Joseph Biden

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
President
Political Affiliation:
Democrat
Age:
77

Survey

Response Legend

  • SSupports
  • OOpposes
  • *Comment
  • Declined to respond
  • Declined to respond, Position based on citation

Question Response Comments/Notes
1. Denying federal funding to “sanctuary cities” that do not comply with federal immigration laws. O Note: Candidate declined to respond. Position based upon research.
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2. Prohibiting abortion except when it is necessary to prevent the death of the mother. O Note: Candidate declined to respond. Position based upon research.
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3. Making permanent the tax relief provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. O Note: Candidate declined to respond. Position based upon research.
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4. Interpreting the U.S. Constitution in light of current times, rather than adhering to the framers’ original intent or text. S Note: Candidate declined to respond. Position based upon research.
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5. Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” and “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law. S Note: Candidate declined to respond. Position based upon research.
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6. Requiring a health care practitioner to provide medical care to a baby born alive who survives an attempted abortion. O Note: Candidate declined to respond. Position based upon research.
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7. Enacting federal tax credits for donations to state-based scholarship programs to provide educational options such as private or homeschools. O Note: Candidate declined to respond. Position based upon research.
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8. Amending the U.S. Constitution to require Congress to balance the federal budget every year. O Note: Candidate declined to respond. Position based upon research.
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9. Providing any direct or indirect federal funding to Planned Parenthood and other entities that provide abortions. S Note: Candidate declined to respond. Position based upon research.
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10. Extending the 1982 deadline for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. S Note: Candidate declined to respond. Position based upon research.
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11. Expanding background checks to include guns purchased from private individuals. S Note: Candidate declined to respond. Position based upon research.
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12. Protecting individuals and businesses from being required to provide services or use their artistic expression in a manner that violates their moral or religious beliefs. O Note: Candidate declined to respond. Position based upon research.
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