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 add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country?
Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession?
Mandatory Military Service
Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?
Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?
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 be able to monitor phone calls and emails?
Social Media Regulation
Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?
Should the U.K. and Northern Ireland remain in the EU’s customs area after Brexit?
European Union Countries
Should the number of countries in the European Union be reduced to 15?
Post Brexit UK
Should the UK be allowed to access European Markets once they leave the EU?
Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists?
Should immigrants to Sweden be allowed to hold dual citizenship status?
Should Sweden increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers?
Should the children of migrants who live in French territories be allowed to join their families?
Gender Workplace Diversity
Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors?
Deporting Criminal Immigrants
Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?
Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?
Should immigrants be required to learn the Swedish language?
Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics?
Should Swedish citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?
EU Authoritarian Sanctions
Should the EU sanction member countries with authoritarian governments?
Should there be more or less privatization of hospital and healthcare services?
Political Party Subsidies
Should political parties receive money from the government?
Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?
Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public?
Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into Sweden?
Should the government increase video surveillance in public places?
Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide?
Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate?
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?
United States of Europe
Should the EU evolve into the United States of Europe?
Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies?
Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases?
Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country?
Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
Do you support the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)?
Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?
Right of Foreigners to Vote
Should foreigners, currently residing in Sweden, have the right to vote?
Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?
Plastic Product Ban
Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned?
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 increase funding for mental health research and treatment?
LGBT Adoption Rights
Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples?
Should the government increase spending on public transportation?
Genetically Modified Foods
Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods?
Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?
Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events?
Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?
Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?
Should Sweden assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries?
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)?