Illinois Guide
Upcoming Election
Your Elected Officials
Governor
A+
JB Pritzker (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
Lieutenant Governor
Attorney General
A-
Kwame Raoul (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
U.S. Senate
A
Tammy Duckworth (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE

Senator Duckworth helped to introduce Marijuana Freedom and Opportunity Act in 2019 to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level. She has also supported legalization and has commented on ensuring equity in the businesses as Illinois legalized marijuana. 

U.S. Senate
B+
Dick Durbin (D)

Senator Durbin has changed his position on marijuana over the years. Despite comments about marijuana being a "gateway drug" in 2013, Senator Durbin has applauded President Biden's pardoning of simple marijuana possion charges and has cosponsored the SAFE banking act in recent years.

U.S. House District 2
A
Robin Kelly (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
U.S. House District 3
A-
Delia Ramirez (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
"A regulated system of legalized, taxed marijuana would reduce these impacts while creating a major new source of revenue for Illinois."
U.S. House District 4
A
Chuy Garcia (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
U.S. House District 5
A
Mike Quigley (D) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
U.S. House District 6
A-
Sean Casten (D) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
U.S. House District 7
A-
Danny Davis (D) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
U.S. House District 8
A
Raja Krishnamoorthi (D) DECRIMINALIZE
U.S. House District 9
A+
Jan Schakowsky (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE
U.S. House District 10
U.S. House District 11
A
Bill Foster (D) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
U.S. House District 12
C-
Mike Bost (R)
U.S. House District 14
U.S. House District 15
F
Mary Miller (R) NO MEDICAL USE
U.S. House District 16
F
State Senate District 2
C-
State Senate District 3
C+
State Senate District 4
State Senate District 6
A
Sara Feigenholtz (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE

Sara Feigenholtz co-sponsored both Illinois' recreational cannabis law that passed in 2019 and medical cannabis law that passed in 2013.

State Senate District 7
A-
Mark Walker (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State Senate District 9
B-
Laura Fine (D) DECRIMINALIZE
State Senate District 10
A-
Robert Martwick (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE

Co-Sponsor of the Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act, legalizing cannabis for every over the age of 21.

State Senate District 12
A+
Celina Villanueva (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE

Sponsored the Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act of 2019, which was signed into law by Governor Pritzker and legalized recreational marijuana in Illinois

State Senate District 13
A
Robert Peters (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE

Co-Sponsor of the Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act, legalizing cannabis for every over the age of 21.

State Senate District 14
A
Emil Jones (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
Emil Jones is currently a sponsor of Illinois pending recreational bill
State Senate District 15
State Senate District 17
C+
State Senate District 18
State Senate District 19
State Senate District 21
B+
State Senate District 22
A+
Cristina Castro (D) MEDICAL USE

The lead sponsor of Ashley's Law. A law that allows children in school to recieve their cannabis medicine at school.

State Senate District 23
B
Suzy Glowiak Hilton (D) MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 24
F
Seth Lewis (R)
"Legislation allowing for the use of recreational marijuana would not have a beneficial effect on the citizens of the state of Illinois."
State Senate District 25
B-
State Senate District 26
F
Dan McConchie (R)
"As long as law enforcement believes that it will be a scourge on our communities, I will remain opposed."
State Senate District 27
A
Ann Gillespie (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE
"I support the decriminalization of marijuana and making marijuana available for recreational use in Illinois."
State Senate District 28
A
Laura Murphy (D) MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 29
State Senate District 31
State Senate District 32
C+
Craig Wilcox (R)
"If both sides are willing to discuss legalization as a personal freedom issue, instead of a revenue generating issue, then let’s talk in detail about privilege versus accountability, actions and consequences, societal expectations and enforcement issues."
State Senate District 33
D+
Donald DeWitte (R) DECRIMINALIZE
"While I do support medical use of cannabis, I do not support the legalized recreational use of marijuana."
State Senate District 34
State Senate District 35
C+
State Senate District 36
B+
Mike Halpin (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State Senate District 38
F
Sue Rezin (R)
State Senate District 39
A
Don Harmon (D)
Head sponsor of 'The Alternative to Opiates' bill
State Senate District 41
C
State Senate District 42
A+
State Senate District 45
State Senate District 46
B+
State Senate District 47
D+
State Senate District 50
F
Jil Tracy (R)
State Senate District 51
F
State Senate District 53
F
State Senate District 54
State Senate District 55
D-
Jason Plummer (R)
“I will always be 100% avidly opposed to recreational marijuana in the State of Illinois and I do fear that some people are using medical marijuana as a way to take it there and I am 100% opposed to that.”
State Senate District 57
B+
Christopher Belt (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
"Legalizing marijuana would generate $375 million-$500 million a year. Not only will we bring in additional revenue from moving to a recreational state, we will not be funding prosecutor fees, court fees, and housing fees for those who are incarcerated."
State Senate District 58
D+
State Senate District 59
C
State House District 1
A
Aaron Ortiz (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE
"Credible science shows that marijuana is not anymore a gateway drug than alcohol or cigarettes."
State House District 2
A-
Elizabeth Hernandez (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State House District 6
A+
Sonya Harper (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
State House District 7
A+
Chris Welch (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE

Emanuel Welch sponsored a recreational cannabis law in 2018 and co-sponsored the law that passed in 2019.

State House District 8
A-
La Shawn Ford (D) DECRIMINALIZE
State House District 10
B-
State House District 11
A
Ann Williams (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE
State House District 14
A+
Kelly Cassidy (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE

Lead sponsor in the house, of the Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act, that legalized cannabis in Illinois in 2019. Cassidy likely has had the most significant impact on cannabis legislation in Illinois of any legislator.

State House District 17
State House District 18
A+
Robyn Gabel (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE
"I have constituents who suffered during the final months of their lives and died waiting for a medical marijuana card that in other states takes days if not hours to clear with doctors. Our current system is unconscionably painful to our family members and neighbors."
State House District 24
B
State House District 25
A-
Curtis Tarver (D)
"Legalization has also shown there has been a decrease in teen use of marijuana where there is regulation and stiff penalties for selling to minors and failing to check identification."
State House District 26
B-
State House District 27
A-
Justin Slaughter (D)
"Legalizing recreational use would go a long way to correcting a decades-old injustice and improve police and community relationships over time."
State House District 28
D
Bob Rita (D)
State House District 29
B
Thaddeus Jones (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State House District 30
B
State House District 31
C-
State House District 33
B+
Marcus Evans (D)
Chief sponsor of "The Restoration Before Recreation Act" in 2017.
State House District 34
B+
Nicholas Smith (D) MEDICAL USE
State House District 36
B-
State House District 38
State House District 39
A-
Will Guzzardi (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE
State House District 40
State House District 42
State House District 43
B+
Anna Moeller (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State House District 44
D
State House District 47
D
Amy Grant (R)
State House District 50
State House District 52
State House District 55
State House District 56
State House District 58
A+
Bob Morgan (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
"Illinois’ former medical cannabis czar"
State House District 59
B-
Dan Didech (D)
"I would only consider supporting legislation that incorporates the expert advice of law enforcement, educators, and medical personnel."
State House District 60
B+
State House District 61
B-
State House District 63
C-
Steve Reick (R) MEDICAL USE
State House District 64
D-
Tom Weber (R)
State House District 65
F
State House District 67
B-
State House District 69
State House District 70
C-
Jeff Keicher (R) MEDICAL USE
State House District 71
D-
State House District 72
A-
Gregg Johnson (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE
"I am in support of expanding the list of qualifying conditions to include any illnesses medical professionals deem treatable with cannabis. "
State House District 73
D-
State House District 76
B-
State House District 78
B+
Camille Lilly (D) MEDICAL USE
State House District 80
F
Anthony DeLuca (D)

Anthony DeLuca infamously cracked an egg in a pan and acted out the "this is your brain on drugs" ad. He did so on the Illinois house floor during the vote for Adult-Use cannabis in 2019 in order to voice his opposition to the bill.

State House District 81
B+
Anne Stava-Murray (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State House District 84
State House District 86
State House District 88
F
State House District 89
D+
State House District 90
D+
State House District 92
A+
Jehan Gordon-Booth (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE
State House District 94
State House District 96
F
State House District 98
State House District 99
F
State House District 100
State House District 101
F
Chris Miller (R) JAIL TIME FOR POSSESSION NO MEDICAL USE
State House District 103
A+
Carol Ammons (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE

In 2019 Ammons gave a passionate speech regarding the devastation of the drug war on black people directly after a "No Vote" on the Adult-Use bill being voted on.

State House District 107
State House District 109
State House District 110
State House District 112
B-
State House District 113
B
State House District 115
F
State House District 116
C-
State House District 117