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The News & Observer
Why Wake County needs commissioners elected by districtin and love Raleigh, and I clearly understand that a strong Raleigh benefits th
Why Wake County needs commissioners elected by district
The News & Observer / Posted 4 hours ago
in and love Raleigh, and I clearly understand that a strong Raleigh benefits the entire county. But the current countywide voting system for the board of commissioners is inherently unfair and fails to produce representation that is accountable to... Read more
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The Maui News
Several factors fuel voter apathy, including corruptionand can see that the political system is corrupt beyond the average citizen's c
Several factors fuel voter apathy, including corruption
The Maui News / Posted 11 hours ago
and can see that the political system is corrupt beyond the average citizen's comprehension. Two is the ease in which the voting system may be manipulated. On recent "Coast to Coast AM" radio shows, an expert revealed the ease with which... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Laboso Bars Further Amendments On IEBC Report30. The 14 member joint select committee further recommends the cleaning of vo
Laboso Bars Further Amendments On IEBC Report
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
30. The 14 member joint select committee further recommends the cleaning of voter register, adoption of an electronic voting system and the selection of a nine-member panel to pick the next IEBC commissioners and the publishing of aspirants... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Golden Week voting in Ohio not so golden in light of court rulingOhio. Very easy, actually. Viewing S.B. 238 [the bill that eliminated Golden We
Golden Week voting in Ohio not so golden in light of court ruling
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 23 hours ago
Ohio. Very easy, actually. Viewing S.B. 238 [the bill that eliminated Golden Week] as one component of Ohio’s progressive voting system, and considering the many options that remain available to Ohio voters, even accepting the district court’s... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ghana Not Ready for Electronic Voting - ECThe Electoral Commission (EC) has said Ghana is not ready for an electronic vot
Ghana Not Ready for Electronic Voting - EC
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Electoral Commission (EC) has said Ghana is not ready for an electronic voting system despite technological advancement in the 21st Century. The Chairperson of the commission, Charlotte Osei, said they arrived at the conclusion based on... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
We need proportional representationof millions of dollars from the American people. However, his whole campaign c
We need proportional representation
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted yesterday
of millions of dollars from the American people. However, his whole campaign centered around countries that use this voting system and all the wonderful benefits of social and economic justice they have. This can’t be a coincidence, nor can... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Tories ask for referendum supportRichards and his colleagues have already heard on the pros and cons of moving a
Tories ask for referendum support
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 2 days ago
Richards and his colleagues have already heard on the pros and cons of moving away from the First Past The Post (FPTP) voting system. “Have you heard the Trudeau government is looking to change the voting system?” Richards asked at each... Read more
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BC Local News
Election forum seeks public inputAn electoral reform townhall this Saturday in Langley will talk about proposed
Election forum seeks public input
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
An electoral reform townhall this Saturday in Langley will talk about proposed alternatives to the first past the post voting system. Fair Vote Canada, which organized the event, favours more proportional representation in government. There will be... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
New Elections Model Passes State Assemblytwo weekends. SB 450 is patterned after the successful way Colorado conducts i
New Elections Model Passes State Assembly
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
two weekends. SB 450 is patterned after the successful way Colorado conducts its elections. Since instituting the new voting system, Colorado’s voter turnout has risen to third among all states. The new model also significantly reduced the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Orderly barrangay, SK polls eyed amid Pokemon Go crazea former member of the Comelec Advisory Council (CAC) urged the poll body to co
Orderly barrangay, SK polls eyed amid Pokemon Go craze
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
a former member of the Comelec Advisory Council (CAC) urged the poll body to consider using Filipino-made voting system for the 2019 elections. The Philippines had employed the services of foreign technology provider Smartmatic in... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Thai junta's opponents staggered by support for status quomost recently in 2011 when his sister Yingluck Shinawatra became prime minister
Thai junta's opponents staggered by support for status quo
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 2 days ago
most recently in 2011 when his sister Yingluck Shinawatra became prime minister. The new charter, however, establishes a voting system that will make it tough for any one party to secure a parliamentary majority. Chaturon Chaisang, a Pheu Thai... Read more
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Langley Times
Local MP to speak at town hall forum on election reformlike the Green party, are excluded. Jones said there will be presentations at
Local MP to speak at town hall forum on election reform
Langley Times / Posted 3 days ago
like the Green party, are excluded. Jones said there will be presentations at the town hall meeting on the existing voting system and some of the alternatives, a questionnaire designed to discover what voters value and would like to see in a... Read more
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The News & Observer
Haven’t black voters earned the right for this balderdash to end?anyone attempting to dismantle the African-American vote. N.C. Republicans have
Haven’t black voters earned the right for this balderdash to end?
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
anyone attempting to dismantle the African-American vote. N.C. Republicans have tried over 25 different tactics to rig the voting system in their favor. Already the governor has asked the Supreme Court for a stay on a recent 4th U.S. Circuit Court... Read more
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BC Local News
Fair Vote Canada to host forum on electoral reform Saturdaya townhall meeting on electoral reform this Saturday in Langley. There will be
Fair Vote Canada to host forum on electoral reform Saturday
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
a townhall meeting on electoral reform this Saturday in Langley. There will be several presentations on Canada’s existing voting system, as well as some of the alternatives, along with a questionnaire designed to discover what voters value and... Read more
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Cloverdale Reporter
Fair Vote Canada to host forum on electoral reform Saturdaya townhall meeting on electoral reform this Saturday in Langley. There will be
Fair Vote Canada to host forum on electoral reform Saturday
Cloverdale Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
a townhall meeting on electoral reform this Saturday in Langley. There will be several presentations on Canada’s existing voting system, as well as some of the alternatives, along with a questionnaire designed to discover what voters value and... Read more
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BC Local News
Election forum seeks public inputAn electoral reform town hall this Saturday in Langley will talk about proposed
Election forum seeks public input
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
An electoral reform town hall this Saturday in Langley will talk about proposed alternatives to the first past the post voting system. Fair Vote Canada, which organized the event, favours more proportional representation in government. There will... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
How will Canadians vote in the future?and academics, who provided expert testimony on the pros and cons of moving awa
How will Canadians vote in the future?
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 3 days ago
and academics, who provided expert testimony on the pros and cons of moving away from the First Past The Post (FPTP) voting system. We certainly want to make sure anything looked at, would not damage the link between MPs and their... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Appeals court: 'Golden Week' of early voting shouldn't return to Ohiovoting and were, therefore, disproportionately affected by efforts to roll it b
Appeals court: 'Golden Week' of early voting shouldn't return to Ohio
The Toledo Blade / Posted 3 days ago
voting and were, therefore, disproportionately affected by efforts to roll it back. “Simply stating that Ohio’s early voting system is one of the more generous in the nation provides little helpful information,” wrote Judge Bransetter Stranch,... Read more
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NBC News
California aims to increase community voices through voting districtselected their representatives in at-large systems - like cities and towns acros
California aims to increase community voices through voting districts
NBC News / Posted 3 days ago
elected their representatives in at-large systems - like cities and towns across the United States. But an at-large voting system can lead to racially polarized voting - when politically powerful racial groups vote as a bloc, they can drown... Read more
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NBC News
California Law Seeks to Amplify Community Voices Through Voting Districtselected their representatives in at-large systems - like cities and towns acros
California Law Seeks to Amplify Community Voices Through Voting Districts
NBC News / Posted 3 days ago
elected their representatives in at-large systems - like cities and towns across the United States. But an at-large voting system can lead to racially polarized voting - when politically powerful racial groups vote as a bloc, they can drown... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Voting process for those with disability in Victoria ineffective: inquirymade available to the vision, motor impaired and people with low literacy, but
Voting process for those with disability in Victoria ineffective: inquiry
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
made available to the vision, motor impaired and people with low literacy, but not the general public. It said electronic voting systems at previous elections had been a success, but the take-up was low. "The very conditions of disability that... Read more
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Breitbart
Ann Coulter on ‘In Trump We Trust’John Banzhaf of George Washington University Law School will discuss the public
Ann Coulter on ‘In Trump We Trust’
Breitbart / Posted 4 days ago
John Banzhaf of George Washington University Law School will discuss the public’s legitimate concerns about a “rigged” voting system. Breitbart’s Lee Stranahan will discuss the latest revelations about close Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin’s... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Ferguson-Florissant school district accused of voter rights violationsthe political process.” According to the ACLU, African Americans represent a m
Ferguson-Florissant school district accused of voter rights violations
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 4 days ago
the political process.” According to the ACLU, African Americans represent a minority of the district. With the at-large voting system, they’re simply outnumbered. President of the St. Louis NAACP Adolphus Pruitt says the ruling is the first step... Read more
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Surfers Village
Australia appoints Brad Farmer to beach ambassador roleis always relegated to the lower ranks of the world’s best beaches listings on
Australia appoints Brad Farmer to beach ambassador role
Surfers Village / Posted 4 days ago
is always relegated to the lower ranks of the world’s best beaches listings on many popular international websites and the voting system by which the ‘best’ is dubiously evaluated. “Everyone knows we have the very best, cleanest and uncluttered... Read more
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The Hill
Voting machines should be seen as critical democracy infrastructure(EMS) is a nearly decade old desktop computer running software no longer manufa
Voting machines should be seen as critical democracy infrastructure
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
(EMS) is a nearly decade old desktop computer running software no longer manufactured. Yet, the EMS is the brain of the voting system, and "programs" the voting machines for each election. So, put them in locked rooms, with physical access... Read more
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The Courier
Smythesdale star goes back-to-backJosh Benfield a further three behind in third place. The Courier footballer of
Smythesdale star goes back-to-back
The Courier / Posted 4 days ago
Josh Benfield a further three behind in third place. The Courier footballer of the year is decided with a 3-2-1 voting system, awarded by opposition clubs throughout the home and away rounds. LEADERBOARDR Rattley (Smythesdale) 35M Jones... Read more
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Evening Standard
Night Tube will boost the 24-hour economyforces than the present system. Democracy is a great thing, but it has to be ex
Night Tube will boost the 24-hour economy
Evening Standard / Posted 4 days ago
forces than the present system. Democracy is a great thing, but it has to be exercised responsibly. Labour’s current voting system doesn’t do that.Now for London, 2017 The unparalleled success of Team GB can inspire a new generation of... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Ripon may upgrade council AV systemSupervisor Dan Brannon, to research some possible upgrades. “Two of the bigges
Ripon may upgrade council AV system
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
Supervisor Dan Brannon, to research some possible upgrades. “Two of the biggest areas of concern are the touchscreen voting system and the poor visual quality projected and displayed o the council dais,” he said in his report during the Aug.... Read more
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The Hindu
Recording each voteamend the Rules. The infrastructure in our Parliament is geared for easy imple
Recording each vote
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
amend the Rules. The infrastructure in our Parliament is geared for easy implementation of recorded voting. All MPs have a voting system at their desk and have to merely press the button to record the votes. This is different from the U.K. House of... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Elections official: Voting system is secure from cyber attackGREEN COVE SPRINGS | Clay County as well as the rest of Florida’s voting system
Elections official: Voting system is secure from cyber attack
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
GREEN COVE SPRINGS | Clay County as well as the rest of Florida’s voting system is secure from cyber attacks, says Chris Chambless, president of the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections and Clay County supervisor of... Read more
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Op-Ed News
How a Question's Phrasing Hobbles Third Partiesis using fear of the other to prevent public opinion from manifesting itself fo
How a Question's Phrasing Hobbles Third Parties
Op-Ed News / Posted 7 days ago
is using fear of the other to prevent public opinion from manifesting itself for possible third-party candidates. Our voting system puts voters in a bind, making it difficult for them to vote their true preference. But public opinion polling... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Would online voting be convenient? Probably. A good idea? Maybe not.now about one-third of the country's voters cast their ballots that way. Some
Would online voting be convenient? Probably. A good idea? Maybe not.
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
now about one-third of the country's voters cast their ballots that way. Some experts have warned that Estonia's online voting system is vulnerable to hacking. Researchers from the University of Michigan and the Open Rights Group who evaluated... Read more
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The News & Observer
Would online voting be convenient? Probably. A good idea? Maybe not.now about one-third of the country's voters cast their ballots that way. Some
Would online voting be convenient? Probably. A good idea? Maybe not.
The News & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
now about one-third of the country's voters cast their ballots that way. Some experts have warned that Estonia's online voting system is vulnerable to hacking. Researchers from the University of Michigan and the Open Rights Group who evaluated... Read more
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Island Packet
Would online voting be convenient? Probably. A good idea? Maybe not.now about one-third of the country's voters cast their ballots that way. Some
Would online voting be convenient? Probably. A good idea? Maybe not.
Island Packet / Posted 7 days ago
now about one-third of the country's voters cast their ballots that way. Some experts have warned that Estonia's online voting system is vulnerable to hacking. Researchers from the University of Michigan and the Open Rights Group who evaluated... Read more
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BBC News
Joao Havelange, the unlikely godfather of African footballof his life, he is credited with huge globalisation of the game. The canny spo
Joao Havelange, the unlikely godfather of African football
BBC News / Posted 8 days ago
of his life, he is credited with huge globalisation of the game. The canny sports administrator had done his maths on the voting system, realising that he needed to court Africa and Asia in order to win - an insight lost on his main rival in the... Read more
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SUR in English
Rajoy decides to accept C's' six-point plan in a step towards power. Surinenglish.compoliticians being investigated for corruption, an end to special legal protecti
Rajoy decides to accept C's' six-point plan in a step towards power. Surinenglish.com
SUR in English / Posted 8 days ago
politicians being investigated for corruption, an end to special legal protection for some politicians and changes to the voting system. Rajoy met with his PP executive committee on Wednesday to decide whether to support C’s measures. Talk among... Read more
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The Daily Californian
City council, mayoral races heat up in Berkeley as Election Day loomsKriss Worthington. Worthington has also thrown his hat into the ring, seeking t
City council, mayoral races heat up in Berkeley as Election Day looms
The Daily Californian / Posted 8 days ago
Kriss Worthington. Worthington has also thrown his hat into the ring, seeking to take advantage of the city’s ranked-choice voting system. He and Arreguin have presented themselves as a coalition and are encouraging voters to rank the two candidates... Read more
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The Tyee
Proportional Representation Leads to More Diverse, Cooperative Politicsopinions in Canadian society. Tieleman slights the federal Green party, whose
Proportional Representation Leads to More Diverse, Cooperative Politics
The Tyee / Posted 9 days ago
opinions in Canadian society. Tieleman slights the federal Green party, whose seat count remains low due to the current voting system. Does Tieleman think that smaller parties such as the Greens shouldn’t have a voice in our parliament? I can’t... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Donald Trump wants to fight voter fraud with observersof fraud prompted Florida's State Association of Supervisors of Elections to re
Donald Trump wants to fight voter fraud with observers
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 9 days ago
of fraud prompted Florida's State Association of Supervisors of Elections to respond in an open letter, saying electronic voting systems don't have internet connections. "Florida is a paper-based voting system and we made that decision as a state... Read more
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Swissinfo
Spain's Rajoy drags out suspense on government talksit would only talk to Rajoy if the PP first accept its reform plan, which aims
Spain's Rajoy drags out suspense on government talks
Swissinfo / Posted 9 days ago
it would only talk to Rajoy if the PP first accept its reform plan, which aims to tackle corruption and change Spain's voting system. "As long as Rajoy does not take decisions or accept the conditions, negotiations will not begin and we will... Read more
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Scotsman
Euan McColm: Unionists will unite with noses heldfor decades. The last local government elections, in 2012, saw Labour knocked o
Euan McColm: Unionists will unite with noses held
Scotsman / Posted 10 days ago
for decades. The last local government elections, in 2012, saw Labour knocked off its perch in a number of areas but the PR voting system acted as a cushion so that these falls were not so painful as they might have been. Next May, the SNP will... Read more
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Herald Sun
Fonterra's Waller steps downexit comes as Fonterra looks to update its governance after proposals to trim t
Fonterra's Waller steps down
Herald Sun / Posted 10 days ago
exit comes as Fonterra looks to update its governance after proposals to trim the size of the board and introduce a new voting system was turned down by shareholders. The dairy exporter is now proposing a clearer mandate for the Shareholders'... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Fonterra's Waller steps downexit comes as Fonterra looks to update its governance after proposals to trim t
Fonterra's Waller steps down
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 days ago
exit comes as Fonterra looks to update its governance after proposals to trim the size of the board and introduce a new voting system was turned down by shareholders. The dairy exporter is now proposing a clearer mandate for the Shareholders'... Read more
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Perth Now
Fonterra's Waller steps downexit comes as Fonterra looks to update its governance after proposals to trim t
Fonterra's Waller steps down
Perth Now / Posted 10 days ago
exit comes as Fonterra looks to update its governance after proposals to trim the size of the board and introduce a new voting system was turned down by shareholders. The dairy exporter is now proposing a clearer mandate for the Shareholders'... Read more
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Scotsman
Euan McColm: Unionist will unite with noses heldfor decades. The last local government elections, in 2012, saw Labour knocked o
Euan McColm: Unionist will unite with noses held
Scotsman / Posted 10 days ago
for decades. The last local government elections, in 2012, saw Labour knocked off its perch in a number of areas but the PR voting system acted as a cushion so that these falls were not so painful as they might have been. Next May, the SNP will... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Advocate pushing for ranked voting in Barriecount, in the next city election. The Barrie resident has asked to address cou
Advocate pushing for ranked voting in Barrie
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 10 days ago
count, in the next city election. The Barrie resident has asked to address council this fall about having a ranked ballot voting system in the 2018 election. “We're getting people elected to council that are only getting 18 to 20% of the vote,”... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Advocate pushing for ranked voting in Barriecount, in the next city election. The Barrie resident has asked to address cou
Advocate pushing for ranked voting in Barrie
Barrie Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
count, in the next city election. The Barrie resident has asked to address council this fall about having a ranked ballot voting system in the 2018 election. “We're getting people elected to council that are only getting 18 to 20% of the vote,”... Read more
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Minda News
RIVERMAN’S VISTA: Towards a federal republic (4)parties. As in the combined presidential-parliamentary system of government, we
RIVERMAN’S VISTA: Towards a federal republic (4)
Minda News / Posted 10 days ago
parties. As in the combined presidential-parliamentary system of government, we can also have a combination in a dual voting system where every voter can vote for both a political party and an individual. It should be noted that a... Read more
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Reuters
Reform deal in sight to break Spain's political deadlockreforms. Centrist party Ciudadanos proposed the six-point reform package - aim
Reform deal in sight to break Spain's political deadlock
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
reforms. Centrist party Ciudadanos proposed the six-point reform package - aimed at fighting corruption and making the voting system more proportional - to the Conservative People's Party (PP) and its leader Mariano Rajoy last week. An... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Reform deal in sight to break Spain's political deadlockreforms. Centrist party Ciudadanos proposed the six-point reform package - aim
Reform deal in sight to break Spain's political deadlock
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
reforms. Centrist party Ciudadanos proposed the six-point reform package - aimed at fighting corruption and making the voting system more proportional - to the Conservative People's Party (PP) and its leader Mariano Rajoy last week. An... Read more
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