Primary elections are tomorrow so don’t forget to vote. Find your polling location at the following link.
If you are voting in the Republican primaries be sure to present the resolutions we have been working on at your precinct convention tomorrow night after the polls close.
Republican Medical Marijuana Resolution
Republican Hemp Resolution
Democrats can present resolutions until 1 hour after the Senate Convention has been called to order on March 22nd.
Democrat Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Resolution
I have had people asking which candidate supports marijuana. We had talked about various candidates that have come out in support of reforming the laws or in the case of Dutton, Allen and Stockman have introduced or co-sponsored reform legislation. The Green Party and Libertarian Party are all on board so I just listed the Democrat and Republican candidates below.
Wendy Davis – Governor – Decriminalization, Medical Marijuana
Miriam Martinez – Governor – Medical Marijuana
Jerry Patterson – Lt. Governor – Medical Marijuana
Kinky Friedman – Agricultural Commissioner – Regulate similar to alcohol
Michael Fjetland – US Senate – Regulate similar to alcohol
Steve Stockman – US Senate – States Rights
Chris Mapp – US Senate – For medical marijuana and decriminalization; open to full legalization
John Whitmire – State Senate, District 15 – Decriminalization
Van Taylor – State Senate, District 8 – Open to medical marijuana
Harold Dutton, Jr. – State Representative, District 142 – Decriminalization
Alma Allen – State Representative, District 131 – Decriminalization
Lon Burnam – State Representative, District 30 – For medical marijuana, decriminalization, and industrial hemp; open to legalization
Leigh Bailey – State Representative, District 108 – For legalization
Sandra Crenshaw – State Representative, District 110 – For legalization
Jonathan Stickland – State Representative, District 92 – Open to medical marijuana and decriminalization
Albert McDaniel – State Representative, District 95 – For industrial hemp, open to medical marijuana and decriminalization, would like to hear more facts about full legalization
Mike McSpadden – District Judge 209th District – Decriminalization
Kim Ogg – District Attorney – Decriminalization
Let me know if I missed anyone. Here is a link the Texas League of Women Voter’s guide page so you can find out more information about these candidates and the other ones running.