Tag: referendum

76 Why would Madrid be so insistent on preventing the Catalonian independence referendum? 2017-10-01T13:02:03.297

49 Why was the Brexit referendum conducted as a simple majority vote? 2016-06-24T13:52:21.603

41 Must the UK leave the EU? 2016-06-24T04:22:20.747

35 Why do some Catalans want to become independent? 2017-10-02T07:41:44.547

35 What happens if it is proved that "vote leave" campaign broke campaigning laws? 2018-05-02T15:06:42.037

26 What will Scotland's status in the EU be, assuming the Scots vote for independence? 2014-01-01T23:23:20.393

24 In what way is the Catalan referendum illegal, rather than inconsequential, under Spanish law? 2017-10-01T18:22:53.867

23 If/When UK leaves the EU, can a future goverment conduct a referendum to join the EU? 2019-03-29T07:49:34.357

20 Are there examples of when Parliament decided against the results of a Referendum? 2016-06-24T05:06:07.457

19 Why can't California Proposition 17 be passed via the legislative process and thus needs a ballot measure? 2020-11-01T21:08:28.970

18 Why are there no referendums in the US? 2019-03-27T15:35:53.783

17 Is a second EU Referendum undemocratic? 2018-11-16T17:01:26.343

16 Is the Crimean referendum legal? 2014-03-06T14:56:59.857

16 Why do the Spanish government not organize a national referendum for Catalonia independence? 2015-09-12T17:03:07.943

14 Will the British Parliament prevent "Brexit"? 2016-11-03T20:24:34.847

12 If a country leaves the European Union, would also leave the European Economic Area? 2015-05-06T18:36:04.523

12 If the independence vote in Catalunya is successful. What are the possible outcomes? 2017-07-14T19:25:16.703

11 What are typical consequences for a political party of losing an independence referendum? 2012-12-05T06:42:59.790

10 Could the City of London leave the EU while the UK remained? 2016-04-28T16:25:03.217

10 What's the difference between repeating elections every few years and repeating a referendum after a few years? 2019-04-08T18:22:24.487

10 Can a 'Second Referendum' on Brexit contain three options? 2019-11-07T17:54:04.027

9 How does offering two almost identical options in a Preferential Voting system affect the outcome? 2015-12-13T18:57:43.193

9 What is the typical error in large vote counts? 2016-06-24T08:24:59.147

8 Why aren't all matters referendable? 2014-01-29T19:56:28.143

8 Is it only the UK who is holding a referendum to stay or leave the EU? If so, why? 2016-06-16T19:42:30.623

8 Does the 16th April Turkish referendum result actually have any meaningful effect? 2017-04-16T20:15:11.407

8 Why do major referendums have a 50% threshold to change the status quo, rather than a higher value? 2017-05-03T09:06:07.767

8 Why doesn't the UK hold a second Brexit referendum to clarify what the public wants from Brexit? 2018-11-02T00:12:45.030

8 Are there any polls on the new Swiss immigration referendum question? 2019-04-22T03:15:55.887

8 What would Alexander Lukashenko gain from a referendum on Belarus joining the Russian Federation? 2020-09-11T22:22:43.143

7 How can the federal United States congress conduct a public referendum vote? 2016-08-16T18:14:20.187

7 Can the Tweede Kamer or anyone else withdraw a law if an advisory referendum on it has already been requested? 2017-10-10T17:50:57.357

6 Which country had the first constitution adopted by referendum? 2013-08-09T13:33:45.830

6 Why did Switzerland's referendum about basic income proponents propose actual amounts? 2017-08-16T17:06:43.970

6 When can a UK referendum result be officially declared "invalid"? 2018-07-17T10:49:17.730

6 Why are referendums held? Are they not inherently anti-democratic? 2018-11-26T14:44:32.017

6 What is a "confirmatory" referendum in the context of Brexit? 2019-04-07T08:58:48.630

6 Does Hong Kong have the right to hold a referendum for independence? 2019-08-10T20:19:37.930

6 Is it possible for the UK Parliament to create a legally binding referendum? 2019-11-08T16:19:09.913

5 Why does mostly liberal California vote for death penalty? 2016-11-11T08:57:56.153

5 Why doesn't the Indian government hold a referendum in Kashmir? 2017-05-10T13:23:57.447

5 Can Spain be suspended from the EU? 2017-10-05T20:44:53.517

5 Is a Dutch referendum valid if the no-vote exceeds the yes-vote, but does not exceed 50%? 2018-03-22T09:23:06.177

5 Why isn't Northern Ireland demanding a referendum on joining Ireland, similar to the one in Scotland? 2019-04-10T03:51:25.887

4 Do referendums lead to significantly different decisions than when decisions are taken by parliament? 2012-12-07T15:26:42.683

4 Protecting a democracy from an influential few 2016-07-04T15:57:26.293

4 What are the rules of what goes into referenda in Switzerland? 2016-10-15T12:03:03.680

4 Was there an OSCE mission observing the Scottish independence referendum? 2019-04-22T06:14:30.100

4 Is organizing "piggybacked" referendums something unusual in EU? 2019-06-28T06:54:31.643

4 Losers Consent, Winners Lament? 2019-12-14T13:54:56.317

3 Do TTIP and CETA ratification in The Netherlands require primary legislation that can be subject to a consultative referendum? 2016-05-09T14:00:34.240

3 EU referendum odds 2016-06-23T10:43:45.410

3 Do public referenda overrule political rights, or are they an expression of democracy? 2016-12-11T09:48:32.610

3 Did those who voted to stay in the EC also vote to leave the EU? 2017-08-24T07:59:10.103

3 Have Catalonian politicians addressed a scenario where one or more border districts would prefer to stay with Spain after the independence? 2017-09-25T10:50:52.273

3 Mechanics of a second Brexit referendum 2018-10-22T10:18:02.640

3 What reason(s) have UK politicians given for not wanting another referendum on whether the UK should exit the EU or not? 2019-03-22T01:48:05.850

3 Has Boris Johnson's government explained why its latest Brexit proposal does not include a referendum for Northern Ireland leaving the single market? 2019-10-06T17:58:43.053

3 If a referendum on Northern Ireland joining the Republic of Ireland is narrowly defeated, what is the trigger for another referendum? 2020-01-03T23:26:55.527

3 In the 2020 constitutional referendum, what factors explain the low approval in Nenets Autonomous Okrug? 2020-07-05T16:43:06.803

2 Why bother stopping people from voting? 2017-10-01T22:00:25.787

2 For the 2017 Catalan independence referendum, are there any turnout estimates counting only polling stations where voters were actually able to vote? 2017-10-03T11:07:16.527

2 Health care ballot initiative for nurse staffing: why no compromise? 2018-10-08T12:06:48.887

2 Does India have something similar to a referendum proposition? 2019-02-22T06:41:10.093

2 Was the referendum on the Good Friday Agreement called "confirmatory" at the time? 2019-04-07T10:33:07.630

2 Is there a more in-depth explanation why Asians in (Greater) London voted to leave the EU, breaking with the national trend for ethnic minorities? 2019-12-17T13:25:07.687

2 How central are referendums to the UK constitution? 2020-06-25T03:46:59.970

1 Which states had ballot initiatives to legalize marijuana in 2016? 2016-11-09T06:34:00.480

1 Is there a ballot Initiative at the Federal level? 2017-04-06T17:46:03.453

1 Why were so many referendums about marriage definition initiated in the recent years? 2017-08-28T14:06:36.047

1 Did any country with occupied territories hold a national referendum? 2017-08-29T12:23:15.157

1 What are the reasons for not having a voter turnout threshold for a nation-wide referendum? 2018-10-12T15:48:25.870

1 How does an independence referendum work? 2019-02-15T06:33:56.423

1 Can a traditional nonconnected PAC spend money to support or oppose state ballot measures? 2019-03-31T17:54:58.337

1 How many local recounts were conducted in the Scottish independence referendum? 2019-04-22T04:42:36.243

1 Has the UK had an election, referendum, or similar result either not implemented or put again before being implemented (in modern times)? 2019-10-20T11:36:03.450

1 What options do supporters of a confirmatory referendum have? 2019-10-20T12:13:23.533

0 What are plausible possible outcomes after the Catalan referendum? 2017-09-12T07:48:28.197

0 How does Ireland maintain constitutional stability when it is relatively easy to amend the Constitution? 2021-02-09T06:16:22.300

-1 Referendum on official contact with the Dalai Lama? 2016-09-08T20:00:17.713

-2 Brexit - What was the question that the Referendum answered? 2019-09-08T06:42:26.150

-3 Independence referendum Vs Country sovereignty 2017-10-02T07:10:38.050