Social › Abortion
What is your stance on abortion?
Val Demings voterbasePro-choice
Social › LGBT Adoption Rights
Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples?
Val Demings 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?
Domestic Policy › Gun Control
Should there be more restrictions on the current process of purchasing a gun?
Healthcare › Stay At Home Order
Should the government enforce a “stay-at-home” order to combat the coronavirus?
the Economy › Equal Pay
Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job?
Val Demings voterbaseYes, and businesses should be required to publish their salary ranges for each position
Social › Gay Marriage
Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?
Domestic Policy › Trump Impeachment
Do you support the impeachment of President Donald Trump?
Crime › Police Body Cameras
Should police officers be required to wear body cameras?
Val Demings 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?
Healthcare › COVID-19 Vaccine
Will you get the Covid-19 vaccine once it is ready?
Social › Planned Parenthood Funding
Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood?
Healthcare › Drug Price Regulation
Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs?
Val Demings voterbaseYes, and we should socialize medicine and healthcare
Domestic Policy › Insurrection Act
Should the President of the United States have the power to deploy military troops in order to stop protests?
Val Demings voterbaseNo, the Posse Comitatus Act of 1878, prohibits the military from conducting law-enforcement
Healthcare › Pre-Existing Conditions
Should health insurers be allowed to deny coverage to individuals who have a pre-existing condition?
Val Demings voterbaseNo, it is immoral to deny health insurance to people with pre-existing conditions
Domestic Policy › COVID-19 School Closures
Should the state government order schools to provide online only classes in order to combat coronavirus?
Elections › 2020 US Presidential Election Legitimacy
Was the 2020 US presidential election conducted fairly?
Social › Gun Buyback
Should the federal government institute a mandatory buyback of assault weapons?
the Environment › Climate Change
Should the government increase environmental regulations to prevent climate change?
Immigration › Immigrant Children
Should adults that are illegally attempting to cross the U.S. border be separated from their children?
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?
Healthcare › Mental Health
Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment?
Education › School Reopenings
Should K-12 schools reopen for in-person learning?
Party’s support baseYes, but offer a choice between online and in-person learning
the Economy › Minimum Wage
Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?
Healthcare › Masks on Public Transportation
Should the Federal government mandate that masks be worn by all people on public transportation?
Healthcare › Stay-At-Home Order
When should your state end the “Stay at Home” order and reopen its economy?
Val Demings voterbaseUntil a vaccine is approved by the FDA
Social › Gender Transition
Should people under the age of 18 years old be able to receive gender-transition treatments?
Domestic Policy › Armed Teachers
Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?
Social › Gender Identity
Should “gender identity” be added to anti-discrimination laws?
Immigration › Muslim Immigrants
Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists?
Val Demings voterbaseNo, banning immigrants based on their religion is unconstitutional
Education › Student Loan Forgiveness
Do you support President Biden’s student loan forgiveness program?
Social › Transgender Athletes
Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete against athletes that differ from their assigned sex at birth?
Val Demings voterbaseYes, but only if their hormone levels are equivalent to those in the gender category in which they compete
Immigration › Immigration
Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship?
Val Demings voterbaseYes, if they were born here
Domestic Policy › Muslim Surveillance
Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods?
Val Demings voterbaseNo, targeting Muslims is unconstitutional, racist, and incendiary
Education › Free College for All
Should the federal government pay for tuition at four-year colleges and universities?
Education › Critical Race Theory in K-12 Education
Should critical race theory be taught in K-12 education?
the Economy › Taxes
Should the U.S. raise taxes on the rich?
Social › Government Mandates
Should health insurance providers be required to offer free birth control?
Social › Religious Service Ban
Should religious gatherings be banned in order to combat the COVID-19 pandemic?
Social › Racial Sensitivity Training
Should the federal government require racial sensitivity training for employees?
Crime › Qualified Immunity for Police
Do you support qualified immunity for police officers?
Domestic Policy › Drug Policy
Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?
Val Demings voterbaseYes, 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?
Education › Student Loans
Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans?
Foreign Policy › Iran
Should the U.S. go to war with Iran?
Val Demings voterbaseNo, the U.S. should encourage Iran to disarm through diplomatic channels
Domestic Policy › Gerrymandering
Should the redrawing of Congressional districts be controlled by an independent, non-partisan commission?
Foreign Policy › Mandatory Military Service
Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?
Val Demings voterbaseNo, service should be a choice instead of an obligation
Elections › Mental competency testing
Should politicians over 75 years of age have required to pass a mental competency test?
Social › Women in Combat
Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles?
Domestic Policy › Term Limits
Should there be term limits set for members of Congress?
Party’s support baseYes, term limits for the House but not the Senate
Immigration › Deporting Criminal Immigrants
Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?
Party’s support baseYes, 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?
Val Demings voterbaseNo, foreign interests should not be able to buy the influence of our politicians
Science › Mandatory Vaccinations
Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases?
Healthcare › COVID Employment Health Pass
Should the government require employees of large businesses to be vaccinated from COVID?
Domestic Policy › No-Fly List Gun Control
Should people on the “no-fly list” be banned from purchasing guns and ammunition?
Social › Death Penalty
Do you support the death penalty?
Healthcare › Marijuana
Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?
Val Demings voterbaseYes, and legalize, tax, and regulate marijuana instead of criminalizing it
Social › Hate Speech
Should hate speech be protected by the first amendment?
Healthcare › Medicaid
Should the federal government increase funding of health care for low income individuals (Medicaid)?
Elections › Mail In Ballot
Should the US have a mail-in ballot process for whole states in local, state, and federal elections?
Social › Confederate Flag
Should states be allowed to display the Confederate flag on government property?
Val Demings voterbaseNo, it is a symbol of racism, separatism and treason
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?
Val Demings voterbaseNo, only with a warrant showing probable cause of criminal activity
Immigration › Sanctuary Cities
Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding?
Immigration › Illegal Immigrant Detainment
Should local law enforcement be allowed to detain illegal immigrants for minor crimes and transfer them to federal immigration authorities?
Val Demings voterbaseNo, too many non-violent immigrants are being deported
Elections › Campaign Finance
Should there be a limit to the amount of money a candidate can receive from a donor?
Crime › Defunding the Police
Should funding for local police departments be redirected to social and community based programs?
Domestic Policy › Social Media Regulation
Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?
Party’s support baseNo, social media companies are private and should not be regulated by the government
Immigration › Immigrant Laborers
Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty?
Val Demings voterbaseYes, create a simple path to citizenship for immigrants with no criminal record
Crime › Private Prisons
Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?
Val Demings voterbaseNo, private prisons will sacrifice quality of care and rehabilitation services for profit
Domestic Policy › Supreme Court Reform
Should the Supreme Court be reformed to include more seats and term limits on judges?
the Environment › Alaska Wildlife Refuge
Should drilling be allowed in the Alaska Wildlife Refuge?
Immigration › Immigrant Assimilation
Should immigrants be required to learn English?
Immigration › Border Security
Should the U.S. increase restrictions on its current border security policy?
Foreign Policy › Foreign Elections
Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?
the Environment › Alternative Energy
Should the government give tax credits and subsidies to the wind power industry?
Val Demings voterbaseYes, the government should support more sustainable energy technologies
Immigration › Immigration Healthcare
Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidized healthcare?
Val Demings voterbaseYes, if they pay taxes
Crime › Demilitarize the Police
Should police departments be allowed to use military grade equipment?
Foreign Policy › Israel Boycott
Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel?
Domestic Policy › Gun Liability
Should victims of gun violence be allowed to sue firearms dealers and manufacturers?
Val Demings voterbaseNo, manufacturers and dealers should only be held liable for negligence
Social › Safe Spaces
Should universities provide “trigger warnings” and “safe spaces” for students?
Elections › Voter Fraud
Should a photo ID be required to vote?
Val Demings voterbaseYes, this will prevent voter fraud
Domestic Policy › Patriot Act
Do you support the Patriot Act?
Val Demings voterbaseYes, but the sections involving surveillance and criminalization are too broad
the Economy › Corporate Tax
Should the U.S. raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?
Val Demings voterbaseRaise
Immigration › Border Wall
Should the U.S. build a wall along the southern border?
Foreign Policy › NATO
Should the U.S. remain in NATO?
Healthcare › Single-Payer Healthcare
Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?
Val Demings voterbaseYes, but allow people to use private insurance
Elections › Minimum Voting Age
Should the minimum voting age be lowered?
Foreign Policy › Israel
Should the U.S. continue to support Israel?
the Economy › Government Spending
Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?
Val Demings voterbaseNo, increase taxes on the wealthy instead
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)?
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?
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?
Val Demings voterbaseYes, but it should only cover very basic and simple topics
Healthcare › Medicaid Work Requirement
Should people be required to work in order to receive Medicaid?
Immigration › Skilled Immigrants
Should the US increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers?
Val Demings voterbaseIncrease
Healthcare › Obamacare
Do you support the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)?
Social › Euthanasia
Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide?
Val Demings 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?
Domestic Policy › Flag Burning
Should it be illegal to burn the American flag?
Crime › Solitary Confinement for Juveniles
Should prisons ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles?
Val Demings voterbaseYes, and we should create more social programs to help prevent and rehabilitate criminals
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?
Val Demings 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?
Foreign Policy › Ukrainian Defense Funding
Should the United States provide military supplies and funding to Ukraine?
the Economy › Welfare
Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?
Party’s support baseFewer
Crime › Mandatory minimum prison sentences
Do you support mandatory minimum prison sentences for people charged with drug possession?
Elections › Campaign Finance
Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?
the Environment › Oil Drilling
Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling?
Healthcare › Vaccine Mandates for Customers
Should private businesses have the right to ask customers for their vaccination status?
the Environment › Dakota Access Pipeline
Should the government stop construction of the Dakota Access pipeline?
Foreign Policy › United Nations
Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations?
the Economy › Universal Basic Income
Do you support a universal basic income program?
Val Demings voterbaseYes, everyone should receive an income to cover basic necessities including food and housing
Social › Niqāb
Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies?
Val Demings voterbaseYes, we should respect all cultural traditions
Domestic Policy › Affirmative Action
Do you support affirmative action programs?
Crime › Collective Bargaining
Do you support limiting police unions collective bargaining power for cases involving misconduct?
Elections › Candidate Transparency
Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public?
Foreign Policy › Ukraine
Should the U.S. and NATO use military forces to defend Ukraine from a Russian invasion?
the Economy › Labor Unions
Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?
Val Demings voterbaseHelp, in theory but have recently become corrupt and should have their powers limited
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?
Val Demings voterbaseYes, drug abuse should be treated as a health issue, not a criminal issue
the Economy › Economic Stimulus
Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession?
the Economy › Welfare Drug Testing
Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?
Val Demings voterbaseYes, test anyone receiving money from the government including employees and politicians
Healthcare › World Health Organization
Should the government fund the World Health Organization?
Foreign Policy › Soleimani
Do you support the killing of Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani?
Val Demings voterbaseNo, the strike was illegal since it was not approved by The U.S. Congress
Elections › Electoral College
Should the electoral college be abolished?
Elections › Lobbyists
Should there be a 5-year ban on White House and Congressional officials from becoming lobbyists after they leave the government?
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?
Val Demings voterbaseNo, we must use every diplomatic option first
Foreign Policy › Yemen
Should the U.S. provide military aid to Saudi Arabia during its conflict with Yemen?
Education › Common Core
Do you support Common Core national standards?
Party influenceYes, I support the concept but not the current implementation
the Economy › Capital Gains Tax
Should the government increase the tax rate on profits earned from the sale of stocks, bonds, and real estate?
Domestic Policy › Whistleblower Protection
Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?
the Environment › Fracking
Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?
the Economy › Free Tax Filing
Should the IRS create a free electronic tax filing system?
Foreign Policy › Afghanistan
Should the United States pull all military troops out of Afghanistan?
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?
Val Demings voterbaseYes, and all employees should be paid time-and-a-half for overtime hours regardless of their pay scale
Domestic Policy › Eminent Domain
Should the government be allowed to seize private property, with reasonable compensation, for public or civic use?
the Environment › Animal Testing
Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics?
Foreign Policy › Military Spending
Should the government increase or decrease military spending?
Val Demings voterbaseDecrease
Immigration › In-State Tuition
Should undocumented immigrants be offered in-state tuition rates at public colleges within their residing state?
Val Demings voterbaseYes, as long as they pay taxes
Science › Nuclear Energy
Do you support the use of nuclear energy?
Val Demings voterbaseYes, temporarily while we increase investment into cleaner renewable alternatives
Foreign Policy › ISIS Ground Troops
Should the U.S. send ground troops into Syria to fight ISIS?
Foreign Policy › Torture
Should the military be allowed to use enhanced interrogation techniques, such as waterboarding, to gain information from suspected terrorists?
Healthcare › VA Privatization
Should there be more or less privatization of veterans’ healthcare?
Val Demings voterbaseMore, veterans should be able to see any doctor of their choice
Foreign Policy › Drones
Should the military fly drones over foreign countries to gain intelligence and kill suspected terrorists?
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?
Foreign Policy › Foreign Aid
Should the US increase or decrease foreign aid spending?
Val Demings voterbaseIncrease, but only for countries that have no human rights violations
Social › Teacher and Faculty Diversity Training
Should schools be allowed to require mandatory diversity training for teachers and faculty?
Crime › Drug Trafficking Penalties
Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?
Val Demings voterbaseNo, I do not believe in the death penalty
Social › Student Diversity Training
Should schools be allowed to require mandatory diversity training for students?
Elections › Criminal Politicians
Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?
Val Demings voterbaseYes, as long as it was not a felony, violent, financial, or sexual crime
Crime › Criminal Voting Rights
Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?
Education › School Vouchers
Should the government offer students a voucher that they can use to attend private schools?
the Environment › Paris Climate Agreement
Should the U.S. withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement?
Transportation › Public Transportation
Should the government increase spending on public transportation?
Healthcare › Vaccine Passports
Should the government issue vaccine passports?
Immigration › Dual Citizenship
Should immigrants to the United States be allowed to hold dual citizenship status?
Crime › Prison Overcrowding
Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?
Val Demings voterbaseYes, but they must perform community service on a daily basis
Foreign Policy › Taliban Financial Aid
Should the World Bank and International Monetary Fund provide financial aid to the Taliban government in Afghanistan?
Domestic Policy › Social Security
Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security?
Social › Employee Diversity Training
Should companies be allowed to require mandatory diversity training for employees?
the Economy › Estate Tax
Should the current estate tax rate be decreased?
Education › Universal Pre-K
Should the federal government fund Universal preschool?
the Economy › Tech Monopolies
Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google?
the Economy › NAFTA
Should the U.S. continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)?
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
Foreign Policy › War on ISIS
Should the U.S. formally declare war on ISIS?
the Economy › Domestic Jobs
Should the President offer tax breaks to individual companies to keep jobs in the U.S.?
the Economy › China Tariffs
Should the U.S. increase tariffs on imported products from China?
National Security › Military Congressional Approval
Should the President be able to authorize military force against Al-Qaeda without Congressional approval?
Science › GMO Labels
Should producers be required to label genetically engineered foods (GMOs)?
Val Demings voterbaseYes, I trust the science of responsible food engineering but I don’t trust the motives of the food companies selling them
Science › Space Exploration
Should the government fund space travel?
Education › Charter Schools
Do you support charter schools?
Val Demings voterbaseYes, but only if they are non-profit
Foreign Policy › NATO
Should the U.S. defend other NATO countries that maintain low military defense budgets relative to their GDP?
Val Demings voterbaseYes, and refusing to defend other NATO countries sets a dangerous precedent for the balance of global power
Education › Open for Learning Recovery Benefit Program
Should the government provide financial aid to families affected by COVID related school closures?
Foreign Policy › Ukraine
Should the U.S. provide military assistance to defend Ukraine from Russia?
Domestic Policy › College Sports and COVID
Should college sports be played in the fall of 2020?
National Security › Foreign Assassination
Should the US assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries?
the Economy › Gas Tax
Should the Federal Government suspend the gasoline tax?
Party’s support baseYes, but only temporarily until prices decline
Foreign Policy › Terrorism
Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights?
Val Demings voterbaseNo, they should be tried in military tribunals but not subject to torture
the Economy › Tariffs
Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country?
Domestic Policy › Political Advertising on Social Media
Should social media companies ban political advertising?
Foreign Policy › Cuba
Do you support President Obama’s move to lift the trade and travel embargo on Cuba?
the Economy › Four-day Workweek
Should the United States transition to a four-day workweek?
the Economy › Federal Reserve
Should the Federal Reserve Bank be audited by Congress?
Party’s support baseYes, we deserve to know who the bank gives money to
Domestic Policy › Juneteenth
Should Juneteenth be declared a federal holiday?
the Economy › Offshore Banking
Should U.S. citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?
Domestic Policy › Edward Snowden
Should the U.S. government grant immunity to Edward Snowden?
Val Demings voterbaseYes, he should be protected under the Whistleblower Protection Act
Foreign Policy › NSA Surveillance
Should the U.S. continue NSA surveillance of its allies?
Party influenceNo, spying on our allies severely damages our reputation abroad
the Economy › Farm Subsidies
Should the government subsidize farmers?
Val Demings voterbaseYes, but only small local farms instead of large corporations
Foreign Policy › India Arms
Should the U.S. sell military weapons to India in order to counter Chinese and Russian influence?
Party’s support baseNo, and we should increase diplomatic efforts to resolve conflicts peacefully
Elections › Mail in ballots
Should every voter automatically receive a mail in ballot?
the Economy › Property Taxes
Would you favor an increased sales tax in order to reduce property taxes?
Foreign Policy › Russian Airstrikes in Syria
Should the U.S. prevent Russia from conducting airstrikes in Syria?
the Economy › Pension Reform
Should pension plans for federal, state, and local government workers be transitioned into privately managed accounts?
Healthcare › Medical Consensus
Should medical boards penalize doctors who give health advice that contradicts contemporary scientific consensus?
Foreign Policy › Jerusalem
Should Jerusalem be recognized as the capital of Israel?
Foreign Policy › Hong Kong Fugitive Extradition
Should the Chinese government be able to extradite fugitives from Hong Kong?
the Economy › Government Pensions
Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?
Education › School Truancy
Should the government decriminalize school truancy?
the Economy › Trans-Pacific Partnership
Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)?
the Environment › Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
Should the government build a network of electric vehicle charging stations?
National Security › Capitol Fence
Should the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. be protected by a security fence?
the Environment › Corporate Subsidies
Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate?
Party’s support baseYes, as long as the local environment is not compromised
the Economy › Online Sales Tax
Should an in-state sales tax apply to online purchases of in-state buyers from out-of-state sellers?
the Economy › Surcharge Ban
Should the government ban surcharges tacked onto concert tickets, cable bills, banking services, hotel bookings and other purchases?
the Economy › Bitcoin
Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency?
Foreign Policy › F-35
Should the government cancel production of the F-35 fighter?
the Economy › Gig worker tax reporting
Should online payment platforms be forced to report all transactions over $600 to the IRS?
the Economy › Gig Workers
Should gig workers such as Uber drivers be classified as employees?
Domestic Policy › Greenland
Should the United States acquire Greenland?
the Economy › Cryptocurrency
Should the government classify cryptocurrencies as legal forms of payment?
Domestic Policy › Air Force One
Should the military upgrade Air Force One?
the Economy › Stock Buybacks
Should the government tax stock buybacks?
Social › Sports Betting
Should sports betting be legal?
Party’s support baseYes, but let each state decide