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Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

CDP>CDP  Public statementsPro-choice

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?

CDP>CDP  Public statementsYes

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

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

CDP>CDP  Public statementsYes

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Privatization

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

CDP>CDP  Public statementsLess

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should Chile raise taxes on the rich?

CDP>CDP  Public statementsYes


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Education  ›  University Tuition

Should tuition at public universities be free?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes, tuition costs are currently too expensive

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

CDP>CDP  Public statementsNo

Science  ›  Mandatory Vaccinations

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

CDP>CDP  Public statementsYes

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

CDP>CDP  Public statementsYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should Chile increase or decrease military spending?

CDP>CDP  Public statementsIncrease

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo, focus on ending tax evasion instead

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

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

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo, we should invest in cleaner alternatives such as wind, hydroelectric, thorium, and geothermal

Elections  ›  Political Party Subsidies

Should political parties receive money from the government?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

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

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

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

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 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, but only after living in the country for 5 years

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

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

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

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

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

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

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

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

CDP>CDP  Public statementsYes, but only for medical use

the Environment  ›  Genetically Modified Foods

Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Welfare

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseFewer

the Environment  ›  Corporate Subsidies

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn and speak Spanish?

CDP>CDP  Public statementsYes

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Aid

Should Chile increase or decrease foreign aid spending?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseDecrease

Healthcare  ›  World Health Organization

Should the government fund the World Health Organization?

CDP>CDP  Public statementsYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the Chilean flag?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes