West Virginia Guide
Upcoming Election
Your Elected Officials
Governor
C-
Jim Justice (R) MEDICAL USE

Governor Justice has showed support primarily for the legalizaiton of medical marijuana. He is adamantly agaisnt the legalization of recreational marijuana.

Attorney General
B-
Patrick Morrisey (R) DECRIMINALIZE
U.S. Senate
C-
Shelley Capito (R)

Senator Capito has gone on the record saying she fully oposes legalizing marijuana, and has mentioned having significant doubts about the validity of marijuana as medicine. Regarding medical marijuana, Capito has stated that she would respect and support the majority decision of her constituents. 

U.S. Senate
C
Joe Manchin (D) MEDICAL USE

Senator Manchin is undecided on the legalization of marijuan. He supports medical marijuana. Manchin has suggested that he is open to changing his stance on the drug, pending further research and constituent desires. 

U.S. House District 1
C
Carol Miller (R) DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE

Voted in favor of medical marijuana at the state level, but has given mixed opinions on marijuana legalization. 

U.S. House District 2
B
Alex Mooney (R)

Regarding gun ownership and medical marijuana, Mooney introduced a bill making an exception in federal law, stating “that an individual shall not be treated as an unlawful user of or addicted to any controlled substance based on the individual using marijuana for a medical purpose in accordance with State law.”

State Senate District 3
F
Michael Azinger (R) JAIL TIME FOR POSSESSION NO MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 4
D
Eric Tarr (R) NO MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 11
D+
Bill Hamilton (R)

Voted in favor of an amendment that re-classified marijuana as a schedule IV substance down from schedule I

State Senate District 13
B-
Mike Caputo (D) MEDICAL USE
State Senate District 15
B
Charles Trump (R) DECRIMINALIZE
State Senate District 17
B
Tom Takubo (R) MEDICAL USE
State House District 5
A
Shawn Fluharty (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE
State House District 25
State House District 39
B
Doug Smith (R) DECRIMINALIZE
State House District 52
B-
Larry Rowe (D) DECRIMINALIZE
State House District 53
B+
Chris Pritt (R) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE
State House District 54
A-
Mike Pushkin (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
State House District 79
A+
Evan Hansen (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE

Sponsored HB4625, which would have legalized recreational adult use and require expungement for certain cannabis offences

State House District 80
A+
John Williams (D) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE

Sponsored HB2331, which would legalize recreational adult marijuana use