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Live Coverage Of Marijuana Election Night


2012 Marijuana Election Night Coverage

Please join us on The Russ Belville Show this Election Night 2012 – Tuesday, November 6th – for live coverage of the most important votes in marijuana law reform history.  Coverage begins at 4pm Pacific Time on http://radicalruss.com, https://theweedblog.com, http://mikecann.net, and through http://www.ustream.tv/channel/radicalruss on your browser, tablet, and smartphone.  We’ll run through 9pm Pacific (at least) as polls close across the time zones.

State Vote Polls Close Subject Reporter
Massachusetts Question 3 5:00pm Pacific Medical Marijuana Mike Cann in Boston
Michigan (Four Cities) 5:00pm Pacific Decrim and Low Priority TBA
Arkansas Issue 5 5:30pm Pacific Medical Marijuana TBA
Colorado Amendment 64 6:00pm Pacific Marijuana Legalization Karri Gallaugher in Denver
Montana Referendum 124 7:00pm Pacific Restore Medical Marijuana Heather Morris in Helena
Oregon Measure 80 8:00pm Pacific Marijuana Legalization Kaliko Castille in Portland
Washington Initiative 502 8:00pm Pacific Marijuana Legalization Russ Belville in Seattle

Our internet stream will include live video reports from campaign headquarters in Seattle, Portland, and Denver, where voters in Washington, Oregon, and Colorado will be voting on statewide marijuana legalization.  We’ll also get reports from Little Rock and Boston, where voters in Arkansas and Massachusetts are deciding whether to enact medical marijuana laws.  Plus we’ll have reports from Helena, Montana, on the referendum to reject new medical marijuana restrictions, and from Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids, and Ypsilanti, Michigan, where voters are deciding municipal initiatives to decriminalize marijuana or make it the lowest police law enforcement priority.

If you would like to be a sponsor of our live election night coverage, please email Russ Belville at russ@radicalruss.com with the subject “ELECTION NIGHT”.  In 2010, our live coverage from Oaksterdam for the Prop 19 legalization vote brought in a total of 50,000 live views and a peak of 5,000 as polls closed in California.  This year, with four time zones of poll closures and six statewide marijuana votes, viewership will skyrocket.  Your product, service, or message will be seen and heard by the most dedicated supporters of marijuana law reform, and they will be very loyal to the companies, organizations, and brands that support their mission of activism by sponsoring independent marijuana media.

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About Author

Executive Director: Russ Belville has been active in Oregon marijuana reform since 2005, when he was elected second-in-command of the state affiliate, Oregon NORML. After four years with Oregon NORML, Russ was hired by National NORML in 2009, working as Outreach Coordinator and hosting the NORML Daily Audio Stash podcast until 2012. Since then, Russ launched the 420RADIO marijuana legalization network and is the host of The Russ Belville Show, a live daily marijuana news talk radio program. Russ is also a prolific writer, with over 300 articles posted online and in print in HIGH TIMES, Huffington Post, Alternet, The Weed Blog, Marijuana Politics, and more.


  1. Mr Belville,
    You rock! Thanks, and I will be watching.
    I like Oregon’ legalization bill the most.
    Followed by
    then Washington. Good luck to all.

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