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European elections: voting rights for EU citizens living abroad

The European Parliament regularly receives enquiries from EU citizens living abroad about how to vote in the European elections. Continue reading

How many seats in the Bundestag after the elections?

The German electoral system The 22 September elections to the German Bundestag will be the first under the new electoral system, adopted in May 2013. The electoral law has twice been reformed since 2011, following judgments of the Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht) which declared certain provisions unconstitutional. Many fear, however, that the new electoral law could … Continue reading

Referenda in Member States

A national referendum may be considered direct democracy in its purest form. However for the majority of EU Member States it is a rarely used tool reserved only for matters of high constitutional importance such as accession to the EU. Excluding pre-accession votes, since 1992 only three Member States, Italy, Ireland and Slovenia, have held … Continue reading

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