Yvette Clarke did not provide voters with positions on key issues covered by the 2022 Political Courage Test, despite repeated requests from Vote Smart and voters like you.
For Presidential and Congressional candidates who refuse to provide voters with their positions, Vote Smart has researched their public records to determine their likely responses. These issue positions are from 2022.
|Yes||In order to balance the budget, do you support an income tax increase on any tax bracket?|
|Yes||In order to balance the budget, do you support reducing defense spending?|
|Yes||Do you support the regulation of indirect campaign contributions from corporations and unions?|
|Yes||Do you support federal spending as a means of promoting economic growth?|
|No||Do you support lowering corporate taxes as a means of promoting economic growth?|
|Yes||Do you support requiring states to adopt federal education standards?|
|I do not support one-sized fits all testing. However, some forms of smart common standards can help promote student development and an engaged citizenry.|
|Yes||Do you support government funding for the development of renewable energy (e.g. solar, wind, thermal)?|
|Yes||Do you support the federal regulation of greenhouse gas emissions?|
|No||Do you support the construction of a wall along the Mexican border?|
|No||Do you support requiring immigrants who are unlawfully present to return to their country of origin before they are eligible for citizenship?|
|No||Should the United States use military force in order to prevent governments hostile to the U.S. from possessing a nuclear weapon?|
|No||Do you support increased American intervention in Middle Eastern conflicts beyond air support?|
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