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Complete list of the political parties political stances

Constitution

Constitution’s political views

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Pro-life Source

Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, and the government should not give funds to any organizations that perform abortions Source

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, and gay couples should not be able to adopt children Source

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, marriage should be defined as between a man and woman Source

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

Constitution’s answer: Yes Source

Should health insurance providers be required to offer free birth control? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Should “gender identity” be added to anti-discrimination laws? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, and repeal anti-discrimination laws for private companies Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Yes Source

Should marital rape be classified and punished as severely as non-marital rape? stats discuss

Constitution have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, women are not as physically capable as men for combat Source

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Should states be allowed to display the Confederate flag on government property? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Yes Source

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies? stats discuss

Constitution have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Immigration issues

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidized healthcare? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, and we should deport all illegal immigrants Source

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Yes, and ban all immigration until the government improves its screening process Source

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

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, all illegal immigrants should be deported Source

Should the U.S. increase restrictions on its current border security policy? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Yes Source

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Yes, and remove multilingual translations from government documents and services Source

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

Constitution’s answer: Yes Source

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Decrease Source

Healthcare issues

Do you support the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, open the markets so insurers can compete across state lines and reduce costs Source

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, limiting drug prices would also limit the investment in research and development into new life-saving drugs Source

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

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

Constitution’s answer: No, and each state should decide their own level of coverage Source

Foreign Policy issues

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, we should eliminate any opportunity for terrorists to enter the country Source

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, they are not U.S. citizens and do not have constitutional rights Source

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Constitution have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the military be allowed to use enhanced interrogation techniques, such as waterboarding, to gain information from suspected terrorists? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Yes Source

Should the U.S. formally declare war on ISIS? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, not until they attack us on U.S. soil Source

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Yes Source

Should the U.S. continue to support Israel? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Yes, but respect Israel’s sovereignty and do not dictate how it should interact with its neighbors Source

Should the government send in ground troops to fight ISIS? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Yes, send at least 10,000 ground troops Source

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

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

Constitution’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Decrease, and we should not give foreign aid to any countries Source

Should the U.S. close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, most of the detainees are too dangerous to be released or transferred Source

Should the government conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government provide military aid to Saudi Arabia during its conflict with Yemen? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, we should stay out of conflicts that are not an immediate threat to our security Source

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

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, this would allow ISIS to control Syria Source

Should the U.S. continue NSA surveillance of its allies? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, spying on our allies severely damages our reputation abroad Source

Should our country defend other NATO countries that maintain low military defense budgets relative to their GDP? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Should the U.S. prevent Russia from conducting airstrikes in Syria? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Should the U.S. provide military assistance to defend Ukraine from Russia? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, we should stay out of conflicts that do not directly threaten us Source

Domestic Policy issues

Should there be more restrictions on the current process of purchasing a gun? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, and the government should pass a national “stand your ground” law Source

Should people on the “no-fly list” be banned from purchasing guns and ammunition? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Yes, term limits will increase performance and prevent corruption Source

Should victims of gun violence be allowed to sue firearms dealers and manufacturers? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Yes Source

Should the Senate hold hearings and a vote on President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Should corporations and unions (Super PACs) be allowed to donate to political candidates? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

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

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Should Apple unlock the iPhones of suspected terrorists for the FBI? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

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

Constitution’s answer: No, treat all traffic equally and continue the openness of the internet Source

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

Constitution’s answer: Yes, gerrymandering gives an unfair advantage to the party in power during redistricting Source

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, we should pass tougher drug laws Source

Do you support the Patriot Act? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, and stop spending current funds on other programs Source

Should the government be allowed to seize private property, with reasonable compensation, for public or civic use? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, and the government should never be allowed to seize private property Source

Should the U.S. government grant immunity to Edward Snowden? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support affirmative action programs? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, and minority groups should not receive any favorable treatment Source

Education issues

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

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Economic issues

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, the government should never determine what a private business should pay employees Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Constitution have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, and eliminate all federal wage standards Source

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Yes, and eliminate federal agencies that are unconstitutional Source

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Constitution have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should businesses be required to provide paid leave for full-time employees during the birth of a child or sick family member? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits? stats discuss

Constitution have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Hurt, I support some private unions but am strongly against public labor unions Source

Should the government increase the tax rate on profits earned from the sale of stocks, bonds, and real estate? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession? stats discuss

Constitution have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the Federal Reserve Bank be audited by Congress? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Yes, but I would prefer to abolish it and return to the gold standard Source

Should the government require businesses to pay salaried employees, making up to $46k/year, time-and-a-half for overtime hours? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Yes Source

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Yes, and we should eliminate the estate tax Source

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

Constitution’s answer: Yes Source

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Constitution have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Would you favor an increased sales tax in order to reduce property taxes? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Should the U.S. government bailout Puerto Rico? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Yes Source

Should an in-state sales tax apply to online purchases of in-state buyers from out-of-state sellers? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, and it has no intrinsic value Source

Electoral issues

Should a photo ID be required to vote? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Yes, this will prevent voter fraud Source

Should there be a limit to the amount of money a candidate can receive from a donor? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, this is a violation of free speech Source

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public? stats discuss

Constitution have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the presidential debates include candidates with less than 15% of support in national polls? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Yes, and we should reform the electoral process to allow more polling and ballot access for third party candidates Source

Environmental issues

Should the government increase environmental regulations to prevent climate change? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Should the government give tax credits and subsidies to the wind power industry? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

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

Constitution’s answer: Yes Source

Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Yes Source

Science issues

Should the federal government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Should the government fund space travel? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, not until we drastically decrease our federal deficit Source

Should producers be required to label genetically engineered foods (GMOs)? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Yes, consumers have a right to know what is in their food Source

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Yes Source

Criminal issues

Should police officers be required to wear body cameras? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Yes, this will protect the safety and rights of police officers and citizens Source

Should convicted felons have the right to vote? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Should prisons ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Republican

Republican’s political views

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Pro-life Source

Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, and gay couples should not be able to adopt children Source

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

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

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

Should health insurance providers be required to offer free birth control? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should “gender identity” be added to anti-discrimination laws? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, there are only two genders which are genetically not psychologically determined Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

Should marital rape be classified and punished as severely as non-marital rape? stats discuss

Republican have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes, as long as they can pass the same physical tests as men Source

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should states be allowed to display the Confederate flag on government property? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies? stats discuss

Republican have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Immigration issues

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidized healthcare? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

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

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should the U.S. increase restrictions on its current border security policy? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

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

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Decrease Source

Healthcare issues

Do you support the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, limiting drug prices would also limit the investment in research and development into new life-saving drugs Source

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

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

Republican’s answer: No Source

Foreign Policy issues

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, they are not U.S. citizens and do not have constitutional rights Source

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Increase Source

Should the military be allowed to use enhanced interrogation techniques, such as waterboarding, to gain information from suspected terrorists? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes, we must use any means necessary to prevent terrorism Source

Should the U.S. formally declare war on ISIS? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service? stats discuss

Republican have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. continue to support Israel? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government send in ground troops to fight ISIS? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes, but only as a coordinated effort by the United Nations Source

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, and remove the U.N. headquarters from the U.S. Source

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

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Decrease Source

Should the U.S. close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should the government conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes, we cannot risk the launch of a nuclear weapon Source

Should the government provide military aid to Saudi Arabia during its conflict with Yemen? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

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

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes, but we should defeat ISIS first Source

Should the U.S. continue NSA surveillance of its allies? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes, surveillance of all foreign countries is essential to tracking potential terrorist threats Source

Should our country defend other NATO countries that maintain low military defense budgets relative to their GDP? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes, and refusing to defend other NATO countries sets a dangerous precedent for the balance of global power Source

Should the U.S. prevent Russia from conducting airstrikes in Syria? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes, and establish a no-fly zone Source

Should the U.S. provide military assistance to defend Ukraine from Russia? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes, the Russian invasion of the Ukraine threatens the balance of power in the region Source

Domestic Policy issues

Should there be more restrictions on the current process of purchasing a gun? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should people on the “no-fly list” be banned from purchasing guns and ammunition? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

Should victims of gun violence be allowed to sue firearms dealers and manufacturers? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, targeting Muslims is unconstitutional, racist, and incendiary Source

Should the Senate hold hearings and a vote on President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should corporations and unions (Super PACs) be allowed to donate to political candidates? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

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

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should Apple unlock the iPhones of suspected terrorists for the FBI? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes, but only in situations where the owner is a proven threat to national security Source

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

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

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

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, we should pass tougher drug laws Source

Do you support the Patriot Act? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government be allowed to seize private property, with reasonable compensation, for public or civic use? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

Should the U.S. government grant immunity to Edward Snowden? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, he should be returned to the U.S. to stand trial and face the consequences of his actions Source

Do you support affirmative action programs? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

Education issues

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

Republican’s answer: No Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, education should be handled at the state and local level instead of the national level Source

Economic issues

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, the government should never determine what a private business should pay employees Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Republican have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Lower Source

Should businesses be required to provide paid leave for full-time employees during the birth of a child or sick family member? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: More Source

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Hurt Source

Should the government increase the tax rate on profits earned from the sale of stocks, bonds, and real estate? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, increasing the capital gains tax will limit investment in our economy Source

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, recession is a natural cycle that purges excess Source

Should the Federal Reserve Bank be audited by Congress? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should the government require businesses to pay salaried employees, making up to $46k/year, time-and-a-half for overtime hours? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes, and we should eliminate the estate tax Source

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

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

Would you favor an increased sales tax in order to reduce property taxes? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes, but dramatically reduce government spending instead of raising taxes Source

Should the U.S. government bailout Puerto Rico? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

Should an in-state sales tax apply to online purchases of in-state buyers from out-of-state sellers? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, classify it as a commodity Source

Electoral issues

Should a photo ID be required to vote? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes, this will prevent voter fraud Source

Should there be a limit to the amount of money a candidate can receive from a donor? stats discuss

Republican have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

Should the presidential debates include candidates with less than 15% of support in national polls? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, only candidates that have a realistic chance of winning should be included Source

Environmental issues

Should the government increase environmental regulations to prevent climate change? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should the government give tax credits and subsidies to the wind power industry? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

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

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

Science issues

Should the federal government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government fund space travel? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, not until we drastically decrease our federal deficit Source

Should producers be required to label genetically engineered foods (GMOs)? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, GMOs are the most promising solution to ending world hunger Source

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes, as long as there is no public subsidy Source

Criminal issues

Should police officers be required to wear body cameras? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, it should be a police department’s or officer’s choice to wear one Source

Should convicted felons have the right to vote? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should prisons ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

Socialist

Socialist’s political views

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Pro-choice, but providing birth control, sex education, and more social services will help reduce the number of abortions Source

Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes Source

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples? stats discuss

Socialist have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes Source

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

Socialist’s answer: No, all customers deserve to be treated equally Source

Should health insurance providers be required to offer free birth control? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes Source

Should “gender identity” be added to anti-discrimination laws? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes, and the government should do more to protect minorities from discrimination Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: No Source

Should marital rape be classified and punished as severely as non-marital rape? stats discuss

Socialist have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Socialist’s answer: Yes, it creates a bias against religions that do not believe in God Source

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes Source

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes Source

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes Source

Should states be allowed to display the Confederate flag on government property? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: No, it is a symbol of racism Source

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes, we should respect all cultural traditions Source

Immigration issues

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidized healthcare? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes, and grant them citizenship Source

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: No, banning immigrants based on their religion is unconstitutional Source

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

Socialist’s answer: Yes, and they should also be eligible for financial assistance and scholarships Source

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes, and abolish all national borders Source

Should the U.S. increase restrictions on its current border security policy? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: No, and we should implement an open border policy Source

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: No, we should embrace the diversity that immigrants add to our country Source

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

Socialist’s answer: No, too many non-violent immigrants are being deported Source

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Increase Source

Healthcare issues

Do you support the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes, but a mandatory single payer system would be even better Source

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes, and we should socialize medicine and healthcare Source

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes, and immediately release anyone serving time solely for drug offenses Source

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

Socialist’s answer: Yes, but I prefer switching to a single payer healthcare system Source

Foreign Policy issues

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes Source

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes, give them a fair trial and shut down Guantanamo Bay Source

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Socialist have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the military be allowed to use enhanced interrogation techniques, such as waterboarding, to gain information from suspected terrorists? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: No, torture is inhumane, unethical, and violates the 8th amendment Source

Should the U.S. formally declare war on ISIS? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: No, we should not legitimize ISIS as a sovereign entity Source

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: No, service should be a choice instead of an obligation Source

Should the U.S. continue to support Israel? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: No, cut all support and aid Source

Should the government send in ground troops to fight ISIS? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: No Source

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes Source

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

Socialist’s answer: No Source

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Increase, but only for countries that have no human rights violations Source

Should the U.S. close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: No, and I am not convinced that North Korea has or is capable of developing a long-range nuclear missile Source

Should the government provide military aid to Saudi Arabia during its conflict with Yemen? stats discuss

Socialist have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Socialist’s answer: Yes Source

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: No, this would allow ISIS to control Syria Source

Should the U.S. continue NSA surveillance of its allies? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: No, and abolish the NSA Source

Should our country defend other NATO countries that maintain low military defense budgets relative to their GDP? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: No Source

Should the U.S. prevent Russia from conducting airstrikes in Syria? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: No Source

Should the U.S. provide military assistance to defend Ukraine from Russia? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: No Source

Domestic Policy issues

Should there be more restrictions on the current process of purchasing a gun? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes, require strict background checks, psychological testing, and training Source

Should people on the “no-fly list” be banned from purchasing guns and ammunition? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes, but not until the no-fly list screening process is improved for accuracy and includes due process Source

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: No, officials gain valuable experience and become more effective representatives over time Source

Should victims of gun violence be allowed to sue firearms dealers and manufacturers? stats discuss

Socialist have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods? stats discuss

Socialist have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the Senate hold hearings and a vote on President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee? stats discuss

Socialist have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should corporations and unions (Super PACs) be allowed to donate to political candidates? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: No, corporations are not people and should not be allowed to finance political campaigns Source

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

Socialist’s answer: No, and abolish the NSA Source

Should Apple unlock the iPhones of suspected terrorists for the FBI? stats discuss

Socialist have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Socialist’s answer: No, treat all traffic equally and continue the openness of the internet Source

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

Socialist’s answer: Yes, gerrymandering gives an unfair advantage to the party in power during redistricting Source

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes, and retroactively reduce sentences for those already serving time Source

Do you support the Patriot Act? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: No Source

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: No, this will disadvantage low income seniors whose life expectancy is lower than wealthier seniors Source

Should the government be allowed to seize private property, with reasonable compensation, for public or civic use? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes, but only in extreme cases of national emergency Source

Should the U.S. government grant immunity to Edward Snowden? stats discuss

Socialist have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support affirmative action programs? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Regardless, we should create more social programs to address poverty Source

Education issues

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

Socialist’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: No, teach to each student's potential instead of uniform testing Source

Economic issues

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Socialist have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes, and make it a living wage Source

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: No Source

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Socialist have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should businesses be required to provide paid leave for full-time employees during the birth of a child or sick family member? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes, the lack of paid sick leave is unfair to working men and women Source

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits? stats discuss

Socialist have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Help Source

Should the government increase the tax rate on profits earned from the sale of stocks, bonds, and real estate? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession? stats discuss

Socialist have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the Federal Reserve Bank be audited by Congress? stats discuss

Socialist have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government require businesses to pay salaried employees, making up to $46k/year, time-and-a-half for overtime hours? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes, and the government should do more to protect workers’ rights Source

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: No, this will incentivize companies to move U.S. jobs overseas Source

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: No, I am satisfied with the current rate Source

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

Socialist’s answer: No, privately managed accounts will jeopardize the financial security of senior citizens Source

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Socialist have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Would you favor an increased sales tax in order to reduce property taxes? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: No, property taxes are the most reliable and consistent form of state revenue Source

Should the U.S. government bailout Puerto Rico? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes, but only small local farms instead of large corporations Source

Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: No Source

Should an in-state sales tax apply to online purchases of in-state buyers from out-of-state sellers? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: No Source

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: No, classify it as a commodity Source

Electoral issues

Should a photo ID be required to vote? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: No, and automatically register every citizen to vote when they turn 18 Source

Should there be a limit to the amount of money a candidate can receive from a donor? stats discuss

Socialist have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public? stats discuss

Socialist have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the presidential debates include candidates with less than 15% of support in national polls? stats discuss

Socialist have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Environmental issues

Should the government increase environmental regulations to prevent climate change? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government give tax credits and subsidies to the wind power industry? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes, the government should support more sustainable energy technologies Source

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

Socialist’s answer: No, we should pursue more sustainable energy resources instead Source

Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: No, and nationalize the energy sector Source

Science issues

Should the federal government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes, they are essential to protecting other children who are too young to be vaccinated Source

Should the government fund space travel? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes, and drastically increase NASA’s current budget Source

Should producers be required to label genetically engineered foods (GMOs)? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes, but I would prefer to ban GMOs Source

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: No Source

Criminal issues

Should police officers be required to wear body cameras? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes Source

Should convicted felons have the right to vote? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes, every citizen deserves the right to vote Source

Should prisons ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes, and we should create more social programs to help prevent and rehabilitate criminals Source

Libertarian

Libertarian’s political views

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Pro-choice, I don’t agree but the government has no right to ban it Source

Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, and the government should not give funds to any organizations Source

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Take the government out of marriage and instead make it a religious decision Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, any business should be able to deny service for any reason Source

Should health insurance providers be required to offer free birth control? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, the government should not decide what services a private business can provide Source

Should “gender identity” be added to anti-discrimination laws? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, and repeal anti-discrimination laws for private companies Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

Should marital rape be classified and punished as severely as non-marital rape? stats discuss

Libertarian have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, as long as it does not reference a specific religion Source

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, as long as they can pass the same physical tests as men Source

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, but only after a psychological examination to show they fully understand this choice Source

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, board members should be the most qualified regardless of gender Source

Should states be allowed to display the Confederate flag on government property? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, each state should have the right to display any flag they choose Source

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes Source

Immigration issues

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidized healthcare? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, and the government should never subsidize healthcare Source

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, but we should ban immigrants from “high risk” countries Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, but deny eligibility for financial assistance and scholarships Source

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, if they were born here Source

Should the U.S. increase restrictions on its current border security policy? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, make it easier for immigrants to access temporary work visas Source

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, but remove multilingual translations from government documents and services Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, only if they are convicted of a violent crime Source

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, but allow them to stay Source

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Increase, our economy relies on businesses hiring the highest skilled workers at the lowest cost Source

Healthcare issues

Do you support the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, government should not be involved in healthcare Source

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, and the government should never regulate prices of private businesses Source

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, and legalize, tax, and regulate marijuana instead of criminalizing it Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, and each state should decide their own level of coverage Source

Foreign Policy issues

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, but only after extensive background checks and continuous monitoring to ensure they have no terrorist connections Source

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, give them a fair trial and shut down Guantanamo Bay Source

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Decrease Source

Should the military be allowed to use enhanced interrogation techniques, such as waterboarding, to gain information from suspected terrorists? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

Should the U.S. formally declare war on ISIS? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, not until they attack us on U.S. soil Source

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, service should be a choice instead of an obligation Source

Should the U.S. continue to support Israel? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, cut all support and aid Source

Should the government send in ground troops to fight ISIS? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, we should stay out of this conflict Source

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, and remove the U.N. headquarters from the U.S. Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, the military has no right to do so without a Congressional declaration of war Source

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Decrease, until we drastically reduce our national budget deficit Source

Should the U.S. close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, and it is unconstitutional to indefinitely hold suspected terrorists without trial Source

Should the government conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, we must use every diplomatic option first Source

Should the government provide military aid to Saudi Arabia during its conflict with Yemen? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, we should stay out of conflicts that are not an immediate threat to our security Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: Yes Source

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, this would allow ISIS to control Syria Source

Should the U.S. continue NSA surveillance of its allies? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, and abolish the NSA Source

Should our country defend other NATO countries that maintain low military defense budgets relative to their GDP? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, and we should withdraw from NATO Source

Should the U.S. prevent Russia from conducting airstrikes in Syria? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, we should not get involved Source

Should the U.S. provide military assistance to defend Ukraine from Russia? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, we should stay out of conflicts that do not directly threaten us Source

Domestic Policy issues

Should there be more restrictions on the current process of purchasing a gun? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, and the government should pass a national “stand your ground” law Source

Should people on the “no-fly list” be banned from purchasing guns and ammunition? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, it is unconstitutional to deny someone’s rights without due process Source

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, term limits will increase performance and prevent corruption Source

Should victims of gun violence be allowed to sue firearms dealers and manufacturers? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, this decision should be based on crime rates instead of race or religion Source

Should the Senate hold hearings and a vote on President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee? stats discuss

Libertarian have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should corporations and unions (Super PACs) be allowed to donate to political candidates? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, any restriction on campaign spending violates the first amendment Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, only with a warrant showing probable cause of criminal activity Source

Should Apple unlock the iPhones of suspected terrorists for the FBI? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, backdoors can expose innocent owners to malicious hackers Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: Yes Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, gerrymandering gives an unfair advantage to the party in power during redistricting Source

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, and retroactively reduce sentences for those already serving time Source

Do you support the Patriot Act? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, and pass strict laws prohibiting any government surveillance Source

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, people are now living longer than when the program was created Source

Should the government be allowed to seize private property, with reasonable compensation, for public or civic use? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, and the government should never be allowed to seize private property Source

Should the U.S. government grant immunity to Edward Snowden? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, he should be protected under the Whistleblower Protection Act Source

Do you support affirmative action programs? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, and minority groups should not receive any favorable treatment Source

Education issues

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, and transition all current government student loans into privately managed accounts Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, education should be handled at the state and local level instead of the national level Source

Economic issues

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, the government should never determine what a private business should pay employees Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, this is a waste of time and money Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, and eliminate all federal wage standards Source

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, and eliminate federal agencies that are unconstitutional Source

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Lower Source

Should businesses be required to provide paid leave for full-time employees during the birth of a child or sick family member? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, private businesses should decide the amount of competitive incentives they offer to employees instead of a government mandate Source

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: More Source

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Hurt, I support some private unions but am strongly against public labor unions Source

Should the government increase the tax rate on profits earned from the sale of stocks, bonds, and real estate? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

Should the Federal Reserve Bank be audited by Congress? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, but I would prefer to abolish it and return to the gold standard Source

Should the government require businesses to pay salaried employees, making up to $46k/year, time-and-a-half for overtime hours? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, and the government is currently over-regulating private businesses Source

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, there are too many hidden provisions in this specific agreement Source

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, and we should eliminate the estate tax Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, but only for future workers Source

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

Would you favor an increased sales tax in order to reduce property taxes? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, but dramatically reduce government spending instead of raising taxes Source

Should the U.S. government bailout Puerto Rico? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, Puerto Rico needs to drastically reduce their irresponsible spending Source

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, end all government subsidies and let the free market run its course Source

Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, as long as offshore income is reported Source

Should an in-state sales tax apply to online purchases of in-state buyers from out-of-state sellers? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes Source

Electoral issues

Should a photo ID be required to vote? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

Should there be a limit to the amount of money a candidate can receive from a donor? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, this is a violation of free speech Source

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public? stats discuss

Libertarian have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the presidential debates include candidates with less than 15% of support in national polls? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, and we should reform the electoral process to allow more polling and ballot access for third party candidates Source

Environmental issues

Should the government increase environmental regulations to prevent climate change? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

Should the government give tax credits and subsidies to the wind power industry? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, and the government should never support unproven technologies Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: Yes Source

Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, and deregulate the energy sector to let the free market determine the best energy sources Source

Science issues

Should the federal government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

Should the government fund space travel? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, the government should leave human space travel to private companies Source

Should producers be required to label genetically engineered foods (GMOs)? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, as long as there is no public subsidy Source

Criminal issues

Should police officers be required to wear body cameras? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes Source

Should convicted felons have the right to vote? stats discuss

Libertarian have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should prisons ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, but it is currently being overused Source

Green

Green’s political views

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Pro-choice, but providing birth control, sex education, and more social services will help reduce the number of abortions Source

Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, their services reach far beyond abortions and can save many lives through cancer screening, prenatal services, and adoption referrals Source

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

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

Green’s answer: No, all customers deserve to be treated equally Source

Should health insurance providers be required to offer free birth control? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should “gender identity” be added to anti-discrimination laws? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, and the government should do more to protect minorities from discrimination Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No Source

Should marital rape be classified and punished as severely as non-marital rape? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

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

Green’s answer: Yes, it creates a bias against religions that do not believe in God Source

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, preventing women from serving in combat roles is discriminatory Source

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, and the government should do more to require diversity in the workplace Source

Should states be allowed to display the Confederate flag on government property? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No Source

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies? stats discuss

Green have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Immigration issues

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidized healthcare? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, and grant them citizenship Source

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, banning immigrants based on their religion is unconstitutional Source

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

Green’s answer: Yes, and they should also be eligible for financial assistance and scholarships Source

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, if they were born here Source

Should the U.S. increase restrictions on its current border security policy? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, and we should implement an open border policy Source

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, we should embrace the diversity that immigrants add to our country Source

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

Green’s answer: No, too many non-violent immigrants are being deported Source

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Increase Source

Healthcare issues

Do you support the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, but a mandatory single payer system would be even better Source

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, and we should socialize medicine and healthcare Source

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

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

Green’s answer: Yes, but I prefer switching to a single payer healthcare system Source

Foreign Policy issues

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, but we should accept much more than the proposed 10,000 refugees Source

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, give them a fair trial and shut down Guantanamo Bay Source

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Decrease Source

Should the military be allowed to use enhanced interrogation techniques, such as waterboarding, to gain information from suspected terrorists? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No Source

Should the U.S. formally declare war on ISIS? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No Source

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, service should be a choice instead of an obligation Source

Should the U.S. continue to support Israel? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, cut all support and aid Source

Should the government send in ground troops to fight ISIS? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, we should stay out of this conflict Source

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

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

Green’s answer: No, the military has no right to do so without a Congressional declaration of war Source

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Increase, but only for countries that have no human rights violations Source

Should the U.S. close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, provide a fair trial and transfer the convicted to maximum security prisons Source

Should the government conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, we must use every diplomatic option first Source

Should the government provide military aid to Saudi Arabia during its conflict with Yemen? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, we should stay out of conflicts that are not an immediate threat to our security Source

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

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, this would allow ISIS to control Syria Source

Should the U.S. continue NSA surveillance of its allies? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, spying on our allies severely damages our reputation abroad Source

Should our country defend other NATO countries that maintain low military defense budgets relative to their GDP? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, and we should withdraw from NATO Source

Should the U.S. prevent Russia from conducting airstrikes in Syria? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, we should not get involved Source

Should the U.S. provide military assistance to defend Ukraine from Russia? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, we should stay out of conflicts that do not directly threaten us Source

Domestic Policy issues

Should there be more restrictions on the current process of purchasing a gun? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, require strict background checks, psychological testing, and training Source

Should people on the “no-fly list” be banned from purchasing guns and ammunition? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, but not until the no-fly list screening process is improved for accuracy and includes due process Source

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, officials gain valuable experience and become more effective representatives over time Source

Should victims of gun violence be allowed to sue firearms dealers and manufacturers? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No Source

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, targeting Muslims is unconstitutional, racist, and incendiary Source

Should the Senate hold hearings and a vote on President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, the Senate should follow their Constitutional responsibility Source

Should corporations and unions (Super PACs) be allowed to donate to political candidates? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No Source

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

Green’s answer: No Source

Should Apple unlock the iPhones of suspected terrorists for the FBI? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, backdoors can expose innocent owners to malicious hackers Source

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

Green’s answer: No, treat all traffic equally and continue the openness of the internet Source

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

Green’s answer: Yes, gerrymandering gives an unfair advantage to the party in power during redistricting Source

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, and retroactively reduce sentences for those already serving time Source

Do you support the Patriot Act? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, and pass strict laws prohibiting any government surveillance Source

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, this will disadvantage low income seniors whose life expectancy is lower than wealthier seniors Source

Should the government be allowed to seize private property, with reasonable compensation, for public or civic use? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, as long as landowners are fairly compensated and the projects will benefit the community Source

Should the U.S. government grant immunity to Edward Snowden? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, he should be protected under the Whistleblower Protection Act Source

Do you support affirmative action programs? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Regardless, we should create more social programs to address poverty Source

Education issues

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

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, teach to each student's potential instead of uniform testing Source

Economic issues

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Green have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, and make it a living wage Source

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, reduce military spending instead Source

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Raise Source

Should businesses be required to provide paid leave for full-time employees during the birth of a child or sick family member? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, but the federal government should sponsor this program instead of businesses Source

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Fewer Source

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Help Source

Should the government increase the tax rate on profits earned from the sale of stocks, bonds, and real estate? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No Source

Should the Federal Reserve Bank be audited by Congress? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, we deserve to know who the bank gives money to Source

Should the government require businesses to pay salaried employees, making up to $46k/year, time-and-a-half for overtime hours? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, and the government should do more to protect workers’ rights Source

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No Source

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No Source

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

Green’s answer: No, privately managed accounts will jeopardize the financial security of senior citizens Source

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Green have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Would you favor an increased sales tax in order to reduce property taxes? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, property taxes are the most reliable and consistent form of state revenue Source

Should the U.S. government bailout Puerto Rico? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, and make them the 51st state so we can help prevent this from happening again Source

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, but only small local farms instead of large corporations Source

Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, and neither should corporations and business organizations Source

Should an in-state sales tax apply to online purchases of in-state buyers from out-of-state sellers? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, and it has no intrinsic value Source

Electoral issues

Should a photo ID be required to vote? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No Source

Should there be a limit to the amount of money a candidate can receive from a donor? stats discuss

Green have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public? stats discuss

Green have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the presidential debates include candidates with less than 15% of support in national polls? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, and we should reform the electoral process to allow more polling and ballot access for third party candidates Source

Environmental issues

Should the government increase environmental regulations to prevent climate change? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government give tax credits and subsidies to the wind power industry? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

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

Green’s answer: No, we should pursue more sustainable energy resources instead Source

Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, end all offshore oil drilling Source

Science issues

Should the federal government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government fund space travel? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should producers be required to label genetically engineered foods (GMOs)? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No Source

Criminal issues

Should police officers be required to wear body cameras? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, this will protect the safety and rights of police officers and citizens Source

Should convicted felons have the right to vote? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should prisons ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, and we should create more social programs to help prevent and rehabilitate criminals Source

Democratic

Democratic’s political views

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Pro-choice Source

Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

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

Democratic’s answer: No Source

Should health insurance providers be required to offer free birth control? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should “gender identity” be added to anti-discrimination laws? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes, but only for horrific crimes with undeniable evidence Source

Should marital rape be classified and punished as severely as non-marital rape? stats discuss

Democratic have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Democratic’s answer: No, as long as it does not reference a specific religion Source

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should states be allowed to display the Confederate flag on government property? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No Source

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies? stats discuss

Democratic have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Immigration issues

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidized healthcare? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes, and grant them citizenship Source

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should the U.S. increase restrictions on its current border security policy? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No, just enforce the current border policy Source

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes, but the government should provide free language learning courses Source

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

Democratic’s answer: No, only if they are convicted of a violent crime Source

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes, create a simple path to citizenship for immigrants with no criminal record Source

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Increase Source

Healthcare issues

Do you support the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No Source

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Foreign Policy issues

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes, give them a fair trial and shut down Guantanamo Bay Source

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Increase Source

Should the military be allowed to use enhanced interrogation techniques, such as waterboarding, to gain information from suspected terrorists? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No Source

Should the U.S. formally declare war on ISIS? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No Source

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No Source

Should the U.S. continue to support Israel? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: We should give equal support to Israel and Palestine. Source

Should the government send in ground troops to fight ISIS? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No Source

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes, but only with permission from the country in question Source

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: I am satisfied with the current amount of spending Source

Should the U.S. close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No Source

Should the government conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No Source

Should the government provide military aid to Saudi Arabia during its conflict with Yemen? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No Source

Should the U.S. continue NSA surveillance of its allies? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No, spying on our allies severely damages our reputation abroad Source

Should our country defend other NATO countries that maintain low military defense budgets relative to their GDP? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes, and refusing to defend other NATO countries sets a dangerous precedent for the balance of global power Source

Should the U.S. prevent Russia from conducting airstrikes in Syria? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No Source

Should the U.S. provide military assistance to defend Ukraine from Russia? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes, the Russian invasion of the Ukraine threatens the balance of power in the region Source

Domestic Policy issues

Should there be more restrictions on the current process of purchasing a gun? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should people on the “no-fly list” be banned from purchasing guns and ammunition? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes, term limits will increase performance and prevent corruption Source

Should victims of gun violence be allowed to sue firearms dealers and manufacturers? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No Source

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No Source

Should the Senate hold hearings and a vote on President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should corporations and unions (Super PACs) be allowed to donate to political candidates? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No, corporations are not people and should not be allowed to finance political campaigns Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should Apple unlock the iPhones of suspected terrorists for the FBI? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

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

Democratic’s answer: No Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes, most but not all drugs Source

Do you support the Patriot Act? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No Source

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No Source

Should the government be allowed to seize private property, with reasonable compensation, for public or civic use? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should the U.S. government grant immunity to Edward Snowden? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No, he should be returned to the U.S. to stand trial and face the consequences of his actions Source

Do you support affirmative action programs? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Education issues

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes, I support the concept but not the current implementation Source

Economic issues

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes and no at the same time. Some people are using medical marijuana for special diseases so they would fail the drug test. Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No, increase taxes on large multinational corporations instead Source

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Raise Source

Should businesses be required to provide paid leave for full-time employees during the birth of a child or sick family member? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Fewer Source

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Help Source

Should the government increase the tax rate on profits earned from the sale of stocks, bonds, and real estate? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes, and increase to the average U.S. tax rate (31.5%) Source

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should the Federal Reserve Bank be audited by Congress? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No Source

Should the government require businesses to pay salaried employees, making up to $46k/year, time-and-a-half for overtime hours? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

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