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Martin O'Malley

I side with Martin O'Malley on 50% of issues in the 2016 Presidential election

Issues we side on...

the Environment

Most Important

Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley voters: No Source

Your similar answer: No, end all offshore oil drilling

Most Important

Should the government give tax credits and subsidies to the wind power industry? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley voters: Yes, the government should support more sustainable energy technologies Source

Your similar answer: Yes

Most Important

Should the government increase environmental regulations to prevent climate change? Stats Discuss

Your answers: Yes, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production Source

Healthcare

Most Important

Do you support the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley voters: Yes Source

Your partially similar answer: Yes, but a mandatory single payer system would be even better

Most Important

Should the federal government increase funding of health care for low income individuals (Medicaid)? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley voters: Yes Source

Your similar answer: Yes, but I prefer switching to a single payer healthcare system

More Important

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? Stats Discuss

Your answers: Yes Source

Foreign Policy

Most Important

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley voters: Yes, just like U.S. citizens, terrorists should be given a fair trial in federal courts Source

Your similar answer: Yes, give them a fair trial and shut down Guantanamo Bay

Most Important

Should the military fly drones over foreign countries to gain intelligence and kill suspected terrorists? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley voters: No, the military has no right to do so without a Congressional declaration of war Source

Your similar answer: No

Most Important

Should the U.S. continue NSA surveillance of its allies? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley voters: No, spying on our allies severely damages our reputation abroad  Source

Your partially similar answer: No, and abolish the NSA

Most Important

Should the U.S. formally declare war on ISIS? Stats Discuss

Your answers: No, we should stay out of Middle Eastern conflicts Source

More Important

Do you support President Obama’s move to lift the trade and travel embargo on Cuba? Stats Discuss

Your answers: Yes Source

Education

Most Important

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley voters: Yes Source

Your similar answer: Yes, and increase government funding so every student receives a free college education

More Important

Do you support Common Core national standards? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley voters: Yes Source

Your similar answer: Yes, I support the concept but not the current implementation

Domestic Policy

Most Important

Should there be more restrictions on the current process of purchasing a gun? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley voters: Yes, require strict background checks, psychological testing, and training Source

Your similar answer: Yes

Most Important

Should internet service providers be allowed to speed up access to popular websites (that pay higher rates) at the expense of slowing down access to less popular websites (that pay lower rates)? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley voters: No, this would allow them to remove competition, create artificial scarcity, and increase prices Source

Your similar answer: No, treat all traffic equally and continue the openness of the internet

Most Important

Should the NSA (National Security Agency) be allowed to collect basic metadata of citizen’s phone calls such as numbers, timestamps, and call durations? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley voters: No Source

Your partially similar answer: No, and abolish the NSA

More Important

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley voters: Yes, for most but not all drugs Source

Your partially similar answer: Yes, and retroactively reduce sentences for those already serving time

the Economy

Most Important

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley voters: Yes, and make it a living wage Source

Your similar answer: Yes

Most Important

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job? Stats Discuss

Your answers: Yes Source

Somewhat Important

Should pension plans for federal, state, and local government workers be transitioned into privately managed accounts? Stats Discuss

Your answers: No, privately managed accounts will jeopardize the financial security of senior citizens Source

Somewhat Important

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? Stats Discuss

Your answers: Help Source

Somewhat Important

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? Stats Discuss

Your answers: No Source

Social

Most Important

Do you support the death penalty? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley voters: No, too many people are innocently convicted Source

Your similar answer: No

Most Important

Should states be allowed to display the Confederate flag on government property? Stats Discuss

Your answers: No Source

More Important

Should the government support a separation of church and state by removing references to God on money, federal buildings, and national monuments? Stats Discuss

Your answers: No Source

More Important

Should a business be able to deny service to a customer if the request conflicts with the owner’s religious beliefs? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley voters: No, all customers deserve to be treated equally Source

Your similar answer: No

Somewhat Important

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley voters: Yes Source

Your similar answer: Take the government out of marriage and instead make it a religious decision

Immigration

Most Important

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidized healthcare? Stats Discuss

Your answers: Yes, and grant them citizenship Source

More Important

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley voters: Yes, if they were born here Source

Your barely similar answer: Yes, and abolish all national borders

More Important

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty? Stats Discuss

Your answers: Yes, create a simple path to citizenship for immigrants with no criminal record Source

More Important

Should illegal immigrants be offered in-state tuition rates at public colleges within their residing state? Stats Discuss

Your answers: Yes Source

More Important

Should the U.S. increase restrictions on its current border security policy? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley voters: No Source

Your similar answer: No, and we should implement an open border policy

Somewhat Important

Should local law enforcement be allowed to detain illegal immigrants for minor crimes and transfer them to federal immigration authorities? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley voters: No, too many non-violent immigrants are being deported Source

Your similar answer: No

Somewhat Important

Should immigrants be required to learn English? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley voters: No, we should embrace the diversity that immigrants add to our country Source

Your similar answer: No, but remove multilingual translations from government documents and services

Issues we do not side on...

the Environment

More Important

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley voters: Yes, but not in heavily populated areas Source

You: No, we should pursue more sustainable energy resources instead

Foreign Policy

Most Important

Should the U.S. continue to support Israel? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley voters: Yes Source

You: No, we should be less involved

Somewhat Important

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: Yes, but scale back our current involvement

Domestic Policy

Most Important

Do you support the Patriot Act? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley voters: Yes, but limit the scope of the government’s powers Source

You: No, and pass strict laws prohibiting government surveillance without probable cause and a warrant

Most Important

Should the redrawing of Congressional districts be controlled by an independent, non-partisan commission? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley voters: No Source

You: Yes, switch to a multi-member, proportionally selected redistricting system

Somewhat Important

Do you support affirmative action programs? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley voters: Yes, and drastically increase the current amount of programs Source

You: No

Somewhat Important

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: No

Somewhat Important

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley voters: No, this will disadvantage low income seniors whose life expectancy is lower than wealthier seniors Source

You: Yes, people are now living longer than when the program was created

the Economy

Most Important

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley voters: Yes Source

You: No, reduce military spending instead

More Important

Would you favor an increased sales tax in order to reduce property taxes? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley voters: No Source

You: Yes, property taxes rates do not reflect the owners ability to pay

Somewhat Important

Should the government subsidize farmers? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley voters: Yes Source

You: No

Social

More Important

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: No

More Important

What is your stance on abortion? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley voters: Pro-choice Source

You: Pro-life

Less Important

Should health insurance providers be required to offer free birth control? Stats Discuss

Martin O'Malley voters: Yes Source

You: No

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