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The quick guide to America’s political parties stances on economic issues

Complete list of the political parties political stances on economic issues

Republican

Republican’s political stances on economic issues

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

Republican’s answer: More 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

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Republican voters: No 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 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 provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

Republican voters: Yes 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 government increase tariffs on imported products from China? stats discuss

Republican’s answer: Yes Source

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

Republican’s answer: Hurt 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 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 Federal Reserve Bank be audited by Congress? 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

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 current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

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

Democratic

Democratic’s political stances on economic issues

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

Democratic’s answer: More 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

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Democratic voters: 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 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 provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: Yes 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 government increase tariffs on imported products from China? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: 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 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 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 Federal Reserve Bank be audited by Congress? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: No Source

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

Democratic voters: No Source

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

Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Democratic’s answer: 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

Constitution

Constitution’s political stances on economic issues

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? stats discuss

Constitution voters: No Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Constitution’s answer: No 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

Constitution’s answer: No, too many workers take advantage of these programs Source

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

Constitution’s answer: More, but increase benefits for the elderly and disabled Source

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

Constitution’s answer: Lower Source

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

Constitution’s answer: Yes, and increase taxes Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Constitution voters: No Source

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

Constitution’s answer: No Source

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

Constitution voters: Yes Source

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

Constitution voters: Yes Source

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

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

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

Constitution voters: Yes Source

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

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

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

Constitution voters: No Source

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

Constitution’s answer: No, increasing the capital gains tax will limit investment in our economy Source

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

Constitution’s answer: Yes, we deserve to know who the bank gives money to Source

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

Constitution voters: Yes Source

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

Constitution’s answer: No Source

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

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

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

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

Should the government subsidise farmers? stats discuss

Constitution’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

Constitution’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

Constitution’s answer: Yes, but only for future workers Source

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

Constitution’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

Constitution’s answer: No Source

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

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

Green

Green’s political stances on economic issues

Economic issues

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

Green’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

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

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Green’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

Green’s answer: Yes, but only for companies with 100+ employees Source

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

Green’s answer: Fewer Source

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

Green’s answer: Keep current rates but eliminate deductions and loop holes Source

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

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

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

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

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

Green voters: No Source

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

Green voters: Yes Source

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

Green voters: 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

Green’s answer: Yes, and the government should do more to protect workers’ rights Source

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

Green voters: Yes Source

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

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

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

Green’s answer: No Source

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

Green’s answer: Yes, and increase to the average U.S. tax rate (31.5%) Source

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

Green’s answer: Yes Source

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

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

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

Green’s answer: No, there are too many hidden provisions in this specific agreement Source

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No Source

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

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government subsidise farmers? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, but only small local farms instead of large corporations Source

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

Green’s answer: No Source

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

Green’s answer: No Source

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

Green’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

Green’s answer: Yes, exempting online retailers from sales taxes is not fair to traditional stores Source

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

Green’s answer: No Source

American Solidarity’s political stances on economic issues

Economic issues

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

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

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

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

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

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

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

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

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

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

Should the government subsidise farmers? stats discuss

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Working Families’ political stances on economic issues

Economic issues

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

Working Families voters: Yes Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Working Families voters: Yes Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Working Families voters: Yes Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Working Families voters: Yes 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

Working Families voters: Yes Source

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

Working Families voters: More Source

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

Working Families voters: Raise Source

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

Working Families voters: Yes Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

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

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

Working Families voters: No Source

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

Working Families voters: Yes Source

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

Working Families’ answer: Yes Source

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

Working Families voters: Yes Source

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

Working Families voters: Yes Source

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

Working Families voters: Help Source

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

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

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

Working Families voters: No Source

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

Working Families voters: Yes Source

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

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

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

Working Families’ answer: No Source

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Working Families voters: Yes Source

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

Working Families voters: No Source

Should the government subsidise farmers? stats discuss

Working Families voters: Yes Source

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

Working Families voters: No Source

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

Working Families voters: No Source

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

Working Families voters: Yes Source

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

Working Families voters: No Source

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

Working Families voters: No Source

Peace and Freedom’s political stances on economic issues

Economic issues

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

Peace and Freedom have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Peace and Freedom voters: Yes Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Peace and Freedom voters: Yes Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Peace and Freedom voters: Yes 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

Peace and Freedom have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Peace and Freedom have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Peace and Freedom have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Peace and Freedom voters: Yes Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Peace and Freedom have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Peace and Freedom have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Peace and Freedom have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Peace and Freedom have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Peace and Freedom have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Peace and Freedom have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Peace and Freedom have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Peace and Freedom have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Peace and Freedom have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Peace and Freedom have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Peace and Freedom have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Peace and Freedom have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Peace and Freedom have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Peace and Freedom have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government subsidise farmers? stats discuss

Peace and Freedom have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Peace and Freedom have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Peace and Freedom have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Peace and Freedom have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Peace and Freedom have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Peace and Freedom have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Socialist

Socialist’s political stances on economic issues

Economic issues

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

Socialist’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

Socialist’s answer: No Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Lower the income tax rate and remove all existing tax loopholes for large corporations Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Socialist’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

Socialist’s answer: Yes, but only for sick leave which is unexpected, instead of pregnancy which is a personal choice Source

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

Socialist’s answer: Fewer, and ensure benefits go to those that need it most Source

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

Socialist’s answer: Raise Source

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

Socialist’s answer: No Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Socialist voters: Yes Source

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

Socialist’s answer: No, but we should adopt a unilateral free trade policy Source

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

Socialist’s answer: Yes, if the merged corporation would have more than 50% of the market share Source

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

Socialist voters: 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

Socialist’s answer: Yes Source

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

Socialist voters: No Source

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

Socialist’s answer: Help, in theory but have recently become corrupt and should have their powers limited Source

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

Socialist’s answer: Yes, and collectivize all industry Source

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

Socialist’s answer: Yes, and increase to the average U.S. tax rate (31.5%) Source

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

Socialist voters: Yes Source

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

Socialist voters: No Source

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

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

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: No Source

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

Socialist’s answer: Yes, for government workers but not for politicians Source

Should the government subsidise farmers? stats discuss

Socialist’s answer: Yes Source

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

Socialist’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

Socialist’s answer: No, privately managed accounts will jeopardise the financial security of senior citizens Source

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

Socialist’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

Socialist’s answer: No Source

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

Socialist’s answer: No, classify it as a commodity Source

Transhumanist’s political stances on economic issues

Economic issues

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

Transhumanist’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

Transhumanist’s answer: Yes, but provide treatment for those testing positive Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Transhumanist’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Transhumanist’s answer: Yes, and adjust it every year according to inflation 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

Transhumanist’s answer: Yes Source

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

Transhumanist’s answer: More Source

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

Transhumanist’s answer: Lower Source

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

Transhumanist voters: No Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Transhumanist’s answer: Yes Source

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

Transhumanist’s answer: Yes Source

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

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

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

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

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

Transhumanist’s answer: No Source

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

Transhumanist’s answer: No Source

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

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

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

Transhumanist’s answer: Yes Source

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

Transhumanist’s answer: No Source

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

Transhumanist’s answer: Yes Source

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

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

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

Transhumanist’s answer: Yes Source

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Transhumanist’s answer: Yes Source

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

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

Should the government subsidise farmers? stats discuss

Transhumanist’s answer: Yes, but only small local farms instead of large corporations Source

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Veterans’ political stances on economic issues

Economic issues

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

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

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Veterans voters: Yes Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

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

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Veterans voters: No 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

Veterans voters: Yes Source

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

Veterans’ answer: More, but increase benefits for the elderly and disabled Source

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

Veterans voters: Lower Source

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

Veterans’ answer: Yes, and eliminate federal agencies that are unconstitutional Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Veterans voters: Yes Source

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

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

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

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

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

Veterans voters: No Source

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

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

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

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

Should the government subsidise farmers? stats discuss

Veterans’ answer: Yes, but only small local farms instead of large corporations Source

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Women’s Equality’s political stances on economic issues

Economic issues

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

Women’s Equality’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

Women’s Equality voters: Yes Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Women’s Equality voters: Yes Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Women’s Equality voters: Yes 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

Women’s Equality’s answer: Yes Source

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

Women’s Equality’s answer: Fewer Source

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

Women’s Equality voters: Raise Source

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

Women’s Equality voters: Yes Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Women’s Equality have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Women’s Equality have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Women’s Equality voters: Yes Source

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

Women’s Equality have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Women’s Equality have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Women’s Equality voters: No Source

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

Women’s Equality voters: Help Source

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

Women’s Equality have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Women’s Equality voters: Yes Source

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

Women’s Equality have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Women’s Equality have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Women’s Equality have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Women’s Equality voters: Yes Source

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

Women’s Equality voters: No Source

Should the government subsidise farmers? stats discuss

Women’s Equality have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Women’s Equality voters: No Source

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

Women’s Equality voters: No Source

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

Women’s Equality voters: Yes Source

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

Women’s Equality have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Women’s Equality have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Libertarian

Libertarian’s political stances on economic issues

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

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

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: No 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 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 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 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 government increase tariffs on imported products from China? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: 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 use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No 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 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 government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: No 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 current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

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

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