85 Assembly Primary: LaFave (D) vs Johnson (D)
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85 Assembly Primary: LaFave (D) vs Johnson (D)

The 85th Assembly District (MAP) is entirely in Marathon County including the cities of Wausau, Rothschild, Schofield, Hatley, Elderon.

Marathon County 2018 Referendum“Should the State of Wisconsin allow individuals with debilitating medical conditions to use and safely access marijuana for medical purposes, if those individuals have a written recommendation from a licensed Wisconsin physician?”

  • 82% YES
  • 18% NO

Primary Election August 11, 2020

Democrat Candidates

On July 8, 2020, WisconsinEye senior producer Steve Walters interviewed Aaron LaFave (D-Wausau) who is running for the 85th Assembly District in the upcoming partisan primary election.

Aaron LaFave says he supports legalizing both medical and recreational, the portion of the marijuana interview starts at 4:20 minutes in and we cued the video below to start at that point.

Learn more about the campaign of Aaron LaFave by following his facebook page.

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On July 1, 2020, WisconsinEye senior producer Steve Walters interviewed Jeff Johnson (D-Wausau) who is running for the 85th Assembly District in the upcoming partisan primary election.

Jeff Johnson cuts to the chase and within the first two minutes of the interview says marijuana is safer then alcohol. He mentions referendum in his county and goes onto explain why he thinks Wisconsin is stupid for not legalizing medical and recreational marijuana. Watch below, the portion is cued up and ready to go!

Learn more about the campaign of Jeff Johnson by following his facebook page.

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Rep. Snyder Marijuana Record
Rep. Snyder Marijuana Record

The winner of the primary election above will face Incumbent Republican Pat Synder. In 2018 Snyder was interviewed as a candidate about marijuana and you can review that here. He has only served two terms and growing on issue of medical marijuana. His district shows high support for cannabis reform and Rep. Snyder responded by at least co-sponsoring the bill to create a medical marijuana program in Wisconsin. Rep. Snyder received a B- grade from NORML during the 2019-20 legislative session.

Learn more about how to register to vote at https://norml.org/act/register-to-vote or MyVote.wi.gov

Learn more about requesting an absentee ballot / voting by mail at MyVote.Wi.Gov

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