Where Do The 2016 Presidential Candidates Stand On The Issues?

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Do you know who you’re voting for in the 2016 presidential election? Thanks to information from VoteSmart.org, we’ve compiled what all four candidates think about 13 different issues.

Below, find the stances of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson, Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on key issues.

BUDGET

In order to balance the budget, do you support an income tax increase on any tax bracket?

Hillary Clinton: Yes
Gary Johnson: No
Jill Stein: Yes
Donald Trump: No

CRIME

Do you support mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenders?

Hillary Clinton: No
Gary Johnson: No
Jill Stein: No
Donald Trump:  Unknown position

ECONOMY

Do your support federal spending as a means of promoting economic growth?

Hillary Clinton: Yes
Gary Johnson: No
Jill Stein: Yes
Donald Trump: No

Do you support lowering taxes as a means of promoting economic growth?

Hillary Clinton: Yes
Gary Johnson: Yes
Jill Stein: Yes
Donald Trump: Yes

EDUCATION

Do you generally support requiring all states to adopt federal education standards?

Hillary Clinton: Yes
Gary Johnson: No
Jill Stein: No
Donald Trump: No

ENERGY

Do you support the building of the Keystone XL pipeline?

Hillary Clinton: No
Gary Johnson: Unknown position
Jill Stein: No
Donald Trump: Yes

Do you support government funding for the development of renewable energy? (e.g., solar, wind, thermal)

Hillary Clinton: Yes
Gary Johnson: Unknown position
Jill Stein: Yes
Donald Trump: No

ENVIRONMENT

Do you support the federal regulation of greenhouse gas emissions?

Hillary Clinton: Yes
Gary Johnson: Unknown position
Jill Stein: Yes
Donald Trump: No

GUNS

Do you generally support gun-control legislation?

Hillary Clinton: Yes
Gary Johnson: No 
Jill Stein:  Yes
Donald Trump: No

HEALTH CARE

Do you support repealing the 2010 Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”)?

Hillary Clinton: No
Gary Johnson: Yes
Jill Stein: Yes
Donald Trump: Yes

IMMIGRATION

Do you support requiring immigrants who are unlawfully present to return to their country of origin before they are eligible for citizenship?

Hillary Clinton: No
Gary Johnson: No
Jill Stein: No
Donald Trump: Yes

MARRIAGE

Do you support same-sex marriage?

Hillary Clinton: Yes
Gary Johnson: Yes
Jill Stein: Yes
Donald Trump: No

NATIONAL SECURITY

Do you support increased American intervention in Iraq and Syria beyond air support?

Hillary Clinton: Yes
Gary Johnson: Unknown position
Jill Stein: No
Donald Trump: Unknown position

SOCIAL SECURITY

Do you support allowing individuals to divert a portion of their Social Security taxes into a personal retirement account?

Hillary Clinton: No
Gary Johnson: Unknown position
Jill Stein: No
Donald Trump: No

2 comments

  • newsonvets

    Do you support violating the trade embargo on Cuba?
    Trump: Yes
    Do you support cheating on your 1st wife for your 2nd wife and then cheating on your 2nd wife to marry a porn star?
    Trump: Yes
    Do you support “Mr. KGB” Putin?
    Trump: Yes
    Do you support using your “foundation” to bribe Republican States’ AGs to stop investigating your “University”?
    Trump: Yes
    Do you support putting taxpayers on the hook for your ineptly criminal bankruptcies of casinos?
    Trump: Yes
    Do you support repeatedly and blatantly lying about what you’ve said?
    Trump: Yes
    Do you support cheating small businesses out of millions of dollars?
    Trump: Yes
    Do you support family values?
    So-called-Christians: Trump Trump Trump Trump

    #Johnson 2016

    • odinscharge

      Dead on.

      I was reading an article in a Christian Publication and it was talking about how Godly Donald had become. I want to say “really?”. He supposedly converted amid his run for the presidency, not because it would help him with the one conservative group that he was having trouble winning over, but because he suddenly found God. If he is currently acting the way a born again Christian should, than it must be a denomination I have never heard of.

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