Washington Guide

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Upcoming Election
Washington Primary Election: Tuesday, March 12, 2024
Race for President (D)
A+
Dean Phillips (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
B-
Joe Biden 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 at https://joebiden.com/justice/ 

Race for President (R)
D+
Donald Trump (R)

Following the passage of Congressional amendments limiting the Justice Department from taking prosecutorial actions against those in legal marijuana states, President Trump has consistently issued signing statements indicating that he believes that he has the power to disregard these amendments because he believes that they are unconstitutional. (Source)

Your Elected Officials
Governor
A
Jay Inslee (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
Lieutenant Governor
A
U.S. Senate
A
Maria Cantwell (D)

Senator Cantwell has not said much about marijuana legalization or decriminalization. She has supported the idea that states that have paased comprehensive mairjuana legislation should be allowed without interference from the DOJ to enforce thoughtoul policies that protect the people of those states.

U.S. Senate
A+
Patty Murray (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE

Senator Murray supports the federal legalization of marijuana. She supports the Safe Banking Act and believes no one should be imprisoned or have their access to housing or education impacted because they are federally charged for simple possession. 

U.S. House District 1
A+
Suzan DelBene (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE
U.S. House District 2
A
Rick Larsen (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
U.S. House District 4
B
Dan Newhouse (R) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
U.S. House District 5
D+
U.S. House District 6
A
Derek Kilmer (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
U.S. House District 7
A
Pramila Jayapal (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
U.S. House District 8
A
Kim Schrier (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
U.S. House District 9
A
Adam Smith (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
U.S. House District 10
A
Marilyn Strickland (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State Senate District 7
D
State Senate District 13
C
State Senate District 14
B
Curtis King (R) MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 21
B+
State Senate District 26
B+
State Senate District 29
B+
State Senate District 30
B+
State Senate District 31
State Senate District 32
B+
State Senate District 33
B+
State Senate District 34
A
State Senate District 37
State Senate District 43
State Senate District 45
A
Manka Dhingra (D) DECRIMINALIZE
State Senate District 48
B+
State House District 2 Position 2
State House District 5 Position 2
D
State House District 6 Position 1
State House District 9 Position 1
F
Mary Dye (R) JAIL TIME FOR POSSESSION NO MEDICAL USE
State House District 10 Position 2
State House District 12 Position 2
State House District 13 Position 1
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State House District 14 Position 1
State House District 16 Position 2
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State House District 19 Position 1
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State House District 27 Position 2
State House District 32 Position 1
State House District 33 Position 1
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State House District 39 Position 1
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State House District 41 Position 1
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State House District 43 Position 2
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State House District 48 Position 2