Ohio Guide

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Upcoming Election
Ohio Primary Election: Tuesday, March 19, 2024
Race for President (D)
A+
Dean Phillips (D) 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/ 

Race for President (R)
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 (R)
A
Thomas Chandler (R) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
-Ohio Cannabis Activist Network
Race for U.S. House District 3 (D)
A
Joyce Beatty (D) DECRIMINALIZE
Race for U.S. House District 4 (D)
Race for U.S. House District 5 (D)
Race for U.S. House District 7 (D)
A
Matthew Diemer (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
Race for U.S. House District 9 (D)
B-
Race for U.S. House District 14 (R)
A+
Dave Joyce (R) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE

Congressman Joyce is a strong ally of the marijuana reform movement and a co-chair of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus. 

Race for U.S. House District 15 (R)
F
Race for State Senate District 4 (D)
Race for State Senate District 2 (R)
Race for State Senate District 8 (R)
D
Louis Blessing (R) NO MEDICAL USE
Race for State Senate District 10 (R)
B
Kyle Koehler (R) DECRIMINALIZE
Race for State Senate District 12 (R)
Race for State Senate District 16 (R)
Race for State Senate District 20 (R)
D
Tim Schaffer (R) NO MEDICAL USE
Race for State Senate District 22 (R)
D
Mark Romanchuk (R) NO MEDICAL USE
Race for State Senate District 24 (R)
D
Thomas Patton (R) NO MEDICAL USE
Race for State Senate District 28 (D)
Race for State Senate District 26 (R)
B
Bill Reineke (R) DECRIMINALIZE
Race for State Senate District 30 (R)
Race for State House District 7 (D)
Race for State House District 8 (D)
Race for State House District 12 (D)
Race for State House District 11 (R)
B
Stephanie Kunze (R) MEDICAL USE
Race for State House District 14 (D)
Race for State House District 16 (R)
Race for State House District 18 (D)
A
Juanita Brent (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
Race for State House District 19 (R)
Race for State House District 22 (D)
Race for State House District 21 (R)
Race for State House District 23 (D)
Race for State House District 24 (R)
Race for State House District 25 (R)
Race for State House District 26 (R)
Race for State House District 27 (R)
Race for State House District 28 (R)
Race for State House District 30 (R)
Race for State House District 32 (D)
Race for State House District 31 (R)
Race for State House District 33 (D)
Race for State House District 35 (D)
Race for State House District 36 (R)
Race for State House District 37 (R)
Race for State House District 40 (D)
Race for State House District 39 (R)
Race for State House District 42 (D)
Race for State House District 43 (R)
Race for State House District 45 (D)
Race for State House District 44 (R)
Race for State House District 46 (D)
Race for State House District 48 (R)
B
Scott Oelslager (R) DECRIMINALIZE
Race for State House District 49 (R)
Race for State House District 50 (R)
Race for State House District 53 (D)
Race for State House District 52 (R)
B
Gayle Manning (R) DECRIMINALIZE
Race for State House District 54 (D)
Race for State House District 56 (D)
Race for State House District 57 (R)
Race for State House District 59 (D)
Race for State House District 60 (R)
Race for State House District 62 (D)
Race for State House District 64 (D)
Race for State House District 63 (R)
Race for State House District 67 (R)
Race for State House District 69 (D)
Race for State House District 70 (D)
Race for State House District 72 (D)
Race for State House District 74 (D)
Race for State House District 75 (D)
Race for State House District 79 (D)
Race for State House District 78 (R)
Race for State House District 80 (R)
Race for State House District 81 (R)
Race for State House District 82 (R)
Race for State House District 84 (D)
Race for State House District 85 (D)
Race for State House District 86 (D)
Race for State House District 87 (D)
Race for State House District 88 (R)
Race for State House District 91 (D)
Race for State House District 92 (D)
Race for State House District 94 (D)
Race for State House District 93 (R)
Race for State House District 96 (R)
Race for State House District 97 (R)
Race for State House District 99 (D)
Your Elected Officials
Governor
F
U.S. Senate
C
J.D. Vance (R)

Senator J.D. Vance is not clearly for or against legal adult-use marijuana and he believes it should be up to the states.

U.S. Senate
B
Sherrod Brown (D) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE

Senator Sherrod Brown is most outspoken about cannabis banking and supports banking access for those in the marijuana industry.

U.S. House District 1
A
Greg Landsman (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
U.S. House District 2
U.S. House District 3
A
Joyce Beatty (D) DECRIMINALIZE
U.S. House District 4
F
U.S. House District 5
F
Bob Latta (R)
U.S. House District 6
C-
U.S. House District 8
U.S. House District 9
B-
U.S. House District 10
D-
U.S. House District 11
A
Shontel Brown (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE
U.S. House District 12
B-
Troy Balderson (R)
Has not expressed public support for reform
U.S. House District 13
B
Emilia Sykes (D) MEDICAL USE
U.S. House District 14
A+
Dave Joyce (R) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE

Congressman Joyce is a strong ally of the marijuana reform movement and a co-chair of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus. 

U.S. House District 15
F
State Senate District 1
B-
Rob McColley (R) DECRIMINALIZE
State Senate District 5
B+
Stephen Huffman (R) DECRIMINALIZE
State Senate District 6
B
Niraj Antani (R) DECRIMINALIZE
State Senate District 8
D
Louis Blessing (R) NO MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 9
A
Catherine Ingram (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
"I would vote to expunge all records of individuals incarcerated for weed violations up to a certain amount.” -Ohio Cannabis Activist Network
State Senate District 13
B
Nathan Manning (R) DECRIMINALIZE
-Ohio Cannabis Activist Network
State Senate District 16
B
Stephanie Kunze (R) MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 19
B
Andrew Brenner (R) DECRIMINALIZE
State Senate District 20
D
Tim Schaffer (R) NO MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 21
B-
Kent Smith (D) DECRIMINALIZE
State Senate District 22
D
Mark Romanchuk (R) NO MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 23
D
Nickie Antonio (D) NO MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 26
B
Bill Reineke (R) DECRIMINALIZE
State Senate District 27
D
Kristina Roegner (R) NO MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 29
B
Kirk Schuring (R) DECRIMINALIZE
State House District 17
D
Thomas Patton (R) NO MEDICAL USE
State House District 22
A
Juanita Brent (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
State House District 25
B+
Cecil Thomas (D) DECRIMINALIZE
State House District 30
D+
William Seitz (R) DECRIMINALIZE
-Ohio Cannabis Activist Network
State House District 48
B
Scott Oelslager (R) DECRIMINALIZE
State House District 52
B
Gayle Manning (R) DECRIMINALIZE
State House District 77
C+
Scott Wiggam (R) DECRIMINALIZE
-Ohio Cannabis Activist Network
State House District 91
D
Bob Peterson (R) NO MEDICAL USE