PARTY PLATFORM COMPARISON*
Please use this guide to get informed about each party's position on key issues.
*Party platforms are updated every four years during presidential election cycles.
Below you will find links to official party platforms and helpful summaries.
In a series of articles, editor Joe Carter addresses “Why should Christians care about a document that few non-politicians will ever read?” and provides, without commentary, an outline of each party platform as it relates to several social issues.
REPUBLICAN*Summary Party Platform
* The Republican National Committee's Executive Committee voted on June 10, 2020, to adopt the same platform the party used in 2016.
DEMOCRATICSummary Party Platform
LIBERTARIAN*Summary Party Platform
* As adopted by convention, July 2018. No changes were made at the 2020 convention.