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Alternative Democratic Pole platform and 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?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Fracking

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Education  ›  University Tuition

Should tuition at public universities be free?

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

  Party’s support basePro-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?

  Party’s support baseYes


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the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should Colombia raise taxes on the rich?

  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Science  ›  Mandatory Vaccinations

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Privatization

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

  Party’s support baseLess

Social  ›  Animal Rights

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Contraception

Should the government provide greater access to contraception?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Video Surveillance

Should the government increase video surveillance in public places?

  Party’s support baseYes, but only in places where crime rates are high

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Farm Subsidies

Should the government subsidize Colombian farmers?

  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Elected Representatives

Should the number of elected representatives be reduced?

  Party’s support baseYes, and reduce their salaries and retirement benefits

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

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

  Party’s support baseNo

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

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Euthanasia

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should Colombia increase or decrease military spending?

  Party’s support baseDecrease

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Tariffs

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

  Party’s support baseYes

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?

  Party’s support baseYes

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?

  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Aid

Should Colombia increase or decrease foreign aid spending?

  Party’s support baseDecrease

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the Colombian flag?

  Party’s support baseNo

Housing  ›  Homeless Encampments

Should homeless individuals, that have refused available shelter or housing, be allowed to sleep or encamp on public property?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Corporate Subsidies

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

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

  Party’s support baseNo

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?

  Party’s support baseNo

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)?

  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn and speak Spanish?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Bitcoin

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency?

  Party’s support baseNo