Vermont Guide

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Upcoming Election
Vermont General Election: Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Race for President
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Kamala Harris (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
A
Howie Hawkins (I) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE
A
Darcy Richardson (I) 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 State Senate District Bennington
A
Richard Sears (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
B+
Race for State Senate District Essex-Orleans
A
John Rodgers (I) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
D
F
Robert Starr (D) NO MEDICAL USE
http://ethanallen.org/sen-robert-starr-essex-orleans/
Race for State Senate District Grand Isle
F
Race for State Senate District Lamoille
A-
Richard Westman (R) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
Race for State House District Addison-2
Race for State House District Bennington-1
Race for State House District Bennington-Rutland
Race for State House District Caledonia-2
Race for State House District Chittenden-4-1
Race for State House District Chittenden-5-1
Race for State House District Chittenden-5-2
Race for State House District Chittenden-6-2
Race for State House District Chittenden-6-6
Race for State House District Chittenden-7-1
Race for State House District Chittenden-7-2
Race for State House District Chittenden-7-3
Race for State House District Chittenden-7-4
Race for State House District Franklin-2
Race for State House District Franklin-3-2
Race for State House District Franklin-6
Race for State House District Orleans-Lamoille
F
Race for State House District Rutland-5-2
Race for State House District Rutland-5-3
Race for State House District Rutland-Windsor-1
Race for State House District Rutland-Windsor-2
Race for State House District Windham-1
Race for State House District Windham-2-1
Race for State House District Windham-2-2
Race for State House District Windham-2-3
Race for State House District Windham-5
Race for State House District Windham-Bennington-Windsor
Race for State House District Windsor-5
Race for State House District Windsor-Orange-1
Your Elected Officials
Governor
U.S. Senate
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Bernie Sanders (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE

Senator Bernie Sanders supports the legalization of marijuana nationwide, full record expungement of those who have been harmed, and creating an industry that allows participation and ownership by those from the communities hardest hit by criminalization. 

He was the first Senator in U.S. history to introduce a bill to end marijuana prohibition. 

You can read his full plan at https://berniesanders.com/issues/legalizing-marijuana/

U.S. Senate
B+
U.S. House District At-Large
A
State Senate District Addison
D
State Senate District Bennington
A
Richard Sears (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
B+
State Senate District Caledonia
D
A
Joseph Benning (R) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State Senate District Chittenden
B
A-
Chris Pearson (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
https://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/story/news/politics/government/2017/05/25/vermont-marijuana-veto-whats-next/346194001/
A
Tim Ashe (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
https://vtdigger.org/2018/01/10/senate-passes-pot-legalization-bill-sends-governor/
B
Phil Baruth (D) MEDICAL USE
https://legislature.vermont.gov/people/single/2014/15791
B+
Debbie Ingram (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State Senate District Essex-Orleans
F
Robert Starr (D) NO MEDICAL USE
http://ethanallen.org/sen-robert-starr-essex-orleans/
A
John Rodgers (I) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State Senate District Franklin
D
F
Corey Parent (R) NO MEDICAL USE
State Senate District Grand Isle
F
State Senate District Lamoille
A-
Richard Westman (R) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State House District Addison-Rutland
State House District Bennington-Rutland
State House District Caledonia-Washington
State House District Chittenden-4-2
State House District Chittenden-5-1
State House District Chittenden-7-2
State House District Essex-Caledonia
State House District Essex-Caledonia-Orleans
State House District Orange-Caledonia
State House District Orleans-Caledonia
A+
Sam Young (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State House District Orleans-Lamoille
F
State House District Rutland-Windsor-1
State House District Rutland-Windsor-2
State House District Windham-Bennington
State House District Windham-Bennington-Windsor
State House District Windsor-Orange-1
State House District Windsor-Rutland