Which Democratic Presidential Candidate Do You Actually Agree With The Most?

Raj Chander

Image: Wiki Commons by Office of Senator Kamala Harris

About This Quiz

While then-candidate Trump dominated the media in the run-up to the 2016 election, this time around, it's all about the Democrats. And there sure are a lot of them – analysts call this year's primary field one of the largest the party has ever seen.

At the first debate, the huge number of candidates receiving mainstream consideration was evident by the format alone. The normal debate format had to be spread over two nights to fit all the candidates who met NBC's polling threshold. Ten candidates took the stage on night one, followed by another 10 on night two. While there were some notable highlights, observers remarked how difficult it was to gather anything but an introduction from some of the lesser-known candidates.

Sure, the field will be smaller soon, but for now, it's interesting to think about the differences between all the candidates. There's Joe Biden, the classic favorite, who campaigns on a platform of moderate compromise. Sen. Bernie Sanders, who enjoyed breakout political success thanks to his feisty primary run against Hillary Clinton in 2016, is giving it another go in 2020. So are high-profile younger newcomers like Pete Buttigieg, Kamala Harris and Julian Castro. In recent months, Sen. Elizabeth Warren from Massachusetts has also broken out as a dark horse favorite. 

Of course, when the rubber meets the road, you have to pick one of these candidates to pull for. Even if you don't vote in the primary, it's nice to have someone to support. Give us some insights on your political views and we'll identify the candidate you match up with most!

We'll begin with a central Democratic issue: How would you describe the threat of climate change to the world?

Do you think the next Democratic president should be a woman?

It's possibly the most politically charged debate right now: What do you think should be done about the immigration crisis at the border?

What changes should be made to the current tax system?

Do you agree with the idea of colleges offering free tuition?

Which of these states will be most important for the Democrats to win in the 2020 election?

What kind of political style do you think it will take to beat Trump in the 2020 election?

Which type of skill is most important for a presidential candidate?

What do you think of one of the Democratic party's newest stars, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?

What do you think should be the next step for gun control in the United States?

President Trump is a political newcomer, something his critics point out often. How important is experience when it comes to running the country?

Do you agree with some of the candidates who plan on breaking up big tech companies like Google and Facebook?

What should be the future of America's health care system?

How important is it to switch away from fossil fuels and move toward clean energy in the coming years?

Foreign policy is an important element of any presidency. How much does skill at foreign negotiations matter to you?

What is the ideal stance on foreign intervention, in your opinion?

What do you think is currently the biggest threat to U.S. security?

Which coalition of voters is most important for the Democrats to succeed if they want to win in 2020?

How do you feel about opening up protected national parks to harvest oil and other energy?

What would your president serve a championship sports team at the White House?

What do you think about net neutrality?

How important do you think mental health treatment is?

What should be done to improve the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)?

What do you think should be done to improve the military?

What should be done about the student loan debt situation in America?

What do you think should be done to help solve racial issues in America?

What is your opinion about U.S. involvement in the war in Syria?

What do you think about the private prison system in America?

How do you view the group Black Lives Matter?

Which of these is the ideal career to help someone prepare for being president?

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