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Pete Buttigieg’s Policies

These issues below are sorted in descending order based on how important the average American voter ranked them on the quiz.

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Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

  Public statementsPro-choice

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?

  Public statementsYes

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

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

  Public statementsYes

Healthcare  ›  COVID Mask Mandate

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Gun Control

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

  Public statementsYes, require strict background checks, psychological testing, and training


Social  ›  #TakeAKnee

Do you support NFL players “taking a knee” in protest of racial injustice and police brutality?

  Public statementsYes, it is their right to peacefully protest and express their freedom of speech.

the Economy  ›  Equal Pay

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

  Public statementsYes, and businesses should be required to publish their salary ranges for each position

Healthcare  ›  Stay At Home Order

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Trump Impeachment

Do you support the impeachment of President Donald Trump?

  Public statementsYes, Trump committed a crime when he threatened to withhold aid from Ukraine

Social  ›  Planned Parenthood Funding

Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood?

  Public statementsYes, their services reach far beyond abortions and can save many lives through cancer screening, prenatal services, and adoption referrals

Crime  ›  Police Body Cameras

Should police officers be required to wear body cameras?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, this will protect the safety and rights of police officers and citizens

the Environment  ›  Climate Change

Should the government increase environmental regulations to prevent climate change?

  Public statementsYes, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production

Healthcare  ›  COVID-19 Vaccine

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes

Social  ›  Marital Rape

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

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

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

  Public statementsYes, and adjust it every year according to inflation

Healthcare  ›  Drug Price Regulation

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, and we should socialize medicine and healthcare

Healthcare  ›  Pre-Existing Conditions

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, it is immoral to deny health insurance to people with pre-existing conditions

Domestic Policy  ›  Insurrection Act

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo

Social  ›  Gun Buyback

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

  Public statementsNo, it should be voluntary with strong financial incentives instead

Elections  ›  2020 US Presidential Election Legitimacy

Was the 2020 US presidential election conducted fairly?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  COVID-19 School Closures

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes

Education  ›  Critical Race Theory in K-12 Education

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

  Public statementsNo

the Economy  ›  Taxes

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes

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 statementsNo, all customers deserve to be treated equally

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Children

Should adults that are illegally attempting to cross the U.S. border be separated from their children?

  Public statementsNo, and we should make it easier for immigrants to legally enter the country

Healthcare  ›  Mental Health

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

  Public statementsYes, our mental healthcare system needs more funding to provide a higher quality of care and services

Social  ›  Transgender Soldiers

Should transgender people be allowed to serve in the U.S. Military?

  Public statementsYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Armed Teachers

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

  Public statementsNo, this would increase the risk of accidental shootings

Education  ›  School Reopenings

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, but offer a choice between online and in-person learning

Healthcare  ›  Masks on Public Transportation

Should the Federal government mandate that masks be worn by all people on public transportation?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes

Healthcare  ›  Stay-At-Home Order

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseUntil a vaccine is approved by the FDA

Immigration  ›  Immigration Ban

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

  Public statementsNo, and we should increase the amount of immigrants we currently allow into the country

Healthcare  ›  COVID Employment Health Pass

Should the government require employees of large businesses to be vaccinated from COVID?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes

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, banning immigrants based on their religion is unconstitutional

Social  ›  Gender Identity

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

  Public statementsYes, and the government should do more to protect minorities from discrimination

Social  ›  Gender Transition

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, but only for non-surgical treatments such as puberty blockers and hormone therapy

Education  ›  Student Loans

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

  Public statementsYes

Education  ›  Free College for All

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

  Public statementsYes, but only for partial tuition

Domestic Policy  ›  Muslim Surveillance

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods?

  Public statementsNo, targeting Muslims is unconstitutional, racist, and incendiary

Immigration  ›  Immigration

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship?

  Public statementsYes

Science  ›  Mandatory Vaccinations

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

  Public statementsYes, they are essential to protecting other children who are too young to be vaccinated

Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete against athletes that differ from their assigned sex at birth?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, but only if their hormone levels are equivalent to those in the gender category in which they compete

Social  ›  Racial Sensitivity Training

Should the federal government require racial sensitivity training for employees?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, and also include LGBTQ+ topics

Crime  ›  Qualified Immunity for Police

Do you support qualified immunity for police officers?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, and increase the personal liability for misconduct

Domestic Policy  ›  Gerrymandering

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, gerrymandering gives an unfair advantage to the party in power during redistricting

Social  ›  Government Mandates

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes

Social  ›  Religious Service Ban

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?

  Public statementsYes, and retroactively reduce sentences for those already serving time

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 statementsYes, but the federal government should sponsor this program instead of businesses

Crime  ›  Defunding the Police

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Iran

Should the U.S. go to war with Iran?

  Public statementsYes, but only with missile strikes

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

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

  Public statementsNo

Social  ›  Women in Combat

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, as long as they can pass the same physical tests as men

Social  ›  Confederate Monuments

Should Confederate monuments and memorials be removed from public grounds?

  Public statementsYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Term Limits

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, term limits will increase performance and prevent corruption

Domestic Policy  ›  No-Fly List Gun Control

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

  Public statementsYes, if the government considers you too dangerous to board a plane you should not be able to buy a gun

Healthcare  ›  Medicaid

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

  Public statementsYes

Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, as long as it is safe for them to return to their country

Elections  ›  Foreign Lobbying

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, foreign interests should not be able to buy the influence of our politicians

Education  ›  Student Loan Forgiveness

Do you support President Biden’s student loan forgiveness program?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

  Public statementsNo, too many people are innocently convicted

Elections  ›  Voter Fraud

Should a photo ID be required to vote?

  Public statementsNo, and automatically register every citizen to vote when they turn 18

Social  ›  AntiFa

Should AntiFa be declared a domestic terrorist organization?

  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Hate Speech

Should hate speech be protected by the first amendment?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, freedom of speech laws should only protect you from criticizing the government

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

  Public statementsYes, and immediately release anyone serving time solely for drug offenses

Immigration  ›  Immigration Healthcare

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidized healthcare?

  Public statementsYes

Crime  ›  Demilitarize the Police

Should police departments be allowed to use military grade equipment?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo

Immigration  ›  Sanctuary Cities

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding?

  Public statementsYes

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?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, only with a warrant showing probable cause of criminal activity

Immigration  ›  Border Wall

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

  Public statementsNo, this would be too costly and ineffective

Elections  ›  Mail In Ballot

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn English?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, we should embrace the diversity that immigrants add to our country

Social  ›  Confederate Flag

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, it is a symbol of racism, separatism and treason

Elections  ›  Electoral College

Should the electoral college be abolished?

  Public statementsYes, and switch to a representative democracy (popular vote) system

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

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

  Donor influenceNo

the Environment  ›  Alaska Wildlife Refuge

Should drilling be allowed in the Alaska Wildlife Refuge?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, and increase alternative energy subsidies to eliminate our dependence on fossil fuels

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Laborers

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty?

  Public statementsYes, 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?

  Public statementsNo, too many non-violent immigrants are being deported

Immigration  ›  Border Security

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

  Public statementsNo, make it easier for immigrants to access temporary work visas

Social  ›  Gender Workplace Diversity

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

  Public statementsYes, and the government should do more to require diversity in the workplace

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, private prisons will sacrifice quality of care and rehabilitation services for profit

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Media Regulation

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, social media companies are private and should not be regulated by the government

Domestic Policy  ›  Gun Liability

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

  Public statementsYes, any business should be held liable if the primary use of its product is for illegal activity

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Elections

Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?

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

Healthcare  ›  Obamacare

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

  Public statementsYes

the Environment  ›  Alternative Energy

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

  Public statementsYes, the government should support more sustainable energy technologies

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?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, but it should only cover very basic and simple topics

Domestic Policy  ›  Supreme Court Reform

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

  Public statementsYes, but only reform to include more seats

Social  ›  Safe Spaces

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, provide safe spaces but students do not need trigger warnings

Foreign Policy  ›  Israel

Should the U.S. continue to support Israel?

  Public statementsYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Patriot Act

Do you support the Patriot Act?

  Public statementsNo, and pass strict laws prohibiting government surveillance without probable cause and a warrant

Foreign Policy  ›  Israel Boycott

Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, this is a violation of free speech

Foreign Policy  ›  NATO

Should the U.S. remain in NATO?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

  Public statementsYes, after debate.

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the American flag?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, this is a violation of free speech

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseRaise

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?

  Public statementsYes, and the government should break up existing mega corporations

Healthcare  ›  Vaccine Mandates for Customers

Should private businesses have the right to ask customers for their vaccination status?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes

Immigration  ›  Skilled Immigrants

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

  Public statementsIncrease, our economy relies on businesses hiring the highest skilled workers at the lowest cost

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, treat all traffic equally and continue the openness of the internet

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

  Public statementsYes, but allow people to use private insurance

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, reduce military spending instead

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

  Public statementsNo

the Economy  ›  Welfare

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

  Public statementsFewer, and ensure benefits go to those that need it most

Healthcare  ›  Medicaid Work Requirement

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

  Public statementsNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should the government increase or decrease military spending?

  Public statementsIncrease

Foreign Policy  ›  Torture

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, torture is inhumane, unethical, and violates the 8th amendment

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?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, we must use every diplomatic option first

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Euthanasia

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, but only after a psychological examination to show they fully understand this choice

Domestic Policy  ›  Congressional ban on stock trading

Should members of Congress be allowed to trade stocks while serving in office?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, and their investments should be held in a blind trust

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?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, but do not waste money removing existing references

Healthcare  ›  Medicare Drug Prices

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes

Crime  ›  Solitary Confinement for Juveniles

Should prisons ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles?

  Public statementsYes, it is severely psychologically damaging to young undeveloped minds

the Environment  ›  Oil Drilling

Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling?

  Public statementsNo, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production

Foreign Policy  ›  United Nations

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

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

  Public statementsYes

Crime  ›  Mandatory minimum prison sentences

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

  Public statementsNo

Crime  ›  Collective Bargaining

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, and eliminate collective bargaining for police unions

Elections  ›  Lobbyists

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, and ban all forms of lobbying

Social  ›  Gay Wedding Cakes

Should bakeries be required to make wedding cakes for gay couples?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Paris Climate Agreement

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

  Public statementsNo

the Environment  ›  Dakota Access Pipeline

Should the government stop construction of the Dakota Access pipeline?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, but provide treatment for those testing positive

Social  ›  Niqāb

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, we should respect all cultural traditions

Immigration  ›  In-State Tuition

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, as long as they pay taxes

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Aid

Should the US increase or decrease foreign aid spending?

  Public statementsIncrease

Foreign Policy  ›  Ukraine

Should the U.S. and NATO use military forces to defend Ukraine from a Russian invasion?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

  Public statementsHelp

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?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, drug abuse should be treated as a health issue, not a criminal issue

Healthcare  ›  World Health Organization

Should the government fund the World Health Organization?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Economic Stimulus

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, the government should intervene to boost a recovery

Domestic Policy  ›  Affirmative Action

Do you support affirmative action programs?

  Public statementsYes, and drastically increase the current amount of programs

Foreign Policy  ›  Soleimani

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, this could unnecessarily start another war in the Middle East

Domestic Policy  ›  Whistleblower Protection

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?

  Public statementsNo

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

  Public statementsYes, temporarily while we increase investment into cleaner renewable alternatives

the Economy  ›  Capital Gains Tax

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, on stocks and bonds but not real estate

Education  ›  Common Core

Do you support Common Core national standards?

  Public statementsNo, teach to each student's potential instead of uniform testing

the Environment  ›  Fracking

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

  Public statementsNo, we should pursue more sustainable energy resources instead

the Economy  ›  Free Tax Filing

Should the IRS create a free electronic tax filing system?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Yemen

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

  Public statementsNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Eminent Domain

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, as long as landowners are fairly compensated and the projects will benefit the community

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?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  ISIS Ground Troops

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

  Public statementsYes, send a few hundred ground troops

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

  Public statementsYes, but only after completing their sentences and parole/probation

Foreign Policy  ›  Afghanistan

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

  Public statementsYes

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?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, and the government should do more to protect workers’ rights

the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, but not for cosmetics

Foreign Policy  ›  Drones

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, but only with permission from the country in question

Healthcare  ›  VA Privatization

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseLess, we should increase funding to improve the current system instead

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

  Public statementsYes

Elections  ›  Criminal Politicians

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, as long as it was not a felony, violent, financial, or sexual crime

Foreign Policy  ›  Ukrainian Defense Funding

Should the United States provide military supplies and funding to Ukraine?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, I do not believe in the death penalty

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Security

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security?

  Public statementsNo, eliminate the income cap on taxable earnings and stop spending current funds on other programs instead

Foreign Policy  ›  Taliban Financial Aid

Should the World Bank and International Monetary Fund provide financial aid to the Taliban government in Afghanistan?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo

Immigration  ›  Dual Citizenship

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, unless they have committed an act of terrorism

Foreign Policy  ›  War on ISIS

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, we should not legitimize ISIS as a sovereign entity

National Security  ›  Military Congressional Approval

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

  Public statementsNo, Congress should approve all military conflicts

Foreign Policy  ›  Terrorism

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, they should be tried in military tribunals but not subject to torture

the Economy  ›  Estate Tax

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, I am satisfied with the current rate

Healthcare  ›  Vaccine Passports

Should the government issue vaccine passports?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes

Education  ›  School Vouchers

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, we should focus on improving our public schools instead

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, but they must perform community service on a daily basis

the Economy  ›  NAFTA

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

  Public statementsYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Syrian Refugees

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Tech Monopolies

Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google?

  Public statementsNo

Housing  ›  Homeless Encampments

Should homeless individuals, that have refused available shelter or housing, be allowed to sleep or encamp on public property?

  Party’s support baseYes, and create more social programs to provide free food, clothing, and medicine

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, but drastically increase taxes and import tariffs on outsourcing businesses

the Economy  ›  China Tariffs

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

  Party’s support baseNo

National Security  ›  Foreign Assassination

Should the US assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries?

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

Education  ›  Universal Pre-K

Should the federal government fund Universal preschool?

  Public statementsYes, as long as parents also have the option to send their child to private school

Education  ›  Open for Learning Recovery Benefit Program

Should the government provide financial aid to families affected by COVID related school closures?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes

Science  ›  Space Exploration

Should the government fund space travel?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, and drastically increase NASA’s current budget

Foreign Policy  ›  Ukraine

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

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Federal Reserve

Should the Federal Reserve Bank be audited by Congress?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, we deserve to know who the bank gives money to

Foreign Policy  ›  Iranian Protesters

Should the government provide assistance to protesters in Iran?

  Public statementsYes, and current Iranian regime must be overthrown

Foreign Policy  ›  NATO

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

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

Foreign Policy  ›  Cuba

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes

Science  ›  GMO Labels

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, I trust the science of responsible food engineering but I don’t trust the motives of the food companies selling them

Domestic Policy  ›  College Sports and COVID

Should college sports be played in the fall of 2020?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, until there is a vaccine

Education  ›  Charter Schools

Do you support charter schools?

  Public statementsYes, but only if they are non-profit

the Economy  ›  Tariffs

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

  Public statementsNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Edward Snowden

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

  Public statementsNo

the Economy  ›  Four-day Workweek

Should the United States transition to a four-day workweek?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Farm Subsidies

Should the government subsidize farmers?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, but only small local farms instead of large corporations

Domestic Policy  ›  Political Advertising on Social Media

Should social media companies ban political advertising?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  NSA Surveillance

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, spying on our allies severely damages our reputation abroad

the Economy  ›  Offshore Banking

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

  Party influenceNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Juneteenth

Should Juneteenth be declared a federal holiday?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Ukraine and Nato

Should Ukraine join NATO?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  India Arms

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, and we should increase diplomatic efforts to resolve conflicts peacefully

the Economy  ›  Property Taxes

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

  Pete Buttigieg 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?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, privately managed accounts will jeopardize the financial security of senior citizens

Foreign Policy  ›  Russian Airstrikes in Syria

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, we should coordinate with Russia to take out ISIS

the Economy  ›  Gas Tax

Should the Federal Government suspend the gasoline tax?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, but only temporarily until prices decline

Foreign Policy  ›  Jerusalem

Should Jerusalem be recognized as the capital of Israel?

  Public statementsYes, foreign governments should recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

the Economy  ›  Trans-Pacific Partnership

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, it will bring economic growth to all countries involved

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, adjust them yearly for cost of living

Foreign Policy  ›  Hong Kong Fugitive Extradition

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

  Public statementsNo

Education  ›  School Truancy

Should the government decriminalize school truancy?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  State Ownership

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, the government should never own shares of private companies

National Security  ›  Capitol Fence

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Online Sales Tax

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

  Party influenceYes

the Environment  ›  Corporate Subsidies

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes, as long as the local environment is not compromised

the Economy  ›  Bitcoin

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, classify it as a commodity

Foreign Policy  ›  F-35

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Gig Workers

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

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Greenland

Should the United States acquire Greenland?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, the U.S. does not need to expand its global footprint at this time

the Economy  ›  Cryptocurrency

Should the government classify cryptocurrencies as legal forms of payment?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, classify cryptocurrencies as unregulated commodities

Domestic Policy  ›  Air Force One

Should the military upgrade Air Force One?

  Pete Buttigieg voterbaseNo, not until the cost ($4B) is dramatically reduced

Social  ›  Sports Betting

Should sports betting be legal?

  Party’s support baseYes, but let each state decide