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the Environment  ›  Environmental Regulation

Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseYes, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production

the Environment  ›  Plastic Product Ban

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseYes, and ban all disposable products that are not made of at least 75% of biodegradable material

Education  ›  University Tuition

Should tuition at public universities be free?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should Colombia raise taxes on the rich?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseYes

the Environment  ›  Fracking

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseNo


Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

  Gustavo Petro voterbasePro-choice, I don’t agree but the government has no right to ban it

Elections  ›  Elected Representatives

Should the number of elected representatives be reduced?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseYes, and reduce their salaries and retirement benefits

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Privatization

Should there be more or less privatization of hospital and healthcare services?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseLess

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseYes

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseNo

Healthcare  ›  Contraception

Should the government provide greater access to contraception?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseYes

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseYes

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseYes, and provide more free public transportation

the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should Colombia increase or decrease military spending?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseDecrease

Social  ›  Animal Rights

Should the government ban cultural ceremonies that involve the killing of animals for entertainment?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Armed Teachers

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseNo

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Government Surveillance

Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseNo

Healthcare  ›  Safe Haven

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseYes, drug abuse should be treated as a health issue, not a criminal issue

the Economy  ›  Tariffs

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseYes, our country has been on the losing side of trade deals for too long

Domestic Policy  ›  Whistleblower Protection

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseYes

Immigration  ›  Immigration Ban

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into Colombia?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseNo, but we should spend more to increase our border security

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseNo

Elections  ›  Political Party Subsidies

Should political parties receive money from the government?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Media Regulation

Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseNo

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseNo, but we should increase funding to offer education and skill building services for prisoners

the Environment  ›  Genetically Modified Foods

Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseNo

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseYes

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the Colombian flag?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Aid

Should Colombia increase or decrease foreign aid spending?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseDecrease, until we drastically reduce our national budget deficit

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

Should foreigners, currently residing in Colombia, have the right to vote?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Political Advertising on Social Media

Should social media companies ban political advertising?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Net Neutrality

Should internet service providers be allowed to speed up access to popular websites (that pay higher rates) at the expense of slowing down access to less popular websites (that pay lower rates)?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Hong Kong Fugitive Extradition

Should the Chinese government be able to extradite fugitives from Hong Kong?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseNo