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 attempt to influence foreign elections?
Mandatory Military Service
Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?
United States of Europe
Should the EU evolve into the United States of Europe?
Should there be more or less privatisation of hospital and healthcare services?
LGBT Adoption Rights
Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples?
Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?
Drug Trafficking Penalties
Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?
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)?
Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?
Right of Foreigners to Vote
Should foreigners, currently residing in Switzerland, have the right to vote?
Should immigrants to Switzerland be allowed to hold dual citizenship status?
Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public?
Should the government increase spending on public transportation?
Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?
EU Authoritarian Sanctions
Should the EU sanction member countries with authoritarian governments?
Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases?
Plastic Product Ban
Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned?
Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals?
Post Brexit UK
Should the UK be allowed to access European Markets once they leave the EU?
Should Switzerland assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries?
Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?
Should Switzerland increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers?
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 children of migrants who live in French territories be allowed to join their families?
Deporting Criminal Immigrants
Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?
Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?
Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into Switzerland?
Social Media Regulation
Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?
Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?
Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?
Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies?
Should immigrants be required to learn the Swiss language?
Should Switzerland raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?
Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?
Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government?
Gender Workplace Diversity
Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors?
Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession?
Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists?
Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
Do you support the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)?
Should the government increase video surveillance in public places?
Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?
Genetically Modified Foods
Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods?