Guide for
Upcoming Election
Montana Primary Election: Tuesday, June 4, 2024
Races on Your Ballot
Race for President (D)
B-
Joe Biden (D) DECRIMINALIZE

Joe Biden has a history of supporting anti-drug, tough on crime policies as well as those that imposed punitive penalties for drug offenses and facilitated discrimnation against drug users.

His current criminal justice reform plan includes provisions that would decriminalize the use of cannabis and automatically expunge all prior cannabis use convictions. Read more at https://joebiden.com/justice/ 

Race for President (R)
D+
Donald Trump (R)

Following the passage of Congressional amendments limiting the Justice Department from taking prosecutorial actions against those in legal marijuana states, President Trump has consistently issued signing statements indicating that he believes that he has the power to disregard these amendments because he believes that they are unconstitutional. (Source)

Race for Governor
B
Greg Gianforte (R) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE

Gianforte has expressed a lot of concern regarding medical marijuana, but has conceded that he will not push against access to medical marijuana for qualifying patients in Montana. He has been quoted saying that rescheduling marijuana is a "misplaced priority" and strongly asserts that there is not enough research conducted on the ill-effects of marijuana use. 

Race for U.S. Senate
A
Sid Daoud (L)
B+
Jon Tester (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE

Senator Jon Tester supports well-researched cannabis regulation that promotes safe access to marijuana and policies that make banking resources available to legal cannabis businesses.

Your Elected Officials
Governor
B
Greg Gianforte (R) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE

Gianforte has expressed a lot of concern regarding medical marijuana, but has conceded that he will not push against access to medical marijuana for qualifying patients in Montana. He has been quoted saying that rescheduling marijuana is a "misplaced priority" and strongly asserts that there is not enough research conducted on the ill-effects of marijuana use. 

U.S. Senate
C
Steve Daines (R)

Senator Steve Daines does not personally agree with legalizing marijuna, he does strongly support banking legislation that allows legal cannabis businesses to have regular access to banks and credit unions.

U.S. Senate
B+
Jon Tester (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE

Senator Jon Tester supports well-researched cannabis regulation that promotes safe access to marijuana and policies that make banking resources available to legal cannabis businesses.

U.S. House District 2