South Carolina Guide

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Upcoming Election
South Carolina General Election: Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Race for President
A
Darcy Richardson (I) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
A
Howie Hawkins (I) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE
A
Kamala Harris (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
A-
Jo Jorgensen (I) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
B-
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
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

D+
Race for U.S. Senate
A
Jaime Harrison (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
D
Lindsey Graham (R) JAIL TIME FOR POSSESSION NO MEDICAL USE
Race for U.S. House District 1
B
Joe Cunningham (D) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
B-
Nancy Mace (R) MEDICAL USE

Speaking on the concern of illegal resale of medical cannabis: “I have a newsflash, the black market for pot is already well in existence,” said Mace. “If someone is terminally ill and medical marijuana will help them, we want them to receive it in a legal manner so they’re not going out and getting something that might do them harm.”(2019)

Race for U.S. House District 7
B
Tom Rice (R)
D
Larry Hammond (I) JAIL TIME FOR POSSESSION NO MEDICAL USE
Race for State Senate District 2
Race for State Senate District 19
Race for State Senate District 24
Race for State Senate District 37
B
Steve French (I) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
Race for State Senate District 40
Race for State Senate District 41
B
Sam Skardon (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
C
Race for State Senate District 42
Race for State Senate District 46
B+
Tom Davis (R) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
B
Nathan Campbell (D) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
Race for State House District 8
B+
Jonathon Hill (R) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
Race for State House District 10
Race for State House District 17
Race for State House District 21
Race for State House District 26
A-
Monica Danneman (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
Race for State House District 28
B
Ashley Trantham (R) DECRIMINALIZE
Race for State House District 30
Race for State House District 31
B
Rosalyn Henderson-Myers (D) DECRIMINALIZE
Race for State House District 32
Race for State House District 34
Race for State House District 37
B
Steven Long (R) DECRIMINALIZE
Race for State House District 44
B
Mandy Norrell (D)

Sponsored the South Carolina Compassionate Care Act

Race for State House District 49
B
John King (D) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
Race for State House District 50
B
Will Wheeler (D) DECRIMINALIZE
Race for State House District 53
Race for State House District 54
B
Pat Henegan (D) DECRIMINALIZE
Race for State House District 56
A-
Bruce Fischer (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
Race for State House District 59
B
Terry Alexander (D) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
Race for State House District 65
Race for State House District 66
B
Gilda Cobb-Hunter (D) DECRIMINALIZE
Race for State House District 72
Race for State House District 74
B
Todd Rutherford (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
Race for State House District 76
B
Leon Howard (D) DECRIMINALIZE
Race for State House District 78
B
Beth Bernstein (D) DECRIMINALIZE
Race for State House District 79
B+
Victor Kocher (I) DECRIMINALIZE
B
Ivory Thigpen (D) MEDICAL USE
Race for State House District 81
B
Bart Blackwell (R) DECRIMINALIZE
Race for State House District 86
B
Bill Taylor (R) DECRIMINALIZE
Race for State House District 92
Race for State House District 95
B
Jerry Govan (D) DECRIMINALIZE
Race for State House District 97
B
Ronee De Canio (D) MEDICAL USE
Race for State House District 106
Race for State House District 108
Race for State House District 111
B
Wendell Gilliard (D) DECRIMINALIZE
Race for State House District 115
B
Josh Stokes (R) MEDICAL USE
Race for State House District 118
B
Bill Herbkersman (R) DECRIMINALIZE
Race for State House District 119
B
Alex Thornton (I) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
Race for State House District 124
B
Shannon Erickson (R) DECRIMINALIZE
Your Elected Officials
Governor
F
Henry McMaster (R) NO MEDICAL USE
U.S. Senate
D
Tim Scott (R)
U.S. Senate
D
Lindsey Graham (R) JAIL TIME FOR POSSESSION NO MEDICAL USE
U.S. House District 1
B
Joe Cunningham (D) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
U.S. House District 2
D-
U.S. House District 3
D
U.S. House District 4
U.S. House District 5
C-
U.S. House District 6
A
U.S. House District 7
B
Tom Rice (R)
State Senate District 33
B
Luke Rankin (R) MEDICAL USE

Candidate in race for State Senate District 33

State Senate District 41
C
State Senate District 42
State Senate District 46
B+
Tom Davis (R) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
State House District 5
D
State House District 8
B+
Jonathon Hill (R) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
State House District 28
B
Ashley Trantham (R) DECRIMINALIZE
State House District 31
B
Rosalyn Henderson-Myers (D) DECRIMINALIZE
State House District 37
B
Steven Long (R) DECRIMINALIZE
State House District 44
B
Mandy Norrell (D)

Sponsored the South Carolina Compassionate Care Act

State House District 49
B
John King (D) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
State House District 50
B
Will Wheeler (D) DECRIMINALIZE
State House District 54
B
Pat Henegan (D) DECRIMINALIZE
State House District 59
B
Terry Alexander (D) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
State House District 66
B
Gilda Cobb-Hunter (D) DECRIMINALIZE
State House District 74
B
Todd Rutherford (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
State House District 76
B
Leon Howard (D) DECRIMINALIZE
State House District 78
B
Beth Bernstein (D) DECRIMINALIZE
State House District 79
B
Ivory Thigpen (D) MEDICAL USE
State House District 81
B
Bart Blackwell (R) DECRIMINALIZE
State House District 86
B
Bill Taylor (R) DECRIMINALIZE
State House District 95
B
Jerry Govan (D) DECRIMINALIZE
State House District 99
B-
Nancy Mace (R) MEDICAL USE

Speaking on the concern of illegal resale of medical cannabis: “I have a newsflash, the black market for pot is already well in existence,” said Mace. “If someone is terminally ill and medical marijuana will help them, we want them to receive it in a legal manner so they’re not going out and getting something that might do them harm.”(2019)

State House District 111
B
Wendell Gilliard (D) DECRIMINALIZE
State House District 114
B
Lin Bennett (R) DECRIMINALIZE
State House District 118
B
Bill Herbkersman (R) DECRIMINALIZE
State House District 124
B
Shannon Erickson (R) DECRIMINALIZE