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Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes, as long as it is safe for them to return to their country

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

G>G  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn the German language?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes, but the government should provide free language learning courses

Domestic Policy  ›  Government Surveillance

Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?

G>G  Party’s support baseNo


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the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should Germany raise taxes on the rich?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Science  ›  Mandatory Vaccinations

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

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Education  ›  University Tuition

Should tuition at public universities be free?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

G>G  Party’s support basePro-choice

the Environment  ›  Environmental Regulation

Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?

G>G  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?

G>G  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the national minimum wage?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

G>G  Public statementsYes

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

G>G  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrants

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists?

G>G  Party’s support baseNo

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?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Popular Vote

Should more important political decisions be subjected to a popular vote?

G>G  Public statementsYes, on regional but not national issues

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Immigration Ban

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

G>G  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Gender Workplace Diversity

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

G>G  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Privatization

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

G>G  Party’s support baseLess

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

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)?

G>G  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

G>G  Public statementsYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

Should foreigners, currently residing in Germany, have the right to vote?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  EU Migrant Quota

Should the EU impose a quota of migrants per country?

G>G  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?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Fracking

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

G>G  Party’s support baseNo

National Security  ›  Foreign Assassination

Should Germany assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries?

G>G  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Niqāb

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Inheritance Tax

Should Germany abolish the inheritance tax?

G>G  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  EU Army

Do you support the creation of a European Army?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

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

G>G  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Genetically Modified Foods

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

G>G  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Dual Citizenship

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

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?

G>G  Party’s support baseNo

Transportation  ›  National Railway

Should the national railway be privatized?

G>G  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Central EU Agency

Should intelligence agencies be merged to create a central EU agency?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Israel

Should Germany continue to support Israel?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

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?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  World Health Organization

Should the government fund the World Health Organization?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Afghanistan

Should Germany pull all military troops out of Afghanistan?

G>G  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the German flag?

G>G  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

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

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Civil Service

Should the current number of civil servants be increased or decreased?

G>G  Public statementsIncreased

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

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

G>G  Party’s support baseNo, but we should increase funding to offer education and skill building services for prisoners

Elections  ›  Criminal Politicians

Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes, as long as it was not a felony, violent, financial, or sexual crime

Foreign Policy  ›  Backstop

Should the U.K. and Northern Ireland remain in the EU’s customs area after Brexit?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Education  ›  Charter Schools

Do you support charter schools?

G>G  Party’s support baseNo, we should focus on improving our public schools and increasing teacher wages instead

the Environment  ›  Corporate Subsidies

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

G>G  Party’s support baseYes