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

Complete list of the 2016 Presidential candidate political stances

Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s political stances on criminal 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.

Criminal issues

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

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

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support mandatory minimum prison sentences for people charged with drug possession? stats discuss

Donald Trump has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, we should build more prisons Source

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

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton’s political stances on criminal 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.

Criminal issues

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

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

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

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support mandatory minimum prison sentences for people charged with drug possession? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

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

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

Jill Stein

Jill Stein’s political stances on criminal 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.

Criminal issues

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

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes Source

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

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

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Jill Stein has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support mandatory minimum prison sentences for people charged with drug possession? stats discuss

Jill Stein has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding? stats discuss

Jill Stein has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Jill Stein has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders’ political stances on criminal 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.

Criminal issues

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

Bernie Sanders’ answer: Yes Source

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Bernie Sanders’ answer: Yes, every citizen deserves the right to vote Source

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Bernie Sanders has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support mandatory minimum prison sentences for people charged with drug possession? stats discuss

Bernie Sanders has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding? stats discuss

Bernie Sanders’ answer: Yes Source

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

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

Gary Johnson

Gary Johnson’s political stances on criminal 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.

Criminal issues

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

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

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: Yes Source

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Gary Johnson has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support mandatory minimum prison sentences for people charged with drug possession? stats discuss

Gary Johnson has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding? stats discuss

Gary Johnson has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Gary Johnson has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Rand Paul

Rand Paul’s political stances on criminal 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.

Criminal issues

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

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

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

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

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

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

Do you support mandatory minimum prison sentences for people charged with drug possession? stats discuss

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

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding? stats discuss

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

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

Rand Paul’s answer: Yes Source

Ben Carson

Ben Carson’s political stances on criminal issues

Criminal issues

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

Ben Carson’s answer: Yes Source

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Ben Carson’s answer: No Source

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Ben Carson has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support mandatory minimum prison sentences for people charged with drug possession? stats discuss

Ben Carson has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding? stats discuss

Ben Carson has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Ben Carson has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Scott Walker

Scott Walker’s political stances on criminal issues

Criminal issues

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

Scott Walker has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Scott Walker has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Scott Walker has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support mandatory minimum prison sentences for people charged with drug possession? stats discuss

Scott Walker has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding? stats discuss

Scott Walker has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Scott Walker has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Rick Santorum

Rick Santorum’s political stances on criminal issues

Rick Santorum was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Santorum served as the U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania from 1995 to 2007 and represented Pennsylvania’s 18th district from 1991 to 1995. Santorum is an alumnus of Penn State University and the University of Pittsburg School of Law.

Criminal issues

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

Rick Santorum has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Rick Santorum’s answer: Yes, but only after completing their sentences and parole/probation Source

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Rick Santorum has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support mandatory minimum prison sentences for people charged with drug possession? stats discuss

Rick Santorum has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding? stats discuss

Rick Santorum has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Rick Santorum’s answer: No Source

Carly Fiorina

Carly Fiorina’s political stances on criminal issues

Carly Fiorina was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Fiorina was the CEO of Hewlett Packard from 1999 to 2005. Fiorina is an alumnus of Stanford University and M.I.T.

Criminal issues

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

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

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Carly Fiorina has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Carly Fiorina has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support mandatory minimum prison sentences for people charged with drug possession? stats discuss

Carly Fiorina has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding? stats discuss

Carly Fiorina has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Carly Fiorina’s answer: Yes Source

John Kasich

John Kasich’s political stances on criminal 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.

Criminal issues

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

John Kasich’s answer: Yes Source

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

John Kasich’s answer: Yes, but only after completing their sentences and parole/probation Source

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

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

Do you support mandatory minimum prison sentences for people charged with drug possession? stats discuss

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

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding? stats discuss

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

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

John Kasich’s answer: Yes