Referendum
A referendum (in some countries synonymous with plebiscite — or a vote on a ballot question) is a direct vote in which an entire electorate is asked to vote on a particular proposal. This may result i...
Ireland Becomes First Country To Legalise Same-Sex Marriage By Popular Vote
Irish voters have decisively voted in favour of marriage equality, making Ireland the first country to do so through the ballot box. Only one of the 43 constituencies voted against the proposal – Rosc...
Referendums in Australia
Referendums in Australia are polls held in Australia to approve Parliament-proposed changes to the Australian Constitution or a state or territory. Non-binding polls are usually referred to as plebisc...
Referendums in Canada
National referendums are seldom used in Canada. The first two referendums saw voters in Québec and the remainder of Canada take dramatically opposing stands, the third saw most of the voters take a st...
Elections in Croatia
Regular elections in Croatia are mandated by the Constitution and legislation enacted by Parliament. The presidency, Parliament, county prefects and assemblies, city and town mayors, and city and muni...
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Egyptian constitutional referendum, 2011
A constitutional referendum was held in Egypt on 19 March 2011, following the 2011 Egyptian revolution. More than 14 million (77%) were in favour, while around 4 million (23%) opposed the changes; 41%...
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Five Constituencies Referendum
The 2010 Hong Kong by-election was an election held on 16 May 2010 in Hong Kong, triggered by the resignation of five pan-democrat Legislative Councillors in January of the same year.Discussions among...
Five Constituencies Referendum - Wikipedia
Constitution of Iraq
The Constitution of Iraq is Iraq's fundamental law.
Iraq's first constitution, which established a constitutional monarchy, entered into force under the auspices of a British military occupation i...
Kirkuk status referendum
The Kirkuk status referendum is the Kirkuk part of a plebiscite that will decide whether the Kurdish regions within Iraqi governorates of Diyala, Kirkuk, Salah ad Din and Ninawa will become part of th...
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Amendments of the Constitution of Ireland
An amendment may be made to any part of the Constitution of Ireland but only by referendum. An amendment must first be approved by both Houses of the Oireachtas (parliament), then submitted to a refer...
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Referendums in Italy
The Constitution of Italy provides for only two kinds of legally binding referendums:Despite that the constitutional right to hold a popular referendum has existed since the Italian constitution was a...
Referendums in Moldova
Elections in Moldova gives information on election and election results in Moldova. Moldova elects on national level a legislature. The Parliament (Parlamentul) has 101 members, elected for a four-y...
Referendums in New Zealand
Referendums (or referenda) are held only occasionally by the Government of New Zealand. Ten referendums have been held so far (excluding referendums on alcohol licensing, which were held triennially b...
Serbian constitutional referendum, 2006
A referendum on a proposed draft of the new Serbian constitution was held on October 28 and 29 October 2006 and has resulted in the draft constitution being approved by the Serbian electorate. The con...
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Referendums in Sweden
Since the introduction of parliamentarism in Sweden, six national referendums have been held. Legal provisions for referendums were introduced in 1922, one year after the adoption of universal suffrag...
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Referendums in the United Kingdom
Referendums are occasionally held within the United Kingdom. The Government of the United Kingdom has held twelve referendums, the first in 1973; only two of these covered the whole UK. In addition, t...
Politics of Uruguay
The politics of Uruguay abide by a presidential representative democratic republic, under which the President of Uruguay is both the head of state and the head of government, as well as a multiform pa...
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Initiative
In political science, an initiative (also known as a popular or citizens' initiative) is a means by which a petition signed by a certain minimum number of registered voters can force a public vote (pl...
Recall election
A recall election (also called a recall referendum or representative recall) is a procedure by which voters can remove an elected official from office through a direct vote before his or her term has...
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Referendums by country
A referendum (in some countries synonymous with plebiscite, or a vote on a ballot question) is a direct vote in which an entire electorate is asked to either accept or reject a particular proposal. Th...
Referendums by country - Wikipedia
History of Croatia
Croatia first appeared as a duchy in the late 8th century and then as a kingdom in the 10th century. From the 12th century it remained a distinct state with its ruler (ban) and parliament, but it obey...
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