Rhode Island Guide

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Upcoming Election
Rhode Island General Election: Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Race for President
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Darcy Richardson (I) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
A
Kamala Harris (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
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Jo Jorgensen (I) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
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Rocky De La Fuente (I) DECRIMINALIZE
"I support decriminalization of possession and use of marijuana under federal laws. I believe each state should decide whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use." -CBS12.com
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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

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Race for U.S. Senate
B
Jack Reed (D) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
Race for U.S. House District 1
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David Cicilline (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE

Representative David Cicilline has a very favorable stance regarding marijuana legalization. He has introduced and co-sponsored numerous pieces of legislation regarding legalizing recreational/medical cannabis, as well as reparitive justice measures. He recently has co-sponsored two important pieces of legislation, the MORE Act and the SAFE Banking Act of 2019. 

Race for U.S. House District 2
C
Jim Langevin (D) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE

Representative Langevin is not a supporter of legal, recreational, marijuana use, but has defended his state's right to form their own legislation revolving the substance. He has voted in favor of multiple pieces of ancillary legislation, such as the Veteran's Equal Access Amendment and the SAFE Banking Act. 

Race for State Senate District 4
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Dominick Ruggerio (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
Race for State Senate District 5
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Samuel Bell (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
Race for State Senate District 11
Race for State Senate District 13
Race for State Senate District 28
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Joshua Miller (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
Race for State Senate District 38
B-
Dennis Algiere (R) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
Race for State House District 18
Your Elected Officials
Governor
U.S. Senate
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Sheldon Whitehouse (D) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE

Sheldon Whitehouse is a proponent for states rights regarding marijuana. He has expressed support in his state's decriminalization and medical marijuana initiative, and has spoken out against federal regulators interfering with state policy. 

U.S. Senate
B
Jack Reed (D) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
U.S. House District 1
A
David Cicilline (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE

Representative David Cicilline has a very favorable stance regarding marijuana legalization. He has introduced and co-sponsored numerous pieces of legislation regarding legalizing recreational/medical cannabis, as well as reparitive justice measures. He recently has co-sponsored two important pieces of legislation, the MORE Act and the SAFE Banking Act of 2019. 

U.S. House District 2
C
Jim Langevin (D) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE

Representative Langevin is not a supporter of legal, recreational, marijuana use, but has defended his state's right to form their own legislation revolving the substance. He has voted in favor of multiple pieces of ancillary legislation, such as the Veteran's Equal Access Amendment and the SAFE Banking Act. 

State Senate District 4
A+
Dominick Ruggerio (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State Senate District 5
A
Samuel Bell (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State Senate District 28
A+
Joshua Miller (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State Senate District 38
B-
Dennis Algiere (R) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE