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Joe Biden

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
President
Political Affiliation:
Democrat

Survey

Response Legend

  • YYes
  • NNo
  • Declined to Respond/Undecided, Position Unknown/Unclear
  • *Comment
  • Position based upon candidate record or extensive research

Question Response Comments/Notes
1. Should abortions be banned after 20 weeks, the point at which an unborn child can feel pain? N Note: “Biden will work to codify Roe v. Wade, and his  Justice Department will do everything in its power to stop the rash of state laws that so blatantly violate Roe v. Wade.”
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2. Do you oppose taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood? N Note: “Restore federal funding for Planned Parenthood.”
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3. Do you oppose taxpayer funding of gender reassignment surgeries? N Note:  “He will also ensure coverage for comprehensive care, including covering care related to transitioning such as gender confirmation surgery.”
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4. Do you support school choice legislation, such as tuition tax credits, that would enable parents to choose the school that best suits their child’s needs? N Note: “As President, Biden will build an education system that starts investing in our children at birth...”
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5. Should people have their religious liberties protected if they refuse to celebrate a same sex wedding? N Note: “Biden will make enactment of the Equality Act during his first 100 days as President a top legislative priority.”
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6. Do you support criminal justice reforms aimed at reducing recidivism such as the First Step Act? Y Note: “Biden believes in redemption. After incarcerated individuals serve their time, they should have the opportunity to fully reintegrate into society, earn a good living, and participate in our democracy as our fellow citizens. It will not only benefit them, it will benefit all of society. It is also our best strategy to reduce recidivism.”
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7. Do you support increasing security at America's borders? N Note: “As president, Biden will commit significant political capital to finally deliver legislative immigration reform to ensure that the U.S. remains open and welcoming to people from every part of the world”
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8. Do you support granting asylum to those who have suffered political, ethnic, or religious persecution? Y Note: “Reassert America’s commitment to asylum-seekers and refugees”
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9. Do you support a path to legal residency for immigrants who were brought to this country illegally as minors but have lived law-abiding and productive lives as adults? Y Note: “As Vice President, Biden championed the creation and expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program”
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