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 a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?
Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide?
Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?
LGBT Adoption Rights
Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples?
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?
Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics?
Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases?
Should Chile continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)?
Deporting Criminal Immigrants
Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?
Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into Chile?
Should the government ban cultural ceremonies that involve the killing of animals for entertainment?
Should people under the age of 18 years old be able to receive gender-transition treatments?
Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment?
Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?
Defunding the Police
Should funding for local police departments be redirected to social and community based programs?
Demilitarize the Police
Should police departments be allowed to use military grade equipment?
Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country?
Should the government acquire equity stakes in companies it bails out during a recession?
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?
COVID Employment Health Pass
Should the government require employees of large businesses to be vaccinated from COVID?
Political Party Subsidies
Should political parties receive money from the government?
Should the government provide greater access to contraception?
Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?
Should the number of elected representatives be reduced?
Political Advertising on Social Media
Should social media companies ban political advertising?
Mandatory Military Service
Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?
Should the government increase video surveillance in public places?
Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?
Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?
Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?
Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?
Drug Trafficking Penalties
Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?
Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete against athletes that differ from their assigned sex at birth?
Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?
Should homeless individuals, that have refused available shelter or housing, be allowed to sleep or encamp on public property?
Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country?
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 Chile, have the right to vote?
Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?
Genetically Modified Foods
Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods?
Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?
Should Chile increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers?
Social Media Regulation
Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?
World Health Organization
Should the government fund the World Health Organization?
Should the underlying technology of our financial system (credit, savings, investing, purchasing) transition from an institutionally owned industry to a decentralized protocol (similar to the internet) that is not owned by any corporation?
Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate?
Should the government classify cryptocurrencies as legal forms of payment?
Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?
Should immigrants be required to learn and speak Spanish?
Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?
Should Chilean citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?
Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government?
Should immigrants to Chile be allowed to hold dual citizenship status?
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)?