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Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

IDU>IDU  Party’s support basePro-life

Healthcare  ›  Contraception

Should the government provide greater access to contraception?

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Privatization

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

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseMore

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should Chile raise taxes on the rich?

IDU>IDU  Public statementsNo


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Education  ›  University Tuition

Should tuition at public universities be free?

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Euthanasia

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

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Animal Rights

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

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseYes

Science  ›  Mandatory Vaccinations

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

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseYes, but with exceptions for those whose religious beliefs forbid use of vaccines

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

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

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseYes

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?

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseYes

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Whistleblower Protection

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should Chile increase or decrease military spending?

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseIncrease

the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

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

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

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

IDU>IDU  Public statementsNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Elections

Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseNo, sentence them to life in prison without parole instead

Elections  ›  Elected Representatives

Should the number of elected representatives be reduced?

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

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

IDU>IDU  Public statementsYes

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Defunding the Police

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

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Political Party Subsidies

Should political parties receive money from the government?

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Video Surveillance

Should the government increase video surveillance in public places?

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Immigration Ban

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

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Media Regulation

Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

IDU>IDU  Public statementsHurt

Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

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

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

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

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Fracking

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

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

IDU>IDU  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?

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

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

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Genetically Modified Foods

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

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

IDU>IDU  Public statementsNo

the Economy  ›  State Ownership

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

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Welfare

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

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseMore

Immigration  ›  Dual Citizenship

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

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Corporate Subsidies

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

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Political Advertising on Social Media

Should social media companies ban political advertising?

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn and speak Spanish?

IDU>IDU  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?

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Aid

Should Chile increase or decrease foreign aid spending?

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseDecrease

Healthcare  ›  World Health Organization

Should the government fund the World Health Organization?

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseNo

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)?

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the Chilean flag?

IDU>IDU  Party’s support baseYes