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Our algorithm matches you to candidate’s answers based on the following metrics:

Similarity: Is your stance on this issue similar to the candidate’s stance? If so, how similar is it?

Importance: How important is this issue to you? If you forgot to select the importance of an issue, you can go back and update your answers.

Conviction: How consistent and committed to this issue is the candidate and how likely are they to follow through on a campaign promise? Our news feed is constantly analyzing daily news, campaign finance data, and government voting records to determine what a candidate’s top issues are, how they voted on an issue in the past, where they get their money from, and how often they change their position on an issue.

Our goal is to make it easy for you to stay updated on where candidates side on issues that are important to you.

Democrats

I side with Democrats on 45% of political issues

Issues we side on...

Healthcare

Less Important

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? Stats Discuss

Your answers: Yes Source

Immigration

Somewhat Important

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

Democrats voters: Yes Source

Your similar answer: Yes, if they were born here

Somewhat Important

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty? Stats Discuss

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

Less Important

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

Your answers: No, only if they are convicted of a violent crime Source

Foreign Policy

Somewhat Important

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

Democrats voters: Yes, and use the U.N. peacekeeping forces to protect our interests Source

Your similar answer: Yes

Somewhat Important

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

Democrats voters: No, spying on our allies severely damages our reputation abroad Source

Your similar answer: No

Less Important

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

Democrats voters: We should give equal support to Israel and Palestine. Source

Your similar answer: Yes

Less Important

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

Your answers: Yes, but only with permission from the country in question Source

Social

Somewhat Important

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

Democrats voters: Yes Source

Your similar answer: Yes, but only if there is no chance they will survive their illness

Less Important

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

Democrats voters: Yes Source

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

Least Important

What is your stance on abortion? Stats Discuss

Democrats voters: Pro-choice Source

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

Least Important

Do you support the death penalty? Stats Discuss

Democrats voters: Yes, but only for horrific crimes with undeniable evidence Source

Your similar answer: Yes

Least Important

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

Democrats voters: No, as long as it does not reference a specific religion Source

Your similar answer: No

Domestic Policy

Less Important

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? Stats Discuss

Your answers: Yes, for most but not all drugs Source

Least Important

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

Democrats voters: Yes, term limits will increase performance and prevent corruption Source

Your similar answer: Yes

Issues we do not side on...

Healthcare

More Important

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

Democrats voters: Yes Source

You: No

the Economy

Somewhat Important

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? Stats Discuss

Democrats voters: Yes Source

You: No

Somewhat Important

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

Democrats voters: No Source

You: Yes

Less Important

Should the government subsidize farmers? Stats Discuss

Democrats voters: Yes Source

You: No

Foreign Policy

Less Important

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights? Stats Discuss

Democrats voters: Yes, give them a fair trial and shut down Guantanamo Bay Source

You: No

Social

More Important

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

Democrats voters: Yes Source

You: No

the Environment

Less Important

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

Democrats voters: No, but maintain our current offshore oil wells Source

You: Yes

Less Important

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

Democrats voters: Yes Source

You: No

Domestic Policy

Somewhat Important

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

Democrats voters: Yes Source

You: No

Less Important

Do you support the Patriot Act? Stats Discuss

Democrats voters: Yes Source

You: No

Less Important

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

Democrats voters: Yes Source

You: No, there is no better alternative

Least Important

Do you support affirmative action programs? Stats Discuss

Democrats voters: Regardless, we should create more social programs to address poverty Source

You: No

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