Vermont Guide
Upcoming Election
Your Elected Officials
Governor
C+
Phil Scott (R)

Governor Scott supports the depenalization of marijuana use. He has also expressed hesitation in regulating commercial marijuana sale in the state.

U.S. Senate
B+
Peter Welch (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE

Senator Welch has claimed that the federal governemnt should defer to states to decide whether marijuana is legalized. He supports Vermont legalizing marijuana without much thought to the thousands of Americans in states with conservtive legislatures that will likely not ever legalize marijuana on their own. He supports the SAFE Banking Act which will allow cannabis companies to have more access to banks.

U.S. Senate
A+
Bernie Sanders (I) 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/

State Senate District Addison
A+
Ruth Hardy (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State Senate District Bennington
A+
Brian Campion (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE
A+
Richard Sears (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State Senate District Caledonia
A-
State Senate District Chittenden Central
A+
Phil Baruth (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE
State Senate District Chittenden North
State Senate District Essex
F
State Senate District Grand Isle
B
State Senate District Lamoille
A+
Richard Westman (R) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State Senate District Orange
A
Mark MacDonald (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State Senate District Orleans
F
State Senate District Washington
A+
Ann Cummings (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
A+
Andrew Perchlik (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State Senate District Windsor
A
Dick McCormack (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
A+
Alison Clarkson (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State House District Bennington-Rutland
State House District Caledonia-Washington
State House District Chittenden 10
State House District Chittenden 17
State House District Essex-Caledonia
State House District Orange-Caledonia
State House District Rutland-Windsor
State House District Windham-Bennington-Windsor
State House District Windsor - Windham
State House District Windsor-Orange-1
State House District Windsor-Rutland