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 65 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 & Alcohol

Military & War on Terror

Race

Science & Environment

Sex & Gender





Our Latest Updates (archived after 30 days)
Should the United States Have Mandatory National Service (Military or Civilian)?
7/21/2016 - See the 2016 presidential candidates' responses on whether or not the United States should have mandatory national service.

Should the Minimum Legal Drinking Age Be Lowered from 21 to a Younger Age?
7/15/2016 - See the 2016 presidential candidates' responses on whether or not the drinking age should be lowered from 21 to a younger age.

Should the United States Continue the War on Drugs?
7/7/2016  - Hillary Clinton, Gary Johnson, Bernie Sanders, and Jill Stein are Con. Donald Trump is Not Clearly Pro or Con. Read their statements on whether or not the United States should continue the war on drugs.

Should the Presidential Debates Include Third Party Candidates?
6/30/2016 - See the 2016 presidential candidates' responses on whether or not the presidential debates should include third party candidates.

Archived Notices

 


Last updated on 7/26/2016 2:50:23 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 65 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 & Alcohol

Military & War on Terror

Race

Science & Environment

Sex & Gender




Our Latest Updates (archived after 30 days)
Should the United States Have Mandatory National Service (Military or Civilian)?
7/21/2016 - See the 2016 presidential candidates' responses on whether or not the United States should have mandatory national service.

Should the Minimum Legal Drinking Age Be Lowered from 21 to a Younger Age?
7/15/2016 - See the 2016 presidential candidates' responses on whether or not the drinking age should be lowered from 21 to a younger age.

Should the United States Continue the War on Drugs?
7/7/2016  - Hillary Clinton, Gary Johnson, Bernie Sanders, and Jill Stein are Con. Donald Trump is Not Clearly Pro or Con. Read their statements on whether or not the United States should continue the war on drugs.

Should the Presidential Debates Include Third Party Candidates?
6/30/2016 - See the 2016 presidential candidates' responses on whether or not the presidential debates should include third party candidates.

Archived Notices

 


Last updated on 7/26/2016 2:50:23 PM PST