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 immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government?
Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?
Gender Workplace Diversity
Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors?
Deporting Criminal Immigrants
Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?
Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country?
Should the government increase video surveillance in public places?
Should Swiss citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?
Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?
Should Switzerland raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?
Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?
Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?
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?
Central EU Agency
Should intelligence agencies be merged to create a central EU agency?
Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies?
United States of Europe
Should the EU evolve into the United States of Europe?
Should immigrants be required to learn the Swiss language?
Genetically Modified Foods
Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods?
Mandatory Military Service
Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?
Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment?
Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession?
Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?
Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
Do you support the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)?
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?
EU Authoritarian Sanctions
Should the EU sanction member countries with authoritarian governments?
Should Switzerland increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers?
Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?
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 increase spending on public transportation?
Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?
Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public?
Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases?
Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists?
Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?
LGBT Adoption Rights
Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples?
Should there be more or less privatisation of hospital and healthcare services?
Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?
Should the children of migrants who live in French territories be allowed to join their families?
Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?
Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into Switzerland?
Should Switzerland assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries?
Post Brexit UK
Should the UK be allowed to access European Markets once they leave the EU?