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 increase funding for mental health research and treatment?
Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?
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 there be more or less privatization of hospital and healthcare services?
Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?
Defunding the Police
Should funding for local police departments be redirected to social and community based programs?
Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals?
Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?
Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide?
Should the government increase spending on public transportation?
Should people under the age of 18 years old be able to receive gender-transition treatments?
Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases?
Should Finland assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries?
Should immigrants to Finland be allowed to hold dual citizenship status?
Plastic Product Ban
Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned?
Mandatory Military Service
Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?
Should Finnish citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?
Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?
World Health Organization
Should the government fund the World Health Organization?
Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics?
Should the U.K. and Northern Ireland remain in the EU’s customs area after Brexit?
Social Media Regulation
Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?
Deporting Criminal Immigrants
Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?
Genetically Modified Foods
Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods?
Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into Finland?
Gender Workplace Diversity
Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors?
European Union Countries
Should the number of countries in the European Union be reduced to 15?
EU Authoritarian Sanctions
Should the EU sanction member countries with authoritarian governments?
Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?
Right of Foreigners to Vote
Should foreigners, currently residing in Finland, have the right to vote?
Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies?
Demilitarize the Police
Should police departments be allowed to use military grade equipment?
Political Advertising on Social Media
Should social media companies ban political advertising?
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 acquire equity stakes in companies it bails out during a recession?
Post Brexit UK
Should the UK be allowed to access European Markets once they leave the EU?
Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public?
Should the government increase video surveillance in public places?
Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?
Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?
Should immigrants be required to learn the Finnish language?
Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists?