In July, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton chose their running mates, Gov. Mike Pence alongside Trump and U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine alongside Clinton, for the 2016 presidential election.

Here are 5 facts about both of the VP picks:

Gov. Mike Pence

  1. Gov. Pence started his term as governor of Indiana in 2013.
  2. He identifies himself as “a Christian, a Conservative and a Republican — in that order,” according to
  3. He does not agree with Trump’s Muslim Ban, according to
  4. He is a staunch supporter of the pro-life movement, according to
  5. Gov. Pence’s favorite ice cream is Moose Tracks, according to

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine

  1. Sen. Kaine served as a governor, a senator and a national party chairman, according to
  2. He took a break from Harvard Law School to volunteer as a Christian missionary in Honduras, according to
  3. He is Catholic — and personally pro-life, according to
  4. He is an advocate for gun control, according to
  5. Sen. Kaine plays the harmonica, according to