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.
Mandatory Military Service
Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?
Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment?
Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?
Should there be term limits for members of the National People’s Congress?
Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession?
Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?
Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?
Genetically Modified Foods
Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods?
Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?
Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?
Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?
Should people under the age of 18 years old be able to receive gender-transition treatments?
Defunding the Police
Should funding for local police departments be redirected to social and community based programs?
World Health Organization
Should the government fund the World Health Organization?
Demilitarize the Police
Should police departments be allowed to use military grade equipment?
Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide?
Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?
Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government?
Gender Workplace Diversity
Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors?
Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers?
Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?
LGBT Adoption Rights
Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples?
Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public?
Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country?
Deporting Criminal Immigrants
Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?
Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?
Right of Foreigners to Vote
Should foreigners, currently residing in China, have the right to vote?
Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?
Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?
Plastic Product Ban
Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned?
Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into China?
Should the government increase spending on public transportation?
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 add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country?
Drug Trafficking Penalties
Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?
Social Media Regulation
Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?
Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?
Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate?
Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics?
Political Advertising on Social Media
Should social media companies ban political advertising?
Should the government acquire equity stakes in companies it bails out during a recession?
Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies?
Should immigrants to China be allowed to hold dual citizenship status?
Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists?