The Democratic Party is committed to keeping our nation safe and expanding opportunity for every American. That commitment is reflected in an agenda that emphasizes the security of our nation, strong economic growth, affordable health care for all Americans, retirement security, honest government, and civil rights.
We have a bold new direction for a secure America. We seek: 1) Honest Leadership & Open Government, 2) Real Security, 3) Energy Independence, 4) Economic Prosperity & Educational Excellence, 5) A Healthcare System that Works for Everyone, and 6) Retirement Security.
2016 Democratic Platform
- Raise Incomes and Restore Economic Security for the Middle Class
- Create Good-Paying Jobs
- Fight for Economic Fairness and Against Inequality
- Bring Americans Together and Remove Barriers to Opportunities
- Protect Voting Rights, Fix Our Campaign Finance System, and Restore Our Democracy
- Combat Climate Change, Build a Clean Energy Economy, and Secure Environmental Justice
- Provide Quality and Affordable Education
- Ensure the Health and Safety of All Americans
- Principled Leadership
- Support Our Troops and Keep Faith with Our Veterans
- Confront Global Threats
- Protect Our Values
- A Leader in the World
Check out the specifics of the Democratic Platform here.