Background

Experience

Founder, NextGen America; founder and former co-senior managing partner, Farallon Capital (1986 - 2012)

Family
Married; Children: 4
Education
Economics and Political Science, Yale University,
MBA, Stanford Business School,
Home Address
San Francisco, CA

CAMPAIGN AND FUNDRAISING SUMMARY

After making his fortune as a hedge fund manager, Steyer turned his attention to political activism.  He has focused on fighting climate change and impeaching President Donald Trump.

Steyer announced his presidential campaign after the June 30 Federal Election Commission deadline, and therefore has not yet filed campaign finance data.

POSITION ON ISSUES

These issue positions are derived from the annual Citizens Count issue surveys or candidate websites, social media posts, media interviews, voting records, and other sources.

Crime and Public Safety

Do you support Pres. Trump's decision to withdraw from the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement?
Should the federal government expand background checks for firearms sales?

Economy, Budget and Taxes

Should the federal government increase funding for transportation infrastructure, such as road repair and highway expansion?
Do you believe the "Trump tax plan" bill passed in December 2017 helps middle income citizens?
Do you generally support higher tariffs on imports from countries such as China, where we have a large trade deficit?
Should the federal government raise the minimum wage?

Education

Should the federal government allow student loan payments to be reduced based on income?

Energy and Environment

Should the federal government do more to combat climate change by providing subsidies for energy efficiency?
Should the federal government do more to combat climate change by providing subsidies for renewable energy?
Should the federal government do more to combat climate change by taxing carbon emissions?
Should the federal government continue to subsidize the domestic production of oil?
Do you agree with President Trump on withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement?

Health Care

Should the federal government ban abortion after 20 weeks gestation, with exceptions for cases of rape/incest and health complications?
Should the federal government continue to fund Planned Parenthood?
Should the federal government amend the Affordable Care Act/"Obamacare" by giving states a fixed block grant for Medicaid?
Should the federal government amend the Affordable Care Act/"Obamacare" by eliminating the "essential health benefits" insurance plans must cover?
Should the federal government provide health care and/or insurance to every citizen?

Politics and Political Process

Would you vote in favor of impeaching President Donald Trump based on what is known to date?

Recreation and Transportation

Should the federal government increase funding for transportation infrastructure, such as road repair and highway expansion?

Social Issues

Should the federal government provide more funding to states to fight opioid addiction?
Should the U.S. build a physical wall between Mexico and the U.S.?
Should Congress create a path to citizenship for illegal/undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children?
Should the federal government ban abortion after 20 weeks gestation, with exceptions for cases of rape/incest and health complications?
Should the federal government continue to fund Planned Parenthood?

VOTING RECORD

This candidate did not hold office as a legislator in the most recent session, and therefore does not have a voting record available.

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