Candidate Positions 2016

Jill Stein Positions

Issue Positions

In response to the increasing unwillingness of candidates to answer issue questions, Project Vote Smart has researched Presidential and Congressional candidates’ public records to determine candidates’ likely responses on certain key issues. These issue positions, from the year 2016, are provided below as a courtesy to voters.

Pro-choice Inferred Answer Abortion: Do you generally support pro-choice or pro-life legislation?
Yes Inferred Answer Budget: In order to balance the budget, do you support an income tax increase on any tax bracket?
No Inferred Answer Crime: Do you support mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenders?
Yes Inferred Answer Economy: Do you support federal spending as a means of promoting economic growth?
Yes Inferred Answer Economy: Do you support lowering taxes as a means of promoting economic growth?
No Inferred Answer Education: Do you generally support requiring states to adopt federal education standards?
No Inferred Answer Energy: Do you support building the Keystone XL pipeline?
Yes Inferred Answer Energy: Do you support government funding for the development of renewable energy (e.g. solar, wind, thermal)?
Yes Inferred Answer Environment: Do you support the federal regulation of greenhouse gas emissions?
Yes Inferred Answer Guns: Do you generally support gun-control legislation?
Yes Inferred Answer Health Care: Do you support repealing the 2010 Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”)?
No Inferred Answer Immigration: Do you support requiring immigrants who are unlawfully present to return to their country of origin before they are eligible for citizenship?
Yes Inferred Answer Marriage: Do you support same-sex marriage?
No Inferred Answer National Security: Do you support increased American intervention in Iraq and Syria beyond air support?
No Inferred Answer Social Security: Do you support allowing individuals to divert a portion of their Social Security taxes into personal retirement accounts?

Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump and Gary Johnson on the issues


Please vote on November 8, 2016. It is your right to do that