2020 Alabama US Senate Candidate Guide

Doug Jones (D) vs Tommy Tuberville (R)

US Senate | Election | Nov 10, 2020

The Candidates

Doug Jones

Doug Jones

Democrat

Incumbent
Tommy Tuberville

Tommy Tuberville

Republican

The Issues

Affordable Care Act

Support Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare?

Jones

Yes. Fix, not end, Obamacare. Asked Trump to reverse Justice Dept. support for lawsuit seeking to repeal ACA.

Campaign Finance

Require political ads to disclose their largest funders?

Climate Change

Consider human-caused climate change a serious threat? Address as a top priority by taxing or limiting output of greenhouse gases?

Environment

Tighten or loosen environmental regulations?

Equality Act

Should LGBTQ people be protected against discrimination based on sexual preference?

Financial Regulation

Tighten or loosen oversight of banks and credit card companies?

Impeachment

Supported or opposed Trump impeachment and Senate’s calling witnesses?

Iran

Oppose military attacks on Iran without congressional approval?

Marijuana

Legalize?

Minimum Wage

Raise federal hourly minimum wage?

Planned Parenthood

Allow receipt of public funds for non-abortion-related care?

Tuberville

No. Abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, should not receive taxpayer funds.

Student Debt & Financial Aid

Support free or subsidized tuition for lower-income individuals, or student debt forgiveness?

Voting Rules

Ease voting rules due to COVID?