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.
Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession?
Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?
Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?
Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country?
Should there be more or less privatization of hospital and healthcare services?
Drug Price Regulation
Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs?
Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country?
LGBT Adoption Rights
Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples?
Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?
Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics?
Gender Workplace Diversity
Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors?
Should Brazilian citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?
Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide?
Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job?
Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?
Should the government acquire equity stakes in companies it bails out during a recession?
Defunding the Police
Should funding for local police departments be redirected to social and community based programs?
Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?
Should the government increase spending on public transportation?
Social Media Regulation
Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?
Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?
Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment?
Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?
Political Advertising on Social Media
Should social media companies ban political advertising?
Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events?
Plastic Product Ban
Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned?
Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?
Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?
North Korea Military Strikes
Should Brazil conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities?
Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals?
Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?
Drug Trafficking Penalties
Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?
Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into Brazil?
Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?
Mandatory Military Service
Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?
Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate?
World Health Organization
Should the government fund the World Health Organization?
Criminal Voting Rights
Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?
Hong Kong Fugitive Extradition
Should the Chinese government be able to extradite fugitives from Hong Kong?
Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists?
Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies?
Genetically Modified Foods
Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods?
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)?
Should Brazil increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers?
Right of Foreigners to Vote
Should foreigners, currently residing in Brazil, have the right to vote?
Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?
Should immigrants to Brazil be allowed to hold dual citizenship status?