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.
Deporting Criminal Immigrants
Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?
Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into Germany?
Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job?
LGBT Adoption Rights
Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples?
Central EU Agency
Should intelligence agencies be merged to create a central EU agency?
Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?
National Pension Fund
Should all government officials be required to pay into the national pension fund?
Should the current number of civil servants be increased or decreased?
EU Authoritarian Sanctions
Should the EU sanction member countries with authoritarian governments?
Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?
Social Media Regulation
Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?
Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession?
Should immigrants be required to learn the German language?
Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases?
Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country?
Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists?
Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies?
Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government?
Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?
Should the government increase spending on public transportation?
Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics?
Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?
United States of Europe
Should the EU evolve into the United States of Europe?
Drug Trafficking Penalties
Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?
Should German citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?
Mandatory Military Service
Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?
Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?
Gender Workplace Diversity
Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors?
Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?
Post Brexit UK
Should the UK be allowed to access European Markets once they leave the EU?
Should the government increase video surveillance in public places?
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)?
Right of Foreigners to Vote
Should foreigners, currently residing in Germany, have the right to vote?
Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment?
Should Germany increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers?
Plastic Product Ban
Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned?
Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?
Should there be more or less privatization of hospital and healthcare services?
Political Party Subsidies
Should political parties receive money from the government?
Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
Do you support the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)?
Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events?
European Union Countries
Should the number of countries in the European Union be reduced to 15?
Should the President be elected directly by the people?
Should Germany assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries?
Should immigrants to Germany be allowed to hold dual citizenship status?
Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?
Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?
Should the children of migrants who live in French territories be allowed to join their families?
Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country?
Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?
Genetically Modified Foods
Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods?
Criminal Voting Rights
Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?
Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals?
Should more important political decisions be subjected to a popular vote?
Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate?
Should the U.K. and Northern Ireland remain in the EU’s customs area after Brexit?
Should the former CEO of VW, Martin Winterkorn, face criminal charges for his role in the emissions scandal?
Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?
Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public?