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 require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases?
Deporting Criminal Immigrants
Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?
Should Venezuela increase or decrease military spending?
Should the government increase spending on public transportation?
Should there be more or less privatization of hospital and healthcare services?
Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?
Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?
Plastic Product Ban
Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned?
Social Media Regulation
Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?
Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?
Drug Trafficking Penalties
Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?
Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?
Genetically Modified Foods
Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods?
Should the number of elected representatives be reduced?
Should Venezuela increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers?
Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?
Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?
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 immigrants to Venezuela be allowed to hold dual citizenship status?
Mandatory Military Service
Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?
Should the government provide greater access to contraception?
Should the government increase video surveillance in public places?
Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?
Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment?
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?
Right of Foreigners to Vote
Should foreigners, currently residing in Venezuela, have the right to vote?
Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide?
Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?
Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals?
Should immigrants be required to learn and speak Spanish?
Political Party Subsidies
Should political parties receive money from the government?
LGBT Adoption Rights
Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples?
Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?
Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate?
Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country?
Should the government ban cultural ceremonies that involve the killing of animals for entertainment?
Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events?
Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics?
Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into Venezuela?
Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government?
Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country?
Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession?
Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?
Should Venezuelan citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?
Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?
Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?