson on Drugs
Democratic Governor (NY): Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Paterson on other issues.
  • Rockefeller Drug Laws have failed badly. (Jan 2009)
George Maragos on Drugs
2012 Republican Primary Challenger: Click here for George Maragos on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Turner on Drugs
2012 Republican Senate Primary Challenger: Click here for Bob Turner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gary Ackerman on Drugs
Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam. (NY-5): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Gary Ackerman 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 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)
Maurice Hinchey on Drugs
Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam. Representative (NY-22): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Maurice Hinchey 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)
  • Legalize medical marijuana. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated A by VOTE-HEMP, indicating a pro-hemp voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated +20 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • 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)
Chris Lee on Drugs
Republican (Resigned 2011) (District 26): Click here for Chris Lee on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Turner on Drugs
Former Republican (District 9): Click here for Bob Turner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rudy Giuliani on Drugs
Former Mayor of NYC: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Rudy Giuliani on other issues.
  • AdWatch: Got tough on drugs like meth in Massachusetts. (Dec 2007)
  • FactCheck: Romney’s tough-on-drugs meth bill never passed. (Dec 2007)
  • Tried to ban methadone treatment for heroin addicts. (May 2007)
  • In Dorismond drug shooting, sullied victim as “no choirboy”. (Jan 2007)
  • Drug policy should be an integral part of foreign policy. (Sep 1997)
Carl McCall on Drugs
2002 Democratic Challenger NY Governor: Click here for Carl McCall on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Eliot Spitzer on Drugs
Former Democratc Governor (2007-2008): Click here for Eliot Spitzer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Anthony Weiner on Drugs
Former Democrat(Resigned 2011) (District 9): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Anthony Weiner 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)
  • Rated +10 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Michael Benjamin on Drugs
Former Republican Challenger (2004): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Michael Benjamin on other issues.
  • Curb demand side via drug treatment. (Jun 2003)
Ed Cox on Drugs
Former Republican Challenger (withdrew Jan. 2006): Click here for Ed Cox on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Al D'Amato on Drugs
Former Republican Jr Senator: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Al D'Amato on other issues.
  • Voted YES on spending international development funds on drug control. (Jul 1996)
Harold Ford on Drugs
2010 Democratic Primary Challenger; previously US Rep (TN): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Harold Ford 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)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
Daniel Frisa on Drugs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 4): Click here for Daniel Frisa on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rudy Giuliani on Drugs
2000 Former Republican Candidate: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Rudy Giuliani on other issues.
  • AdWatch: Got tough on drugs like meth in Massachusetts. (Dec 2007)
  • FactCheck: Romney’s tough-on-drugs meth bill never passed. (Dec 2007)
  • Tried to ban methadone treatment for heroin addicts. (May 2007)
  • In Dorismond drug shooting, sullied victim as “no choirboy”. (Jan 2007)
  • Drug policy should be an integral part of foreign policy. (Sep 1997)
Abe Hirschfeld on Drugs
2004 former Builders Party Senate challenger: Click here for Abe Hirschfeld on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sue Kelly on Drugs
Republican (until 2007) (District 19): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Sue Kelly 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)
John LaFalce on Drugs
Democrat/Ind./Lib. (Until 2004 (District 29): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John LaFalce 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)
David McReynolds on Drugs
2004 Green Senate challenger (NY); 2000 Socialist for Pres.: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for David McReynolds on other issues.
  • Re-examine and repeal drug laws. (Sep 2004)
  • War on drugs is a failure; decriminalize. (Sep 1999)
  • Decriminalization instead of prisons. (Aug 1999)
Howard Mills on Drugs
2004 former Republican Senate challenger (NY): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Howard Mills on other issues.
  • Stiffer penalties for drug-related crimes. (Jul 2000)
Susan Molinari on Drugs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 13): Click here for Susan Molinari on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Pat Moynihan on Drugs
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Pat Moynihan 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)
Major Owens on Drugs
Democrat (until 2007) (District 11): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Major Owens 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)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Establish drug testing standards for major league sports. (May 2005)
Bill Paxon on Drugs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 27): Click here for Bill Paxon on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gerald Solomon on Drugs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 22): Click here for Gerald Solomon on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Michael Arcuri on Drugs
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Michael Arcuri on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
Gary Bernsten on Drugs
2010 Republican Primary Challenger: Click here for Gary Bernsten on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sherry Boehlert on Drugs
Republican/Independence (District 23): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Sherry Boehlert 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)
Hillary Clinton on Drugs
Secretary of State; previously Democratic Senator (NY): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Hillary Clinton on other issues.
  • Reduce sentencing disparity for crack, but not retroactively. (Dec 2007)
  • 1969: held herself aloof from college drug counterculture. (Jul 2007)
  • Divert non-violent drug offenders away from prison. (Jun 2007)
  • Gov. Clinton implicated in his brother Roger’s drug arrest. (Feb 2004)
  • Address drug problem with treatment and special drug courts. (Oct 2000)
  • Ambiguous reports of 1960s college alcohol & drug use. (Aug 1999)
  • Involved parents most influential in reducing teen drug use. (Sep 1996)
  • End harsher sentencing for crack vs. powder cocaine. (Jun 2007)
  • Require chemical resellers to certify against meth use. (Sep 2007)
Joe DioGuardi on Drugs
2010 Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Joe DioGuardi on other issues.
  • Require drug testing before parole. (Oct 1987)
  • Authorize army to intervene in anti-drug operations. (Jan 1987)
Michael Forbes on Drugs
Republican (retired) (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Michael Forbes on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Ban federal funding for needle-exchange programs. (Mar 1999)
Vito Fossella on Drugs
Rep./Cons./Right-To-Life Representative (NY-13): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Vito Fossella 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 YES on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated -20 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Ban federal funding for needle-exchange programs. (Mar 1999)
Benjamin Gilman on Drugs
Republican (District 20): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Benjamin Gilman 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)
Felix Grucci on Drugs
Republican (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Felix Grucci on other issues.
  • Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
John Hall on Drugs
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Hall on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
Howie Hawkins on Drugs
Green Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Howie Hawkins on other issues.
  • End the “War on Drugs”. (Jun 2006)
Amo Houghton on Drugs
Republican/Conservative (District 31): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Amo Houghton 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)
Caroline Kennedy on Drugs
Former Democratic candidate (2008): Click here for Caroline Kennedy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Randy Kuhl on Drugs
Republican Representative (NY-29): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Randy Kuhl 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)
Rick Lazio on Drugs
Republican/Cons. (District 2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Rick Lazio on other issues.
  • Vote helped pass crime bill, drug courts, community police. (Oct 2000)
  • Supports Weed and Seed anti-drug program. (May 2000)
  • Stricter penalties for drugs; more funding & border security. (Jul 1998)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
Eric Massa on Drugs
Democrat (until 2010) (District 29): Click here for Eric Massa on other issues.
    No stance on record.
KT McFarland on Drugs
Republican Challenger: Click here for KT McFarland on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike McMahon on Drugs
Democrat (until 2010) (District 13): Click here for Mike McMahon on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Michael McNulty on Drugs
Democratic/Ind./Cons. Representative (NY-21): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Michael McNulty 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 subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated -10 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Scott Murphy on Drugs
Democrat (until 2010) (District 20): Click here for Scott Murphy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Marilyn O`Grady on Drugs
2004 former Conservative Party challenger: Click here for Marilyn O`Grady on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jeanine Pirro on Drugs
Republican challenger; District Attorney: Click here for Jeanine Pirro on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jack Quinn on Drugs
Republican/Ind./Cons. (District 30): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jack Quinn 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)
Thomas Reynolds on Drugs
Republican/Conservative Representative (NY-26): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Thomas Reynolds 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)
John Spencer on Drugs
Republican Challenger, previously Mayor of Yonkers: Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Spencer on other issues.
  • Runs alcohol abuse consultancy based on personal experience. (Dec 2005)
John Sweeney on Drugs
Republican/Conservative (District 22): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Sweeney 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)
  • Establish drug testing standards for major league sports. (May 2005)
Jay Townsend on Drugs
Republican Challenger (2010): Click here for Jay Townsend on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Walsh on Drugs
Rep./Ind./Conservative Representative (NY-25): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jim Walsh 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)
Kirsten Gillibrand on Drugs
Democratic Jr Senator (NY): Click here for Kirsten Gillibrand on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John McHugh on Drugs
Republican/Conservative Representative (NY-23): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for John McHugh 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)
  • Establish drug testing standards for major league sports. (May 2005)
  • Rated -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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