This list contains a variety of resources on candidates for political office who have publicly endorsed UBI (Universal Basic Income). The goal of the list is to provide quick access to information on the breadth of political support for UBI (Universal Basic Income).
PRs welcome! To ease with verification, please include only one candidate per PR. The endorsement of UBI must be public, on the candidates website.
Always work in progress.
|Basinkomstpartiet||National political party, single-issue||Sweden||2017||Covered in Basic Income News|
|Buendnis Grundeinkommen (Basic Income Alliance)||National political party, single-issue||Germany (DE)||2016||Covered in Basic Income News|
|Council of Europe, Parliamentary Assembly||Intergovernmental organization||Europe||2018||The case for a basic citizenship income (Doc. 14462), a non-binding resolution in favour of UBI passed 48/33/12 (in favour/against/abstention)||Basic Income News coverage|
|Green Party of England and Wales||National political party||England and Wales, United Kingdom (UK)||2017||Citizens' Income included in Economy playform||Covered on Basic Income News|
|Scottish Greens||National political party||Scotland, United Kingdom (UK)||2017||Economic policy playform includes Citizens' Income||Covered on Basic Income News|
|The Opportunities Party (TOP)||New Zealand (NZ)||2017||3-stage BI, including 18-23 program. Covered on Basic Income New|
United States of America (USA)
|Andrew Yang||USA||President||2020||Democrat||Announced Feb 2018. Automation argument. NY Times, "The Robots Are Coming"|
|Brianna Wu||Massachusetts||MA-08 (Massachusetts's 8th Congressional District)||2018||Democrat|
|Kaniela Ing||Hawaii||HI-01 (Hawaii's 1st congressional district)||2018||Democrat|
|Zoltan Istvan||California||Governor||2018||Libertarian||Financing state-wide UBI by leasing federal and state land|
|Owen Poindexter||California||CA-AD-15 (California Assembly, District 15)||2018||Concrete proposal for $100/month (rising to $400/month) funded by additional 2-3% progessive state income tax|
|Raquella Thaman||California||CA-AD-15 (California Assembly, District 15)||2018||Guaranteed minimum income. Local news|
|Ingrid LaFleur||Detroit, MI||Mayor (write-in)||2017||General election: <532/101,120. Write-in candidates not disaggregated. Source: Wayne County Clerk||Write-in candidate|
Template Resolution in support of a Universal Basic Income: https://goo.gl/Fk3Qyw
|California Democratic Party||California, USA||2018||2018 Platform: Labor, Economic Justice and Poverty Elimination|
|Green Party US||USA||2016||IV. Economic Justice & Sustainability|
|Vermont Progressive Party||Vermont, USA||2016||Resolution in Support of Universal Basic Income|
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