Assembly District 96 is in Crawford, Monroe and Vernon Counties. (MAP)
On July 14, 2020, WisconsinEye senior producer Steve Walters interviewed Josefine Jaynes (D-Readstown) who is running for the 96th Assembly District in the upcoming partisan primary election.
Josefine Jaynes stated in the interview at mark 7:28 that she supports medical marijuana and regulation/taxation of responsible adult use, watch the video below cued and ready to go:
Primary Election August 11, 2020
Jaynes faces Tucker Gretebeck (D – Cashton) in the primary.
Winner between Jaynes and Gretebeck face Loren Oldenburg (R-Viroqua) in the November General Election. In 2018 Oldenburg said “At this time I cannot get my support behind it,” Oldenburg stated about the drug. He recognized the belief that it may bring in more revenue for the state, but noted, “I think it would also bring in more criminals and criminal activities.” Rep. Loren Oldenburg received a “F” Failing Grade from NORML during the 2019-20 Legislative Session.
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