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 there be more or less privatisation of the NHS?
Should there be more or less privatisation of hospital and healthcare services?
Should the government prosecute people who avoid paying taxes by hiding money in foreign bank accounts?
LGBT Adoption Rights
Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples?
Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?
Mandatory Military Service
Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?
Deportation of Suspected Terrorists
Should the UK deport immigrants who are considered to be promoting terrorism?
Should the UK be allowed to access European Markets once they leave the EU?
Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide?
Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists?
Trident Nuclear Weapons Programme
Should the UK renew its Trident nuclear weapons programme?
NHS Profit Reimbursement
Should private firms reimburse the NHS if they exceed a 5% profit on contracts?
Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?
Deporting Criminal Immigrants
Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?
Should the top tax rate of income over £150,000 be raised to 50 percent?
Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?
North Korea Military Strikes
Should the government conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities?
Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases?
Emergency Medical Care
Should foreign visitors have to pay for emergency medical treatment during their stay in the UK?
Gender Workplace Diversity
Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors?
Should child benefits be restricted to a maximum of two children?
Would you support the return of a selective education system and the reintroduction of grammar schools?
Should the government provide military aid to Saudi Arabia during its conflict with Yemen?
Should all state schools be required to follow a standard curriculum?
Should the federal government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?
Young Benefit Claimants
Should 18-21 year olds take on unpaid community work in order to claim benefits?
Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?
Should the UK reinstate a form of mandatory national service?
Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending?
Free School Meals
Should free meals be offered to all primary school students?
Should the government increase or decrease military spending?
Should every student be required to take a GCSE exam at the end of Year Eleven?
Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government?
United States of Europe
Should the EU evolve into the United States of Europe?
Should homeowners pay higher taxes on "mansions" valued over £2m?
Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public?
Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers?
West Lothian Question
Should Welsh, Scottish, and Northern Irish MPs be entitled to vote on legislation which only affects England?
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 the government allow businesses, charities, parents or teachers to use public money to start "free schools"?
Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?
Should nonviolent drug offenders be given mandatory jail sentences?
Should Canada switch to a proportional representation voting system?
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 use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession?
Right of Foreigners to Vote
Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote?
Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?
Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?
Should France continue to assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries?
Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies?
Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul?
Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?
Should tenants receive less benefits if they live in a housing association or council property with more bedrooms than occupants?
Central EU Agency
Should intelligence agencies be merged to create a central EU agency?
Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
Do you support the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)?
Should the children of migrants who live in French territories be allowed to join their families?
Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?
Criminal Voting Rights
Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?
Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country?
Genetically Modified Foods
Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods?
Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?
Buy to Let
Should mortgage lenders be allowed to provide buy-to-let mortgage loans?
Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?
Should our country defend other NATO countries that maintain low military defense budgets relative to their GDP?
Should the London Underground be considered an "essential service" which would ban all future worker strikes?
Devolved English Parliament
Should England establish a devolved Parliament?
Antisocial Behaviour Orders (ASBOs)
Do you support the use of Antisocial Behaviour Orders (ASBOs)?
Should the government abolish the non-domicile rule which allows residents to limit the tax paid on earnings outside the UK?
High Speed 2
Do you support the construction of a high speed railway (HS2) connecting London to Birmingham?
Should the Welsh assembly be granted more devolved power from Parliament to create regional laws?
Laptop Travel Ban
Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East?