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Hillary Clinton vs Donald Trump on the issues of the 2016 Presidential election

Issues they side on...

Immigration

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes, and abolish all national borders Source

Your barely similar answer: No, they must formally apply like every other new citizen

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Increase, our economy relies on businesses hiring the highest skilled workers at the lowest cost Source

Your similar answer: Increase

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

Hillary Clinton voters: No Source

Your similar answer: No, but we should ban immigrants from “high risk” countries

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? Stats Discuss

Your answers: Yes Source

Elections

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

Your answers: Yes Source

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

Your answers: Yes Source

Science

Should the government fund space travel? Stats Discuss

Your answers: Yes Source

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes Source

Your similar answer: Yes, as long as there is no public subsidy

Foreign Policy

Should the U.S. conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities? Stats Discuss

Your answers: No, we must use every diplomatic option first Source

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes, and refusing to defend other NATO countries sets a dangerous precedent for the balance of global power Source

Your similar answer: Yes

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

Your answers: Yes Source

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes Source

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

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

Your answers: Yes, this will prevent Iran from gaining too much power in the Middle East Source

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes Source

Your similar answer: Yes, the U.S. needs to use all means necessary to combat terrorism

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes, but only with targeted airstrikes Source

Your partially similar answer: Yes, and send in ground troops

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

Your answers: No, service should be a choice instead of an obligation Source

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

Your answers: No Source

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes, but we should accept much more than the proposed 10,000 refugees Source

Your partially similar answer: Yes, we should accept 10,000 refugees

the Economy

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes, the government should intervene to boost a recovery Source

Your similar answer: Yes

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

Hillary Clinton voters: No, there are too many hidden provisions in this specific agreement Source

Your partially similar answer: No, this will incentivize companies to move jobs out of the country

Should businesses be required to provide paid leave for full-time employees during the birth of a child or sick family member? Stats Discuss

Your answers: Yes Source

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

Your answers: Yes Source

Should the government subsidize farmers? Stats Discuss

Your answers: Yes Source

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

Your answers: No, too many wealthy citizens are abusing loopholes in offshore banking laws to evade taxes Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? Stats Discuss

Your answers: Yes Source

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

Hillary Clinton voters: More, reform the system so that it supplements, rather than replaces, a working income Source

Your similar answer: More

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Help Source

Your similar answer: Help, in theory but have recently become corrupt and should have their powers limited

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

Your answers: Yes Source

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

Hillary Clinton voters: No, trade between the member countries has become too imbalanced Source

Your similar answer: No

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

Your answers: Yes Source

Social

Do you support the death penalty? Stats Discuss

Your answers: Yes Source

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes Source

Your similar answer: Yes, but only after a psychological examination to show they fully understand this choice

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

Your answers: Yes Source

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

Hillary Clinton voters: No, it is a symbol of racism, separatism and treason Source

Your similar answer: No, it should be put in a museum where it was originally flown

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes Source

Your similar answer: Yes, as long as they can pass the same physical tests as men

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

Your answers: Yes Source

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

Your answers: Yes Source

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

Your answers: Yes Source

Domestic Policy

Should it be illegal to burn the American flag? Stats Discuss

Your answers: Yes Source

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

Your answers: No, he should be returned to the U.S. to stand trial and face the consequences of his actions Source

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes, as long as landowners are fairly compensated and the projects will benefit the community Source

Your similar answer: Yes

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? Stats Discuss

Your answers: No Source

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

Your answers: No Source

Should the military upgrade Air Force One? Stats Discuss

Your answers: No Source

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? Stats Discuss

Your answers: No Source

the Environment

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes, but increase oversight Source

Your similar answer: Yes

Should the government stop construction of the Dakota Access pipeline? Stats Discuss

Your answers: No Source

Healthcare

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes, and the government should regulate the price of all prescription drugs Source

Your similar answer: Yes

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton voters: No Source

Your similar answer: No, the government should not be involved in healthcare

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? Stats Discuss

Your answers: Yes, but only for medical use Source

National Security

Should the US assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries? Stats Discuss

Your answers: Yes Source

Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? Stats Discuss

Your answers: Yes Source

Issues they do not side on...

Immigration

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes, create a simple path to citizenship for immigrants with no criminal record Source

You: No, but allow them to stay

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

Hillary Clinton voters: No, only if they are convicted of a violent crime Source

You: Yes, all illegal immigrants should be turned over to federal authorities and deported

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

Hillary Clinton voters: No Source

You: Yes

Should immigrants be required to learn English? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton voters: No Source

You: Yes

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

Hillary Clinton voters: No, and we should adopt an open border policy Source

You: Yes, and Mexico should pay for it

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes Source

You: No, and we should ban the use of sanctuary cities

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes, and grant them citizenship Source

You: No

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes, and they should also be eligible for financial assistance and scholarships Source

You: No, they should pay the same rate as out-of-state students

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: Yes

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

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: No

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

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: No, but we should spend more to increase our border security

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

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: No, families should be kept together while they are being processed

Elections

Should a photo ID be required to vote? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton voters: No, this will disadvantage those who do not have the resources to obtain one Source

You: Yes, this will prevent voter fraud

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes Source

You: No

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes Source

You: No

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

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: No

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

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: No

Should the electoral college be abolished? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes Source

You: No

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

Hillary Clinton voters: No Source

You: Yes

Science

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes, they are essential to protecting other children who are too young to be vaccinated Source

You: No, fund public ad campaigns about the risks and benefits instead

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes Source

You: No

Foreign Policy

Should the US increase or decrease foreign aid spending? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton voters: Increase Source

You: Decrease

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton voters: Neither, I am satisfied with the current amount of spending Source

You: Increase

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

Hillary Clinton voters: No Source

You: Yes, we must use any means necessary to prevent terrorism

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes, the Russian invasion of the Ukraine threatens the balance of power in the region Source

You: No, we should stay out of conflicts that do not directly threaten us

Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: Yes

Should the government provide assistance to protesters in Iran? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: Yes, and current Iranian regime must be overthrown

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

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: Yes, selling military weapons to foreign countries will help boost the economy

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes, give them a fair trial and shut down Guantanamo Bay Source

You: No, they are not U.S. citizens and do not have constitutional rights

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

Hillary Clinton voters: No Source

You: Yes, surveillance of all foreign countries is essential to tracking potential terrorist threats

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes, and establish a no-fly zone Source

You: No

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

Hillary Clinton voters: No Source

You: Yes

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes, but only if we join an international coalition Source

You: No, this would allow ISIS to control Syria

Should the U.S. remain in NATO? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes Source

You: No, not until other countries increase their financial contributions

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: No

Should Jerusalem be recognized as the capital of Israel? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: Yes

Should the U.S. go to war with Iran? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: No, the U.S. should encourage Iran to disarm through diplomatic channels

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

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: Yes

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes Source

You: No

the Economy

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: No, it provides too high of risk for criminal activity

Should the government prevent “mega mergers” of corporations that could potentially control a large percentage of market share within its industry? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton voters: No Source

You: Yes

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes Source

You: No

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton voters: No Source

You: Yes, and we should eliminate it

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes Source

You: No

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

Hillary Clinton voters: No Source

You: Yes

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Raise Source

You: Lower

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

Hillary Clinton voters: No, cuts to public spending will negatively affect the economy Source

You: Yes

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

Hillary Clinton voters: No Source

You: Yes

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes Source

You: No, there are too many other variables such as education, experience, and tenure that determine a fair salary

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: No

Should the Federal Reserve Bank be audited by Congress? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton voters: No Source

You: Yes

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

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: Yes

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes Source

You: No, not until we decrease our national debt

Should the government require businesses to pay salaried employees, making up to $46k/year, time-and-a-half for overtime hours? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: No, and the government is currently over-regulating private businesses

Social

What is your stance on abortion? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton voters: Pro-choice, I don’t agree but the government has no right to ban it Source

You: Pro-life, but allow in cases of rape, incest, or danger to the mother or child

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes, but do not waste money removing existing references Source

You: No

Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes Source

You: No, and the government should not give funds to any organizations that perform abortions

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

Hillary Clinton voters: No Source

You: Yes

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes Source

You: No, board members should be the most qualified regardless of gender

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes Source

You: No

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

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: No

Should Confederate monuments and memorials be removed from public grounds? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: No, we should preserve our history instead of sanitizing it

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes Source

You: No

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

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: No

Domestic Policy

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton voters: No, targeting Muslims is unconstitutional, racist, and incendiary Source

You: Yes, until the frequency of terrorist attacks by Muslim extremists decrease

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

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: No, reforming the Supreme Court is unconstitutional and would upset the balance of power

Do you support affirmative action programs? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes Source

You: No

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes, require strict background checks, psychological testing, and training Source

You: No

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

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: No

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

Hillary Clinton voters: No Source

You: Yes

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

Hillary Clinton voters: No Source

You: Yes, basic data collection is necessary to track suspected terrorists

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

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: Yes

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes Source

You: No

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: Yes

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

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: Yes

Education

Do you support Common Core national standards? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes Source

You: No, education should be handled at the state and local level instead of the national level

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes Source

You: No

Do you support charter schools? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: Yes

the Environment

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

Hillary Clinton voters: No, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production Source

You: Yes

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes, the government should support more sustainable energy technologies Source

You: No, and the government should never support unproven technologies

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production Source

You: No, and global warming is a natural occurrence

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: No

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

Hillary Clinton voters: No Source

You: Yes

Crime

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes, every citizen deserves the right to vote Source

You: No

Should prisons ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes Source

You: No

Should police officers be required to wear body cameras? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes Source

You: No, it should be a police department’s or officer’s choice to wear one

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes Source

You: No, we should build more prisons

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: Yes

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

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: No

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: Yes

Healthcare

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes Source

You: No, and each state should decide their own level of coverage

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Yes Source

You: No, open the markets so insurers can compete across state lines and reduce costs

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

Hillary Clinton voters: Less Source

You: More

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

Hillary Clinton voters: No Source

You: Yes, and the government should not be involved in health insurance

National Security

Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? Stats Discuss

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: Yes

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

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

You: Yes

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