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I side with Bernie Sanders on 85% of issues in the 2016 Presidential election

Issues we side on...

the Environment

Most Important

Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling? Stats Discuss

Bernie Sanders voters: No Source

Your similar answer: No, end all offshore oil drilling

Most Important

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

Bernie Sanders voters: Yes, wind power is the best alternative to coal and natural gas Source

Your similar answer: Yes

Most Important

Should the government increase environmental regulations to prevent climate change? Stats Discuss

Your answers: Yes, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production Source

More Important

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

Your answers: No, we should pursue more sustainable energy resources instead Source

Healthcare

Most Important

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

Your answers: Yes, but a mandatory single payer system would be even better Source

Most Important

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

Your answers: Yes, but I prefer switching to a single payer healthcare system Source

More Important

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? Stats Discuss

Bernie Sanders voters: Yes, and legalize, tax, and regulate marijuana instead of criminalizing it Source

Your similar answer: Yes

Foreign Policy

Most Important

Should the U.S. continue to support Israel? Stats Discuss

Bernie Sanders voters: We should give equal support to Israel and Palestine. Source

Your partially similar answer: No, we should be less involved

Most Important

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights? Stats Discuss

Bernie Sanders voters: Yes, just like U.S. citizens, terrorists should be given a fair trial in federal courts Source

Your similar answer: Yes, give them a fair trial and shut down Guantanamo Bay

Most Important

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

Bernie Sanders voters: No, spying on our allies severely damages our reputation abroad Source

Your partially similar answer: No, and abolish the NSA

Most Important

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

Your answers: No, we should stay out of Middle Eastern conflicts Source

More Important

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

Your answers: Yes Source

Somewhat Important

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

Bernie Sanders voters: Yes Source

Your partially similar answer: Yes, but scale back our current involvement

Education

Most Important

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

Your answers: Yes, and increase government funding so every student receives a free college education Source

More Important

Do you support Common Core national standards? Stats Discuss

Bernie Sanders voters: Yes Source

Your similar answer: Yes, I support the concept but not the current implementation

Domestic Policy

Most Important

Do you support the Patriot Act? Stats Discuss

Your answers: No, and pass strict laws prohibiting government surveillance without probable cause and a warrant Source

Most Important

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

Bernie Sanders voters: Yes, require strict background checks, psychological testing, and training Source

Your similar answer: Yes

Most Important

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

Bernie Sanders voters: Yes Source

Your similar answer: Yes, switch to a multi-member, proportionally selected redistricting system

Most Important

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)? Stats Discuss

Bernie Sanders voters: No, this would allow them to remove competition, create artificial scarcity, and increase prices Source

Your similar answer: No, treat all traffic equally and continue the openness of the internet

Most Important

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

Bernie Sanders voters: No, only with a warrant showing probable cause of criminal activity Source

Your partially similar answer: No, and abolish the NSA

More Important

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? Stats Discuss

Your answers: Yes, and retroactively reduce sentences for those already serving time Source

Somewhat Important

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? Stats Discuss

Your answers: No Source

Social

Most Important

Do you support the death penalty? Stats Discuss

Bernie Sanders voters: No, too many people are innocently convicted Source

Your similar answer: No

Most Important

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

Your answers: No Source

More Important

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

Your answers: No Source

Somewhat Important

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage? Stats Discuss

Bernie Sanders voters: Yes Source

Your similar answer: Take the government out of marriage and instead make it a religious decision

the Economy

Most Important

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? Stats Discuss

Bernie Sanders voters: Yes, and make it a living wage Source

Your similar answer: Yes

Most Important

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

Bernie Sanders voters: No, increase taxes on large multinational corporations instead Source

Your partially similar answer: No, reduce military spending instead

Most Important

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

Your answers: Yes Source

Somewhat Important

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

Your answers: No, privately managed accounts will jeopardize the financial security of senior citizens Source

Somewhat Important

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? Stats Discuss

Your answers: Help Source

Somewhat Important

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

Bernie Sanders voters: No, this will incentivize companies to move jobs out of the country Source

Your similar answer: No

Immigration

Most Important

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidized healthcare? Stats Discuss

Your answers: Yes, and grant them citizenship Source

More Important

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship? Stats Discuss

Bernie Sanders voters: Yes Source

Your partially similar answer: Yes, and abolish all national borders

More Important

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty? Stats Discuss

Your answers: Yes, create a simple path to citizenship for immigrants with no criminal record Source

More Important

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

Bernie Sanders voters: Yes, and they should also be eligible for financial assistance and scholarships Source

Your similar answer: Yes

More Important

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

Bernie Sanders voters: No Source

Your similar answer: No, and we should implement an open border policy

Somewhat Important

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

Bernie Sanders voters: No, too many non-violent immigrants are being deported Source

Your similar answer: No

Somewhat Important

Should immigrants be required to learn English? Stats Discuss

Bernie Sanders voters: No, we should embrace the diversity that immigrants add to our country Source

Your similar answer: No, but remove multilingual translations from government documents and services

Issues we do not side on...

Foreign Policy

Most Important

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

Bernie Sanders voters: Yes Source

You: No

Domestic Policy

Somewhat Important

Do you support affirmative action programs? Stats Discuss

Bernie Sanders voters: Yes Source

You: No

Somewhat Important

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security? Stats Discuss

Bernie Sanders voters: No, this will disadvantage low income seniors whose life expectancy is lower than wealthier seniors Source

You: Yes, people are now living longer than when the program was created

Social

More Important

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

Bernie Sanders voters: Yes Source

You: No

More Important

What is your stance on abortion? Stats Discuss

Bernie Sanders voters: Pro-choice Source

You: Pro-life

More Important

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

Bernie Sanders voters: Yes, it creates a bias against religions that do not believe in God Source

You: No

Less Important

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

Bernie Sanders voters: Yes Source

You: No

the Economy

More Important

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

Bernie Sanders voters: No, but decrease tax rates for senior citizens Source

You: Yes, property taxes rates do not reflect the owners ability to pay

Somewhat Important

Should the government subsidize farmers? Stats Discuss

Bernie Sanders voters: Yes Source

You: No

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