Try the political quiz

Christian Democratic Party platform and policies

These issues below are sorted in descending order based on how important the average Chilean voter ranked them on the quiz.

Topics

Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

CDP>CDP  Public statementsPro-choice

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

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

CDP>CDP  Public statementsYes

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should Chile raise taxes on the rich?

CDP>CDP  Public statementsYes

Education  ›  University Tuition

Should tuition at public universities be free?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Privatization

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

CDP>CDP  Public statementsLess


How similar are your political beliefs to Christian Democratic Party‚Äôs policies? Take the political quiz to find out.

the Environment  ›  Environmental Regulation

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

CDP>CDP  Public statementsNo

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?

CDP>CDP  Public statementsYes

Science  ›  Mandatory Vaccinations

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

CDP>CDP  Public statementsYes

Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Euthanasia

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes, but only if there is no chance they will survive their illness

Domestic Policy  ›  Government Surveillance

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

CDP>CDP  Public statementsYes

the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Hate Speech

Should hate speech be protected by freedom of speech laws?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  Contraception

Should the government provide greater access to contraception?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Criminal Politicians

Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?

CDP>CDP  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?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Animal Rights

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Political Party Subsidies

Should political parties receive money from the government?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo, funding should come from their members

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should Chile increase or decrease military spending?

CDP>CDP  Public statementsIncrease

Domestic Policy  ›  Video Surveillance

Should the government increase video surveillance in public places?

CDP>CDP  Public statementsYes

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes, but allow people to use private insurance

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

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

CDP>CDP  Public statementsYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?

CDP>CDP  Public statementsNo

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

CDP>CDP  Public statementsHelp

Crime  ›  Defunding the Police

Should funding for local police departments be redirected to social and community based programs?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

CDP>CDP  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?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  United Nations

Should Chile maintain a presence at the United Nations?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Fracking

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo, more research is needed to measure the long term effects of fracking

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

CDP>CDP  Public statementsYes, but only for medical use

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete against athletes that differ from their assigned sex at birth?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes, but only if their hormone levels are equivalent to those in the gender category in which they compete

Housing  ›  Homeless Encampments

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

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?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes, drug abuse should be treated as a health issue, not a criminal issue

Domestic Policy  ›  Political Advertising on Social Media

Should social media companies ban political advertising?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Farm Subsidies

Should the government subsidize Chilean farmers?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Corporate Subsidies

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

CDP>CDP  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?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Tariffs

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Dual Citizenship

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn and speak Spanish?

CDP>CDP  Public statementsYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the Chilean flag?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  World Health Organization

Should the government fund the World Health Organization?

CDP>CDP  Public statementsYes

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)?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo