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 political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public?
Should there be more or less privatization of hospital and healthcare services?
Genetically Modified Foods
Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods?
Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide?
Drug Trafficking Penalties
Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?
Mandatory Military Service
Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?
Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government?
Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?
Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?
Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?
LGBT Adoption Rights
Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples?
Social Media Regulation
Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?
Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?
Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases?
Should the government increase video surveillance in public places?
Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?
Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists?
Should Russia increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers?
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 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 Russia, have the right to vote?
Should Russian citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?
Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country?
Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into Russia?
Gender Workplace Diversity
Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors?
Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country?
Should immigrants to Russia be allowed to hold dual citizenship status?
Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate?
Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?
Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events?
Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?
Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?
Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics?
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)?
Criminal Voting Rights
Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?
Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?
Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?
Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment?
Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?
Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?
Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies?