Nevada Guide

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Upcoming Election
Nevada General Election: Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Race for President
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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
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Dina Titus (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE

Representative Dina Titus has been an outspoken advocate for marijuana legalization. She has sponsored and voted in favor of numerous bills, and has spoken in front of committees touting the need for sensible legislation to be passed. She has even been present at events held at dispensaries in her state, and was one of the first customers at Planet 13 dispensary in Nevada. 

A
Robert Strawder (I) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE
Race for U.S. House District 2
B
Patricia Ackerman (D) MEDICAL USE

According to her campaign website, Ackerman supports giving veterans access to medical marijuana

B-
Mark Amodei (R) MEDICAL USE

While not personally in favor of legal, recreational marijuana, Amodei has not stood in the way of legislation like the SAFE Banking Act of 2019, and has been a proponent for giving marijuana businesses banking access. He supports regulating the industry the safe way as alcohol, and would like to see reform happen to increase the level of transparency in the industry. Amodei was an advocate for medical marijuana in 2016. 

Race for U.S. House District 3
A
Steve Brown (I) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
B-
Susie Lee (D)

Representative Lee has not been particularly outspoken in her stance regarding legal marijuana, but has come out in support of ancillary legislation. 

Race for U.S. House District 4
A
Steven Horsford (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE

Representative Horsford is highly supportive of the recent marijuana reform in his home state of Nevada. He has gone on the record as a proponent for numerous ancillary pieces of legislation advancing the cause of creating sensible marijuana laws. Recently, he has co-sponsored the MORE Act and the SAFE Banking Act of 2019. 

Race for State Senate District 3
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Chris Brooks (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE
Race for State Senate District 5
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Kristee Watson (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE
Race for State Assembly District 3
Race for State Assembly District 5
A
Brittney Miller (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE
Race for State Assembly District 8
A
Jason Frierson (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE
Race for State Assembly District 9
A-
Steve Yeager (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE
"I used to be a public defender and I have always been in favor of legalizing and regulating because I saw firsthand the tremendous waste of resources in maintaining prohibition."- As submitted to the 'NORML Candidate Questionnaire' on 6/1
Race for State Assembly District 13
Race for State Assembly District 14
A
Maggie Carlton (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE
Race for State Assembly District 15
A
Howard Watts (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE
Race for State Assembly District 22
Race for State Assembly District 24
Race for State Assembly District 25
Race for State Assembly District 28
A
Edgar Flores (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE
Race for State Assembly District 32
A
Paula Povilaitis (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE
Race for State Assembly District 33
Race for State Assembly District 36
Race for State Assembly District 38
Your Elected Officials
Governor
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Steve Sisolak (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
U.S. Senate
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Jacky Rosen (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE

Senator Jacky Rosen is a champion for legalizing marijuana on both a medical and recreational level. She is outspoken in her position, and has fought diligently to get qualified patients the medicine they need, and responsible adults safe, regulated marijuana. 

U.S. Senate
C+
Catherine Cortez Masto (D)

While not personally a supporter of recreational marijuana being legalized in her state, Senator Catherine Cortez-Masto set aside her personal beliefs and voted in favor of her constituent's requests. She has made statements in support of her state's right to choose, and co-sponsored the SAFE Banking Act of 2019, along with other related pieces of legislation. 

U.S. House District 1
A
Dina Titus (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE

Representative Dina Titus has been an outspoken advocate for marijuana legalization. She has sponsored and voted in favor of numerous bills, and has spoken in front of committees touting the need for sensible legislation to be passed. She has even been present at events held at dispensaries in her state, and was one of the first customers at Planet 13 dispensary in Nevada. 

U.S. House District 2
B-
Mark Amodei (R) MEDICAL USE

While not personally in favor of legal, recreational marijuana, Amodei has not stood in the way of legislation like the SAFE Banking Act of 2019, and has been a proponent for giving marijuana businesses banking access. He supports regulating the industry the safe way as alcohol, and would like to see reform happen to increase the level of transparency in the industry. Amodei was an advocate for medical marijuana in 2016. 

U.S. House District 3
B-
Susie Lee (D)

Representative Lee has not been particularly outspoken in her stance regarding legal marijuana, but has come out in support of ancillary legislation. 

U.S. House District 4
A
Steven Horsford (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE

Representative Horsford is highly supportive of the recent marijuana reform in his home state of Nevada. He has gone on the record as a proponent for numerous ancillary pieces of legislation advancing the cause of creating sensible marijuana laws. Recently, he has co-sponsored the MORE Act and the SAFE Banking Act of 2019. 

State Senate District 3
A
Chris Brooks (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 10
B
Yvanna Cancela (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 14
D
State Senate District 21
B+
James Ohrenschall (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE
State Assembly District 2
State Assembly District 4
A
State Assembly District 5
A
Brittney Miller (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE
State Assembly District 8
A
Jason Frierson (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE
State Assembly District 9
A-
Steve Yeager (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE
"I used to be a public defender and I have always been in favor of legalizing and regulating because I saw firsthand the tremendous waste of resources in maintaining prohibition."- As submitted to the 'NORML Candidate Questionnaire' on 6/1
State Assembly District 14
A
Maggie Carlton (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE
State Assembly District 15
A
Howard Watts (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE
State Assembly District 16
A
Heidi Swank (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE
State Assembly District 20
State Assembly District 21
A
Ozzie Fumo (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE
State Assembly District 27
State Assembly District 28
A
Edgar Flores (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE