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Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

  Public statementsPro-life

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?

  Public statementsNo

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

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

  Public statementsNo

the Economy  ›  Equal Pay

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

  Public statementsNo

Healthcare  ›  Stay At Home Order

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

  Party’s support baseYes


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Domestic Policy  ›  Gun Control

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

  Public statementsNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Trump Impeachment

Do you support the impeachment of President Donald Trump?

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo

Social  ›  Marital Rape

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

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

Social  ›  Planned Parenthood Funding

Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood?

  Public statementsNo

Crime  ›  Police Body Cameras

Should police officers be required to wear body cameras?

  Public statementsNo, it should be a police department’s or officer’s choice to wear one

Crime  ›  Defunding the Police

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Insurrection Act

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseYes, if a governor or mayor loses control the military needs to step in

the Environment  ›  Climate Change

Should the government increase environmental regulations to prevent climate change?

  Public statementsNo

Social  ›  Gun Buyback

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo, this is a violation of the 2nd amendment

Healthcare  ›  Pre-Existing Conditions

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

  Public statementsNo

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?

  Public statementsYes

Domestic Policy  ›  COVID-19 School Closures

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo

Healthcare  ›  Drug Price Regulation

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

  Public statementsNo, and the government should never regulate prices of private businesses

the Economy  ›  Taxes

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

  Public statementsNo

Healthcare  ›  Mental Health

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

  Mike Pence 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?

  Mike Pence 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?

  Party’s support baseMay 1st

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrants

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

  Public statementsNo

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

  Public statementsNo

Science  ›  Mandatory Vaccinations

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

  Public statementsYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Muslim Surveillance

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods?

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo, but police should increase surveillance and patrol of all high crime neighborhoods

Domestic Policy  ›  Armed Teachers

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

  Mike Pence voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Gerrymandering

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseYes, gerrymandering gives an unfair advantage to the party in power during redistricting

Education  ›  Student Loans

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo

Social  ›  Gender Identity

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

  Public statementsNo

Social  ›  Government Mandates

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

  Public statementsNo

Education  ›  Free College for All

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo

Immigration  ›  Border Wall

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

  Public statementsYes

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?

  Public statementsNo

Social  ›  Women in Combat

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles?

  Public statementsNo

Immigration  ›  Immigration Healthcare

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidized healthcare?

  Public statementsNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Iran

Should the U.S. go to war with Iran?

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo, the U.S. should encourage Iran to disarm through diplomatic channels

Immigration  ›  Immigration

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship?

  Public statementsNo

Elections  ›  Electoral College

Should the electoral college be abolished?

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo

Healthcare  ›  Obamacare

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

  Public statementsNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo, service should be a choice instead of an obligation

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?

  Public statementsNo

Domestic Policy  ›  No-Fly List Gun Control

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseYes, if the government considers you too dangerous to board a plane you should not be able to buy a gun

Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

  Public statementsYes

Elections  ›  Voter Fraud

Should a photo ID be required to vote?

  Public statementsYes

Foreign Policy  ›  United Nations

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

  Public statementsNo

Elections  ›  Foreign Lobbying

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo, foreign interests should not be able to buy the influence of our politicians

Domestic Policy  ›  Term Limits

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress?

  Mike Pence voterbaseYes, term limits will increase performance and prevent corruption

Healthcare  ›  Medicaid

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

  Public statementsYes

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

  Public statementsNo

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

  Public statementsYes

Immigration  ›  Illegal Immigrant Detainment

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

  Public statementsYes

Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events?

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo, athletes should compete based on the biological sex that is listed on their birth certificate

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo

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

Social  ›  Confederate Flag

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseYes

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

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

  Public statementsNo, this is a violation of free speech

the Environment  ›  Fracking

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

  Public statementsYes

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

  Public statementsNo

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?

  Public statementsYes

Immigration  ›  Sanctuary Cities

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding?

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo, and we should ban the use of sanctuary cities

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Laborers

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty?

  Public statementsNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Elections

Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?

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

Social  ›  Hate Speech

Should hate speech be protected by the first amendment?

  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  In-State Tuition

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

  Public statementsNo

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn English?

  Public statementsYes

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo, private prisons will sacrifice quality of care and rehabilitation services for profit

Social  ›  Gender Workplace Diversity

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

  Public statementsNo

the Environment  ›  Alternative Energy

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

  Public statementsYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Gun Liability

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

  Public statementsNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Israel Boycott

Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel?

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo, this is a violation of free speech

Immigration  ›  Border Security

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

  Public statementsYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should the government increase or decrease military spending?

  Public statementsIncrease

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Media Regulation

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo, social media companies are private and should not be regulated by the government

the Environment  ›  Oil Drilling

Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling?

  Public statementsYes

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

  Public statementsYes

Foreign Policy  ›  NATO

Should the U.S. remain in NATO?

  Public statementsYes

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

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)?

  Public statementsNo

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

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

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

  Public statementsLower

Domestic Policy  ›  Patriot Act

Do you support the Patriot Act?

  Public statementsYes

Immigration  ›  Skilled Immigrants

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

  Public statementsDecrease

Healthcare  ›  World Health Organization

Should the government fund the World Health Organization?

  Party’s support baseNo

National Security  ›  Military Congressional Approval

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Torture

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

  Public statementsYes

Social  ›  Euthanasia

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

  Public statementsNo

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo, this will encourage people not to work and harm economic growth

Foreign Policy  ›  Israel

Should the U.S. continue to support Israel?

  Public statementsYes

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?

  Mike Pence voterbaseYes, and it should test more than just a basic level of understanding

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

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

  Public statementsYes

Social  ›  Safe Spaces

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

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

Healthcare  ›  Medicaid Work Requirement

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the American flag?

  Public statementsYes

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

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

  Public statementsYes

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo, and voters should be required to pass a basic test demonstrating their understanding of politics in order to vote

Foreign Policy  ›  Soleimani

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseYes

Healthcare  ›  Medicare Drug Prices

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

  Public statementsNo

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

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

  Public statementsNo

Social  ›  Niqāb

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseYes, but their identity must be privately verified by a female staff member

Elections  ›  Lobbyists

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseYes, and ban all forms of lobbying

Domestic Policy  ›  Whistleblower Protection

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?

  Public statementsNo

the Economy  ›  Welfare

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

  Public statementsMore

Foreign Policy  ›  Yemen

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

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

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

  Public statementsHurt

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?

  Public statementsYes

Crime  ›  Solitary Confinement for Juveniles

Should prisons ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles?

  Public statementsYes

the Environment  ›  Paris Climate Agreement

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseYes

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

  Public statementsYes

Crime  ›  Mandatory minimum prison sentences

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Affirmative Action

Do you support affirmative action programs?

  Public statementsNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Supreme Court Reform

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo, and the Supreme Court should not be politicized

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?

  Public statementsNo

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?

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Free Tax Filing

Should the IRS create a free electronic tax filing system?

  Mike Pence voterbaseYes

Education  ›  Common Core

Do you support Common Core national standards?

  Public statementsNo

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?

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo, this would encourage drug use and lower funding for rehabilitation centers

the Environment  ›  Dakota Access Pipeline

Should the government stop construction of the Dakota Access pipeline?

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Capital Gains Tax

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

  Public statementsNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Syrian Refugees

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria?

  Public statementsNo

the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Aid

Should the US increase or decrease foreign aid spending?

  Public statementsIncrease

the Economy  ›  Economic Stimulus

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

  Public statementsNo

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?

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo, and the government is currently over-regulating private businesses

Foreign Policy  ›  Terrorism

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights?

  Public statementsNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Eminent Domain

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  ISIS Ground Troops

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

  Public statementsYes

National Security  ›  Foreign Assassination

Should the US assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries?

  Mike Pence voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Drones

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

  Public statementsYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Afghanistan

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseYes

Healthcare  ›  VA Privatization

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseMore, veterans should be able to see any doctor of their choice

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Security

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security?

  Public statementsYes

Immigration  ›  Dual Citizenship

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseYes, unless they have committed a crime

Education  ›  Universal Pre-K

Should the federal government fund Universal preschool?

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

  Mike Pence voterbaseYes

Science  ›  GMO Labels

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseYes, consumers have a right to know what is in their food

the Economy  ›  Estate Tax

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased?

  Public statementsYes, and we should eliminate it

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

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

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  NAFTA

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

  Public statementsYes

the Economy  ›  China Tariffs

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

  Public statementsYes

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

  Public statementsYes

Science  ›  Space Exploration

Should the government fund space travel?

  Public statementsYes

the Economy  ›  Tech Monopolies

Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google?

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseYes, and drastically increase taxes and import tariffs on outsourcing businesses

Foreign Policy  ›  War on ISIS

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

  Public statementsYes

the Economy  ›  Federal Reserve

Should the Federal Reserve Bank be audited by Congress?

  Public statementsYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Cuba

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

  Public statementsNo

Domestic Policy  ›  College Sports and COVID

Should college sports be played in the fall of 2020?

  Mike Pence voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Tariffs

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseYes, our country has been on the losing side of trade deals for too long

Foreign Policy  ›  Ukraine

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

  Public statementsNo

Foreign Policy  ›  NATO

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

  Public statementsNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Political Advertising on Social Media

Should social media companies ban political advertising?

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Farm Subsidies

Should the government subsidize farmers?

  Public statementsYes

the Economy  ›  Offshore Banking

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseYes, as long as offshore income is reported

Foreign Policy  ›  NSA Surveillance

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseYes, surveillance of all foreign countries is essential to tracking potential terrorist threats

Domestic Policy  ›  Edward Snowden

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo, he should be returned to the U.S. to stand trial and face the consequences of his actions

the Economy  ›  Property Taxes

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

  Public statementsYes

the Economy  ›  Pension Reform

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

  Public statementsYes

Education  ›  Charter Schools

Do you support charter schools?

  Mike Pence voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Russian Airstrikes in Syria

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

  Public statementsNo

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo, not until we decrease our national debt

Foreign Policy  ›  India Arms

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Trans-Pacific Partnership

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

  Public statementsYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Jerusalem

Should Jerusalem be recognized as the capital of Israel?

  Mike Pence voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Hong Kong Fugitive Extradition

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  State Ownership

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo, the government should never own shares of private companies

Education  ›  School Truancy

Should the government decriminalize school truancy?

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Online Sales Tax

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

  Public statementsYes

the Environment  ›  Corporate Subsidies

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseYes, if the company promises to create new jobs by hiring local residents

Foreign Policy  ›  F-35

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

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Bitcoin

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency?

  Mike Pence voterbaseNo, and it has no intrinsic value

Domestic Policy  ›  Greenland

Should the United States acquire Greenland?

  Mike Pence voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Air Force One

Should the military upgrade Air Force One?

  Party’s support baseYes