2020 Presidential Candidate -Health Scorecard

 

Position on Healthcare
 
 
Age on Election  Day
 
Home state

Education

Occupation

Experience in Politics
 

Current
Political
Activity
  
 
Qualified for debate 1 & 2 
Supports ACA Supports (Medicare X Choice Act) 55   CO  Wesleyan Univ (BA), Yale (JD)  Politician, Lawyer, Businessman US Senator,chief of staff to Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper, and superintendent of Denver Public Schools  US Senator, 
Presidential Candidate 
 
Dem Front Runner 
9/9/19
Qualified for debate 1, 2, 3, 4 
Supports ACA  76  PA   University of Delaware(BA), Syracuse Univ (JD) Politician   US VP, US Senate 1973-2009  US Vice
President,  Presidential Candidate 
 
Qualified for debate 1, 2 , 3, 4
Supports ACA & Medicare for All

Public Option OK for now
 
 51  NJ  Stanford Univ & Yale  Lawyer, Politician  US Senator, Newark Mayor  2006-13    US Senator, 
Presidential Candidate
 
Qualified for debate 2
 Worked to expand Medicaid

Opposes Medicare for All
 54 MT   Claremont McKenna College (BA), Columbia (JD)  Lawyer, Politician Governor MT   Governor MT,
Presidential Candidate  
 
Qualified for debate 1, 2, 3, 4
 Supports Medicare for all who want it  38  IN  Havard,  Rhodes Scholar Oxford Intelligence Officer, US Navy   Mayor of South Bend  Mayor of South Bend, 
Presidential Candidate  
 
Qualified for debate 1, 2, 3, 4
 Supports Medicare for All  46 TX Stanford Univ (BA), Harvard  Politician  US Secretary of Housing  Mayor of San Antonio,  Presidential Candidate 
 
Qualified for debate 1 & 2 
Opposes Employer Insurance   59  NY NYU (BA), Columbia   Politician NY Public Advocate   Mayor NY City, Presidential Candidate
 
John Delaney (D)
Qualified for debate 1 & 2
Supports ACA

Opposes Medicare for All

Supports Public Option 
57   MD Columbia Univ (BS), Georgetown (JD)   Lawyer, Politician  US Rep for Maryland 
2013-2019
Presidential Candidate 
 
Qualified for debate 1 & 2 
Favors Medicare for All

Supports Public Option & Universal 
 39  HI Hawaii Pacific Univ (BS)  Army Vet  US Rep for Hawaii  US Rep, 
Presidential Candidate
 
Dropped Out
Qualified for debate 1 & 2
 Supports and fought to pass ACA  53 NY  Dartmouth College (BA), Univ of Cal (JD)  Lawyer, Politician   NY House of Rep, US Senator  US Senator
 
Expand Medicare

Would Abolish Employer Insurance 
 90 AK  Columbia Univ (BA)    Politician Alaska State of Rep, US Senator  Presidential Candidate 
 
Qualified for debate 1, 2, 3, 4
Supports ACA, Medicare for All & Public Option  56  CA   Howard Univ, UC Hastings College of Law Lawyer, Politician    US Senator; 16 years in politics  US Senator,
Presidential Candidate   
 
Dropped Out 
Qualified for debate 1 & 2
 Supports ACA & Public Option  68 CO  Wesley Univ (BA  & MS)  Politician, Entrepreneur, Geologist  Gov of Colorado, Mayor of Denver   Dropped Out
 
Dropped Out
Qualified for debate 1 & 2
Supports ACA & Public Option   69 WA   Univ of Washington (BA), Willamette Univ (JD)  Politician, Lawyer, Author  US House of Rep, Gov of Washington State  Dropped Out
 
Qualified for debate 1, 2, 3, 4
Supports Public Option

Did not support Medicare for All bill 
 60 MN  Yale (BA),
U of C (JD) 
 Lawyer, Politician  US Senator    US Senator, 
Presidential Candidate 
 

 Medicare for All & Public Option   46 FL  Florida State Univ. Politician, Businessman  Mayor of Miramar, FL  Mayor of Miramar, Presidential Candidate  
 
Dropped Out
 Medicare for All & Public Option   42 MA   Havard (BA, MBA, MPP)  US Marine Corp US Rep   US Rep
 
Qualified for debate 1, 2, 3, 4
Public Option  48   TX Columbia Univ (BA)   Politician, Musician  US Rep   Presidential Candidate  
 
Tim Ryan (D)
Qualified for debate 1 & 2
 Medicare for All & Public Option  47  OH  Bowling Green Univ (BA), Dickenson's School of Law Lawyer, Politician  US Rep & Ohio Senate  US Rep,  Presidential Candidate 
 
A Dem Front Runner
In a tie for 2nd
9/9/19
Qualified for debate 1, 2, 3, 4
 Supports and wrote bill for Medicare for All 79   VT  Brooklyn College, Univ of Chicago  Politician US Senator  US Senator,
Presidential Candidate    
 
Mark Sanford (R)
(New)

Replace parts of Obamacare 60 SC Furman Univ, & Univ of VA Business Politician US Rep, Gov  Presidential Candidate    
 

 Helped pass and supports ACA  67 PA Harvard Kennedy School, US Naval Academy  Admiral, Politician US Rep  Presidential Candidate    
 
Qualified for debate 4 in Oct
Medicare for all who want it &Single payer 63   NY  Stanford & Yale Business   Run for 2020 Presidential Race Presidential Candidate 
 
Dropped out 
Qualified for debate 1
Public Option   39 CA  Univ of Maryland (BA & JD)   Lawyer, Politician  US Rep   Dropped out
 
GOP Front runner 9/9/19
(No debates scheduled)
Supports AHCA



Incorrectly blames mass shootings on mental illness  
 
74  NY/ FL  The Wharton School (BS)  Business   None President, Presidential Candidate 
 
Joe Walsh (R)

 Supports Private Ins

"Health is not a right. Your rights don't come from government..."
Twitter 1/2/19
  58  IL      IL State Senator  Presidential Candidate  
 
A Dem Front Runner
In a tie for 2nd
 9/9/19
Qualified for debate 1, 2, 3, 4
Supports Medicare for All & Public Option    71  MA  George Washington Univ ; University of Houston (BS); Rutgers Law (JD) Educator, Lawyer, Politician  US Senator, MA  US Senator,
Presidential Candidate  
 
(No debates scheduled)
Supports increased Medicaid access  76 MA  University of Oxford, Harvard Univ, Harvard Law School  Educator, Politician  Gov of MA  Presidential Candidate  
 
Qualified for debate 1 & 2
Supports Medicare for All & Public Option 

Has given misleading statements on mental health
68  TX Poloma College Author  Ran for Congress in 2014, CA 33rd District  Presidential Candidate  
 
Qualified for debate 1, 2, 3, 4
Medicare for All & Public Option  45 NY   Brown Univ (BA), Columbia Law School (JD) Business   Run for 2020 Presidential Race Presidential Candidate  
                 
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