Mississippi Guide

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

D+
Race for U.S. Senate
D
Cindy Hyde-Smith (R)

From CannabisVoter

As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Sen. Hyde-Smith voted to block an amendment that would have allowed banks to work with legitimate cannabis businesses from receiving a vote on the Senate floor. (2018)

Race for U.S. House District 1
A
Antonia Eliason (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE

From campusreform.org

Eliason’s campaign website is not up and running as of yet, however, some of her stances can also be found on Twitter.  Eliason stated that she is fighting for Medicare for All, decriminalization and legalization of marijuana, the exoneration of those incarcerated for marijuana-related charges, as well as a Green New Deal, as proposed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez. 

C-
Race for U.S. House District 4
Your Elected Officials
Governor
D
Tate Reeves (R) NO MEDICAL USE
U.S. Senate
D
Cindy Hyde-Smith (R)

From CannabisVoter

As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Sen. Hyde-Smith voted to block an amendment that would have allowed banks to work with legitimate cannabis businesses from receiving a vote on the Senate floor. (2018)

U.S. Senate
D
U.S. House District 1
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U.S. House District 2
U.S. House District 3
U.S. House District 4
State Senate District 6
F
Chad McMahan (R) NO MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 10
D
Neil Whaley (R)

This state legislator voted for HCR 39 which was offered and passed by the Mississippi House and Senate for the sole purpose of confusing the ballot so that the voter led Ballot Initiative 65 (medical marijuana) would fail. This tactic is to confuse voters and ensure that no measure gains a majority winning vote.

State House District 6
B
Dana Criswell (R) MEDICAL USE
State House District 8
D
Trey Lamar (R)

Author of a bill to undermine and confuse voters by placing an alternative ballot question on the November 2020 ballot https://yallpolitics.com/2020/03/10/house-passes-resolution-to-compete-with-medical-marijuana-ballot-initiative-65/

State House District 58
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Joel Bomgar (R) MEDICAL USE
State House District 73
A-
Jill Ford (R) MEDICAL USE