Obstacles to participation in elections and the exercise of voting rights, inside the E.U.

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This study, commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy
Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs at the
request of the PETI Committee, addresses some major issues of
obstacles to elections in general and of obstacles to participation
inside the EU more specifically. This is done by focusing on
Member States and examples with regard to municipal elections,
and European elections, but also in general on de-facto access to
the exercise of the right to vote. Various recommendations are
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBrussels
PublisherEuropean Parliament
Commissioning bodyPolicy Department for Citizens' Rights and Constitutional Affairs Directorate-General for Internal Policies
Number of pages51
VolumePE 658.593
ISBN (Print)978-92-846-7130-4, 978-92-846-7129-8
Publication statusPublished - 15 Sept 2020

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