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 the government increase spending on public transportation?
Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?
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?
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?
Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?
Plastic Product Ban
Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned?
Right of Foreigners to Vote
Should foreigners, currently residing in Indonesia, have the right to vote?
Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists?
Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals?
Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies?
Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country?
Social Media Regulation
Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?
Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics?
Drug Trafficking Penalties
Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?
Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?
Mandatory Military Service
Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?
Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government?
Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?
Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers?
Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?
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?
Gender Workplace Diversity
Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors?
Should immigrants to Indonesia be allowed to hold dual citizenship status?
Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment?
Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public?
Should there be term limits for members of the National People’s Congress?
Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?
Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events?
Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?
Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession?
Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?
Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country?
Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?
Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate?