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Republican

Republican’s political stances

Immigration issues

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

Republican’s answer: Yes, and ban all immigration until the government improves its screening process Source

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidised healthcare? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes, but they should be deported after treatment Source

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

Republican’s answer: Yes, but make it a high-tech surveillance barrier instead of a physical one Source

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes, as long as it is safe for them to return to their country Source

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

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

Republican voters: Yes Source

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

Republican’s answer: No, and all illegal immigrants should be deported Source

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, they must formally apply like every other new citizen Source

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes, and remove multilingual translations from government documents and services Source

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

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

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

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

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

Republican voters: Yes Source

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, but allow them to stay Source

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

Republican’s answer: Decrease Source

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

Republican voters: Yes Source

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Pro-life, and I also oppose abortion for victims of rape and incest Source

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

Republican voters: No Source

Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

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

Republican’s answer: No, and gay couples should not be able to adopt children Source

Do you support the legalisation of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, allow civil unions but don’t call it marriage Source

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

Republican’s answer: Yes, but the owner must post a sign stating their beliefs and what they refuse Source

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

Republican voters: No Source

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

Republican’s answer: No, and repeal anti-discrimination laws for private companies Source

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

Republican’s answer: No, the government should not decide what services a private business can provide Source

Should Confederate monuments and memorials be removed from public grounds? stats discuss

Republican voters: No Source

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

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

Republican voters: Yes Source

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

Republican’s answer: No Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes, but only for horrific crimes with undeniable evidence Source

Should AntiFa be declared a domestic terrorist organization? stats discuss

Republican voters: Yes Source

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

Republican voters: No Source

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

Republican’s answer: No Source

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

Republican’s answer: No, as long as it does not reference a specific religion Source

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

Republican’s answer: No, but they should be allowed to refuse artificial life support Source

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

Republican’s answer: Yes, each state should have the right to display any flag they choose Source

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

Republican voters: No Source

Should sports betting be legal? stats discuss

Republican voters: Yes Source

Electoral issues

Should foreign lobbyists be allowed to raise money for elections? stats discuss

Republican voters: No Source

Should a photo ID be required to vote? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

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

Republican voters: No Source

Should the electoral college be abolished? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

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

Republican’s answer: No, this is a violation of free speech Source

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

Republican’s answer: Yes, but limit the amount they can donate Source

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

Republican voters: No Source

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

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

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

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

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

Republican voters: No Source

Healthcare issues

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

Republican’s answer: No Source

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

Republican voters: No Source

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

Republican voters: No Source

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

Republican’s answer: No, limiting drug prices would also limit the investment in research and development into new life-saving drugs Source

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

Republican voters: Yes Source

Do you support the legalisation of Marijuana? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, and increase penalties for non-violent drug offenders Source

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

Republican’s answer: No, and each state should decide their own level of coverage Source

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

Republican’s answer: More, and replace the VA healthcare system with a personal health savings account Source

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

Republican voters: Yes Source

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

Republican voters: Yes Source

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals? stats discuss

Republican voters: No Source

Domestic Policy issues

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

Republican’s answer: No, only for assault weapons Source

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school? stats discuss

Republican voters: Yes Source

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

Republican’s answer: No, this is a slippery slope that will eventually ban the sale of guns to anyone Source

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, this decision should be based on crime rates instead of race or religion Source

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

Are you in favour of decriminalising drug use? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

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

Republican’s answer: No, manufacturers and dealers should only be held liable for negligence Source

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

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

Republican’s answer: No Source

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

Republican voters: No Source

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

Republican’s answer: Yes, gerrymandering gives an unfair advantage to the party in power during redistricting Source

Do you support the Patriot Act? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

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

Republican’s answer: Yes, but only give priority by type (video over images) and not source (big website over little website) Source

Do you support affirmative action programs? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, and minority groups should not receive any favourable treatment Source

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

Republican’s answer: Yes, as long as landowners are fairly compensated and the projects will benefit the community Source

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes, people are now living longer than when the program was created Source

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

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Republican voters: Yes Source

Should the military upgrade Air Force One? stats discuss

Republican voters: Yes Source

Foreign Policy issues

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, they are not U.S. citizens and do not have constitutional rights Source

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, we should eliminate any opportunity for terrorists to enter the country Source

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Increase, but only after our deficit is drastically reduced Source

Should the U.S. continue to support Israel? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes, but respect Israel’s sovereignty and do not dictate how it should interact with its neighbors Source

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

Republican’s answer: Yes, but only as a last resort Source

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

Republican’s answer: No Source

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

Republican voters: No Source

Should our country remain in NATO? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

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

Republican’s answer: Yes, but only with targeted airstrikes Source

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Decrease Source

Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections? stats discuss

Republican voters: No Source

Should the government conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes, we cannot risk the launch of a nuclear weapon Source

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

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government send in ground troops to fight ISIS? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes, but only as a coordinated effort by the United Nations Source

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes, but only if we join an international coalition Source

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

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should the government provide military aid to Saudi Arabia during its conflict with Yemen? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel? stats discuss

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Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

Republican voters: Yes Source

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

Republican’s answer: Yes, the Russian invasion of the Ukraine threatens the balance of power in the region Source

Should our country defend other NATO countries that maintain low military defense budgets relative to their GDP? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes, and refusing to defend other NATO countries sets a dangerous precedent for the balance of global power Source

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

Republican’s answer: Yes, surveillance of all foreign countries is essential to tracking potential terrorist threats Source

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

Republican’s answer: Yes, and declare war on Russia Source

Should the government provide assistance to protesters in Iran? stats discuss

Republican voters: No Source

Should Jerusalem be recognized as the capital of Israel? stats discuss

Republican voters: Yes Source

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

Republican voters: No Source

Economic issues

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

Republican’s answer: No, the government should never determine what a private business should pay employees Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes, and immediately terminate benefits for anyone testing positive Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, and abolish the federal income tax Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, most minimum wage jobs are meant to develop experience, not support a family Source

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

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Lower, but eliminate deductions and loop holes Source

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

Republican’s answer: Yes, and increase taxes Source

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

Republican’s answer: More Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Republican voters: No Source

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Hurt Source

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

Republican’s answer: No, and the government should not interfere with the free market Source

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

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

Republican voters: Yes Source

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

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

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

Republican’s answer: No, recession is a natural cycle that purges excess Source

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

Republican’s answer: No, our economy and businesses cannot afford a decrease in worker productivity right now Source

Should the Federal Reserve Bank be audited by Congress? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes, and we should eliminate it Source

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

Republican’s answer: Yes, it will bring economic growth to all countries involved Source

Should the government increase tariffs on imported products from China? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

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

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, they should be reduced Source

Should the government subsidise farmers? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, end all government subsidies and let the free market run its course Source

Would you favour an increased sales tax in order to reduce property taxes? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes, but dramatically reduce government spending instead of raising taxes Source

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

Republican’s answer: Yes, pension spending is out of control and must be reduced Source

Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes, as long as offshore income is reported Source

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

Republican’s answer: No, the federal government does not have the authority to impose state and local taxes Source

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, and it has no intrinsic value Source

Environmental issues

Should the government increase environmental regulations to prevent climate change? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, provide more incentives for alternative energy production instead Source

Should the government stop construction of the Dakota Access pipeline? stats discuss

Republican voters: No Source

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

Republican’s answer: Yes, but not in heavily populated areas Source

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

Republican voters: Yes Source

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

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production Source

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

Republican voters: No Source

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

Republican voters: Yes Source

Education issues

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

Republican’s answer: No Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, my state’s current standards exceed the Common Core standards Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Republican voters: Yes Source

Science issues

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

Republican’s answer: Yes, but with exceptions for those whose religious beliefs forbid use of vaccines Source

Should the government fund space travel? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No, the government should not fund any space exploration missions Source

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

Republican’s answer: No, GMOs are the most promising solution to ending world hunger Source

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes, and nationalise the industry Source

Criminal issues

Should police officers be required to wear body cameras? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: No Source

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Republican voters: No Source

Should prisons ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

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

Republican voters: No Source

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

Republican voters: Yes Source

National Security issues

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

Republican voters: Yes Source

Should France continue to assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries? stats discuss

Republican voters: Yes Source

Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

Republican voters: Yes Source

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

Republican voters: No Source

Democratic

Democratic’s political stances

Immigration issues

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

Democratic’s answer: No, banning immigrants based on their religion is unconstitutional Source

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidised healthcare? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes, but only for life threatening emergencies or infectious diseases Source

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

Democratic voters: No Source

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

Democratic voters: Yes Source

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

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

Democratic voters: No Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes, and they should also be eligible for financial assistance and scholarships Source

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes, but it should not grant their parents citizenship Source

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No Source

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

Democratic’s answer: No, too many non-violent immigrants are being deported Source

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No Source

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

Democratic’s answer: No, just enforce the current border policy Source

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

Democratic voters: Yes Source

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes, but only if they pay taxes Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Increase, our economy relies on businesses hiring the highest skilled workers at the lowest cost Source

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

Democratic voters: Yes Source

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Pro-choice, I don’t agree but the government has no right to ban it Source

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

Democratic voters: Yes Source

Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes, their services reach far beyond abortions and can save many lives through cancer screening, prenatal services, and adoption referrals Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support the legalisation of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes, but allow churches the right to refuse same-sex ceremonies Source

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

Democratic’s answer: No Source

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

Democratic voters: Yes Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes, and the government should do more to protect minorities from discrimination Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes, except for religious organizations and charities that oppose the use of contraception Source

Should Confederate monuments and memorials be removed from public grounds? stats discuss

Democratic voters: Yes Source

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes, preventing women from serving in combat roles is discriminatory Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes, and consentual sex with a spouse under the age of 18 should be classified as statutory rape Source

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

Democratic voters: Yes Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No Source

Should AntiFa be declared a domestic terrorist organization? stats discuss

Democratic voters: No Source

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

Democratic voters: Yes Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes, and the government should do more to require diversity in the workplace Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes, but only after a psychological examination to show they fully understand this choice Source

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

Democratic’s answer: No, it is a symbol of racism, separatism and treason Source

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

Democratic voters: Yes Source

Should sports betting be legal? stats discuss

Democratic voters: Yes Source

Electoral issues

Should foreign lobbyists be allowed to raise money for elections? stats discuss

Democratic voters: No Source

Should a photo ID be required to vote? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No, and automatically register every citizen to vote when they turn 18 Source

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

Democratic voters: No Source

Should the electoral college be abolished? stats discuss

Democratic voters: Yes Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes, politicians should not be bought by wealthy donors Source

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

Democratic’s answer: No Source

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

Democratic voters: No Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

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

Democratic voters: No Source

Healthcare issues

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

Democratic voters: Yes Source

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

Democratic’s answer: No Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

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

Democratic voters: Yes Source

Do you support the legalisation of Marijuana? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes, and legalise, tax, and regulate marijuana instead of criminalizing it Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes, but only increase for the elderly and disabled Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Less, we should increase funding to improve the current system instead Source

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

Democratic voters: No Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals? stats discuss

Democratic voters: Yes Source

Domestic Policy issues

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes, require strict background checks, psychological testing, and training Source

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes, if the government considers you too dangerous to board a plane you should not be able to buy a gun Source

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No, targeting Muslims is unconstitutional, racist, and incendiary Source

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes, term limits will increase performance and prevent corruption Source

Are you in favour of decriminalising drug use? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes, for most but not all drugs Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

Democratic voters: No Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes, basic data collection is necessary to track suspected terrorists Source

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

Democratic voters: No Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes, gerrymandering gives an unfair advantage to the party in power during redistricting Source

Do you support the Patriot Act? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

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

Democratic’s answer: No, treat all traffic equally and continue the openness of the internet Source

Do you support affirmative action programs? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes, but only in extreme cases of national emergency Source

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No, eliminate the income cap on taxable earnings and stop spending current funds on other programs instead Source

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

Democratic’s answer: No, he should be returned to the U.S. to stand trial and face the consequences of his actions Source

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Democratic voters: Yes Source

Should the military upgrade Air Force One? stats discuss

Democratic voters: No Source

Foreign Policy issues

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes, give them a fair trial and shut down Guantanamo Bay Source

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Increase Source

Should the U.S. continue to support Israel? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

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

Democratic’s answer: No, torture is inhumane, unethical, and violates the 8th amendment Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes, and use the U.N. peacekeeping forces to protect our interests Source

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

Democratic’s answer: No Source

Should our country remain in NATO? stats discuss

Democratic voters: Yes Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: I am satisfied with the current amount of spending Source

Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections? stats discuss

Democratic voters: No Source

Should the government conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No, we must use every diplomatic option first Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government send in ground troops to fight ISIS? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No, not until they attack us on U.S. soil Source

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government provide military aid to Saudi Arabia during its conflict with Yemen? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No Source

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

Democratic voters: Yes Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes, the Russian invasion of the Ukraine threatens the balance of power in the region Source

Should our country defend other NATO countries that maintain low military defense budgets relative to their GDP? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes, and refusing to defend other NATO countries sets a dangerous precedent for the balance of global power Source

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

Democratic’s answer: No, spying on our allies severely damages our reputation abroad Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government provide assistance to protesters in Iran? stats discuss

Democratic voters: No Source

Should Jerusalem be recognized as the capital of Israel? stats discuss

Democratic voters: No Source

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

Democratic voters: No Source

Economic issues

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes, and businesses should be required to publish their salary ranges for each position Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Democratic voters: Yes Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes, and make it a living wage Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes, but the federal government should sponsor this program instead of businesses Source

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: eliminate tax loopholes and stop the CEOs from stashing money away in tax havens (i.e. Cayman Islands) If loopholes were gone, we wouldn't need to raise taxes on the super rich and the corporations. Source

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

Democratic’s answer: No, reduce military spending instead Source

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

Democratic’s answer: More Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Democratic voters: Yes Source

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Help, but ban their ability to make political donations Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes, and the government should break up existing mega corporations Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

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

Democratic’s answer: No, trade between the member countries has become too imbalanced Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes, but in the form of tax breaks for all citizens Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should the Federal Reserve Bank be audited by Congress? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No Source

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government increase tariffs on imported products from China? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

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

Democratic voters: No Source

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes, but only for low-income pensioners Source

Should the government subsidise farmers? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Would you favour an increased sales tax in order to reduce property taxes? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No, property taxes are the most reliable and consistent form of state revenue Source

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

Democratic’s answer: No Source

Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No Source

Environmental issues

Should the government increase environmental regulations to prevent climate change? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government stop construction of the Dakota Access pipeline? stats discuss

Democratic voters: Yes Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

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

Democratic voters: No Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No Source

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

Democratic voters: Yes Source

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

Democratic voters: No Source

Education issues

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes, and increase government funding so every student receives a free college education Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes, I support the concept but not the current implementation Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Democratic voters: No Source

Science issues

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government fund space travel? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Criminal issues

Should police officers be required to wear body cameras? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes, this will protect the safety and rights of police officers and citizens Source

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Democratic voters: No Source

Should prisons ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes, it is severely psychologically damaging to young undeveloped minds Source

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

Democratic voters: Yes Source

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

Democratic voters: No Source

National Security issues

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

Democratic voters: No Source

Should France continue to assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

Democratic voters: No Source

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

Democratic voters: Yes Source

Libertarian

Libertarian’s political stances

Immigration issues

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

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidised healthcare? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, and we should deport all illegal immigrants Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, and we should adopt an open border policy Source

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: Yes Source

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: No Source

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

Libertarian voters: No Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: Yes Source

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes Source

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, we should embrace the diversity that immigrants add to our country Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, and we should implement an open border policy Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, fine companies that employ illegal immigrants Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: Increase Source

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: Yes Source

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Pro-choice Source

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

Libertarian voters: No Source

Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, and the government should not give funds to any organizations Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support the legalisation of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: Yes Source

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

Libertarian voters: Yes Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, the government should not decide what services a private business can provide Source

Should Confederate monuments and memorials be removed from public grounds? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: No Source

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, as long as they can pass the same physical tests as men Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: Yes Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

Should AntiFa be declared a domestic terrorist organization? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: Yes Source

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

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

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, as long as it does not reference a specific religion Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, but only if there is no chance they will survive their illness Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, it is a historical symbol of the Southern fight for states’ rights Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, but their identity must be privately verified by a female staff member Source

Should sports betting be legal? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: Yes Source

Electoral issues

Should foreign lobbyists be allowed to raise money for elections? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: No Source

Should a photo ID be required to vote? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, and automatically register every citizen to vote when they turn 18 Source

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

Libertarian voters: No Source

Should the electoral college be abolished? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: No Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: Yes Source

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: No Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, the current two-year ban is sufficient Source

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

Libertarian voters: No Source

Healthcare issues

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

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: Yes Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, and the government should never regulate prices of private businesses Source

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

Libertarian voters: Yes Source

Do you support the legalisation of Marijuana? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, and the federal government should not increase funding for any social programs Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: More, and replace the VA healthcare system with a personal health savings account Source

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

Libertarian voters: Yes Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: No Source

Domestic Policy issues

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, only for criminals and the mentally ill Source

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: Yes Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, it is unconstitutional to deny someone’s rights without due process Source

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes Source

Are you in favour of decriminalising drug use? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, and retroactively reduce sentences for those already serving time Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, manufacturers and dealers should only be held liable for negligence Source

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, this is a violation of free speech Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, only with a warrant showing probable cause of criminal activity Source

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

Libertarian voters: No Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support the Patriot Act? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, and pass strict laws prohibiting government surveillance without probable cause and a warrant Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, only if it’s strictly based on a pay-per-quality model Source

Do you support affirmative action programs? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, and minority groups should not receive any favourable treatment Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, people are now living longer than when the program was created Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, investigate the CIA and NSA directors instead Source

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes Source

Should the military upgrade Air Force One? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: No Source

Foreign Policy issues

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, just like U.S. citizens, terrorists should be given a fair trial in federal courts Source

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, but only after extensive background checks and continuous monitoring to ensure they have no terrorist connections Source

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Decrease Source

Should the U.S. continue to support Israel? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, and we should strictly follow the laws of the Geneva Convention Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, service should be a choice instead of an obligation Source

Should our country remain in NATO? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, not until they attack us on U.S. soil Source

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Decrease Source

Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: No Source

Should the government conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, and I am not convinced that North Korea has or is capable of developing a long-range nuclear missile Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, the military has no right to do so without a Congressional declaration of war Source

Should the government send in ground troops to fight ISIS? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, not until they attack us on U.S. soil Source

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government provide military aid to Saudi Arabia during its conflict with Yemen? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, we should stay out of conflicts that are not an immediate threat to our security Source

Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, we should stay out of conflicts that do not directly threaten us Source

Should our country defend other NATO countries that maintain low military defense budgets relative to their GDP? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, and we should withdraw from NATO Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, and abolish the NSA Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

Should the government provide assistance to protesters in Iran? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: No Source

Should Jerusalem be recognized as the capital of Israel? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: Yes Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: Yes Source

Economic issues

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, this is irrelevant because the gender wage gap is a myth Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, this is a waste of time and money Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Abolish the income tax, disallow all deductions and increase the sales tax Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, most minimum wage jobs are meant to develop experience, not support a family Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, private businesses should decide the amount of competitive incentives they offer to employees instead of a government mandate Source

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Lower, but eliminate deductions and loop holes Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: Yes Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: More, current benefits should be capped Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: No Source

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Hurt, I support some private unions but am strongly against public unions Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, and the government should not interfere with the free market Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, the government should not interfere with the free market Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, trade between the member countries has become too imbalanced Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, and the government is currently over-regulating private businesses Source

Should the Federal Reserve Bank be audited by Congress? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, but I would prefer to abolish it and return to the gold standard Source

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, and we should eliminate it Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, this will incentivise companies to move jobs out of the country Source

Should the government increase tariffs on imported products from China? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

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

Libertarian voters: No Source

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, they should be reduced Source

Should the government subsidise farmers? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

Would you favour an increased sales tax in order to reduce property taxes? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: Yes Source

Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, as long as offshore income is reported Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, the federal government does not have the authority to impose state and local taxes Source

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, and it has no intrinsic value Source

Environmental issues

Should the government increase environmental regulations to prevent climate change? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, tax carbon emissions instead Source

Should the government stop construction of the Dakota Access pipeline? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: Yes Source

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

Libertarian voters: No Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, end all tax credits and subsidies to the energy industry Source

Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

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

Libertarian voters: Yes Source

Education issues

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, and transition all current government student loans into privately managed accounts Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: Yes Source

Science issues

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

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

Should the government fund space travel? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, we should focus on saving the Earth instead of leaving it Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, we have selectively bred crops for thousands of years and labeling just adds an unfounded stigma to the science Source

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, but with public subsidy Source

Criminal issues

Should police officers be required to wear body cameras? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes Source

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, except for felons convicted of murder or violent crimes Source

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: No Source

Should prisons ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

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

Libertarian’s answer: Yes Source

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

Libertarian voters: No Source

National Security issues

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

Libertarian voters: No Source

Should France continue to assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: No Source

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: No Source

Constitution

Constitution’s political stances

Immigration issues

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

Constitution’s answer: Yes Source

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidised healthcare? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, and the government should never subsidise healthcare Source

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

Constitution voters: Yes Source

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding? stats discuss

Constitution voters: No Source

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

Constitution voters: Yes Source

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

Constitution’s answer: No, they should pay the same rate as out-of-state students Source

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, all illegal immigrants should be deported Source

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Yes, and remove multilingual translations from government documents and services Source

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

Constitution’s answer: Yes, all illegal immigrants should be turned over to federal authorities and deported Source

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

Constitution voters: Yes Source

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

Constitution’s answer: Yes, and allow border states to manage their own security policy Source

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

Constitution voters: Yes Source

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, but allow them to stay Source

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

Constitution’s answer: Decrease Source

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

Constitution voters: No Source

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Pro-life, and I also oppose abortion for victims of rape and incest Source

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

Constitution voters: No Source

Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

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

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Do you support the legalisation of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

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

Constitution’s answer: Yes, but the owner must post a sign stating their beliefs and what they refuse Source

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

Constitution have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Constitution’s answer: No Source

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

Constitution’s answer: No, the government should support abstinence programs instead Source

Should Confederate monuments and memorials be removed from public grounds? stats discuss

Constitution have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

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

Constitution voters: Yes Source

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

Constitution voters: No Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Yes Source

Should AntiFa be declared a domestic terrorist organization? stats discuss

Constitution have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Constitution have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Constitution’s answer: No, board members should be the most qualified regardless of gender Source

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

Constitution’s answer: No Source

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

Constitution’s answer: No Source

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

Constitution’s answer: Yes, but only at historical monuments where it was originally flown Source

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

Constitution voters: No Source

Should sports betting be legal? stats discuss

Constitution have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Electoral issues

Should foreign lobbyists be allowed to raise money for elections? stats discuss

Constitution voters: No Source

Should a photo ID be required to vote? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Yes Source

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

Constitution voters: No Source

Should the electoral college be abolished? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

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

Constitution’s answer: No Source

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

Constitution voters: No Source

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

Constitution voters: No Source

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

Constitution voters: No Source

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

Constitution’s answer: No Source

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

Constitution voters: No Source

Healthcare issues

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

Constitution’s answer: No, open the markets so insurers can compete across state lines and reduce costs Source

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

Constitution voters: No Source

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

Constitution’s answer: The government should not be involved in health insurance. Source

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

Constitution’s answer: No Source

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

Constitution voters: Yes Source

Do you support the legalisation of Marijuana? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, and increase penalties for non-violent drug offenders Source

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

Constitution’s answer: No, and the federal government should not increase funding for any social programs Source

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

Constitution voters: More Source

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

Constitution’s answer: Yes Source

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

Constitution voters: Yes Source

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals? stats discuss

Constitution voters: No Source

Domestic Policy issues

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

Constitution’s answer: No, only for assault weapons Source

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school? stats discuss

Constitution voters: Yes Source

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

Constitution’s answer: No, this is a slippery slope that will eventually ban the sale of guns to anyone Source

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Yes, and increase surveillance on all new immigrants Source

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Yes Source

Are you in favour of decriminalising drug use? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

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

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

Constitution voters: Yes Source

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

Constitution’s answer: No, only with a warrant showing probable cause of criminal activity Source

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

Constitution have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Constitution’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support the Patriot Act? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

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

Constitution’s answer: Yes, this would make the internet faster and more reliable for users Source

Do you support affirmative action programs? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, and minority groups should not receive any favourable treatment Source

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

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

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

Constitution’s answer: Yes, investigate the CIA and NSA directors instead Source

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Constitution voters: Yes Source

Should the military upgrade Air Force One? stats discuss

Constitution voters: Yes Source

Foreign Policy issues

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, they are not U.S. citizens and do not have constitutional rights Source

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, and send all refugees back to Syria Source

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Increase Source

Should the U.S. continue to support Israel? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, we should not give aid to any foreign nations Source

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

Constitution’s answer: Yes, but only as a last resort Source

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

Constitution’s answer: No Source

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

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Should our country remain in NATO? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

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

Constitution’s answer: No, we should stay out of Middle Eastern conflicts Source

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: Decrease, until we drastically reduce our national budget deficit Source

Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections? stats discuss

Constitution voters: No Source

Should the government conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

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

Constitution’s answer: Yes, the U.S. needs to use all means necessary to combat terrorism Source

Should the government send in ground troops to fight ISIS? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, conduct targeted airstrikes instead Source

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

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

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Should the government provide military aid to Saudi Arabia during its conflict with Yemen? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, we should stay out of conflicts that are not an immediate threat to our security Source

Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No Source

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

Constitution’s answer: No, we should stay out of conflicts that do not directly threaten us Source

Should our country defend other NATO countries that maintain low military defense budgets relative to their GDP? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No, we should not defend any NATO country that spends less than 2% of their GDP on military defense Source

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

Constitution’s answer: No, spying on our allies severely damages our reputation abroad Source

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

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Should the government provide assistance to protesters in Iran? stats discuss

Constitution voters: No Source

Should Jerusalem be recognized as the capital of Israel? stats discuss

Constitution voters: Yes Source

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

Constitution voters: No Source

Economic issues

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

Constitution’s answer: No, there are too many other variables such as education, experience, and tenure that determine a fair salary Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Constitution voters: Yes Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich?