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Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

  Bill Nelson voterbasePro-choice, I don’t agree but the government has no right to ban it

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, but allow churches the right to refuse same-sex ceremonies

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, as long as they pass the same background checks as straight couples

Healthcare  ›  COVID Mask Mandate

Should the federal government require people to wear face masks in public during the COVID pandemic?

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Gun Control

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, require strict background checks, psychological testing, and training


the Economy  ›  Equal Pay

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Stay At Home Order

Should the government enforce a “stay-at-home” order to combat the coronavirus?

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Planned Parenthood Funding

Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, their services reach far beyond abortions and can save many lives through cancer screening, prenatal services, and adoption referrals

Domestic Policy  ›  Trump Impeachment

Do you support the impeachment of President Donald Trump?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Climate Change

Should the government increase environmental regulations to prevent climate change?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes

Crime  ›  Police Body Cameras

Should police officers be required to wear body cameras?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, this will protect the safety and rights of police officers and citizens

Social  ›  Marital Rape

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, and consentual sex with a spouse under the age of 18 should be classified as statutory rape

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should the U.S. raise taxes on the rich?

  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  COVID-19 Vaccine

Will you get the Covid-19 vaccine once it is ready?

  Party’s support baseYes

Education  ›  Student Loans

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, and transition all current government student loans into privately managed accounts

Healthcare  ›  Pre-Existing Conditions

Should health insurers be allowed to deny coverage to individuals who have a pre-existing condition?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, it is immoral to deny health insurance to people with pre-existing conditions

Healthcare  ›  Drug Price Regulation

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, limiting drug prices would also limit the investment in research and development into new life-saving drugs

Domestic Policy  ›  Insurrection Act

Should the President of the United States have the power to deploy military troops in order to stop protests?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, the Posse Comitatus Act of 1878, prohibits the military from conducting law-enforcement

Crime  ›  Defunding the Police

Should funding for local police departments be redirected to social and community based programs?

  Party’s support baseYes

Education  ›  Critical Race Theory in K-12 Education

Should critical race theory be taught in K-12 education?

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Gun Buyback

Should the federal government institute a mandatory buyback of assault weapons?

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Religious Freedom Act

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  COVID-19 School Closures

Should the state government order schools to provide online only classes in order to combat coronavirus?

  Party’s support baseYes

Education  ›  Free College for All

Should the federal government pay for tuition at four-year colleges and universities?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Armed Teachers

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, hire professionally trained security guards instead

Healthcare  ›  Mental Health

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, but only increase funding for personalized care instead of subsidizing pharmaceutical companies

Immigration  ›  Immigration Ban

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the United States?

  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrants

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, banning immigrants based on their religion is unconstitutional

Crime  ›  Demilitarize the Police

Should police departments be allowed to use military grade equipment?

  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Border Wall

Should the U.S. build a wall along the southern border?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, this would be too costly and ineffective

Science  ›  Mandatory Vaccinations

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Government Mandates

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, the government should not decide what services a private business can provide

Immigration  ›  Immigration Healthcare

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidized healthcare?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, but only for life threatening emergencies or infectious diseases

Crime  ›  Qualified Immunity for Police

Do you support qualified immunity for police officers?

  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Racial Sensitivity Training

Should the federal government require racial sensitivity training for employees?

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Gender Identity

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, there are only two genders which are genetically not psychologically determined

Domestic Policy  ›  Gerrymandering

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, gerrymandering gives an unfair advantage to the party in power during redistricting

the Economy  ›  Paid Sick Leave

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Medicaid

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, but I prefer switching to a single payer healthcare system

Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Muslim Surveillance

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, this decision should be based on crime rates instead of race or religion

Immigration  ›  Immigration

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, if they were born here

Elections  ›  Voter Fraud

Should a photo ID be required to vote?

  Party’s support baseYes, this will prevent voter fraud

the Environment  ›  Alaska Wildlife Refuge

Should drilling be allowed in the Alaska Wildlife Refuge?

  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Gender Transition

Should people under the age of 18 years old be able to receive gender-transition treatments?

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Religious Service Ban

Should religious gatherings be banned in order to combat the COVID-19 pandemic?

  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Electoral College

Should the electoral college be abolished?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, but reform so that votes are distributed proportionally instead of the current winner take all system

Foreign Policy  ›  Iran

Should the U.S. go to war with Iran?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, the U.S. should encourage Iran to disarm through diplomatic channels

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, and retroactively reduce sentences for those already serving time

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, service should be a choice instead of an obligation

Domestic Policy  ›  Term Limits

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, term limits will increase performance and prevent corruption

Healthcare  ›  Obamacare

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, but a mandatory single payer system would be even better

Social  ›  Women in Combat

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, as long as they can pass the same physical tests as men

Social  ›  Confederate Flag

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, only if they have entered the country illegally

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, but only for horrific crimes with undeniable evidence

Elections  ›  Foreign Lobbying

Should foreign lobbyists be allowed to raise money for American elections?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, foreign interests should not be able to buy the influence of our politicians

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes

the Environment  ›  Alternative Energy

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, anyone who pays taxes should have the right to vote

Social  ›  Hate Speech

Should hate speech be protected by the first amendment?

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  No-Fly List Gun Control

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, but not until the no-fly list screening process is improved for accuracy and includes due process

Foreign Policy  ›  United Nations

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, and use the U.N. peacekeeping forces to protect our interests

Elections  ›  Mail In Ballot

Should the US have a mail-in ballot process for whole states in local, state, and federal elections?

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  NSA Domestic Surveillance

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, only with a warrant showing probable cause of criminal activity

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Elections

Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, and we should not try to influence any other country’s elections or policy

Social  ›  Gender Workplace Diversity

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, board members should be the most qualified regardless of gender

Immigration  ›  Sanctuary Cities

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Laborers

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, create a simple path to citizenship for immigrants with no criminal record

Immigration  ›  Illegal Immigrant Detainment

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, only if they are convicted of a violent crime

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, private prisons will sacrifice quality of care and rehabilitation services for profit

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should the government increase or decrease military spending?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseDecrease

the Environment  ›  Paris Climate Agreement

Should the U.S. withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo

Immigration  ›  In-State Tuition

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Gun Liability

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, manufacturers and dealers should only be held liable for negligence

Social  ›  Safe Spaces

Should universities provide “trigger warnings” and “safe spaces” for students?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, college is meant to challenge students thoughts and opinions so they are prepared for real life

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, politicians should not be bought by wealthy donors

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn English?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, we should embrace the diversity that immigrants add to our country

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Media Regulation

Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, social media companies are private and should not be regulated by the government

Immigration  ›  Border Security

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, make it easier for immigrants to access temporary work visas

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Israel Boycott

Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, this is a violation of free speech

Domestic Policy  ›  Patriot Act

Do you support the Patriot Act?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, this will encourage people not to work and harm economic growth

Domestic Policy  ›  Net Neutrality

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)?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, treat all traffic equally and continue the openness of the internet

Social  ›  Niqāb

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

  Party’s support baseNo, and voters should be required to pass a basic test demonstrating their understanding of politics in order to vote

Healthcare  ›  Medicaid Work Requirement

Should people be required to work in order to receive Medicaid?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, the vast majority of people who receive Medicaid are disabled

Immigration  ›  Skilled Immigrants

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseIncrease, our economy relies on businesses hiring the highest skilled workers at the lowest cost

Domestic Policy  ›  Supreme Court Reform

Should the Supreme Court be reformed to include more seats and term limits on judges?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, and the Supreme Court should not be politicized

Domestic Policy  ›  Whistleblower Protection

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, but only if releasing the information does not threaten our national security

the Economy  ›  Corporate Mega Mergers

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, we already have sufficient anti-trust laws in place to prevent monopolies

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, focus on ending tax evasion instead

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the American flag?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, I don’t respect anyone who does but they should have the right to do so

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should the U.S. raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

  Party’s support baseRaise

Social  ›  Euthanasia

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, but only if there is no chance they will survive their illness

Healthcare  ›  World Health Organization

Should the government fund the World Health Organization?

  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Collective Bargaining

Do you support limiting police unions collective bargaining power for cases involving misconduct?

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  NATO

Should the U.S. remain in NATO?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, but NATO should focus more on counter-terrorism strategies

Social  ›  First Amendment

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, but do not waste money removing existing references

Immigration  ›  Citizenship Test

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, but it should only cover very basic and simple topics

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, but only after completing their sentences and parole/probation

Foreign Policy  ›  Israel

Should the U.S. continue to support Israel?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, but respect Israel’s sovereignty and do not dictate how it should interact with its neighbors

the Environment  ›  Fracking

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, we should pursue more sustainable energy resources instead

Healthcare  ›  Medicare Drug Prices

Should the federal government be allowed to negotiate drug prices for Medicare?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, only if they have a criminal history related to drug abuse

Crime  ›  Solitary Confinement for Juveniles

Should prisons ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, it is severely psychologically damaging to young undeveloped minds

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Economic Stimulus

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

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Welfare

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

  Party’s support baseFewer

the Economy  ›  Free Tax Filing

Should the IRS create a free electronic tax filing system?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes

Crime  ›  Mandatory minimum prison sentences

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo

Elections  ›  Lobbyists

Should there be a 5-year ban on White House and Congressional officials from becoming lobbyists after they leave the government?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, and make it a lifetime ban

Foreign Policy  ›  Torture

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, torture is an ineffective form of interrogation

National Security  ›  Military Congressional Approval

Should the President be able to authorize military force against Al-Qaeda without Congressional approval?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, Congress should approve all military conflicts

Healthcare  ›  Safe Haven

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, this would encourage drug use and lower funding for rehabilitation centers

the Environment  ›  Oil Drilling

Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production

Foreign Policy  ›  Soleimani

Do you support the killing of Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, this could unnecessarily start another war in the Middle East

Education  ›  Common Core

Do you support Common Core national standards?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, teach to each student's potential instead of uniform testing

Domestic Policy  ›  Affirmative Action

Do you support affirmative action programs?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo

the Environment  ›  Dakota Access Pipeline

Should the government stop construction of the Dakota Access pipeline?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, and the government should never be allowed to acquire land by eminent domain

the Economy  ›  Capital Gains Tax

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo

the Environment  ›  Plastic Product Ban

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, increase consumer incentives to recycle these products instead

the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, but not for cosmetics

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseHelp, in theory but have recently become corrupt and should have their powers limited

Foreign Policy  ›  Syrian Refugees

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Yemen

Should the U.S. provide military aid to Saudi Arabia during its conflict with Yemen?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, we should stay out of conflicts that are not an immediate threat to our security

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Aid

Should the US increase or decrease foreign aid spending?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseDecrease, until we drastically reduce our national budget deficit

Foreign Policy  ›  North Korea Military Strikes

Should the U.S. conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, we must use every diplomatic option first

Domestic Policy  ›  Eminent Domain

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, as long as landowners are fairly compensated and the projects will benefit the community

the Economy  ›  Overtime Pay

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, our economy and businesses cannot afford a decrease in worker productivity right now

National Security  ›  Foreign Assassination

Should the US assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, but only if there is undeniable evidence they are planning to attack our country

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, temporarily while we increase investment into cleaner renewable alternatives

Foreign Policy  ›  Afghanistan

Should the United States pull all military troops out of Afghanistan?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Terrorism

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, they should be tried in military tribunals but not subject to torture

Foreign Policy  ›  Drones

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, but only with permission from the country in question

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Security

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, this will disadvantage low income seniors whose life expectancy is lower than wealthier seniors

Healthcare  ›  VA Privatization

Should there be more or less privatization of veterans’ healthcare?

  Party’s support baseLess

Elections  ›  Criminal Politicians

Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, as long as it was not a felony, violent, financial, or sexual crime

Foreign Policy  ›  ISIS Ground Troops

Should the U.S. send ground troops into Syria to fight ISIS?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, conduct targeted airstrikes instead

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, sentence them to life in prison without parole instead

Immigration  ›  Dual Citizenship

Should immigrants to the United States be allowed to hold dual citizenship status?

  Party’s support baseYes

Education  ›  Charter Schools

Do you support charter schools?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, we should focus on improving our public schools and increasing teacher wages instead

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, but they must perform community service on a daily basis

the Economy  ›  China Tariffs

Should the U.S. increase tariffs on imported products from China?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Tech Monopolies

Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo

Healthcare  ›  Vaccine Passports

Should the government issue vaccine passports?

  Party’s support baseYes

Science  ›  GMO Labels

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, consumers have a right to know what is in their food

the Economy  ›  NAFTA

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, NAFTA helps lower the prices of consumer products

the Economy  ›  Federal Reserve

Should the Federal Reserve Bank be audited by Congress?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, we deserve to know who the bank gives money to

the Economy  ›  Estate Tax

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, and we should eliminate it

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

Should the President offer tax breaks to individual companies to keep jobs in the U.S.?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, the government should not interfere with the free market

Science  ›  Space Exploration

Should the government fund space travel?

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  College Sports and COVID

Should college sports be played in the fall of 2020?

  Party’s support baseNo

Education  ›  Universal Pre-K

Should the federal government fund Universal preschool?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, but funding should come from states instead of the federal government

Foreign Policy  ›  War on ISIS

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, we should not legitimize ISIS as a sovereign entity

Domestic Policy  ›  Political Advertising on Social Media

Should social media companies ban political advertising?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Ukraine

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, we should pursue diplomatic options instead

the Economy  ›  Farm Subsidies

Should the government subsidize farmers?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, but only as a temporary measure to stabilize prices

the Economy  ›  Offshore Banking

Should U.S. citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, as long as offshore income is reported

Foreign Policy  ›  NATO

Should the U.S. defend other NATO countries that maintain low military defense budgets relative to their GDP?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, and refusing to defend other NATO countries sets a dangerous precedent for the balance of global power

Domestic Policy  ›  Edward Snowden

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, he should be protected under the Whistleblower Protection Act

Foreign Policy  ›  Cuba

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  NSA Surveillance

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, spying on our allies severely damages our reputation abroad

the Economy  ›  Tariffs

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, a global free trade system is better for our businesses and consumers

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Pension Reform

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

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Property Taxes

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, but dramatically reduce government spending instead of raising taxes

Foreign Policy  ›  India Arms

Should the U.S. sell military weapons to India in order to counter Chinese and Russian influence?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, selling military weapons to foreign countries will help boost the economy

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Russian Airstrikes in Syria

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, all airstrikes should be conducted through UN coordination

Foreign Policy  ›  Jerusalem

Should Jerusalem be recognized as the capital of Israel?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, foreign governments should recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

the Economy  ›  Trans-Pacific Partnership

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseYes, it will bring economic growth to all countries involved

Foreign Policy  ›  Hong Kong Fugitive Extradition

Should the Chinese government be able to extradite fugitives from Hong Kong?

  Party’s support baseNo

Education  ›  School Vouchers

Should the government offer students a voucher that they can use to attend private schools?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  State Ownership

Should the government acquire equity stakes in companies it bails out during a recession?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo

Education  ›  School Truancy

Should the government decriminalize school truancy?

  Party’s support baseYes

National Security  ›  Capitol Fence

Should the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. be protected by a security fence?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Corporate Subsidies

Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate?

  Party’s support baseYes, as long as the local environment is not compromised

the Economy  ›  Online Sales Tax

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

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, the federal government does not have the authority to impose state and local taxes

Foreign Policy  ›  F-35

Should the government cancel production of the F-35 fighter?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Bitcoin

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, classify it as a commodity

the Economy  ›  Gig Workers

Should gig workers such as Uber drivers be classified as employees?

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Greenland

Should the United States acquire Greenland?

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Air Force One

Should the military upgrade Air Force One?

  Bill Nelson voterbaseNo, not until the cost ($4B) is dramatically reduced