Candidate: Bernie Sanders

Contest: President

Affiliation: D

Occupation/City: U.S. Senator, Burlington, VT
About:

Sen. Bernie Sanders is a Vermont independent running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. He's know for raising large sums of money from small-dollar donors. He is an advocate of using Medicare to provide healthcare for all Americans, as well as the Green New Deal aimed at solving the climate crisis, as well as free college for all.

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The following questions were asked only of 2020 primary candidates. Not all candidates responded.

Why are you running for office? None

What Colorado issue is most important to you and how will you address it? None

How should the state deal with the budget crisis - be specific in terms of programs and dollars. What should be cut, what should be preserved? None

What’s the best way for the state to deal with the unemployment resulting from the coronavirus? Solutions for the future only. None

Describe the most important distinctions between you and your primary opponent. None