Connecticut Guide

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Upcoming Election
Connecticut General Election: Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Race for President
A
Howie Hawkins (I) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE
A
Kamala Harris (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
A-
Jo Jorgensen (I) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
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/ 

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 U.S. House District 1
A
John Larson (D) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
D-
Mary Fay (R)
Race for U.S. House District 2
A
Joe Courtney (D)

Rep. Courtney largely votes in favor of progressive marijuana reform legislation. 

Race for State Senate District 3
Race for State Senate District 11
A
Martin Looney (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE
Race for State Senate District 15
D-
Joan Hartley (D) NO MEDICAL USE
Race for State Senate District 21
D
Kevin Kelly (R) NO MEDICAL USE
Race for State Senate District 29
A
Mae Flexer (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
Race for State Senate District 36
F
Alexandra Kasser (D)

In a letter to the editor of the Greenwich Free Press, Bergstein defended her voting against SB1085 because she worries that legalizing recreational marijuana is a threat to children.

Race for State House District 2
A
Raghib Allie-Brennan (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE

State Rep. Raghib Allie-Brennan hosted a community conversation on cannabis legalization which you can watch here

Race for State House District 3
A
Minnie Gonzalez (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
Race for State House District 11
A
Jeffrey Currey (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
Race for State House District 19
Race for State House District 22
Race for State House District 49
A
Susan Johnson (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE
Race for State House District 54
A
Gregg Haddad (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
Race for State House District 59
A
Carol Hall (R) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
Race for State House District 64
D-
Race for State House District 75
A
Geraldo Reyes (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
Race for State House District 78
F
Whit Betts (R) NO MEDICAL USE
Race for State House District 83
A
Catherine Abercrombie (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE
Race for State House District 86
D-
Vin Candelora (R) NO MEDICAL USE
Race for State House District 87
D
David Yaccarino (R) NO MEDICAL USE
Race for State House District 88
A+
Joshua Elliott (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
Race for State House District 89
A
Lezlye Zupkus (R) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
Race for State House District 92
A+
Patricia Dillon (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
Race for State House District 93
A+
Toni Walker (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
Race for State House District 94
A+
Robyn Porter (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
Race for State House District 95
A+
Juan Candelaria (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
Race for State House District 101
B-
Noreen Kokoruda (R) DECRIMINALIZE
Race for State House District 115
A
Dorinda Borer (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
Race for State House District 116
A
Michael DiMassa (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
Race for State House District 137
A
Chris Perone (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
Race for State House District 139
A
Kevin Ryan (D) DECRIMINALIZE
Race for State House District 141
Race for State House District 142
D
Your Elected Officials
Governor
B+
Ned Lamont (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE

Despite promising to make adult-use marijuana legalization one of his administration’s top 2019 priorities, lawmakers failed to advance legislation to the Governor’s desk. Recently, he has met with the Governors of neighboring states to discuss the possibility of taking a regional approach to the issue in 2020. (Link)

U.S. Senate
B
U.S. Senate
U.S. House District 1
A
John Larson (D) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
U.S. House District 2
A
Joe Courtney (D)

Rep. Courtney largely votes in favor of progressive marijuana reform legislation. 

U.S. House District 3
A
U.S. House District 4
B
Jim Himes (D)
U.S. House District 5
State Senate District 7
D
State Senate District 8
B
State Senate District 10
A
Gary Winfield (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State Senate District 11
A
Martin Looney (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE
State Senate District 15
D-
Joan Hartley (D) NO MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 18
State Senate District 19
A
Cathy Osten (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State Senate District 20
A
Paul Formica (R) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State Senate District 21
D
Kevin Kelly (R) NO MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 29
A
Mae Flexer (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State Senate District 30
D-
Craig Miner (R) NO MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 32
D
State Senate District 34
D
Len Fasano (R) NO MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 36
F
Alexandra Kasser (D)

In a letter to the editor of the Greenwich Free Press, Bergstein defended her voting against SB1085 because she worries that legalizing recreational marijuana is a threat to children.

State House District 2
A
Raghib Allie-Brennan (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE

State Rep. Raghib Allie-Brennan hosted a community conversation on cannabis legalization which you can watch here

State House District 3
A
Minnie Gonzalez (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State House District 11
A
Jeffrey Currey (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State House District 22
State House District 26
A+
Peter Tercyak (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State House District 38
State House District 42
D-
State House District 49
A
Susan Johnson (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE
State House District 54
A
Gregg Haddad (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State House District 59
A
Carol Hall (R) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State House District 61
State House District 63
D
Jay Case (R)
State House District 69
F
Art O'Neill (R) NO MEDICAL USE
State House District 75
A
Geraldo Reyes (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State House District 78
F
Whit Betts (R) NO MEDICAL USE
State House District 83
A
Catherine Abercrombie (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE
State House District 86
D-
Vin Candelora (R) NO MEDICAL USE
State House District 87
D
David Yaccarino (R) NO MEDICAL USE
State House District 88
A+
Joshua Elliott (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State House District 89
A
Lezlye Zupkus (R) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State House District 92
A+
Patricia Dillon (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State House District 93
A+
Toni Walker (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State House District 94
A+
Robyn Porter (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State House District 95
A+
Juan Candelaria (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State House District 101
B-
Noreen Kokoruda (R) DECRIMINALIZE
State House District 106
State House District 115
A
Dorinda Borer (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State House District 116
A
Michael DiMassa (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State House District 128
A+
Christopher Rosario (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State House District 137
A
Chris Perone (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State House District 139
A
Kevin Ryan (D) DECRIMINALIZE
State House District 151
D