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The quick guide to America’s 2016 Presidential candidates stances on economic issues

Complete list of the 2016 Presidential candidate political stances

Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s political stances on economic issues

Donald Trump is President elect of the United States. Trump was a New York City based real estate developer, television personality and author. Trump is an alumnus of Fordham University and the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce.

Economic issues

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

Donald Trump’s answer: No, there are too many other variables such as education, experience, and tenure that determine a fair salary Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes 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

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

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

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

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

Donald Trump’s answer: More Source

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

Donald Trump’s answer: Lower Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Donald Trump voters: No Source

Should the U.S. continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government prevent “mega mergers” of corporations that could potentially control a large percentage of market share within its industry? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

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

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

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

Donald Trump’s answer: Help, in theory but have recently become corrupt and should have their powers limited Source

Should the government increase tariffs on imported products from China? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

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

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

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

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

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

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

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

Donald Trump’s answer: No, this will incentivize companies to move jobs out of the country Source

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes, and we should eliminate it Source

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

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

Donald Trump’s answer: No, not until we decrease our national debt Source

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

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

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

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

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

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

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

Donald Trump’s answer: No, too many wealthy citizens are abusing loopholes in offshore banking laws to evade taxes Source

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

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

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

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton’s political stances on economic issues

Hillary Clinton was the Democratic Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Clinton served as United States Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013, a U.S. Senator from New York State from 2001 to 2009 and First Lady of the United States under President Bill Clinton from 1993 to 2001. Clinton is an alumna of Wellesley College and Yale Law School.

Economic issues

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

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes 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

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

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

Hillary Clinton’s answer: No, cuts to public spending will negatively affect the economy Source

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

Hillary Clinton’s answer: More, reform the system so that it supplements, rather than replaces, a working income Source

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

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Raise Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

Should the U.S. continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: No, trade between the member countries has become too imbalanced Source

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government prevent “mega mergers” of corporations that could potentially control a large percentage of market share within its industry? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes Source

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

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Help Source

Should the government increase tariffs on imported products from China? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

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

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

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

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes, the government should intervene to boost a recovery Source

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

Hillary Clinton’s answer: No Source

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

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

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: No Source

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton voters: No Source

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

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

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

Hillary Clinton’s answer: No Source

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

Hillary Clinton’s answer: No Source

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

Hillary Clinton’s answer: No, too many wealthy citizens are abusing loopholes in offshore banking laws to evade taxes Source

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

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

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

Hillary Clinton voters: No Source

Evan McMullin

Evan McMullin’s political stances on economic issues

David Evan McMullin was an independent candidate for the for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. McMullin is the former chief policy director for the House Republican Conference in the U.S. House of Representatives and a former CIA operations officer.

Economic issues

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

Evan McMullin’s answer: Yes Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Evan McMullin voters: Yes Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Evan McMullin’s answer: No Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Evan McMullin’s answer: No 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

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

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

Evan McMullin’s answer: Yes Source

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

Evan McMullin’s answer: No changes needed Source

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

Evan McMullin’s answer: Reduce small business taxes to 25% of their profits. We should also reduce corporate taxes. Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Evan McMullin voters: No Source

Should the U.S. continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)? stats discuss

Evan McMullin’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

Evan McMullin’s answer: No Source

Should the government prevent “mega mergers” of corporations that could potentially control a large percentage of market share within its industry? stats discuss

Evan McMullin voters: Yes Source

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

Evan McMullin’s answer: Yes Source

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

Evan McMullin’s answer: Hurt Source

Should the government increase tariffs on imported products from China? stats discuss

Evan McMullin’s answer: No Source

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

Evan McMullin’s answer: No Source

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

Evan McMullin’s answer: No Source

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

Evan McMullin’s answer: Yes Source

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

Evan McMullin’s answer: Yes Source

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Evan McMullin’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country? stats discuss

Evan McMullin voters: Yes Source

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

Evan McMullin voters: No Source

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

Evan McMullin’s answer: No Source

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

Evan McMullin’s answer: Yes Source

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

Evan McMullin’s answer: No Source

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

Evan McMullin’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

Evan McMullin’s answer: Yes Source

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

Evan McMullin’s answer: No Source

Jill Stein

Jill Stein’s political stances on economic issues

Jill Stein was the Green Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Stein is a physician and was a candidate for the Governor of Massachusetts in 2002 and 2010. Stein is an alumna of Harvard College and Harvard Business School.

Economic issues

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

Jill Stein voters: Yes Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: No Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Jill Stein voters: Yes 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

Jill Stein voters: Yes Source

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

Jill Stein voters: No Source

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

Jill Stein’s answer: Fewer Source

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

Jill Stein’s answer: Raise Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Jill Stein voters: Yes Source

Should the U.S. continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: No, trade between the member countries has become too imbalanced Source

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government prevent “mega mergers” of corporations that could potentially control a large percentage of market share within its industry? stats discuss

Jill Stein voters: Yes Source

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

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

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

Jill Stein voters: Help Source

Should the government increase tariffs on imported products from China? stats discuss

Jill Stein voters: No Source

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

Jill Stein voters: Yes Source

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

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes Source

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

Jill Stein voters: Yes Source

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

Jill Stein voters: No Source

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: No Source

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country? stats discuss

Jill Stein voters: No Source

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

Jill Stein’s answer: No Source

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

Jill Stein voters: Yes Source

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

Jill Stein voters: No Source

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

Jill Stein voters: No Source

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

Jill Stein’s answer: No, too many wealthy citizens are abusing loopholes in offshore banking laws to evade taxes Source

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

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes Source

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

Jill Stein voters: No Source

Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders’ political stances on economic issues

Bernie Sanders was a candidate for the Democratic Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Sanders has served as a U.S. Senator from Vermont since 2012. He represented Vermont’s at-large congressional district from 1991 to 2007 and served as the mayor of Burlington from 1981 – 1989. Sanders is an alumnus of the University of Chicago.

Economic issues

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

Bernie Sanders’ answer: Yes Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Bernie Sanders’ answer: No Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Bernie Sanders’ answer: Yes Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Bernie Sanders’ answer: Yes, and make it a living wage 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

Bernie Sanders’ answer: Yes Source

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

Bernie Sanders’ answer: No, increase taxes on large multinational corporations instead Source

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

Bernie Sanders’ answer: Fewer Source

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

Bernie Sanders’ answer: Raise Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Bernie Sanders voters: Yes Source

Should the U.S. continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)? stats discuss

Bernie Sanders’ answer: No Source

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

Bernie Sanders’ answer: No, but drastically increase taxes and import tariffs on outsourcing businesses Source

Should the government prevent “mega mergers” of corporations that could potentially control a large percentage of market share within its industry? stats discuss

Bernie Sanders’ answer: Yes Source

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

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

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

Bernie Sanders’ answer: Help Source

Should the government increase tariffs on imported products from China? stats discuss

Bernie Sanders’ answer: Yes, China should be punished for artificially manipulating their currency Source

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

Bernie Sanders’ 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

Bernie Sanders’ answer: Yes, but in the form of increased spending on infrastructure Source

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

Bernie Sanders’ answer: Yes, we deserve to know who the bank gives money to Source

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

Bernie Sanders’ answer: No, this will incentivize companies to move jobs out of the country Source

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Bernie Sanders’ answer: No Source

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country? stats discuss

Bernie Sanders voters: No Source

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

Bernie Sanders’ answer: Yes Source

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

Bernie Sanders’ answer: Yes Source

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

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

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

Bernie Sanders’ answer: No, but decrease tax rates for senior citizens Source

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

Bernie Sanders’ answer: No, too many wealthy citizens are abusing loopholes in offshore banking laws to evade taxes Source

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

Bernie Sanders’ answer: Yes Source

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

Bernie Sanders voters: No Source

Gary Johnson

Gary Johnson’s political stances on economic issues

Gary Johnson was the Libertarian Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Johnson served as the governor of New Mexico from 1995 to 2003. Johnson is an alumnus of the University of New Mexico –Albuquerque.

Economic issues

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

Gary Johnson voters: Yes Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: No Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: Abolish the income tax, disallow all deductions and increase the sales tax Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Gary Johnson voters: No 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

Gary Johnson voters: Yes Source

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

Gary Johnson voters: Yes Source

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

Gary Johnson’s answer: More Source

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

Gary Johnson’s answer: Lower Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: Yes Source

Should the U.S. continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: No Source

Should the government prevent “mega mergers” of corporations that could potentially control a large percentage of market share within its industry? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: No, and the government should not interfere with the free market Source

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

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

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

Gary Johnson voters: Hurt Source

Should the government increase tariffs on imported products from China? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: No Source

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

Gary Johnson voters: No Source

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

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

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

Gary Johnson voters: Yes Source

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

Gary Johnson’s answer: Yes Source

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: Yes, and we should eliminate it Source

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country? stats discuss

Gary Johnson voters: No Source

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

Gary Johnson’s answer: No, they should be reduced Source

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

Gary Johnson voters: No, end all government subsidies and let the free market run its course Source

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

Gary Johnson voters: Yes Source

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

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

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

Gary Johnson’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

Gary Johnson’s answer: No, the federal government does not have the authority to impose state and local taxes Source

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

Gary Johnson voters: No Source

Rocky De La Fuente

Rocky De La Fuente’s political stances on economic issues

Rocky De La Fuente was the Reform Party and American Delta Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. De La Fuente is a business owner and real estate developer from San Diego, CA. De La Fuente is an alumnus of the University of Mexico with a B.S. in Physics and Mathematics.

Economic issues

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

Rocky De La Fuente’s answer: Yes Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Rocky De La Fuente’s answer: No Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Rocky De La Fuente’s answer: Reform to a flat tax Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Rocky De La Fuente’s answer: Yes, and I would suggest considering tiered rates as has proven successful in other countries along with contracting with Labor and Industry 5 years in advance. 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

Rocky De La Fuente’s answer: Yes Source

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

Rocky De La Fuente’s answer: Yes, and eliminate federal agencies that are unconstitutional Source

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

Rocky De La Fuente’s answer: No changes needed. However, we should be more vigilant to assure that fraud and abuse is eliminated so that the assistance can go to those who truly need it. Source

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

Rocky De La Fuente’s answer: Lower, but eliminate deductions and loop holes Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Rocky De La Fuente voters: No Source

Should the U.S. continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)? stats discuss

Rocky De La Fuente voters: Yes Source

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

Rocky De La Fuente voters: Yes Source

Should the government prevent “mega mergers” of corporations that could potentially control a large percentage of market share within its industry? stats discuss

Rocky De La Fuente voters: Yes Source

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

Rocky De La Fuente’s answer: No, and the government is currently over-regulating private businesses Source

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

Rocky De La Fuente’s answer: Help, but ban their ability to make political donations Source

Should the government increase tariffs on imported products from China? stats discuss

Rocky De La Fuente voters: No Source

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

Rocky De La Fuente’s answer: No Source

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

Rocky De La Fuente’s answer: Yes, but in the form of increased spending on infrastructure Source

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

Rocky De La Fuente’s answer: Yes Source

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

Rocky De La Fuente’s answer: Yes, it will bring economic growth to all countries involved Source

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Rocky De La Fuente’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country? stats discuss

Rocky De La Fuente voters: No Source

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

Rocky De La Fuente’s answer: Yes, but only for low-income pensioners Source

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

Rocky De La Fuente’s answer: Yes, but only for organic farmers and only as a temporary measure to stabilize prices. Source

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

Rocky De La Fuente’s answer: Yes Source

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

Rocky De La Fuente’s answer: No Source

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

Rocky De La Fuente’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

Rocky De La Fuente’s answer: Yes, exempting online retailers from sales taxes is not fair to traditional stores Source

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

Rocky De La Fuente’s answer: Yes Source

Darrell Castle

Darrell Castle’s political stances on economic issues

Darrell Castle was the Constitution Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Castle is an activist and attorney from Memphis Tennessee. Castle is an alumnus of East Tennessee State University with a B.S. in political science and history before completing his law degree at University of Memphis.

Economic issues

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

Darrell Castle’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

Darrell Castle’s answer: No Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Darrell Castle voters: No Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Darrell Castle’s answer: No 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

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

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

Darrell Castle’s answer: Yes Source

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

Darrell Castle voters: More Source

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

Darrell Castle voters: Lower Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Darrell Castle voters: No, this will encourage people not to work and harm economic growth Source

Should the U.S. continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)? stats discuss

Darrell Castle’s answer: No Source

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

Darrell Castle voters: Yes Source

Should the government prevent “mega mergers” of corporations that could potentially control a large percentage of market share within its industry? stats discuss

Darrell Castle voters: Yes Source

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

Darrell Castle’s answer: No, what private business pays to its employees is non of the government's business Source

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

Darrell Castle’s answer: I support the right of workers to collectively bargain but I oppose public service unions Source

Should the government increase tariffs on imported products from China? stats discuss

Darrell Castle voters: Yes Source

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

Darrell Castle’s answer: No Source

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

Darrell Castle’s answer: No Source

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

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

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

Darrell Castle’s answer: No Source

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Darrell Castle voters: Yes Source

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country? stats discuss

Darrell Castle voters: No Source

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

Darrell Castle voters: No Source

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

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

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

Darrell Castle’s answer: Yes tax payers have carried the burden long enough and it is time to let the market run pensions and relieve the taxpayers' responsibility Source

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

Darrell Castle’s answer: No, I oppose all tax increases Source

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

Darrell Castle’s answer: Yes, where U.S. citizens invest their money is none of the government's business Source

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

Darrell Castle voters: No Source

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

Darrell Castle’s answer: Yes, all currencies should compete fairly including bitcoin Source

Zoltan Istvan

Zoltan Istvan’s political stances on economic issues

Zoltan Istvan Gyurko was the Transhumanist Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Istvan is an author and journalist from Los Angeles, CA. Istvan is an alumnus of Columbia University.

Economic issues

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

Zoltan Istvan’s answer: No, there are too many other variables such as education, experience, and tenure that determine a fair salary Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Zoltan Istvan’s answer: Yes, but provide treatment for those testing positive Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Zoltan Istvan’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Zoltan Istvan’s answer: Yes, and adjust it every year according to inflation 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

Zoltan Istvan’s answer: Yes Source

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

Zoltan Istvan voters: Yes Source

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

Zoltan Istvan’s answer: More Source

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

Zoltan Istvan’s answer: Lower Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Zoltan Istvan’s answer: Yes Source

Should the U.S. continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)? stats discuss

Zoltan Istvan’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

Zoltan Istvan voters: Yes Source

Should the government prevent “mega mergers” of corporations that could potentially control a large percentage of market share within its industry? stats discuss

Zoltan Istvan voters: Yes Source

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

Zoltan Istvan’s answer: No Source

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

Zoltan Istvan voters: Help Source

Should the government increase tariffs on imported products from China? stats discuss

Zoltan Istvan’s answer: No Source

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

Zoltan Istvan’s answer: No Source

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

Zoltan Istvan’s answer: Yes Source

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

Zoltan Istvan’s answer: Yes Source

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

Zoltan Istvan’s answer: Yes Source

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Zoltan Istvan’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country? stats discuss

Zoltan Istvan voters: No Source

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

Zoltan Istvan voters: No Source

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

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

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

Zoltan Istvan voters: Yes Source

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

Zoltan Istvan voters: No Source

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

Zoltan Istvan voters: Yes Source

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

Zoltan Istvan voters: No Source

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

Zoltan Istvan voters: No Source

Rand Paul

Rand Paul’s political stances on economic issues

Rand Paul was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination and has served as U.S. Senator from Kentucky since 2011. Paul is an ophthalmologist and is the son of Congressman Ron Paul of Texas. Paul is an alumnus of Baylor University and the Duke University School of Medicine.

Economic issues

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

Rand Paul’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

Rand Paul voters: Yes Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Rand Paul’s answer: No, and cut taxes for all brackets. Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Rand Paul’s answer: No, most minimum wage jobs are meant to develop experience, not support a family 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

Rand Paul’s answer: No Source

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

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

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

Rand Paul’s answer: More Source

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

Rand Paul’s answer: Lower Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Rand Paul voters: No, this will encourage people not to work and harm economic growth Source

Should the U.S. continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)? stats discuss

Rand Paul’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

Rand Paul voters: No, the government should not interfere with the free market Source

Should the government prevent “mega mergers” of corporations that could potentially control a large percentage of market share within its industry? stats discuss

Rand Paul’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

Rand Paul voters: No, and the government is currently over-regulating private businesses Source

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

Rand Paul’s answer: Hurt Source

Should the government increase tariffs on imported products from China? stats discuss

Rand Paul’s answer: No Source

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

Rand Paul’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

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

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

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

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

Rand Paul’s answer: No Source

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Rand Paul’s answer: Yes, and we should eliminate it Source

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country? stats discuss

Rand Paul has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Rand Paul voters: No Source

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

Rand Paul’s answer: No Source

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

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

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

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

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

Rand Paul’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

Rand Paul’s answer: No, the federal government does not have the authority to impose state and local taxes Source

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

Rand Paul’s answer: Yes Source

Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz’s political stances on economic issues

Ted Cruz was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination and has served as a U.S. Senator from Texas since 2012. Cruz served as the solicitor general from Texas from 2003 to 2008 and was a policy adviser to President George W. Bush. Cruz is an alumnus of Princeton University and Harvard Law School.

Economic issues

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

Ted Cruz’s answer: No Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Ted Cruz’s answer: Regardless, we should end all social welfare programs Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Ted Cruz’s answer: Reform to a flat tax Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Ted Cruz’s answer: No 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

Ted Cruz’s answer: No Source

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

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

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

Ted Cruz’s answer: More Source

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

Ted Cruz’s answer: Lower Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Ted Cruz’s answer: No, this will encourage people not to work and harm economic growth Source

Should the U.S. continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)? stats discuss

Ted Cruz voters: Yes Source

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

Ted Cruz voters: No, the government should not interfere with the free market Source

Should the government prevent “mega mergers” of corporations that could potentially control a large percentage of market share within its industry? stats discuss

Ted Cruz’s answer: No, and the government should not interfere with the free market Source

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

Ted Cruz voters: No, and the government is currently over-regulating private businesses Source

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

Ted Cruz’s answer: Hurt Source

Should the government increase tariffs on imported products from China? stats discuss

Ted Cruz’s answer: No Source

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

Ted Cruz’s answer: No Source

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

Ted Cruz’s answer: No Source

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

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

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

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

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Ted Cruz’s answer: Yes, and we should eliminate it Source

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country? stats discuss

Ted Cruz has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Ted Cruz voters: No Source

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

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

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

Ted Cruz voters: Yes Source

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

Ted Cruz’s answer: Yes Source

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

Ted Cruz’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

Ted Cruz’s answer: No, the federal government does not have the authority to impose state and local taxes Source

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

Ted Cruz voters: No Source

Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio’s political stances on economic issues

Marco Rubio was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Rubio has served as a U.S. Senator from Florida since 2011. Rubio served as Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives from 2006 – 2008. Rubio is an alumnus of the University of Florida and the University of Miami School of Law.

Economic issues

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

Marco Rubio’s answer: No Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Marco Rubio’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Marco Rubio’s answer: Reform to a flat tax Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Marco Rubio’s answer: No 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

Marco Rubio’s answer: Yes Source

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

Marco Rubio’s answer: Yes Source

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

Marco Rubio voters: More Source

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

Marco Rubio’s answer: Lower Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Marco Rubio voters: No Source

Should the U.S. continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)? stats discuss

Marco Rubio’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

Marco Rubio voters: Yes Source

Should the government prevent “mega mergers” of corporations that could potentially control a large percentage of market share within its industry? stats discuss

Marco Rubio voters: Yes Source

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

Marco Rubio voters: No Source

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

Marco Rubio’s answer: Hurt Source

Should the government increase tariffs on imported products from China? stats discuss

Marco Rubio’s answer: No Source

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

Marco Rubio’s answer: No Source

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

Marco Rubio’s answer: No, and the government should drastically reduce spending during recessions Source

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

Marco Rubio’s answer: Yes Source

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

Marco Rubio’s answer: Yes Source

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Marco Rubio’s answer: Yes, and we should eliminate it Source

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country? stats discuss

Marco Rubio’s answer: No Source

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

Marco Rubio voters: No Source

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

Marco Rubio’s answer: Yes Source

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

Marco Rubio’s answer: Yes Source

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

Marco Rubio’s answer: Yes Source

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

Marco Rubio’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

Marco Rubio’s answer: No Source

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

Marco Rubio’s answer: Yes Source

John Kasich

John Kasich’s political stances on economic issues

John Kasich was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination and the current governor of Ohio. Kasich served as a member of U.S. House of Representatives from 1983 to 2001 representing Ohio’s 12th Congressional District. Kasich is an alumnus of Ohio State University.

Economic issues

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

John Kasich’s answer: No, there are too many other variables such as education, experience, and tenure that determine a fair salary Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

John Kasich’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

John Kasich’s answer: No, but lower taxes for the poor Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

John Kasich’s answer: No 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

John Kasich’s answer: No Source

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

John Kasich’s answer: Yes Source

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

John Kasich’s answer: More Source

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

John Kasich’s answer: Lower Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

John Kasich voters: No Source

Should the U.S. continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)? stats discuss

John Kasich’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

John Kasich voters: Yes Source

Should the government prevent “mega mergers” of corporations that could potentially control a large percentage of market share within its industry? stats discuss

John Kasich voters: Yes Source

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

John Kasich voters: Yes Source

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

John Kasich’s answer: Hurt Source

Should the government increase tariffs on imported products from China? stats discuss

John Kasich’s answer: Yes Source

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

John Kasich’s answer: No Source

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

John Kasich’s answer: No Source

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

John Kasich’s answer: No, in order to stabilize our financial system, it must remain independent of Congressional oversight Source

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

John Kasich’s answer: Yes Source

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

John Kasich’s answer: Yes, and we should eliminate it Source

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country? stats discuss

John Kasich has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

John Kasich voters: No Source

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

John Kasich’s answer: No Source

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

John Kasich’s answer: Yes, pension spending is out of control and must be reduced Source

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

John Kasich’s answer: Yes Source

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

John Kasich’s answer: No, too many wealthy citizens are abusing loopholes in offshore banking laws to evade taxes Source

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

John Kasich’s answer: Yes Source

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

John Kasich voters: No Source

Ben Carson

Ben Carson’s political stances on economic issues

Economic issues

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

Ben Carson’s answer: No, this is irrelevant because the gender wage gap is a myth Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Ben Carson voters: Yes Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Ben Carson’s answer: Reform to a flat tax Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Ben Carson’s answer: No, most minimum wage jobs are meant to develop experience, not support a family 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

Ben Carson voters: Yes Source

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

Ben Carson’s answer: Yes Source

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

Ben Carson’s answer: More, reform the system so that it supplements, rather than replaces, a working income Source

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

Ben Carson’s answer: Lower, but eliminate deductions and loop holes Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Ben Carson voters: No, this will encourage people not to work and harm economic growth