The age-old question this time of the year is: “Who should I vote for?”
It is not a question that anyone can answer for you, but being informed about the clear differences between the political parties as well as the candidates themselves is a good place to start. It is especially important this year to gather all the information that you can, as the positions of the two main parties have become as far apart as ever in history, and some of the newer candidates have interesting perspectives on what it means to hold office in America.
It is important to remember the role our Founding Fathers played in establishing the United States Constitution. Whether it’s the how the candidates view the role of judges in making law, the raising of taxes, or national defense, the differences will make a significant impact on the nation depending on who is ultimately elected.
It is tragic that some Americans stand for a particular party or candidate, because their favorite song artist or their favorite actor/actress has endorsed them without regarding principles and our constitution. Disturbingly, the opposition against America and the blatant contempt against her leaders has become pervasive in our everyday lives.
There remains, however, a group of citizens who see our country as the best place on earth to live and are committed to educate, encourage and get involved in the political process. It is you, dear readers, that will stand up for principle and our constitution, and use God-given discernment by exercising your voting privilege for the good of our nation.
Information is obtained from various reliable sources and presented through the lens of the nation’s highest law: the United States Constitution. News sources are footnoted; otherwise sources used were ProCon.org, Ballotpedia.com, VoteSmart.org, or the candidate’s websites. (See the “Ratings and Endorsements” Page 15 for an explanation of the positions / viewpoints / policies of the groups who have made ratings / endorsements of the candidates. By no means is this list exhaustive.) None of the information provided is intended, nor should it be construed, to be an endorsement of any party or candidate. We have not included candidates in this review who have not been certified for all 50 state ballots.