If 50 percent or more vote against the recall, Newsom will retain his office and the results of the second question will not matter. If Newsom is recalled, the winner on the second question will become governor, even if the votes against a Newsom recall outnumber those for the top alternative candidate.
Die Präsidentschafts- und Parlamentswahlen sowie das Verfassungsreferendum in Haiti sollen am 7. November dieses Jahres stattfinden. Vor der Ermordung von Präsident Jovenel Moïse am 7. Juli waren sie für den 26. September geplant, wurden wegen des anhaltenden politischen Chaos jedoch verschoben.
The National Electoral Institute (INE) informed over 93.6 million Mexicans can vote in this referendum, which is the first exercise of direct democracy in the country’s history.
Trotz der Einschränkunegn aufgrund der Corona-Pandemie gelang es den Aktivist:innen, die Bevölkerung gegen die repressiven Maßnahmen der LUC-Gesetze zu mobilisieren – eine harte politische Niederlage für Präsident Lacalle Pou von der Nationalen Partei.
Damit kann die im März von der Regierungskoalition im Parlament verabschiedete Gesetzesnovelle, die laut Kritikern und Kritikerinnen die Verbauung und Privatisierung der Küste sowie der See- und Flussufer liberalisiert, nicht in Kraft treten.
Das Votum wurde von Vorwürfen über Manipulation und Wählerunterdrückung begleitet: Es gab zunehmend Berichte über Probleme mit der Briefwahl und Verwirrung wegen veränderter Standorte der Wahllokale.
“I voted against (the reform) because this is a power grab,” said a 32-year-old entrepreneur who only gave his first name, Bakyt. “All the power must not be given to one person.”
The promotion of Lord Frost to the Cabinet Office prompted speculation that Scots born Mr Gove may be put in charge of a new Cabinet drive to stop Scotland breaking away from the UK.
Bei den Regionalwahlen in Italien gestern und heute ist der Mitte-rechts-Allianz mit der Lega der erhoffte Volltreffer in allen sieben beteiligten Regionen nicht gelungen.
Vázquez Garced said in her letter that the yes/no referendum on statehood, which will be included along with ballots in November’s general election, will go forward whether the funding is received or not.
Auf Bougainville gibt es größere Vorkommen an Kupfer und Gold. Die Bevölkerung ist jedoch sehr arm. Zudem leidet die Insel durch den Abbau der Rohstoffe an Umweltproblemen.
The very word possessed such talismanic power that you could even get away with attacking whole countries and killing all kinds of people just so the ones who survived could have democracy.
Then these gatekeepers of good manners lost a referendum (Brexit) and an election (Trump) and decided that democracy was totally passé. The volte-face they performed was rather breathtaking in its coordination, like a little shoal of well-disciplined fish avoiding troubled waters with mindless accuracy.
Under a peace agreement signed after a nine-year civil war with the PNG mainland ended in 1998, Bougainville has until mid-2020 to hold the referendum, which had originally been scheduled for June.
In a prefectural referendum in February, a decisive 72 percent of voters in Okinawa expressed opposition to the base relocation.
Tamaki’s pledge to halt the base transfer led to his overwhelming victory in the gubernatorial election last September.
They would also grant the president control over appointing head judges and the public prosecutor from a pool of candidates. They would task the military with protecting “the constitution and democracy and the fundamental makeup of the country and its civil nature”.
French opposition lawmakers from left and right who banded together to trigger a public referendum on President Emmanuel Macron’s plans to privatise Paris airports have cleared a first hurdle in a complex process often regarded as nearly impossible.
British Prime Minister Theresa May scolded the British parliament in the speech Wednesday, saying she was not interested in a calling an election or holding another Brexit referendum and that MPs should „do their jobs“ to avoid damaging England’s democratic institutions.
„The next elections could become a de facto referendum on Italy remaining in the eurozone,“ one economist said.
(3.4.2018) The House of Lords Communications Committee has opened an inquiry exploring the possibility of internet regulation in the UK, seeking input around issues such as the legal liability of online platforms for the content they host and how they moderate it, and how user data is protected.
The inquiry comes as platforms such as Facebook continue to draw public hostility for its role in enabling the activities of Cambridge Analytica, the data science firm at the heart of ongoing allegations of exploiting the data of Facebook users to influence the EU referendum campaign and the 2016 US presidential election.