Results for - Should Politicians Be Allowed To Wear Hoodies At Work?

3,057 voters participated in this survey

From bare arms in the US House of Representatives to ties in the UK's House of Commons, what politicians wear to work can say a lot about the traditions they hold dear - and the ones they want to leave behind. Quebec politician Catherine Dorion, who is a member of the left-wing Quebec Solidaire party, pushed the fashion envelope when she entered the provincial legislature wearing jeans and a hoodie sweatshirt last week. After several colleagues complained, Ms Dorion, who represents the district of Taschereau, decided to leave, because she "didn't want to cause a scene", said a spokesperson for her party.

1. In your opinion, is it mandatory for a politician to always wear formal clothing at office?

Yes
40%
1,206 votes
No
37%
1,123 votes
Undecided
22%
671 votes

2. If you work full-time, Do you support the policy of wearing casuals (e.g t-shirt, jeans etc.) at work/office only on Fridays?

Yes
46%
1,369 votes
No
16%
477 votes
Undecided
11%
316 votes
Not Applicable
28%
838 votes

3. In the US, Congress bans sleeveless tops, trainers and open-toed shoes, but the rules are not always enforced. In 2017, several congresswomen protested by organizing a "sleeveless Friday". Do you think it is inappropriate for women politicians to wear casuals/sleeveless clothing at their work?

Yes
31%
921 votes
No
44%
1,316 votes
Undecided
25%
763 votes

4. Men sometimes run afoul of dress codes too. In Montreal, a city councillor was kicked out of a meeting for not wearing a tie. Do you think that there should be a common dress-code (at least in office) for all the politicians?

Yes
50%
1,488 votes
No
25%
756 votes
Undecided
25%
756 votes
11/18/2019 Politics 3057 88 By: Tellwut

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