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Issues and Issue Questions Available for Candidate Responses

These are the issues and questions we make available to the candidates to inform voters of their positions and views. All responses are provided by the candidate or are taken from the candidate’s website, public statements or legitimate news articles.

Questions Available to All Candidates
General PhilosophyPersonal and FamilyProfessional ExperienceCivic InvolvementPolitical ExperienceReligious AffiliationAccomplishments and AwardsEducational BackgroundMilitary Service
Reasons & Objectives
Why I Am Running for Public OfficeGoals If ElectedAchievements If ElectedAreas to Concentrate OnOn Entering Public ServiceOpinions of Other Candidates
Jobs, Economy, Trade, Business, Industry & Agriculture
Economic Impact of COVID-19Opening the EconomyEconomyJobsInfrastructureSmall BusinessesBusinessGreen EconomyMinority & Women-Owned BusinessesGreen Jobs & Manufacturing Real EstateJobs Lost to TechnologiesGreen Jobs
Civil, Religious, LGBTQ & Human Rights
Black Lives MatterCivil RightsLGBTRacism & Race RelationsGay RightsSame Sex MarriageHate CrimesHate Crimes LegislationProperty Rights vs. Civil RightsCivil Unions & Domestic PartnershipsRacial ProfilingSame Sex AdoptionsRacial Discrimination & DisparitiesHomosexuality Choice or ChanceHuman RightsTransgender Public Bathroom RestrictionsDiversity & ToleranceGender EqualityProperty RightsTransgender Community
Infrastructure & Transportation
Bikes, Scoters and PedestriansTransportationInfrastructureHighway CongestionDriver Safety MeasuresMotor Vehicles And InspectionsElectric VehiclesPublic TransportationLight RailAbusive Driver FeesTraffic CongestionSelf-Driving VehiclesDepartment of TransportationPhoto-Red Traffic Signal Enforcement
Gun & Property Rights
Red Flag Laws
Courts, Laws & Justice
Black Lives MatterCriminal Justice System, Reform & DisparityMinority IncarcerationCriminalization of PovertyEqual JusticeRace Sentencing DisparityRestorative JusticeJuvenile JusticeCrime Victims Rights (Marsy's Law)Racial Justice, Equality & Equity
Crime, Police & Imprisonment
Black Lives MatterPolice MilitarizationCrime & PreventionMinority IncarcerationPolice ReformHate CrimesHate Crimes LegislationPolice Body CamerasSex Crimes & OffendersHuman RightsNon-Violent CrimeYouth and Gang CrimeCrimes Against ChildrenVictimless CrimesNeighborhood CrimeProtests & Rioting
Black Lives MatterRacism & Race RelationsRacial Discrimination & DisparitiesRacial ProfilingRace Sentencing DisparityDiversity & ToleranceMinority & Women-Owned BusinessesMinority IncarcerationMinority-Serving Colleges and Universities
Banks & Finance
Seniors, Social Security, Medicare, Pensions
Seniors & Aging of Population
Consumers & Food
Questions Available to District of Columbia Statewide, House and Senate Candidates
Health & Medical
Assessment of Impact of COVID-19Safeguarding Our Citizens from COVID-19Government’s Control & Response to COVID-19Schools and COVIDCOVID-19 Contact TracingTesting & Vaccines for COVID-19Economic Impact of COVID-19China and COVID-19Proposed Budget Cuts to CDC, NIH, and WHOChildren's HealthHIV/AIDSUniversal Free Schools MealsElderly's Health & Abuse
Environment & Climate Change
EnvironmentClimate Change & Global WarmingClean Air and WaterPollutionCarbon TaxGlobal Greenhouse EmissionsClean EnergyGreen Offices, Homes and ImprovementsCarbon Capture TechnologyRecyclingWasteLow Income Energy AssistanceGreen EconomyGreen EnergyGreen Jobs & Manufacturing Green Technology & Infrastructure
Carbon TaxGreen EnergyGreen Offices, Homes and Improvements
Education & Schools
Private Schools Vouchers and FundingPrayer & Pledge of Allegiance in SchoolsCharter and Magnet SchoolsSchool SafetyPre-School and Early Childhood EducationOnline LearningStudent Debt & ForgivenessPublic Schools K-12No Child Left BehindStudent Standards and TestingSchool DesegregationAfter-School, Sports, Art, Music ProgramsBullying and School CrimeHome SchoolingComputers & Technology in SchoolsHigh SchoolsJunk Food & Vending Machines in SchoolsDrugs in SchoolsParental Involvement in EducationLow-Income SchoolsMinority-Serving Colleges and UniversitiesUniversal Free Schools MealsAdult EducationSchool BudgetsSchool Curriculum Math, Science, History, GovernmentInequity in Public SchoolsNon-English Speaking StudentsMental Health in Public SchoolsEducation Funding
Government, Elections & Politics
Mail-In BallotsElection & Voting SecurityDC StatehoodDC Voting Representation in CongressCandidate Endorsements2020 Campaign AdsProsecuting President Trump
Housing & Communities
Affordable Housing / Rentals & SupportsHousingHomeownershipHomelessnessHousing ShortagePublic SafetyHome PricesMortgagesLow Income and Public Housing & AssistanceLow Income Energy AssistanceTransgender Community
Medical Marijuana
Illegal Drugs, Alcohol, Cigarettes, Gambling & Prostitution
Punishments for Drug Crimes
Values, Religion, Family, Patriotism & Public Service
Child Care
Military, National Defense & Veterans
Police Militarization
Sex & Sexuality
LGBTGay RightsSame Sex MarriageCivil Unions & Domestic PartnershipsSame Sex AdoptionsHomosexuality Choice or ChanceSex Crimes & OffendersHomosexuality as SinTransgender Public Bathroom RestrictionsGender Equality
Technology, Internet, Media, Science & Space
Green Technology & Infrastructure
Poverty, Welfare & Hunger
Poor ChildrenSenior PovertyLow Income and Public Housing & AssistanceHunger