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Nikki Haley on Drugs
Republican Governor: Click here for Nikki Haley on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

SC 2014: 2014 SC Senate debate


Lee Bright on Drugs
Republican Challenger: Click here for Lee Bright on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim DeMint on Drugs
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (SC-4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim DeMint 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)
Lindsey Graham on Drugs
Republican Sr Senator; previously Representative (SC-3): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Lindsey Graham 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)
  • Enhance interdiction by criminalizing unflagged submarines. (Jul 2008)
Nancy Mace on Drugs
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Nancy Mace on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tim Scott on Drugs
Republican Senator-Appointee: Click here for Tim Scott on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jay Stamper on Drugs
Republican Challenger: Click here for Jay Stamper on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


James Clyburn on Drugs
Democratic Representative (SC-6): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for James Clyburn 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 "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)
Elizabeth Colbert-Busch on Drugs
Democrat (District 1): Click here for Elizabeth Colbert-Busch on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jeff Duncan on Drugs
Republican (District 3): Click here for Jeff Duncan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Trey Gowdy on Drugs
Republican (District 4): Click here for Trey Gowdy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mick Mulvaney on Drugs
Republican (District 5): Click here for Mick Mulvaney on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Rice on Drugs
Republican (District 7): Click here for Tom Rice on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tim Scott on Drugs
Republican (Appointed Senator) (District 1): Click here for Tim Scott on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Joe Wilson on Drugs
Republican Representative (SC-2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe Wilson on other issues.
  • Rated -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Mark Sanford on Drugs
Republican SC Governor; previously Representative (SC-1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Sanford on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
Jim Hodges on Drugs
Former Democratic Governor (1999-2002): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Hodges on other issues.
  • More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War. (Aug 2000)
David Beasley on Drugs
2004 former Republican challenger; former Governor: Click here for David Beasley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Fritz Hollings on Drugs
Former Democratic Sr Senator; retired 2004: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Fritz Hollings 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)
Bob Inglis on Drugs
Republican Representative (SC-4, retook seat in 2004): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bob Inglis 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)
Alex Sanders on Drugs
2002 Democratic Candidate (SC): Click here for Alex Sanders on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Inez Tenenbaum on Drugs
2004 former Democratic challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Inez Tenenbaum on other issues.
  • Fight methamphetamine production and trafficking. (Aug 2004)
Strom Thurmond on Drugs
Former Republican Senator: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Strom Thurmond 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)
Gresham Barrett on Drugs
Republican Representative (SC-3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Gresham Barrett 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)
Henry Brown on Drugs
Republican Representative (SC-1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Henry Brown 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 -20 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Michael Cone on Drugs
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Michael Cone on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Conley on Drugs
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for Bob Conley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim DeMint on Drugs
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (SC-4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim DeMint 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)
Alvin Greene on Drugs
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Alvin Greene on other issues.
  • No mandatory drug sentences. (Oct 2010)
Mark McBride on Drugs
Independent Senate challenger: Click here for Mark McBride on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mullins McLeod on Drugs
2010 Democratic challenger: Click here for Mullins McLeod on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Sanford on Drugs
Republican SC Governor; previously Representative (SC-1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Sanford on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
Floyd Spence on Drugs
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Floyd Spence on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
John Spratt on Drugs
Democratic Representative (SC-5): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for John Spratt 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 -30 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Lindsey Graham on Drugs
Republican Sr Senator; previously Representative (SC-3): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Lindsey Graham 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)
  • Enhance interdiction by criminalizing unflagged submarines. (Jul 2008)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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