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Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support basePro-choice

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Privatization

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

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseLess

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should Brazil raise taxes on the rich?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

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

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Environmental Regulation

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

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes


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Healthcare  ›  Drug Price Regulation

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

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

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Equal Pay

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

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

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseRemove taxes on corporations and tax shareholder dividends instead

Domestic Policy  ›  Armed Teachers

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

PDT>PDT  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?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Government Surveillance

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

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseNo

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Term Limits

Should there be term limits for members of Parliament?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Mental Health

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

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Gender Workplace Diversity

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseNo

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?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Tariffs

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

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseHelp

the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

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

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes, but not for cosmetics

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

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

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseNo

Education  ›  University Tuition

Should tuition at public universities be free?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Elections

Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

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

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Syrian Refugees

Should Brazil accept refugees from Syria?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

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

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Welfare

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

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseFewer

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?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Euthanasia

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

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  North Korea Military Strikes

Should Brazil conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrants

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Tech Monopolies

Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Demilitarize the Police

Should police departments be allowed to use military grade equipment?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Corporate Subsidies

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

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Skilled Immigrants

Should Brazil increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseIncrease

Domestic Policy  ›  Political Advertising on Social Media

Should social media companies ban political advertising?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Immigration Ban

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

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the Brazilian flag?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseNo, this is a violation of free speech

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

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

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Offshore Banking

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

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Bonus Cap

Should bankers’ bonuses be capped at 100% of their pay?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Whistleblower Protection

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Bitcoin

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  State Ownership

Should the government acquire equity stakes in companies it bails out during a recession?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Fracking

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

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Niqāb

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes, but their identity must be privately verified by a female staff member

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?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Dual Citizenship

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

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseYes, unless they have committed a crime

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)?

PDT>PDT  Party’s support baseNo