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The Candidates:
• George W. Bush
• John Kerry
• Ralph Nader
• Third Parties
Showdown States:
The Conventions:
• Democratic
• Republican

President Bush is seeking a second term but Democratic nominee John Kerry and independent Ralph Nader want him out of the White House. Each has a range of views on the key issues involved in the November election.
Click on the candidate's names for a full rundown of where Bush, Kerry and Nader stand on the key issues.
Click on the icons below to see how each of the contenders weigh in and then compare their views on some hot topics.
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