Rating Group: Vote Hemp

2002 Positions on Industrial Hemp Policy

State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. House-At-Large Don Young R Fence Sitter
AL U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Sessions III R Fence Sitter
AL U.S. House-3 Mike Rogers R Fence Sitter
AL U.S. House-4 Robert Aderholt R Fence Sitter
AL U.S. House-6 Spencer Bachus R Fence Sitter
AR U.S. Senate-Sr Mark Pryor D Fence Sitter
AR U.S. Senate-Jr John Boozman R Fence Sitter
AZ U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Flake R Fence Sitter
AZ U.S. House-3 Raúl Grijalva D Fence Sitter
AZ U.S. House-7 Ed Pastor D Fence Sitter
AZ U.S. House-8 Trent Franks R Fence Sitter
CA U.S. House-5 Mike Thompson D Pro Hemp
CA U.S. House-11 George Miller D Pro Hemp
CA U.S. House-12 Nancy Pelosi D Fence Sitter
CA U.S. House-13 Barbara Lee D Fence Sitter
CA U.S. House-17 Mike Honda D Fence Sitter
CA U.S. House-18 Anna Eshoo D Fence Sitter
CA U.S. House-19 Zoe Lofgren D Fence Sitter
CA U.S. House-20 Sam Farr D Pro Hemp
CA U.S. House-22 Devin Nunes R Fence Sitter
CA U.S. House-24 Lois Capps D Fence Sitter
CA U.S. House-25 Buck McKeon R Fence Sitter
CA U.S. House-28 Adam Schiff D Fence Sitter
CA U.S. House-30 Brad Sherman D Fence Sitter
CA U.S. House-31 Gary Miller R Fence Sitter
CA U.S. House-32 Grace Napolitano D Fence Sitter
CA U.S. House-33 Henry Waxman D Pro Hemp
CA U.S. House-34 Xavier Becerra D Fence Sitter
CA U.S. House-38 Linda Sánchez D Fence Sitter
CA U.S. House-39 Ed Royce R Fence Sitter
CA U.S. House-40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D Fence Sitter
CA U.S. House-42 Ken Calvert R Fence Sitter
CA U.S. House-43 Maxine Waters D Fence Sitter
CA U.S. House-46 Loretta Sanchez D Fence Sitter
CA U.S. House-48 Dana Rohrabacher R Anti Hemp
CA U.S. House-49 Darrell Issa R Fence Sitter
CA U.S. House-53 Susan Davis D Fence Sitter
CO U.S. Senate-Sr Mark Udall D Fence Sitter
CO U.S. House-1 Diana DeGette D Fence Sitter
CT U.S. House-1 John Larson D Fence Sitter
CT U.S. House-3 Rosa DeLauro D Fence Sitter
FL U.S. House-1 Jefferson Miller R Fence Sitter
FL U.S. House-4 Ander Crenshaw R Fence Sitter
FL U.S. House-5 Corrine Brown D Fence Sitter
FL U.S. House-7 John Mica R Anti Hemp
FL U.S. House-20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D Fence Sitter
FL U.S. House-25 Mario Diaz-Balart R Fence Sitter
FL U.S. House-27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen R Fence Sitter
FL Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Adam Putnam R Fence Sitter
GA U.S. Senate-Sr Saxby Chambliss R Fence Sitter
GA U.S. Senate-Jr Johnny Isakson R Fence Sitter
GA U.S. House-1 Jack Kingston R Fence Sitter
GA U.S. House-2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D Fence Sitter
GA U.S. House-5 John Lewis D Fence Sitter
GA U.S. House-11 Phil Gingrey R Fence Sitter
GA U.S. House-13 David Scott D Fence Sitter
GA Governor Nathan Deal R Fence Sitter
HI Governor Neil Abercrombie D Pro Hemp
IA U.S. Senate-Jr Tom Harkin D Fence Sitter
IA U.S. House-3 Tom Latham R Fence Sitter
IA U.S. House-4 Steve King R Fence Sitter
ID U.S. House-2 Mike Simpson R Fence Sitter
ID Governor Butch Otter R Fence Sitter
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D Fence Sitter
IL U.S. Senate-Jr Mark Kirk R Fence Sitter
IL U.S. House-1 Bobby Rush D Fence Sitter
IL U.S. House-4 Luis Gutierrez D Fence Sitter
IL U.S. House-7 Danny Davis D Fence Sitter
IL U.S. House-9 Jan Schakowsky D Pro Hemp
IL U.S. House-15 John Shimkus R Fence Sitter
IL Mayor-At-Large Rahm Emanuel D Fence Sitter
IN U.S. House-1 Pete Visclosky D Fence Sitter
IN Governor Mike Pence R Fence Sitter
KS U.S. Senate-Sr Pat Roberts R Fence Sitter
KS U.S. Senate-Jr Jerry Moran R Fence Sitter
KY U.S. Senate-Sr Mitch McConnell R Anti Hemp
KY U.S. House-1 Ed Whitfield R Fence Sitter
KY U.S. House-5 Hal Rogers R Fence Sitter
KY Commissioner of the Department of Veterans' Affairs Ken Lucas D Fence Sitter
MA U.S. Senate-Jr Ed Markey D Fence Sitter
MA U.S. House-1 Richard Neal D Fence Sitter
MA U.S. House-2 Jim McGovern D Pro Hemp
MA U.S. House-6 John Tierney D Fence Sitter
MA U.S. House-7 Mike Capuano D Fence Sitter
MA U.S. House-8 Stephen Lynch D Fence Sitter
MD U.S. Senate-Jr Ben Cardin D Fence Sitter
MD U.S. House-2 Dutch Ruppersberger D Fence Sitter
MD U.S. House-5 Steny Hoyer D Fence Sitter
MD U.S. House-7 Elijah Cummings D Fence Sitter
MD U.S. House-8 Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D Fence Sitter
ME U.S. Senate-Sr Susan Collins R Fence Sitter
ME U.S. House-2 Mike Michaud D Fence Sitter
MI U.S. Senate-Sr Carl Levin D Fence Sitter
MI U.S. House-4 Dave Camp R Fence Sitter
MI U.S. House-6 Fred Upton R Fence Sitter
MI U.S. House-8 Mike Rogers R Fence Sitter
MI U.S. House-9 Sandy Levin D Fence Sitter
MI U.S. House-10 Candice Miller R Fence Sitter
MI U.S. House-12 John Dingell D Fence Sitter
MI U.S. House-13 John Conyers, Jr. D Fence Sitter
MN U.S. House-2 John Kline R Fence Sitter
MN U.S. House-4 Betty McCollum DFL Fence Sitter
MN U.S. House-7 Collin Peterson DFL Fence Sitter
MO U.S. Senate-Jr Roy Blunt R Fence Sitter
MO U.S. House-1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D Pro Hemp
MO U.S. House-6 Sam Graves R Fence Sitter
MS U.S. Senate-Sr Thad Cochran R Fence Sitter
MS U.S. Senate-Jr Roger Wicker R Fence Sitter
MS U.S. House-2 Bennie Thompson D Fence Sitter
NA Vice President Joe Biden, Jr. D Fence Sitter
NA U.S. Secretary of Defense Charles Hagel R Fence Sitter
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry D Fence Sitter
NC U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Burr R Fence Sitter
NC U.S. House-3 Walter Jones, Jr. R Fence Sitter
NC U.S. House-4 David Price D Fence Sitter
NC U.S. House-6 Howard Coble R Fence Sitter
NC U.S. House-7 Mike McIntyre D Fence Sitter
NE U.S. House-2 Lee Terry R Fence Sitter
NH State Senate-3 Jeb Bradley R Fence Sitter
NJ U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Menendez D Fence Sitter
NJ U.S. House-2 Frank LoBiondo R Fence Sitter
NJ U.S. House-4 Chris Smith R Fence Sitter
NJ U.S. House-5 Scott Garrett R Fence Sitter
NJ U.S. House-6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D Fence Sitter
NJ U.S. House-9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D Fence Sitter
NJ U.S. House-11 Rodney Frelinghuysen R Fence Sitter
NJ U.S. House-12 Rush Holt, Jr. D Fence Sitter
NM U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Udall D Fence Sitter
NM U.S. House-2 Steve Pearce R Fence Sitter
NY U.S. House-1 Tim Bishop D Fence Sitter
NY U.S. House-2 Pete King R Fence Sitter
NY U.S. House-3 Steve Israel D Fence Sitter
NY U.S. House-4 Carolyn McCarthy D Fence Sitter
NY U.S. House-5 Gregory Meeks D Fence Sitter
NY U.S. House-7 Nydia Velázquez D Fence Sitter
NY U.S. House-10 Jerry Nadler D Pro Hemp
NY U.S. House-12 Carolyn Maloney D Fence Sitter
NY U.S. House-13 Charlie Rangel D Fence Sitter
NY U.S. House-14 Joe Crowley D Fence Sitter
NY U.S. House-15 José Serrano D Fence Sitter
NY U.S. House-16 Eliot Engel D Fence Sitter
NY U.S. House-17 Nita Lowey D Fence Sitter
NY U.S. House-25 Louise Slaughter D Fence Sitter
OH U.S. Senate-Sr Sherrod Brown D Fence Sitter
OH U.S. Senate-Jr Rob Portman R Fence Sitter
OH U.S. House-1 Steve Chabot R Fence Sitter
OH U.S. House-8 John Boehner R Fence Sitter
OH U.S. House-9 Marcy Kaptur D Fence Sitter
OH U.S. House-10 Mike Turner R Fence Sitter
OH U.S. House-12 Pat Tiberi R Fence Sitter
OH U.S. House-13 Tim Ryan D Fence Sitter
OK U.S. House-3 Frank Lucas R Fence Sitter
OK U.S. House-4 Tom Cole R Fence Sitter
OR U.S. House-2 Greg Walden R Fence Sitter
OR U.S. House-3 Earl Blumenauer D Pro Hemp
OR U.S. House-4 Peter DeFazio D Pro Hemp
PA U.S. Senate-Jr Pat Toomey R Fence Sitter
PA U.S. House-1 Bob Brady D Fence Sitter
PA U.S. House-2 Chaka Fattah, Sr. D Fence Sitter
PA U.S. House-6 Jim Gerlach R Fence Sitter
PA U.S. House-9 Bill Shuster R Fence Sitter
PA U.S. House-14 Mike Doyle, Jr. D Fence Sitter
PA U.S. House-16 Joe Pitts R Fence Sitter
PA U.S. House-18 Tim Murphy R Fence Sitter
PA Commissioner-At-Large Joseph Hoeffel Fence Sitter
RI U.S. Senate-Sr Jack Reed D Fence Sitter
RI U.S. House-2 Jim Langevin D Fence Sitter
SC U.S. Senate-Sr Lindsey Graham R Fence Sitter
SC U.S. House-2 Joe Wilson, Sr. R Fence Sitter
SC U.S. House-6 Jim Clyburn D Fence Sitter
SD U.S. Senate-Sr Timothy Johnson D Anti Hemp
TN U.S. Senate-Sr Lamar Alexander R Fence Sitter
TN U.S. House-2 John Duncan, Jr. R Fence Sitter
TN U.S. House-5 Jim Cooper D Fence Sitter
TN U.S. House-7 Marsha Blackburn R Fence Sitter
TX U.S. Senate-Sr John Cornyn R Fence Sitter
TX U.S. House-3 Sam Johnson R Fence Sitter
TX U.S. House-4 Ralph Hall R Fence Sitter
TX U.S. House-5 Jeb Hensarling R Fence Sitter
TX U.S. House-6 Joe Barton R Fence Sitter
TX U.S. House-7 John Culberson R Fence Sitter
TX U.S. House-8 Kevin Brady R Fence Sitter
TX U.S. House-12 Kay Granger R Fence Sitter
TX U.S. House-13 Mac Thornberry R Fence Sitter
TX U.S. House-15 Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. D Fence Sitter
TX U.S. House-18 Sheila Jackson Lee D Fence Sitter
TX U.S. House-21 Lamar Smith R Fence Sitter
TX U.S. House-26 Michael Burgess R Fence Sitter
TX U.S. House-29 Gene Green D Fence Sitter
TX U.S. House-30 Eddie Johnson D Fence Sitter
TX U.S. House-31 John Carter R Fence Sitter
TX U.S. House-32 Pete Sessions R Fence Sitter
TX U.S. House-35 Lloyd Doggett II D Fence Sitter
UT U.S. House-1 Rob Bishop R Fence Sitter
UT U.S. House-4 Jim Matheson D Fence Sitter
VA U.S. House-3 Bobby Scott D Fence Sitter
VA U.S. House-4 Randy Forbes R Fence Sitter
VA U.S. House-6 Bob Goodlatte R Fence Sitter
VA U.S. House-7 Eric Cantor R Fence Sitter
VA U.S. House-8 Jim Moran, Jr. D Fence Sitter
VA U.S. House-10 Frank Wolf R Fence Sitter
VT U.S. Senate-Jr Bernie Sanders I Fence Sitter
WA U.S. House-2 Rick Larsen D Fence Sitter
WA U.S. House-4 Doc Hastings R Fence Sitter
WA U.S. House-7 Jim McDermott D Pro Hemp
WA U.S. House-9 Adam Smith D Fence Sitter
WA Governor Jay Inslee D Fence Sitter
WI U.S. Senate-Jr Tammy Baldwin D Pro Hemp
WI U.S. House-1 Paul Ryan R Fence Sitter
WI U.S. House-3 Ron Kind D Fence Sitter
WI U.S. House-5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. R Fence Sitter
WI U.S. House-6 Tom Petri R Fence Sitter
WV U.S. Senate-Sr Jay Rockefeller IV D Fence Sitter
WV U.S. House-2 Shelley Capito R Fence Sitter
WV U.S. House-3 Nick Rahall II D Pro Hemp
WY U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Enzi R Fence Sitter
Gary Ackerman Fence Sitter
Todd Akin Fence Sitter
Wayne Allard Anti Hemp
Thomas Allen Fence Sitter
Rob Andrews Pro Hemp
Joe Baca, Sr. Fence Sitter
Brian Baird Fence Sitter
Frank Ballance, Jr. Fence Sitter
Cass Ballenger Fence Sitter
J. Gresham Barrett Fence Sitter
Roscoe Bartlett Fence Sitter
Charlie Bass Anti Hemp
Max Baucus Fence Sitter
Bob Beauprez Fence Sitter
Chris Bell Fence Sitter
Douglas Bereuter Fence Sitter
Shelley Berkley Fence Sitter
Howard Berman Fence Sitter
Marion Berry Fence Sitter
Judy Biggert Anti Hemp
Michael Bilirakis Fence Sitter
Sherwood Boehlert Fence Sitter
Henry Bonilla Fence Sitter
Jo Bonner, Jr. Fence Sitter
Mary Bono Mack Fence Sitter
Leonard Boswell Fence Sitter
Rick Boucher Fence Sitter
Allen Boyd, Jr. Fence Sitter
Henry Brown, Jr. Fence Sitter
Ginny Brown-Waite Fence Sitter
Max Burns Fence Sitter
Dan Burton Fence Sitter
Steve Buyer Fence Sitter
Chris Cannon Fence Sitter
Dennis Cardoza Fence Sitter
Brad Carson Fence Sitter
Julia Carson Fence Sitter
Mike Castle Fence Sitter
Chris Chocola Fence Sitter
Norm Coleman Fence Sitter
Michael Collins Fence Sitter
Jerry Costello Fence Sitter
Christopher Cox Fence Sitter
Larry Craig Fence Sitter
Robert Cramer Fence Sitter
Philip Crane Fence Sitter
Barbara Cubin Fence Sitter
Randall Cunningham Fence Sitter
Artur Davis Fence Sitter
James Davis Fence Sitter
Jo Ann Davis Fence Sitter
Thomas Davis III Fence Sitter
Bill Delahunt Fence Sitter
Thomas DeLay Fence Sitter
James DeMint Fence Sitter
Peter Deutsch Fence Sitter
Lincoln Diaz-Balart Fence Sitter
Norm Dicks Fence Sitter
Elizabeth Dole Fence Sitter
Pete Domenici, Jr. Fence Sitter
Calvin Dooley Fence Sitter
John Doolittle Fence Sitter
David Dreier Fence Sitter
Jennifer Dunn Fence Sitter
Chet Edwards Fence Sitter
Vern Ehlers Fence Sitter
Jo Ann Emerson Fence Sitter
Philip English Fence Sitter
Bob Etheridge Fence Sitter
Lane Evans Fence Sitter
Terry Everett Fence Sitter
Tom Feeney Fence Sitter
Michael Ferguson Fence Sitter
Bob Filner Fence Sitter
Mark Foley Fence Sitter
Harold Ford, Jr. Fence Sitter
Vito Fossella, Jr. Fence Sitter
Barney Frank Pro Hemp
Jonas Frost III Fence Sitter
Elton Gallegly Fence Sitter
Richard Andrew Gephardt Fence Sitter
Jim Gibbons Fence Sitter
Wayne Gilchrest Fence Sitter
Charlie Gonzalez Fence Sitter
Virgil Goode, Jr. Fence Sitter
Porter Goss Fence Sitter
Mark Green Fence Sitter
James Greenwood Fence Sitter
Gilbert Gutknecht Fence Sitter
Jane Harman Fence Sitter
Katherine Harris Fence Sitter
Melissa Hart Fence Sitter
J. Dennis Hastert Anti Hemp
Robert Hayes Fence Sitter
J.D. Hayworth, Jr. Fence Sitter
Joel Hefley Fence Sitter
Wally Herger, Jr. Fence Sitter
Baron Hill Fence Sitter
Maurice Hinchey Pro Hemp
David Lee Hobson Fence Sitter
Pete Hoekstra Fence Sitter
Thomas Holden Fence Sitter
Darlene Hooley Fence Sitter
John Nathan Hostettler Fence Sitter
Amory Houghton, Jr. Fence Sitter
Kenny Hulshof Fence Sitter
Duncan Hunter Fence Sitter
Henry Hyde Fence Sitter
Ernest Istook, Jr. Fence Sitter
Jesse Jackson, Jr. Fence Sitter
William Janklow Anti Hemp
William Lewis Jenkins Fence Sitter
Nancy Johnson Fence Sitter
Tim Johnson Fence Sitter
Paul Kanjorski Fence Sitter
Ric Keller Fence Sitter
Sue Kelly Fence Sitter
Mark Kennedy Fence Sitter
Patrick Kennedy Fence Sitter
Dale Kildee Fence Sitter
Carolyn Kilpatrick Pro Hemp
Gerald Kleczka Fence Sitter
Joseph Knollenberg Fence Sitter
James Kolbe Fence Sitter
Dennis Kucinich Fence Sitter
Ray LaHood Anti Hemp
Nicholas Lampson Fence Sitter
Tom Lantos Fence Sitter
Steve LaTourette Fence Sitter
Frank Lautenberg Fence Sitter
James Leach Fence Sitter
Jerry Lewis Fence Sitter
Ron Lewis Fence Sitter
John Linder Fence Sitter
William Lipinski Fence Sitter
Denise Majette Fence Sitter
Don Manzullo Fence Sitter
Jim Marshall Fence Sitter
Robert Matsui Fence Sitter
Karen McCarthy Fence Sitter
Thaddeus McCotter Fence Sitter
John McHugh Fence Sitter
Scott McInnis Anti Hemp
Michael McNulty Fence Sitter
Martin Meehan Fence Sitter
Kendrick Meek, Sr. Fence Sitter
Juanita Millender-McDonald Fence Sitter
Brad Miller Fence Sitter
Alan Mollohan Fence Sitter
Dennis Moore Fence Sitter
Jack Murtha Fence Sitter
Marilyn Musgrave Fence Sitter
Sue Myrick Fence Sitter
George Nethercutt, Jr. Fence Sitter
Robert William Ney Fence Sitter
Anne Northup Fence Sitter
Charles Norwood, Jr. Fence Sitter
James Nussle Fence Sitter
Jim Oberstar Fence Sitter
Dave Obey Fence Sitter
John Olver Fence Sitter
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. Fence Sitter
Thomas William Osborne Fence Sitter
Doug Ose Anti Hemp
Major Owens Fence Sitter
Michael Oxley Fence Sitter
Ron Paul Pro Hemp
Donald Payne Fence Sitter
John Peterson Fence Sitter
Charles Pickering, Jr. Fence Sitter
Todd Platts Fence Sitter
Richard Pombo Fence Sitter
Earl Pomeroy Fence Sitter
Jon Porter, Sr. Fence Sitter
Deborah Pryce Fence Sitter
Jack Quinn Fence Sitter
George Radanovich Fence Sitter
James Ramstad Fence Sitter
Ralph Regula Fence Sitter
Denny Rehberg Fence Sitter
Richard Renzi Fence Sitter
Silvestre Reyes Fence Sitter
Thomas Reynolds Fence Sitter
Ciro Rodriguez Fence Sitter
Mike Ross Fence Sitter
Steve Rothman Fence Sitter
Jim Ryun Fence Sitter
Martin Olav Sabo Pro Hemp
Max Sandlin, Jr. Fence Sitter
Jim Saxton Fence Sitter
Edward Schrock Anti Hemp
John Shadegg Fence Sitter
E. Clay Shaw, Jr. Fence Sitter
Christopher Shays Fence Sitter
Donald Sherwood Fence Sitter
Robert Ruhl Simmons Fence Sitter
Ike Skelton Fence Sitter
Gordon Smith Fence Sitter
Nick Smith Fence Sitter
Vic Snyder Fence Sitter
Hilda Solis Fence Sitter
Mark Souder Anti Hemp
John Spratt, Jr. Fence Sitter
Pete Stark Pro Hemp
Cliff Stearns Fence Sitter
Charles Stenholm Fence Sitter
Ted Stevens Fence Sitter
Ted Strickland Fence Sitter
Bart Stupak Fence Sitter
John Sullivan Fence Sitter
John Sununu Anti Hemp
John Sweeney Fence Sitter
James Talent Fence Sitter
Tom Tancredo Fence Sitter
John Tanner Fence Sitter
Ellen Tauscher Fence Sitter
Charles Taylor Fence Sitter
Gene Taylor Fence Sitter
William Thomas Fence Sitter
Todd Tiahrt Fence Sitter
Ed Towns Fence Sitter
Stephanie Tubbs Jones Fence Sitter
James Turner Fence Sitter
James Walsh Fence Sitter
Zach Wamp Fence Sitter
John Warner Fence Sitter
Diane Watson Fence Sitter
Mel Watt Fence Sitter
Anthony Weiner Fence Sitter
David Weldon Fence Sitter
W. Curtis Weldon Fence Sitter
Gerald Weller Fence Sitter
Robert Wexler Fence Sitter
Heather Wilson Fence Sitter
Lynn Woolsey Pro Hemp
David Wu Fence Sitter
Albert Wynn Fence Sitter
Bill Young Fence Sitter

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