South Carolina Guide

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Upcoming Election
South Carolina Special Election: Tuesday, June 25, 2024
Race for State Senate District 22
A
Ivory Thigpen (D) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
Race for State Senate District 23
A
Katrina Shealy (R) MEDICAL USE
Race for State Senate District 41
A
Matt Leber LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
D
Sandy Senn JAIL TIME FOR POSSESSION NO MEDICAL USE
Race for State House District 2
D
Bill Sandifer NO MEDICAL USE
Race for State House District 3
B-
Jerry Carter MEDICAL USE
Race for State House District 93
B
Jerry Govan (D) DECRIMINALIZE
Your Elected Officials
Governor
D-
Henry McMaster (R) JAIL TIME FOR POSSESSION

Governor McMaster has repeatedly stated that he is against legalzing recreational marijuaa. In the past few years he has mentioned considering legalizing medical marijuana, but has not made any significant progression towards that action. He consistently uses trigger words like "dangerous" and "detriment to society" when supporting his stance on the criminalizaition of marijuana, ususally with no accuarate or actual data behind it.

Attorney General
F
Alan Wilson (R) JAIL TIME FOR POSSESSION NO MEDICAL USE
U.S. Senate
D
Tim Scott (R)

Senator Scott tends to avoid making firm stances on whether he believes marijuana should be legalized or criminalized. He has mentioned the importance of Congress deciding whether cannabis companies should have access to relationships with credit and banking unions. He believes bank access is crucial for the stabiltiy and safety of a company.

U.S. Senate
D
Lindsey Graham (R)

Senator Graham is not interested in legalizing marijuana for recreational use. He is open to reviewing evidence on the medical benefits of  marijuana usage.

U.S. House District 1
A
Nancy Mace (R) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
U.S. House District 2
D-
Joe Wilson (R) JAIL TIME FOR POSSESSION NO MEDICAL USE
U.S. House District 3
D
U.S. House District 4
U.S. House District 5
D
U.S. House District 6
A
State Senate District 5
F
Tom Corbin (R) NO MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 10
State Senate District 17
A
Mike Fanning (D) MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 20
A
Dick Harpootlian MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 22
A
Mia McLeod (I) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 23
A
Katrina Shealy (R) MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 28
F
Greg Hembree (R) JAIL TIME FOR POSSESSION NO MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 33
B
Luke Rankin (R) MEDICAL USE

Candidate in race for State Senate District 33

State Senate District 34
State Senate District 37
A
Larry Grooms (R) MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 39
A
Vernon Stephens (D) MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 40
A
Brad Hutto (D) MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 41
D
Sandy Senn JAIL TIME FOR POSSESSION NO MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 42
A
Marlon Kimpson (D) MEDICAL USE
A
Deon Tedder (D) MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 44
A
Brian Adams (R) MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 46
A+
Tom Davis (R) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
State House District 2
D
Bill Sandifer NO MEDICAL USE
State House District 3
B-
Jerry Carter MEDICAL USE
State House District 5
B
Neal Collins (R) MEDICAL USE
State House District 9
State House District 13
D-
John McCravy (R) JAIL TIME FOR POSSESSION NO MEDICAL USE
State House District 15
A
JA Moore (D) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
State House District 16
State House District 25
A
Wendell Jones (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
State House District 28
B
Ashley Trantham (R) MEDICAL USE
State House District 31
B
Rosalyn Henderson-Myers (D) MEDICAL USE
State House District 37
B
Steven Long (R) MEDICAL USE
State House District 45
State House District 47
F
Tommy Pope (R) JAIL TIME FOR POSSESSION NO MEDICAL USE

S. 150 — the S.C. Compassionate Care Act — was defeated in a procedural motion. Before debate on S. 150 could begin, Rep. John McCravy (R) raised a motion claiming the Compassionate Care Act is a revenue-raising bill and as such was not allowed to originate in the Senate. Speaker Pro Tem Tommy Pope (R) — a staunch opponent — ruled in favor of the motion to kill S. 150 after a lunch break.

State House District 48
B
Brandon Guffey (R) MEDICAL USE
State House District 49
B
John King (D) MEDICAL USE
State House District 50
B
Will Wheeler (D) MEDICAL USE
State House District 54
B
Pat Henegan (D) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
State House District 56
State House District 59
B
Terry Alexander (D) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
State House District 69
D+
Chris Wooten (R) NO MEDICAL USE
State House District 72
B
Seth Rose (D) MEDICAL USE
State House District 73
State House District 74
A
Todd Rutherford (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
State House District 75
A
Heather Bauer (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
State House District 76
B
Leon Howard (D) DECRIMINALIZE
State House District 78
A
Beth Bernstein (D) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
State House District 79
A
Ivory Thigpen (D) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
State House District 81
B
Bart Blackwell (R) DECRIMINALIZE
State House District 86
A
Bill Taylor (R) DECRIMINALIZE
State House District 94
B
Gil Gatch (R) MEDICAL USE
State House District 95
A
Gilda Cobb-Hunter (D) DECRIMINALIZE
State House District 96
?
D. Ryan McCabe (R) JAIL TIME FOR POSSESSION NO MEDICAL USE
State House District 99
A
Marvin Smith (R) MEDICAL USE
State House District 100
State House District 102
B
Joseph Jefferson (D) MEDICAL USE
State House District 105
B
Kevin Hardee (R) MEDICAL USE
State House District 111
B
Wendell Gilliard (D) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
State House District 112
B
Joe Bustos (R) MEDICAL USE
State House District 113
B
Marvin Pendarvis (D) MEDICAL USE
State House District 115
A
Spencer Wetmore (D) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
State House District 116
A
Matt Leber LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
State House District 118
A
Bill Herbkersman (R) DECRIMINALIZE
State House District 119
A
Leon Stavrinakis (D) MEDICAL USE
State House District 120
A
Weston Newton (R) MEDICAL USE
State House District 121
A
Michael Rivers (D) MEDICAL USE
State House District 124
B
Shannon Erickson (R) DECRIMINALIZE