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The quick guide to New Zealand’s political parties

Complete list of the political parties political stances

National Party

National Party’s political stances

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

National Party’s answer: Pro-lifeSource

Do you support the legalisation of same sex marriage? stats discuss

National Party’s answer: YesSource

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples? stats discuss

National Party’s answer: YesSource

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide? stats discuss

National Party’s answer: NoSource

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

National Party voters: NoSource

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors? stats discuss

National Party voters: NoSource

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

National Party voters: YesSource

Should parental leave payments increase based on the mother's wage? stats discuss

National Party’s answer: No, but increase the equal pay amount and duration of leaveSource

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies? stats discuss

National Party voters: YesSource

Science issues

Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases? stats discuss

National Party voters: YesSource

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

National Party voters: NoSource

Healthcare issues

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs? stats discuss

National Party voters: YesSource

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment? stats discuss

National Party’s answer: YesSource

Are you in favour of universal dental care? stats discuss

National Party voters: YesSource

Do you support the legalisation of Marijuana? stats discuss

National Party’s answer: NoSource

Should there be more or less privatisation of hospital and healthcare services? stats discuss

National Party voters: LessSource

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals? stats discuss

National Party voters: NoSource

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

National Party voters: YesSource

Immigration issues

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

National Party voters: YesSource

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

National Party voters: YesSource

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists? stats discuss

National Party voters: YesSource

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

National Party’s answer: NoSource

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government? stats discuss

National Party voters: YesSource

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers? stats discuss

National Party’s answer: I am satisfied with the current amountSource

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

National Party voters: YesSource

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

National Party voters: YesSource

Environmental issues

Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions? stats discuss

National Party’s answer: YesSource

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

National Party voters: YesSource

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources? stats discuss

National Party voters: YesSource

Should businesses be taxed for the water they use? stats discuss

National Party’s answer: NoSource

Should the government ban the use of 1080? stats discuss

National Party’s answer: NoSource

Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods? stats discuss

National Party’s answer: YesSource

Education issues

Should tuition at public universities be free? stats discuss

National Party voters: NoSource

Do you support national standards in education? stats discuss

National Party voters: YesSource

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

National Party voters: YesSource

Should Te Reo Māori be compulsory in schools? stats discuss

National Party voters: NoSource

Should more students be eligible for an allowance? stats discuss

National Party’s answer: No, there should be more restrictionsSource

Foreign Policy issues

Should citizens lose their citizenship if they join a terrorist organization in a foreign country? stats discuss

National Party voters: YesSource

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

National Party voters: YesSource

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service? stats discuss

National Party voters: NoSource

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

National Party’s answer: YesSource

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

National Party voters: DecreaseSource

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

National Party’s answer: YesSource

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

National Party’s answer: IncreaseSource

Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel? stats discuss

National Party voters: NoSource

Housing issues

Should foreigners need consent to purchase more than five hectares of non-urban land? stats discuss

National Party voters: YesSource

Should the government increase incentives for first home buyers? stats discuss

National Party voters: YesSource

Should the government increase spending on infrastructure (roads, water and sewerage) to support the construction of more housing communities? stats discuss

National Party voters: YesSource

Should local councils increase the supply of greenfields, or undeveloped, land for housing? stats discuss

National Party’s answer: YesSource

Economic issues

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job? stats discuss

National Party’s answer: YesSource

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

National Party voters: YesSource

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

National Party’s answer: No, keep the current tax structureSource

Should a capital gains tax be introduced? stats discuss

National Party’s answer: NoSource

Should the age of retirement be raised? stats discuss

National Party’s answer: YesSource

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

National Party’s answer: Yes, and adjust it every year according to inflationSource

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits? stats discuss

National Party voters: MoreSource

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country? stats discuss

National Party voters: NoSource

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

National Party voters: RaiseSource

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt? stats discuss

National Party voters: NoSource

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? stats discuss

National Party’s answer: YesSource

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

National Party’s answer: NoSource

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

National Party voters: YesSource

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

National Party voters: NoSource

Should bankers’ bonuses be capped at 100% of their pay? stats discuss

National Party voters: YesSource

Should the government subsidise farmers? stats discuss

National Party’s answer: NoSource

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession? stats discuss

National Party voters: YesSource

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

National Party voters: HurtSource

Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts? stats discuss

National Party voters: YesSource

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

National Party voters: NoSource

Domestic Policy issues

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school? stats discuss

National Party voters: NoSource

Should New Zealand abolish Maori parliament seats? stats discuss

National Party’s answer: YesSource

Are you in favour of decriminalising drug use? stats discuss

National Party’s answer: NoSource

Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails? stats discuss

National Party voters: NoSource

Should the government regulate the internet? stats discuss

National Party voters: NoSource

Should political parties be required to run a certain percentage of women candidates? stats discuss

National Party voters: NoSource

Should health insurers be allowed to cover GP visits? stats discuss

National Party’s answer: YesSource

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

National Party’s answer: YesSource

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

National Party voters: NoSource

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

National Party voters: YesSource

Electoral issues

Should the number of elected representatives be reduced? stats discuss

National Party voters: YesSource

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

National Party voters: NoSource

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote? stats discuss

National Party voters: NoSource

Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office? stats discuss

National Party voters: NoSource

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties? stats discuss

National Party voters: NoSource

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public? stats discuss

National Party voters: YesSource

Criminal issues

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

National Party voters: NoSource

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

National Party voters: NoSource

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding? stats discuss

National Party voters: NoSource

National Security issues

Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

National Party voters: YesSource

Labour Party

Labour Party’s political stances

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Labour Party’s answer: Pro-choiceSource

Do you support the legalisation of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Labour Party’s answer: YesSource

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples? stats discuss

Labour Party’s answer: YesSource

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide? stats discuss

Labour Party’s answer: Yes, but only after a psychological examination to show they fully understand this choiceSource

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: NoSource

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Should parental leave payments increase based on the mother's wage? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Science issues

Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: NoSource

Healthcare issues

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment? stats discuss

Labour Party’s answer: Yes, our mental healthcare system needs more funding to provide a higher quality of care and servicesSource

Are you in favour of universal dental care? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Do you support the legalisation of Marijuana? stats discuss

Labour Party’s answer: Yes, but only for medical useSource

Should there be more or less privatisation of hospital and healthcare services? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: LessSource

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Immigration issues

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: NoSource

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: NoSource

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: IncreaseSource

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Environmental issues

Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions? stats discuss

Labour Party’s answer: YesSource

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: NoSource

Should businesses be taxed for the water they use? stats discuss

Labour Party’s answer: Yes, and use the funds to clean up local waterwaysSource

Should the government ban the use of 1080? stats discuss

Labour Party’s answer: No, it is the best solution we currently haveSource

Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: NoSource

Education issues

Should tuition at public universities be free? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Do you support national standards in education? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: NoSource

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: NoSource

Should Te Reo Māori be compulsory in schools? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Should more students be eligible for an allowance? stats discuss

Labour Party’s answer: Yes, and increase the amount of allowanceSource

Foreign Policy issues

Should citizens lose their citizenship if they join a terrorist organization in a foreign country? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

Labour Party’s answer: YesSource

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: NoSource

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Labour Party’s answer: YesSource

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: IncreaseSource

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: Neither, I am satisfied with the current amount of spendingSource

Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel? stats discuss

Labour Party’s answer: NoSource

Housing issues

Should foreigners need consent to purchase more than five hectares of non-urban land? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Should the government increase incentives for first home buyers? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Should the government increase spending on infrastructure (roads, water and sewerage) to support the construction of more housing communities? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Should local councils increase the supply of greenfields, or undeveloped, land for housing? stats discuss

Labour Party’s answer: YesSource

Economic issues

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job? stats discuss

Labour Party’s answer: YesSource

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Should a capital gains tax be introduced? stats discuss

Labour Party’s answer: NoSource

Should the age of retirement be raised? stats discuss

Labour Party’s answer: No, the current age of 65 is sufficientSource

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Labour Party’s answer: Yes, and adjust it every year according to inflationSource

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: FewerSource

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: NoSource

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: RaiseSource

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: NoSource

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? stats discuss

Labour Party’s answer: NoSource

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: NoSource

Should bankers’ bonuses be capped at 100% of their pay? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Should the government subsidise farmers? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: NoSource

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Labour Party’s answer: HelpSource

Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: NoSource

Domestic Policy issues

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: NoSource

Should New Zealand abolish Maori parliament seats? stats discuss

Labour Party’s answer: NoSource

Are you in favour of decriminalising drug use? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: NoSource

Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: NoSource

Should the government regulate the internet? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: NoSource

Should political parties be required to run a certain percentage of women candidates? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: NoSource

Should health insurers be allowed to cover GP visits? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: NoSource

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: NoSource

Electoral issues

Should the number of elected representatives be reduced? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: NoSource

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: NoSource

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: NoSource

Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: NoSource

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: NoSource

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Criminal issues

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: NoSource

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: YesSource

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: NoSource

National Security issues

Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

Labour Party voters: NoSource

Green Party

Green Party’s political stances

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Green Party’s answer: Pro-choiceSource

Do you support the legalisation of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Green Party voters: YesSource

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples? stats discuss

Green Party’s answer: YesSource

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide? stats discuss

Green Party’s answer: Yes, but only if there is no chance they will survive their illnessSource

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Green Party voters: NoSource

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors? stats discuss

Green Party voters: YesSource

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Green Party voters: YesSource

Should parental leave payments increase based on the mother's wage? stats discuss

Green Party voters: YesSource

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies? stats discuss

Green Party voters: YesSource

Science issues

Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases? stats discuss

Green Party voters: YesSource

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Green Party voters: NoSource

Healthcare issues

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs? stats discuss

Green Party voters: YesSource

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment? stats discuss

Green Party’s answer: YesSource

Are you in favour of universal dental care? stats discuss

Green Party voters: YesSource

Do you support the legalisation of Marijuana? stats discuss

Green Party’s answer: YesSource

Should there be more or less privatisation of hospital and healthcare services? stats discuss

Green Party’s answer: LessSource

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals? stats discuss

Green Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

Green Party’s answer: Yes, this system guarantees healthcare for everyoneSource

Immigration issues

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

Green Party voters: YesSource

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Green Party voters: YesSource

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists? stats discuss

Green Party voters: NoSource

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

Green Party’s answer: NoSource

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government? stats discuss

Green Party voters: YesSource

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers? stats discuss

Green Party’s answer: IncreaseSource

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

Green Party voters: YesSource

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

Green Party voters: YesSource

Environmental issues

Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions? stats discuss

Green Party voters: YesSource

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

Green Party’s answer: YesSource

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources? stats discuss

Green Party’s answer: NoSource

Should businesses be taxed for the water they use? stats discuss

Green Party’s answer: YesSource

Should the government ban the use of 1080? stats discuss

Green Party’s answer: YesSource

Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods? stats discuss

Green Party’s answer: NoSource

Education issues

Should tuition at public universities be free? stats discuss

Green Party voters: YesSource

Do you support national standards in education? stats discuss

Green Party voters: NoSource

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Green Party voters: NoSource

Should Te Reo Māori be compulsory in schools? stats discuss

Green Party’s answer: YesSource

Should more students be eligible for an allowance? stats discuss

Green Party’s answer: YesSource

Foreign Policy issues

Should citizens lose their citizenship if they join a terrorist organization in a foreign country? stats discuss

Green Party voters: YesSource

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

Green Party voters: YesSource

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service? stats discuss

Green Party voters: NoSource

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Green Party’s answer: YesSource

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Green Party voters: IncreaseSource

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

Green Party voters: NoSource

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Green Party voters: DecreaseSource

Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel? stats discuss

Green Party voters: NoSource

Housing issues

Should foreigners need consent to purchase more than five hectares of non-urban land? stats discuss

Green Party’s answer: Yes, but I’d prefer that land should only be owned by citizens and domestic companiesSource

Should the government increase incentives for first home buyers? stats discuss

Green Party voters: YesSource

Should the government increase spending on infrastructure (roads, water and sewerage) to support the construction of more housing communities? stats discuss

Green Party voters: YesSource

Should local councils increase the supply of greenfields, or undeveloped, land for housing? stats discuss

Green Party voters: YesSource

Economic issues

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job? stats discuss

Green Party’s answer: YesSource

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Green Party’s answer: NoSource

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Green Party’s answer: YesSource

Should a capital gains tax be introduced? stats discuss

Green Party’s answer: YesSource

Should the age of retirement be raised? stats discuss

Green Party’s answer: No, the current age of 65 is sufficientSource

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Green Party’s answer: Yes, and make it a living wageSource

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits? stats discuss

Green Party’s answer: FewerSource

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country? stats discuss

Green Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Green Party voters: RaiseSource

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt? stats discuss

Green Party voters: NoSource

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? stats discuss

Green Party’s answer: NoSource

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Green Party voters: YesSource

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

Green Party voters: YesSource

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Green Party voters: NoSource

Should bankers’ bonuses be capped at 100% of their pay? stats discuss

Green Party voters: YesSource

Should the government subsidise farmers? stats discuss

Green Party voters: NoSource

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession? stats discuss

Green Party voters: YesSource

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Green Party’s answer: HelpSource

Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts? stats discuss

Green Party voters: YesSource

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Green Party’s answer: NoSource

Domestic Policy issues

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school? stats discuss

Green Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should New Zealand abolish Maori parliament seats? stats discuss

Green Party’s answer: NoSource

Are you in favour of decriminalising drug use? stats discuss

Green Party’s answer: YesSource

Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails? stats discuss

Green Party voters: NoSource

Should the government regulate the internet? stats discuss

Green Party’s answer: No, do not censor or monitor dataSource

Should political parties be required to run a certain percentage of women candidates? stats discuss

Green Party voters: YesSource

Should health insurers be allowed to cover GP visits? stats discuss

Green Party’s answer: YesSource

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Green Party voters: YesSource

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Green Party voters: YesSource

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

Green Party voters: NoSource

Electoral issues

Should the number of elected representatives be reduced? stats discuss

Green Party voters: NoSource

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

Green Party voters: NoSource

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote? stats discuss

Green Party voters: NoSource

Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office? stats discuss

Green Party voters: NoSource

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties? stats discuss

Green Party voters: NoSource

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public? stats discuss

Green Party voters: YesSource

Criminal issues

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Green Party voters: NoSource

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Green Party voters: YesSource

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding? stats discuss

Green Party voters: YesSource

National Security issues

Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

Green Party voters: NoSource

New Zealand First

New Zealand First’s political stances

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

New Zealand First’s answer: Pro-choice, and providing birth control, sex education, and more social services will help reduce the number of abortionsSource

Do you support the legalisation of same sex marriage? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: NoSource

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Should parental leave payments increase based on the mother's wage? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: NoSource

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: NoSource

Science issues

Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: NoSource

Healthcare issues

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment? stats discuss

New Zealand First’s answer: Yes, our mental healthcare system needs more funding to provide a higher quality of care and servicesSource

Are you in favour of universal dental care? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Do you support the legalisation of Marijuana? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Should there be more or less privatisation of hospital and healthcare services? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: LessSource

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals? stats discuss

New Zealand First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Immigration issues

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

New Zealand First’s answer: YesSource

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: DecreaseSource

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Environmental issues

Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: NoSource

Should businesses be taxed for the water they use? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Should the government ban the use of 1080? stats discuss

New Zealand First’s answer: YesSource

Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: NoSource

Education issues

Should tuition at public universities be free? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Do you support national standards in education? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: NoSource

Should Te Reo Māori be compulsory in schools? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: NoSource

Should more students be eligible for an allowance? stats discuss

New Zealand First’s answer: Yes, it should be based off secondary/tertiary results and not the parents incomeSource

Foreign Policy issues

Should citizens lose their citizenship if they join a terrorist organization in a foreign country? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: NoSource

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: NoSource

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: DecreaseSource

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: IncreaseSource

Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: NoSource

Housing issues

Should foreigners need consent to purchase more than five hectares of non-urban land? stats discuss

New Zealand First’s answer: Yes, but I’d prefer that land should only be owned by citizens and domestic companiesSource

Should the government increase incentives for first home buyers? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Should the government increase spending on infrastructure (roads, water and sewerage) to support the construction of more housing communities? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Should local councils increase the supply of greenfields, or undeveloped, land for housing? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Economic issues

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Should a capital gains tax be introduced? stats discuss

New Zealand First’s answer: NoSource

Should the age of retirement be raised? stats discuss

New Zealand First’s answer: No, the current age of 65 is sufficientSource

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

New Zealand First’s answer: YesSource

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: MoreSource

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country? stats discuss

New Zealand First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: RaiseSource

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: NoSource

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? stats discuss

New Zealand First’s answer: NoSource

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: NoSource

Should bankers’ bonuses be capped at 100% of their pay? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Should the government subsidise farmers? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: NoSource

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: HelpSource

Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: NoSource

Domestic Policy issues

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: NoSource

Should New Zealand abolish Maori parliament seats? stats discuss

New Zealand First’s answer: YesSource

Are you in favour of decriminalising drug use? stats discuss

New Zealand First’s answer: No, we should pass tougher drug lawsSource

Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: NoSource

Should the government regulate the internet? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: NoSource

Should political parties be required to run a certain percentage of women candidates? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: NoSource

Should health insurers be allowed to cover GP visits? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Electoral issues

Should the number of elected representatives be reduced? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: NoSource

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: NoSource

Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: NoSource

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: NoSource

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

Criminal issues

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: NoSource

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: NoSource

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: NoSource

National Security issues

Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

New Zealand First voters: YesSource

The Opportunities Party

The Opportunities Party’s political stances

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: Pro-choice, and providing birth control, sex education, and more social services will help reduce the number of abortionsSource

Do you support the legalisation of same sex marriage? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: YesSource

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: Yes, as long as they pass the same background checks as straight couplesSource

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: Yes, but only after a psychological examination to show they fully understand this choiceSource

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: NoSource

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: No, but companies should be required to report on the diversity of their boardSource

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: YesSource

Should parental leave payments increase based on the mother's wage? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: No, but increase the equal pay amount and duration of leaveSource

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: YesSource

Science issues

Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: No, fund public ad campaigns about the risks and benefits insteadSource

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: NoSource

Healthcare issues

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: YesSource

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: YesSource

Are you in favour of universal dental care? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: Yes, a basic level of care should be universalSource

Do you support the legalisation of Marijuana? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: YesSource

Should there be more or less privatisation of hospital and healthcare services? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: LessSource

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party voters: YesSource

Immigration issues

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: YesSource

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: YesSource

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: NoSource

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: NoSource

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: YesSource

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: IncreaseSource

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: YesSource

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party voters: YesSource

Environmental issues

Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: Yes, and provide more incentives for alternative energy productionSource

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: No, increase consumer incentives to recycle these products insteadSource

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: No, we should pursue more sustainable energy resources insteadSource

Should businesses be taxed for the water they use? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party voters: YesSource

Should the government ban the use of 1080? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party voters: NoSource

Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: YesSource

Education issues

Should tuition at public universities be free? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party voters: YesSource

Do you support national standards in education? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party voters: YesSource

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should Te Reo Māori be compulsory in schools? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: YesSource

Should more students be eligible for an allowance? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party voters: YesSource

Foreign Policy issues

Should citizens lose their citizenship if they join a terrorist organization in a foreign country? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: YesSource

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: YesSource

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: NoSource

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: YesSource

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: IncreaseSource

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: NoSource

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: DecreaseSource

Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party voters: NoSource

Housing issues

Should foreigners need consent to purchase more than five hectares of non-urban land? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party voters: YesSource

Should the government increase incentives for first home buyers? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party voters: YesSource

Should the government increase spending on infrastructure (roads, water and sewerage) to support the construction of more housing communities? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party voters: YesSource

Should local councils increase the supply of greenfields, or undeveloped, land for housing? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party voters: YesSource

Economic issues

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: Yes, and businesses should be required to publish their salary ranges for each positionSource

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: NoSource

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: Ensure assets and foreign corporations are properly taxed, and use that money to drop income taxesSource

Should a capital gains tax be introduced? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party voters: YesSource

Should the age of retirement be raised? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party voters: NoSource

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: Yes, and adjust it every year according to inflationSource

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: FewerSource

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: Lower, but eliminate deductions and loop holesSource

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: NoSource

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: No, there are too many hidden provisions in this specific agreementSource

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party voters: YesSource

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: NoSource

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: NoSource

Should bankers’ bonuses be capped at 100% of their pay? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: NoSource

Should the government subsidise farmers? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: NoSource

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: Yes, but in the form of increased spending on infrastructureSource

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: Sometimes they hurt, sometimes they helpSource

Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: Yes, as long as offshore income is reportedSource

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: NoSource

Domestic Policy issues

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should New Zealand abolish Maori parliament seats? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party voters: NoSource

Are you in favour of decriminalising drug use? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: Yes, for most but not all drugsSource

Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: NoSource

Should the government regulate the internet? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: NoSource

Should political parties be required to run a certain percentage of women candidates? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: NoSource

Should health insurers be allowed to cover GP visits? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: YesSource

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: YesSource

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party voters: NoSource

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: NoSource

Electoral issues

Should the number of elected representatives be reduced? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party voters: YesSource

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: YesSource

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: NoSource

Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: NoSource

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: YesSource

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: YesSource

Criminal issues

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party voters: NoSource

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: YesSource

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: YesSource

National Security issues

Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

The Opportunities Party’s answer: NoSource

ACT

ACT’s political stances

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

ACT’s answer: Pro-choiceSource

Do you support the legalisation of same sex marriage? stats discuss

ACT’s answer: YesSource

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples? stats discuss

ACT voters: YesSource

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide? stats discuss

ACT’s answer: YesSource

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

ACT voters: NoSource

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors? stats discuss

ACT voters: NoSource

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

ACT voters: YesSource

Should parental leave payments increase based on the mother's wage? stats discuss

ACT voters: NoSource

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies? stats discuss

ACT voters: NoSource

Science issues

Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases? stats discuss

ACT voters: YesSource

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

ACT voters: YesSource

Healthcare issues

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs? stats discuss

ACT voters: YesSource

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment? stats discuss

ACT voters: YesSource

Are you in favour of universal dental care? stats discuss

ACT voters: YesSource

Do you support the legalisation of Marijuana? stats discuss

ACT’s answer: YesSource

Should there be more or less privatisation of hospital and healthcare services? stats discuss

ACT voters: MoreSource

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals? stats discuss

ACT have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

ACT voters: YesSource

Immigration issues

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

ACT voters: YesSource

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

ACT voters: YesSource

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists? stats discuss

ACT’s answer: NoSource

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

ACT’s answer: NoSource

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government? stats discuss

ACT voters: YesSource

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers? stats discuss

ACT voters: IncreaseSource

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

ACT voters: YesSource

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

ACT voters: YesSource

Environmental issues

Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions? stats discuss

ACT’s answer: NoSource

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

ACT voters: NoSource

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources? stats discuss

ACT voters: YesSource

Should businesses be taxed for the water they use? stats discuss

ACT voters: NoSource

Should the government ban the use of 1080? stats discuss

ACT voters: NoSource

Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods? stats discuss

ACT’s answer: NoSource

Education issues

Should tuition at public universities be free? stats discuss

ACT’s answer: NoSource

Do you support national standards in education? stats discuss

ACT voters: YesSource

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

ACT have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should Te Reo Māori be compulsory in schools? stats discuss

ACT’s answer: NoSource

Should more students be eligible for an allowance? stats discuss

ACT voters: NoSource

Foreign Policy issues

Should citizens lose their citizenship if they join a terrorist organization in a foreign country? stats discuss

ACT voters: YesSource

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

ACT voters: YesSource

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service? stats discuss

ACT voters: NoSource

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

ACT’s answer: YesSource

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

ACT voters: DecreaseSource

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

ACT voters: YesSource

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

ACT voters: IncreaseSource

Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel? stats discuss

ACT voters: NoSource

Housing issues

Should foreigners need consent to purchase more than five hectares of non-urban land? stats discuss

ACT voters: YesSource

Should the government increase incentives for first home buyers? stats discuss

ACT voters: NoSource

Should the government increase spending on infrastructure (roads, water and sewerage) to support the construction of more housing communities? stats discuss

ACT voters: YesSource

Should local councils increase the supply of greenfields, or undeveloped, land for housing? stats discuss

ACT’s answer: YesSource

Economic issues

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job? stats discuss

ACT’s answer: No, there are too many other variables such as education, experience, and tenure that determine a fair salarySource

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

ACT’s answer: YesSource

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

ACT’s answer: NoSource

Should a capital gains tax be introduced? stats discuss

ACT’s answer: NoSource

Should the age of retirement be raised? stats discuss

ACT’s answer: YesSource

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

ACT’s answer: No, and eliminate all wage standardsSource

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits? stats discuss

ACT voters: MoreSource

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country? stats discuss

ACT have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

ACT’s answer: LowerSource

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt? stats discuss

ACT voters: YesSource

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? stats discuss

ACT’s answer: YesSource

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

ACT voters: NoSource

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

ACT voters: NoSource

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

ACT voters: NoSource

Should bankers’ bonuses be capped at 100% of their pay? stats discuss

ACT voters: NoSource

Should the government subsidise farmers? stats discuss

ACT voters: NoSource

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession? stats discuss

ACT voters: YesSource

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

ACT voters: HurtSource

Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts? stats discuss

ACT voters: YesSource

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

ACT voters: NoSource

Domestic Policy issues

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school? stats discuss

ACT voters: NoSource

Should New Zealand abolish Maori parliament seats? stats discuss

ACT’s answer: YesSource

Are you in favour of decriminalising drug use? stats discuss

ACT’s answer: Yes, and retroactively reduce sentences for those already serving timeSource

Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails? stats discuss

ACT voters: NoSource

Should the government regulate the internet? stats discuss

ACT voters: NoSource

Should political parties be required to run a certain percentage of women candidates? stats discuss

ACT voters: NoSource

Should health insurers be allowed to cover GP visits? stats discuss

ACT voters: YesSource

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

ACT voters: YesSource

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

ACT voters: NoSource

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

ACT voters: NoSource

Electoral issues

Should the number of elected representatives be reduced? stats discuss

ACT voters: YesSource

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

ACT voters: NoSource

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote? stats discuss

ACT voters: NoSource

Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office? stats discuss

ACT voters: NoSource

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties? stats discuss

ACT voters: YesSource

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public? stats discuss

ACT voters: NoSource

Criminal issues

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

ACT voters: NoSource

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

ACT voters: NoSource

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding? stats discuss

ACT’s answer: No, but we should increase funding to offer education and skill building services for prisonersSource

National Security issues

Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

ACT voters: NoSource

Māori Party

Māori Party’s political stances

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: Pro-choiceSource

Do you support the legalisation of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: NoSource

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Should parental leave payments increase based on the mother's wage? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Science issues

Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: NoSource

Healthcare issues

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Are you in favour of universal dental care? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Do you support the legalisation of Marijuana? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Should there be more or less privatisation of hospital and healthcare services? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: LessSource

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals? stats discuss

Māori Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Immigration issues

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: NoSource

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: NoSource

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: IncreaseSource

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Environmental issues

Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: NoSource

Should businesses be taxed for the water they use? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Should the government ban the use of 1080? stats discuss

Māori Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: NoSource

Education issues

Should tuition at public universities be free? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Do you support national standards in education? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Māori Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should Te Reo Māori be compulsory in schools? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Should more students be eligible for an allowance? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Foreign Policy issues

Should citizens lose their citizenship if they join a terrorist organization in a foreign country? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: NoSource

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: DecreaseSource

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: IncreaseSource

Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: NoSource

Housing issues

Should foreigners need consent to purchase more than five hectares of non-urban land? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Should the government increase incentives for first home buyers? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Should the government increase spending on infrastructure (roads, water and sewerage) to support the construction of more housing communities? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Should local councils increase the supply of greenfields, or undeveloped, land for housing? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Economic issues

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job? stats discuss

Māori Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Should a capital gains tax be introduced? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Should the age of retirement be raised? stats discuss

Māori Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: FewerSource

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country? stats discuss

Māori Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: RaiseSource

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: NoSource

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: NoSource

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: NoSource

Should bankers’ bonuses be capped at 100% of their pay? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Should the government subsidise farmers? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: NoSource

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: HelpSource

Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: NoSource

Domestic Policy issues

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school? stats discuss

Māori Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should New Zealand abolish Maori parliament seats? stats discuss

Māori Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Are you in favour of decriminalising drug use? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: NoSource

Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: NoSource

Should the government regulate the internet? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: NoSource

Should political parties be required to run a certain percentage of women candidates? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: NoSource

Should health insurers be allowed to cover GP visits? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Māori Party voters: YesSource

Should there be term limits set for members of Co