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 political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public?
Political Advertising on Social Media
Should social media companies ban political advertising?
Deporting Criminal Immigrants
Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?
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 use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession?
Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists?
Should Israel increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers?
Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events?
Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?
Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?
Demilitarize the Police
Should police departments be allowed to use military grade equipment?
Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?
Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide?
Should the government acquire equity stakes in companies it bails out during a recession?
Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?
Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?
Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies?
Should there be more or less privatization of hospital and healthcare services?
Should Israeli citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?
Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases?
Social Media Regulation
Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?
Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?
LGBT Adoption Rights
Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples?
Right of Foreigners to Vote
Should foreigners, currently residing in Israel, have the right to vote?
Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google?
Gender Workplace Diversity
Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors?
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 government increase spending on public transportation?
Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?
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 learn the Israeli language?
Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country?
Political Party Subsidies
Should political parties receive money from the government?
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 increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?
Should the government increase video surveillance in public places?
Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?
Plastic Product Ban
Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned?
Drug Trafficking Penalties
Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?
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 immigrants to Israel be allowed to hold dual citizenship status?
Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment?
Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?
Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into Israel?
Genetically Modified Foods
Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods?
Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate?
Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country?
Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?