Issues and Principles

The Democratic Party elects leaders who fight for equality, justice, and opportunity for all. Democrats believe health care is a right, diversity is a strength, the economy should work for everyone, and facts and truth matter.

Clinton vs Trump 2016

Democrats believe in:

* Protecting Social Security
and Medicare from privatization

* Defending Civil Rights and Voting Rights

* Building a Clean Energy Economy

* Enacting Laws to Reduce Gun Violence

Beto O’Rourke vs Ted Cruz 2016

Democrats believe that cooperation is better than conflict, unity is better than division, empowerment is better than resentment, and bridges are better than walls.

Democrats support

Hope, Equal Opportunity and Fair Play for ALL

Rewarding hard work with a Living Wage and Fair Tax system

Quality and Affordable Public Education so all can reach their potential

Protecting the Environment so we all have Clean, Safe Water and Air

Family Values that are actually practiced

Diverse Communities, which benefit us all

Freedom from government interference in all our Private Lives and Decisions

Separation of Church and State so all can pursue their beliefs

Safety and Security for all on our borders, in our homes, on our streets and wherever we assemble

A strong United States, morally, economically and militarily, for us ALL.

Party Platform