New Jersey Guide
Upcoming Election
Your Elected Officials
Governor
A+
Phil Murphy (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
Lieutenant Governor
B+
U.S. Senate
A+
Cory Booker (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
U.S. Senate
C
Bob Menendez (D) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
U.S. House District 1
A
Donald Norcross (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
U.S. House District 2
C
Jeff Van Drew (R) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE

 

 

 

U.S. House District 3
A
Andy Kim (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE
U.S. House District 4
F
U.S. House District 5
U.S. House District 6
A
Frank Pallone (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
U.S. House District 7
C
Tom Kean (R)
A
Tom Malinowski (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
U.S. House District 8
A
Albio Sires (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
U.S. House District 9
A
Bill Pascrell (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE
U.S. House District 10
A+
Don Payne (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
U.S. House District 11
A
Mikie Sherrill (D) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
U.S. House District 12
A+
Bonnie Watson Coleman (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE

 

 

State Senate District 5
B+
Nilsa Cruz-Perez (D)
Sponsored legislation to expand state MMJ program
State Senate District 6
B
James Beach (D) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 7
A
Troy Singleton (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State Senate District 9
State Senate District 10
D
Jim Holzapfel (R) NO MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 11
A
Vin Gopal (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State Senate District 12
D
State Senate District 13
State Senate District 15
B-
Shirley Turner (D) DECRIMINALIZE
State Senate District 18
A
Patrick Diegnan (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State Senate District 19
B
Joseph Vitale (D) DECRIMINALIZE
State Senate District 20
C
Joe Cryan (D) MEDICAL USE
"Efforts to legalize marijuana in New Jersey would have our state take too big a step, too quickly. Decriminalization may be a better and more sensible option in the short-term." - NJ Senate Republican site
State Senate District 21
D
State Senate District 22
A+
Nicholas Scutari (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State Senate District 23
State Senate District 24
F
Steven Oroho (R) NO MEDICAL USE
"I don't separate the use of marijuana from other dangerous controlled substances — they are all drugs. Marijuana is commonly referred to as a gateway drug in that when one starts experimenting with marijuana, the user will often escalate to much more perilous addictions." -New Jersey Herald
State Senate District 25
D-
State Senate District 26
F
Joseph Pennacchio (R) JAIL TIME FOR POSSESSION NO MEDICAL USE
“New Jersey’s roadways are extremely congested and we don’t have a full-proof weed sobriety test. A mad dash to legalization, without taking the time to examine the consequences, is a recipe for disaster.”- https://www.senatenj.com/index.php/pennacchio/pennacchio-not-so-fast-legalizing-weed/35507
State Senate District 27
State Senate District 30
C+
Robert Singer (R) MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 31
A
Sandra Cunningham (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State Senate District 34
A
Nia Gill (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State Senate District 36
B-
State Assembly District 9
D-
D-
DiAnne Gove (R) NO MEDICAL USE
State Assembly District 14
A
Wayne DeAngelo (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State Assembly District 17
A-
Joseph Danielsen (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE
State Assembly District 20
A+
Annette Quijano (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State Assembly District 22
A
James Kennedy (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
Co-sponsored a bill that would "Legalize possession and personal use of small amounts of marijuana for persons age 21 and over; create Division of Marijuana Enforcement and licensing structure."
State Assembly District 23
F
John DiMaio (R) NO MEDICAL USE
F
Erik Peterson (R) JAIL TIME FOR POSSESSION NO MEDICAL USE
State Assembly District 24
D-
F
Parker Space (R)
"I am opposed to the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in New Jersey. Maybe it is because of my upbringing or what have you, but like what Nancy Reagan said, 'Just say no.'" -New Jersey Herald
State Assembly District 26
D-
Jay Webber (R) DECRIMINALIZE
State Assembly District 27
B+
John McKeon (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
Mr. Mckeon wrote in an Op-Ed that he supports legalization as long as two criteria are met: protecting the medical market with subsidies/tax leniency; as well as the introduction of a state regulated bank that could handle dispensary (medical and recreational) money, while avoiding federal interference. https://www.nj.com/opinion/index.ssf/2018/09/ill_vote_to_legalize_marijuana_but_these_2_things.html
State Assembly District 31
A+
Angela McKnight (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State Assembly District 34
A+
Britnee Timberlake (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State Assembly District 40
B
Kevin Rooney (R)
"Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney introduced legislation authorizing medical marijuana to treat opioid and heroin addiction. The bill (A4015) adds substance use disorder to the list of debilitating medical conditions that qualify a patient to use medical marijuana." -Cannabis Business Times