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Foreign Policy  ›  European Union

Should Germany withdraw from the European Union?

G>G  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

G>G  Party’s support basePro-choice

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  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

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

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

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

Education  ›  University Tuition

Should tuition at public universities be free?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

G>G  Public statementsYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Government Surveillance

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

G>G  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the national minimum wage?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

G>G  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Environmental Regulation

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

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

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

Social  ›  Gender Workplace Diversity

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

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Privatization

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

G>G  Party’s support baseLess

Science  ›  Mandatory Vaccinations

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

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Church Tax

Should the church tax be abolished?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

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

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete against athletes that differ from their assigned sex at birth?

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

Elections  ›  Popular Vote

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

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

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

G>G  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

G>G  Public statementsYes

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Niqāb

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

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, but it should only cover very basic and simple topics

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Hate Speech

Should hate speech be protected by freedom of speech laws?

G>G  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Gender Transition

Should people under the age of 18 years old be able to receive gender-transition treatments?

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

Foreign Policy  ›  EU Authoritarian Sanctions

Should the EU sanction member countries with authoritarian governments?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Media Regulation

Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  United States of Europe

Should the EU evolve into the United States of Europe?

G>G  Party’s support baseNo

National Security  ›  Foreign Assassination

Should Germany assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries?

G>G  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Skilled Immigrants

Should Germany increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers?

G>G  Party’s support baseIncrease

Crime  ›  Demilitarize the Police

Should police departments be allowed to use military grade equipment?

G>G  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Inheritance Tax

Should Germany abolish the inheritance tax?

G>G  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Post Brexit UK

Should the UK be allowed to access European Markets once they leave the EU?

G>G  Party’s support baseNo

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

Immigration  ›  Dual Citizenship

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

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  EU Army

Do you support the creation of a European Army?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Israel

Should Germany continue to support Israel?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

G>G  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

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

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

the Economy  ›  VAT Rates

Should VAT rates be increased or decreased?

G>G  Party’s support baseDecrease, but only on food and medicine

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Transportation  ›  National Railway

Should the national railway be privatized?

G>G  Party’s support baseNo

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  ›  Central EU Agency

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

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the German flag?

G>G  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Political Advertising on Social Media

Should social media companies ban political advertising?

G>G  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Term Limits

Should there be term limits for members of the Bundestag?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Welfare

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?

G>G  Party’s support baseFewer

Crime  ›  Defunding the Police

Should funding for local police departments be redirected to social and community based programs?

G>G  Party’s support baseNo, increase funding and training for police departments in higher crime rate communities

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

the Economy  ›  Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

Do you support the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes, but more priority should be given to food safety and environmental protection

the Economy  ›  Bonus Cap

Should bankers’ bonuses be capped at 100% of their pay?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

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

Domestic Policy  ›  Civil Service

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

G>G  Public statementsIncreased

Education  ›  School Truancy

Should the government decriminalize school truancy?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Greece Bailout

Do you support the EU bailout of Greece?

G>G  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Tariffs

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country?

G>G  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Corporate Subsidies

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

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