Purple Public - The Political Voice For Moderate Americans

Democrat or Republican Test

The following is a simple test to see if you are really a Democrat or a Republican. The point of this test is to see if you are basing your vote on your true beliefs.

The key to taking this test is to go with your gut feeling on the questions, and not to think about how you think you should answer the questions.

To complete the test simply keep a tally of your points based on your answers:

- 1 point: Yes

- 2 points: Indifferent

- 3 points: No

Then simply add up your points, and see where you rank on the point scale below.

Questions Yes Indifferent No
(1.) Do you think unions are good for the American society? 1 2 3
(2.) Do you believe it is solely a woman's choice as to whether or not she has an abortion? 1 2 3
(3.) Do you think Medicare is a good government run program? 1 2 3
(4.) Do you think Social Security is a good government run program? 1 2 3
(5.) Do you think the United States government spends too much money on the military? 1 2 3
(6.) Do you believe the top 1% of wealthy Americans should pay a bit more in taxes to help bring down the deficit? 1 2 3
(7.) Do you believe there should be a universal single-payer (Medicare For All) health care system in the United States? 1 2 3
(8.) Do you think gay Americans deserve the same marriage rights (civil unions) as straight Americans? 1 2 3
(9.) Do you feel that the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" was a good idea? 1 2 3
(10.) Do you think some amnesty should be granted to illegal immigrants who have contributed to American society? 1 2 3
(11.) Do you think that the Citizens United Supreme Court decision that says corporations are considered people was wrong? 1 2 3
(12.) Do you feel that Wall Street is mostly responsible for the 2008 recession? 1 2 3
(13.) Do you think the Iraq War was a mistake? 1 2 3
(14.) Do you think the Afghanistan War was a mistake? 1 2 3
(15.) Do you think mixing politics with religion is a bad idea? 1 2 3
(16.) Do you think the "Affordable Care Act" (Obamacare) was a good idea? 1 2 3
(17.) Do you think the "Patriot Act" is unconstitutional and should be repealed? 1 2 3
(18.) Do you think the Guantanamo Bay detention camp should be closed? 1 2 3
(19.) Do you think the government should stimulate the economy during a recession? 1 2 3
(20.) Do you think non-violent drug offenses should be decriminalized? 1 2 3

Click Your Point Total Range Below For Your Voting Test Results

20-27

28-35

36-44

45-52

53-60