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Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbasePro-life, but allow in cases of rape, incest, or danger to the mother or child

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?

  Gerald R. Ford 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?

  Gerald R. Ford 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?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Gun Control

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, and the government should pass a national “stand your ground” law


the Economy  ›  Equal Pay

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, there are too many other variables such as education, experience, and tenure that determine a fair salary

Healthcare  ›  Stay At Home Order

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes

Social  ›  Planned Parenthood Funding

Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, and the government should not give funds to any organizations that perform abortions

Domestic Policy  ›  Trump Impeachment

Do you support the impeachment of President Donald Trump?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, this is a partisan show trial

the Environment  ›  Climate Change

Should the government increase environmental regulations to prevent climate change?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, and eliminate all wage standards

Crime  ›  Police Body Cameras

Should police officers be required to wear body cameras?

  Gerald R. Ford 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?

  Gerald R. Ford 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?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseReform to a flat tax

Healthcare  ›  COVID-19 Vaccine

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  Pre-Existing Conditions

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, it is immoral to deny health insurance to people with pre-existing conditions

Education  ›  Student Loans

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo

Healthcare  ›  Drug Price Regulation

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

  Party’s support baseYes, and the government should regulate the price of all prescription drugs

Domestic Policy  ›  Insurrection Act

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, if a governor or mayor loses control the military needs to step in

Education  ›  Critical Race Theory in K-12 Education

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo

Crime  ›  Defunding the Police

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, increase funding and training for police departments in higher crime rate communities

Social  ›  Gun Buyback

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, this is a violation of the 2nd amendment

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?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, any business should be able to deny service for any reason

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 baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Armed Teachers

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

  Party’s support baseYes

Education  ›  Free College for All

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo

Healthcare  ›  Mental Health

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, our mental healthcare system needs more funding to provide a higher quality of care and services

Education  ›  School Reopenings

Should K-12 schools reopen for in-person learning?

  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Immigration Ban

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, but we should spend more to increase our border security

Healthcare  ›  Stay-At-Home Order

When should your state end the “Stay at Home” order and reopen its economy?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseJuly 1st

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrants

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, but we should ban immigrants from “high risk” countries

Crime  ›  Demilitarize the Police

Should police departments be allowed to use military grade equipment?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, but only in response to extreme situations

Immigration  ›  Border Wall

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes

Science  ›  Mandatory Vaccinations

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, they are essential to protecting other children who are too young to be vaccinated

Social  ›  Government Mandates

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

  Gerald R. Ford 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?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, and we should deport all illegal immigrants

Crime  ›  Qualified Immunity for Police

Do you support qualified immunity for police officers?

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Gender Identity

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, there are only two genders which are genetically not psychologically determined

Social  ›  Racial Sensitivity Training

Should the federal government require racial sensitivity training for employees?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Gerrymandering

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

  Gerald R. Ford 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?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, but only for companies with 100+ employees

Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, athletes should compete based on the biological sex that is listed on their birth certificate

Healthcare  ›  Medicaid

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, and each state should decide their own level of coverage

Domestic Policy  ›  Muslim Surveillance

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods?

  Gerald R. Ford 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?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, if they were born here

Elections  ›  Voter Fraud

Should a photo ID be required to vote?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, this will prevent voter fraud

the Environment  ›  Alaska Wildlife Refuge

Should drilling be allowed in the Alaska Wildlife Refuge?

  Party’s support baseNo, not until we have depleted all other oil reserves

Social  ›  Gender Transition

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Religious Service Ban

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Electoral College

Should the electoral college be abolished?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, the electoral college ensures representation of the whole country instead of just major cities

Foreign Policy  ›  Iran

Should the U.S. go to war with Iran?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, the U.S. should encourage Iran to disarm through diplomatic channels

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, but decriminalize drugs that offer medicinal benefits such as marijuana

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, service should be a choice instead of an obligation

Domestic Policy  ›  Term Limits

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, term limits will increase performance and prevent corruption

Social  ›  Women in Combat

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, as long as they can pass the same physical tests as men

Healthcare  ›  Obamacare

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, open the markets so insurers can compete across state lines and reduce costs

Social  ›  Confederate Flag

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, but only at historical monuments where it was originally flown

Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, but after they have finished serving their sentence

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, but only for horrific crimes with undeniable evidence

Elections  ›  Foreign Lobbying

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, foreign interests should not be able to buy the influence of our politicians

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, but only for medical use

the Environment  ›  Alternative Energy

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, the government should support more sustainable energy technologies

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, only legal citizens should be allowed to vote

Social  ›  Hate Speech

Should hate speech be protected by the first amendment?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, as long as it does not threaten violence

Domestic Policy  ›  No-Fly List Gun Control

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, if the government considers you too dangerous to board a plane you should not be able to buy a gun

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 baseNo

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?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, only with a warrant showing probable cause of criminal activity

Foreign Policy  ›  United Nations

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, but scale back our current involvement

Social  ›  Gender Workplace Diversity

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, board members should be the most qualified regardless of gender

Immigration  ›  Sanctuary Cities

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, and we should ban the use of sanctuary cities

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Elections

Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, and we should not try to influence any other country’s elections or policy

Immigration  ›  Illegal Immigrant Detainment

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, all illegal immigrants should be turned over to federal authorities and deported

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Laborers

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, remove them from the U.S.

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

  Gerald R. Ford 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?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseIncrease, but only after our deficit is drastically reduced

the Environment  ›  Paris Climate Agreement

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes

Immigration  ›  In-State Tuition

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, and all illegal immigrants should be deported

Domestic Policy  ›  Gun Liability

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, manufacturers and dealers should only be held liable for negligence

Social  ›  Safe Spaces

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

  Gerald R. Ford 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?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, this is a violation of free speech

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn English?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, but the government should provide free language learning courses

Immigration  ›  Border Security

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Media Regulation

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, social media companies are private and should not be regulated by the government

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, the government should not be involved in healthcare

Foreign Policy  ›  Israel Boycott

Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, this is a violation of free speech

Domestic Policy  ›  Patriot Act

Do you support the Patriot Act?

  Party’s support baseYes

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)?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, treat all traffic equally and continue the openness of the internet

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, this will encourage people not to work and harm economic growth

Social  ›  Niqāb

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, but their identity must be privately verified by a female staff member

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, and voters should be required to pass a basic test demonstrating their understanding of politics in order to vote

Immigration  ›  Skilled Immigrants

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseIncrease, our economy relies on businesses hiring the highest skilled workers at the lowest cost

Healthcare  ›  Medicaid Work Requirement

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Supreme Court Reform

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, and the Supreme Court should not be politicized

Domestic Policy  ›  Whistleblower Protection

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, but only if releasing the information does not threaten our national security

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, and eliminate federal agencies that are unconstitutional

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?

  Party’s support baseYes, if the merged corporation would have more than 50% of the market share

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the American flag?

  Gerald R. Ford 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?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseLower, but eliminate deductions and loop holes

Social  ›  Euthanasia

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

  Party’s support baseYes, but only if there is no chance they will survive their illness

Healthcare  ›  World Health Organization

Should the government fund the World Health Organization?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo

Crime  ›  Collective Bargaining

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  NATO

Should the U.S. remain in NATO?

  Gerald R. Ford 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?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, religion is an important aspect of our country’s history

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, but only after completing their sentences and parole/probation

Foreign Policy  ›  Israel

Should the U.S. continue to support Israel?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, but respect Israel’s sovereignty and do not dictate how it should interact with its neighbors

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?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, and it should test more than just a basic level of understanding

the Environment  ›  Fracking

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes

Healthcare  ›  Medicare Drug Prices

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, the government should not interfere with the free market

Crime  ›  Solitary Confinement for Juveniles

Should prisons ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles?

  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, but limit the amount they can donate

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, and immediately terminate benefits for anyone testing positive

the Economy  ›  Welfare

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseMore, reform the system so that it supplements, rather than replaces, a working income

the Economy  ›  Free Tax Filing

Should the IRS create a free electronic tax filing system?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Economic Stimulus

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, but in the form of tax breaks for all citizens

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, I would respect them more if they did but they shouldn’t be required to

Elections  ›  Lobbyists

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, and make it a lifetime ban

Crime  ›  Mandatory minimum prison sentences

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

  Party’s support baseYes

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?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, this would encourage drug use and lower funding for rehabilitation centers

the Environment  ›  Oil Drilling

Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling?

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Torture

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, but only as a last resort

Foreign Policy  ›  Soleimani

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, Iran has supported ISIS and their actions continue to destabilize the Middle East

National Security  ›  Military Congressional Approval

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes

Education  ›  Common Core

Do you support Common Core national standards?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, education should be handled at the state and local level instead of the national level

Domestic Policy  ›  Affirmative Action

Do you support affirmative action programs?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, and minority groups should not receive any favorable treatment

the Environment  ›  Dakota Access Pipeline

Should the government stop construction of the Dakota Access pipeline?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, but reroute the pipeline away from Native American land

the Economy  ›  Capital Gains Tax

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, increasing the capital gains tax will limit investment in our economy

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?

  Gerald R. Ford 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?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseHurt

Foreign Policy  ›  Syrian Refugees

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, but only after extensive background checks and continuous monitoring to ensure they have no terrorist connections

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Aid

Should the US increase or decrease foreign aid spending?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseDecrease, and we should not give foreign aid to any countries

Foreign Policy  ›  Yemen

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, we should stay out of conflicts that are not an immediate threat to our security

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?

  Gerald R. Ford 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?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, and the government should never be allowed to seize private property

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?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, and the government is currently over-regulating private businesses

National Security  ›  Foreign Assassination

Should the US assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, as long as there is no public subsidy

Foreign Policy  ›  Afghanistan

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Terrorism

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, they are not U.S. citizens and do not have constitutional rights

Foreign Policy  ›  Drones

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, the U.S. needs to use all means necessary to combat terrorism

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Security

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security?

  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  VA Privatization

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseMore, veterans should be able to see any doctor of their choice

Elections  ›  Criminal Politicians

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, as long as they have finished serving their sentence

Foreign Policy  ›  ISIS Ground Troops

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

  Party’s support baseNo, conduct targeted airstrikes instead

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

  Gerald R. Ford 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?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, unless they have committed a crime

Education  ›  Charter Schools

Do you support charter schools?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

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

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  China Tariffs

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, China should be punished for artificially manipulating their currency

Healthcare  ›  Vaccine Passports

Should the government issue vaccine passports?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Tech Monopolies

Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Estate Tax

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, and we should eliminate it

the Economy  ›  Federal Reserve

Should the Federal Reserve Bank be audited by Congress?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, we deserve to know who the bank gives money to

Science  ›  GMO Labels

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, consumers have a right to know what is in their food

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

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

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  NAFTA

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, but we should adopt a unilateral free trade policy

Science  ›  Space Exploration

Should the government fund space travel?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, and drastically increase NASA’s current budget

Domestic Policy  ›  College Sports and COVID

Should college sports be played in the fall of 2020?

  Party’s support baseYes

Education  ›  Universal Pre-K

Should the federal government fund Universal preschool?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Political Advertising on Social Media

Should social media companies ban political advertising?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  War on ISIS

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, we should stay out of Middle Eastern conflicts

Foreign Policy  ›  Ukraine

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, we should stay out of conflicts that do not directly threaten us

the Economy  ›  Farm Subsidies

Should the government subsidize farmers?

  Gerald R. Ford 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?

  Gerald R. Ford 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?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, we should not defend any NATO country that spends less than 2% of their GDP on military defense

Domestic Policy  ›  Edward Snowden

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Cuba

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  NSA Surveillance

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

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Tariffs

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, a global free trade system is better for our businesses and consumers

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, and we should privatize more public transportation services

the Economy  ›  Property Taxes

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, property taxes are the most reliable and consistent form of state revenue

the Economy  ›  Pension Reform

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, pension spending is out of control and must be reduced

Foreign Policy  ›  India Arms

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

  Gerald R. Ford 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?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, not until we decrease our national debt

Foreign Policy  ›  Russian Airstrikes in Syria

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, we should coordinate with Russia to take out ISIS

Foreign Policy  ›  Jerusalem

Should Jerusalem be recognized as the capital of Israel?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes

Education  ›  School Vouchers

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Hong Kong Fugitive Extradition

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Trans-Pacific Partnership

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, this will incentivize companies to move jobs out of the country

the Economy  ›  State Ownership

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

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, the government should never own shares of private companies

Education  ›  School Truancy

Should the government decriminalize school truancy?

  Party’s support baseNo

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?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseYes, as long as the tax revenue will eventually exceed the tax incentives

the Economy  ›  Online Sales Tax

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

  Gerald R. Ford 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?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Bitcoin

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency?

  Gerald R. Ford 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 baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Air Force One

Should the military upgrade Air Force One?

  Gerald R. Ford voterbaseNo, not until the cost ($4B) is dramatically reduced