To help voters this election year, the Alabama Policy Institute has put together a side-by-side comparison of the party platforms on issues ranging from abortion to gay marriage, taxes to immigration, gun control to the environment. We’ve organized it and put it together in one package that is easy to navigate and will, hopefully, help each reader decide how to vote on November 3rd (click here to find your polling place).

In all, our comparison includes 26 of the most important issues our nation faces. As a preview, two are shown below.



To compare these issues and more, click the button below.

DOWNLOAD REPORT


MORE ON API News

Anchored in Alabama: Stories of Hope – Week 20

As API enters the twentieth week publishing Anchored in Alabama, our team continues to be encouraged by the stories we hear from you and from local media. It is clear that our faith communities and businesses are stepping up to today’s challenges. We continue to say “Thank You” for your support of this publication. As always, we hope […]

2020 Election: Comparing the Democratic and Republican Platforms

To help voters this election year, the Alabama Policy Institute has put together a side-by-side comparison of the party platforms on issues ranging from abortion to gay marriage, taxes to immigration, gun control to the environment. We’ve organized it and put it together in one package that is easy to navigate and will, hopefully, help […]

API Earns National Award

As part of the State Policy Network’s (SPN) annual meeting, the nationwide organization made up of state focused education and research institutes (also known as think tanks), announced that Alabama Policy Institute (API) had been awarded the “Bob Williams Award for Most Influential Research.” Specifically, API’s research entitled “Healthy Citizenry, Healthy Economy, Heathy Society” received […]

MORE FROM Parker Snider

Critics say Trump has no coronavirus plan. Actually, he does–it’s called federalism.

Near the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, critics of President Donald Trump’s response to the novel virus claimed that he didn’t have a plan. They’ve derided him for not having a “national response” and have called for a nationwide lockdown and mask order. Critics pressed the president to use the power of the federal government to issue pervasive dictates covering […]

Redistricting and Alabama’s Room Where it Happens

No one really knows how the game is played The art of the trade How the sausage gets made We just assume that it happens But no one else is in The room where it happens This description of 1790s American politics in the well-known musical Hamilton echoes a still-relevant sentiment–that regular Americans really don’t know how […]

The Party Platforms Changed My Mind. They Might Change Yours, Too.

“If you never change your mind, why have one?” A few weeks ago, I was dead set on how I would vote in the presidential election in November. More accurately, perhaps, I was dead set on how I would not vote. Today, I’m not so sure. Some might accuse me of being wishy-washy or uncommitted. Another millennial […]