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Humberto de La Calle’s Policies

These issues below are sorted in descending order based on how important the average Colombian voter ranked them on the quiz.

Topics

the Environment  ›  Environmental Regulation

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

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseYes

the Environment  ›  Fracking

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

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseNo

Education  ›  University Tuition

Should tuition at public universities be free?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseYes

Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbasePro-choice

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?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseYes, and ban all disposable products that are not made of at least 75% of biodegradable material


the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should Colombia raise taxes on the rich?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseYes

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseYes, and require a public audit each year they are in office

Science  ›  Mandatory Vaccinations

Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseYes, but only for deadly contagious diseases

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseNo

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Privatization

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

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseLess

Social  ›  Animal Rights

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

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseYes, and the government should do more to protect the treatment of animals

Healthcare  ›  Contraception

Should the government provide greater access to contraception?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Armed Teachers

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseYes

the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

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

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseYes, but not for cosmetics

Domestic Policy  ›  Video Surveillance

Should the government increase video surveillance in public places?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseYes, but only in places where crime rates are high

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

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

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseYes

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Farm Subsidies

Should the government subsidize Colombian farmers?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseYes, but only small local farms instead of large corporations

Elections  ›  Elected Representatives

Should the number of elected representatives be reduced?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseYes, and reduce their salaries and retirement benefits

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  VAT Rates

Should VAT rates be increased or decreased?

  Party’s support baseDecrease

Domestic Policy  ›  Whistleblower Protection

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?

  Party’s support baseYes, but only if the information was legally obtained

Domestic Policy  ›  Government Surveillance

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

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

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Media Regulation

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

  Party’s support baseNo, the government should not determine what is fake or real news

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseYes

Social  ›  Euthanasia

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should Colombia increase or decrease military spending?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseDecrease

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

  Humberto de La Calle 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?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseYes, drug abuse should be treated as a health issue, not a criminal issue

Healthcare  ›  Mental Health

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseYes, but only increase funding for personalized care instead of subsidizing pharmaceutical companies

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseYes, and make it a living wage

Elections  ›  Political Party Subsidies

Should political parties receive money from the government?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Genetically Modified Foods

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

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseNo

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseNo, and voters should be required to pass a basic test demonstrating their understanding of politics in order to vote

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseNo

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseNo

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseYes, this system guarantees healthcare for everyone

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country?

  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

  Party’s support baseHelp, in theory but have recently become corrupt and should have their powers limited

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

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

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseYes, but only after living in the country for 5 years

Domestic Policy  ›  Political Advertising on Social Media

Should social media companies ban political advertising?

  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Aid

Should Colombia increase or decrease foreign aid spending?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseDecrease, until we drastically reduce our national budget deficit

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

  Party’s support baseLower

the Economy  ›  NAFTA

Should Colombia continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)?

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the Colombian flag?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseNo

the Environment  ›  Corporate Subsidies

Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate?

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Women in Combat

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Welfare

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?

  Party’s support baseFewer

Healthcare  ›  World Health Organization

Should the government fund the World Health Organization?

  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Dual Citizenship

Should immigrants to Colombia be allowed to hold dual citizenship status?

  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Citizenship Test

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseYes

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)?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseNo, this would allow them to remove competition, create artificial scarcity, and increase prices

the Economy  ›  Offshore Banking

Should Colombian citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?

  Humberto de La Calle voterbaseYes, as long as offshore income is reported

Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete against athletes that differ from their assigned sex at birth?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Bitcoin

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency?

  Party’s support baseNo