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.
Right to Work
Should the government guarantee wage employment to every low income household?
Should the government increase video surveillance in public places?
Should the government take a stronger position against Chinese influence in the region?
Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?
Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public?
If Pakistan attacks, should the government respond with devastating force?
Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into India?
Should Indian voters be able to exercise the "None of the Above" (NOTA) option for candidates?
Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?
Private Sector Reservation
Do you support caste based reservation in the private sector?
Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases?
Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession?
Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?
Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?
Women in Parliament
Should a third of all seats in parliament be reserved for women?
Should the government use incentives or punishment as a means to bring black money back to India?
Religious Political Parties
Should India allow religion based political parties?
Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?
Should the government increase or decrease military spending?
Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?
Social Media Regulation
Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?
Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?
Should the government provide all citizens with a free of charge education?
Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?
Should the government prioritize lowering the cost of healthcare or improving the quality?
Should the government increase spending on public transportation?
Right to Food
Should the government guarantee the legal right to food for two-thirds of the population?
Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies?
LGBT Adoption Rights
Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples?
Should there be more public or private involvement in healthcare?
High Speed Rail
Should the government invest in building a high speed rail?
Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists?
Should India increase or decrease its amount of military weapons?
Should immigrants be required to learn the Indian language?
Gender Workplace Diversity
Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors?
Plastic Product Ban
Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned?
Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals?
Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?
Contest of Elections
Should regional parties be allowed to contest Parliament elections?
Should India increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers?
Foreign Direct Investment
Should India allow international retail chains such as Wal-Mart and Tesco more or less entry into India?
Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?
Should India drastically increase punishment for domestic violence and crimes against women?
Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate?
Should there be more or less privatization of hospital and healthcare services?
Should India create a one-child policy in order to control population growth?
Drug Trafficking Penalties
Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?
Right of Foreigners to Vote
Should foreigners, currently residing in India, have the right to vote?
Genetically Modified Foods
Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods?
Should the government ban cultural ceremonies that involve the killing of animals for entertainment?
Should Jammu and Kashmir be granted special autonomous status?
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 funding for mental health research and treatment?
Deporting Criminal Immigrants
Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?
Right to Homestead
Should India give all poor households the right to homestead?
Do you support the Jan Lokpal bill which would create an independent organization to investigate corruption of government employees?
Uniform Civil Code
Should the government eliminate codes that protect the culture of minority groups?
Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?
Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events?
Should the government pay for the construction of the Ram Temple at Ayodhya?
Should India increase the use of private international firms to build infrastructure?
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?
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 immigrants to India be allowed to hold dual citizenship status?
Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country?
Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics?
Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country?
Foreign Defense Investment
Should India allow foreign countries to transfer their military production to India?
Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation
Do you support the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh?