2016 Presidential Election: The Candidates and Where They Stand on the Issues
2016 Presidential Election
As ProCon.org has done for millions of readers in past elections, you get reliable, sourced information about where each presidential candidate stands on important issues. We have posted candidate responses to 61 issues so far, and we are adding new information regularly with the goal of covering 75 issues by Oct. 8, 2016 - one month before Election Day.

To get started, click on a candidate, scroll down to click on an issue, or go straight to our presidential candidate matching quiz and the side-by-side candidate comparison.



Democrat
Republican
3rd Party

Former Candidates (alphabetical order)

 
ISSUES AND CANDIDATE STATEMENTS
Health Care, Abortion, & End of Life Issues

Immigration

Labor & Wages

Marijuana

Military & War on Terror

Race

Science & Environment

Sex & Gender





Our Latest Updates (archived after 30 days)
Is the Growth of Charter Schools Good for Education in America?
6/23/2016 - See the 2016 presidential candidates' responses on whether or not the growth of charter schools is good for education in America.

Should Fracking Be Allowed?
6/16/2016 - See the 2016 presidential candidates' responses on whether or not fracking should be allowed.

Educators in 7,762 Schools Have Used ProCon.org
6/14/2016 - Our free resources have been used by teachers, librarians, and administrators in all 50 US states and 87 countries. The breakdown is 2,282 elementary and middle schools (29.4%), 3,818 high schools (49.2%), and 1,662 colleges and universities (21.4%). Thank you to educators around the world for using ProCon.org to help your students to better understand issues and perspectives, and to develop their own informed opinions and voices.

Should Schools Be Gun-Free Zones?
6/10/2016 - Hillary Clinton is Pro, Johnson, Sanders, Stein, and Trump are Not Clearly Pro or Con. Read their statements on whether or not schools should be gun-free zones.

Should the Federal Government Continue to Subsidize Oil Companies?
6/2/2016 - Clinton, Johnson, Sanders, Stein, and Trump are all Con. Read their statements on whether the federal government should continue to subsidize oil companies.

Archived Notices

 


Last updated on 6/23/2016 2:09:09 PM PST

2016 Presidential Election: The Candidates and Where They Stand on the Issues
2016 Presidential Election
As ProCon.org has done for millions of readers in past elections, you get reliable, sourced information about where each presidential candidate stands on important issues. We have posted candidate responses to 61 issues so far, and we are adding new information regularly with the goal of covering 75 issues by Oct. 8, 2016 - one month before Election Day.

To get started, click on a candidate, scroll down to click on an issue, or go straight to our presidential candidate matching quiz and the side-by-side candidate comparison.


Democrat
Republican
3rd Party

Former Candidates (alphabetical order)

 
Issues and Candidate Statements
Crime & Justice

Economy & Taxes

Education

Elections

Energy

Foreign Policy

Guns / Second Amendment

Health Care, Abortion, & End of Life Issues

Immigration

Labor & Wages

Marijuana

Military & War on Terror

Race

Science & Environment

Sex & Gender




Our Latest Updates (archived after 30 days)
Is the Growth of Charter Schools Good for Education in America?
6/23/2016 - See the 2016 presidential candidates' responses on whether or not the growth of charter schools is good for education in America.

Should Fracking Be Allowed?
6/16/2016 - See the 2016 presidential candidates' responses on whether or not fracking should be allowed.

Educators in 7,762 Schools Have Used ProCon.org
6/14/2016 - Our free resources have been used by teachers, librarians, and administrators in all 50 US states and 87 countries. The breakdown is 2,282 elementary and middle schools (29.4%), 3,818 high schools (49.2%), and 1,662 colleges and universities (21.4%). Thank you to educators around the world for using ProCon.org to help your students to better understand issues and perspectives, and to develop their own informed opinions and voices.

Should Schools Be Gun-Free Zones?
6/10/2016 - Hillary Clinton is Pro, Johnson, Sanders, Stein, and Trump are Not Clearly Pro or Con. Read their statements on whether or not schools should be gun-free zones.

Should the Federal Government Continue to Subsidize Oil Companies?
6/2/2016 - Clinton, Johnson, Sanders, Stein, and Trump are all Con. Read their statements on whether the federal government should continue to subsidize oil companies.

Archived Notices

 


Last updated on 6/23/2016 2:09:09 PM PST