Popular Political Issues
We receive over a million unique answers (and filter out multiple submissions) to our political issues survey per day and categorize the submissions by political affiliation, state, city, and referral website. Choose an issue below to start exploring.
Political Advertising on Social Media
Should social media companies ban political advertising?
Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?
LGBT Adoption Rights
Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples?
Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?
Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public?
Should immigrants be required to learn and speak Spanish?
Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?
Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?
Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country?
Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?
Should there be more or less privatization of hospital and healthcare services?
Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases?
Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?
Social Media Regulation
Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?
Should the government provide greater access to contraception?
Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?
Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?
Should the number of elected representatives be reduced?
Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics?
Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events?
Drug Trafficking Penalties
Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?
Should Colombian citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?
Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?
Should the government acquire equity stakes in companies it bails out during a recession?
Should the government increase video surveillance in public places?
Mandatory Military Service
Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?
Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals?
Right of Foreigners to Vote
Should foreigners, currently residing in Colombia, have the right to vote?
Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into Colombia?
World Health Organization
Should the government fund the World Health Organization?
Should the government ban cultural ceremonies that involve the killing of animals for entertainment?
Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?
Should immigrants to Colombia be allowed to hold dual citizenship status?
Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession?
Political Party Subsidies
Should political parties receive money from the government?
Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country?
Plastic Product Ban
Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned?
Should the government increase spending on public transportation?
Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government?
Should Colombia increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers?
Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate?
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)?
Defunding the Police
Should funding for local police departments be redirected to social and community based programs?
Demilitarize the Police
Should police departments be allowed to use military grade equipment?
Should Colombia continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)?
Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment?
Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide?
Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?
Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?