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Bill: Vote obligatoire dans les élections - Mandatory Voting in Elections, 2417

Details

Submitted by[?]: Front Canrillaise

Status[?]: passed

Votes: This bill is a resolution. It requires more yes votes than no votes. This bill will not pass any sooner than the deadline.

Voting deadline: December 2418

Description[?]:

This act, upon its passage, shall make it mandatory to vote in elections. In recent elections, more than 80% of registered voters chose to vote, an overwhelming majority. This great interest in the democratic process has been engraved in the Rildanorian culture and it is time for this Parliament to strengthen that identity.

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CURRENT: All citizens have the choice whether or not to participate in elections.
PROPOSED: All citizens are required to vote in elections.

IF BROKEN: Individuals shall be fined no more than 200 Crowns.
EXCEPTIONS: Voters facing physical and mental barriers, and all other restrictions deemed acceptable by the Comité Central d'Élection, shall be exempt from this law.

Proposals

Debate

These messages have been posted to debate on this bill:

Date16:18:17, June 22, 2007 CET
From Lutte Féministe de Libération
ToDebating the Vote obligatoire dans les élections - Mandatory Voting in Elections, 2417
Message"Absolutely for."

-Adriend Durand
Premier Rildanor

((I wish there was actually a law in this game which would allow countries to demand 100% voter turnout each election.))

Date18:53:37, June 22, 2007 CET
From Parti Union Nationale
ToDebating the Vote obligatoire dans les élections - Mandatory Voting in Elections, 2417
Message"Absbsolutely not! People have a choice, why ruin the current law? People are showing a great interest in politics and the elections, making it mandatory will only discourage the youth culture from voting."

Date20:44:34, June 22, 2007 CET
From Front Canrillaise
ToDebating the Vote obligatoire dans les élections - Mandatory Voting in Elections, 2417
Message"The 200 Crown fine is enough to 'encourage' them to vote."

Date12:45:02, June 24, 2007 CET
From Alliance Démocratique Ecologiste Rildani
ToDebating the Vote obligatoire dans les élections - Mandatory Voting in Elections, 2417
MessageWe oppose, vote is a right not a duty. If people think no one of the existing parties is right, it is their right to abstain, as party are able to abstain for bill votes.

In place, We shall preconise the count of white votes... and take our responsabilities if we do not interess people

Date17:49:39, June 24, 2007 CET
From Front Canrillaise
ToDebating the Vote obligatoire dans les élections - Mandatory Voting in Elections, 2417
MessagePeople can still cast blank ballots if they do not like any of the parties.

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Voting

Vote Seats
yes
   

Total Seats: 69

no
     

Total Seats: 14

abstain
 

Total Seats: 17


Random fact: Once approved, players should copy Cultural Protocols into a bill in the debate section of their nation page, under the title of "OOC: Cultural Protocols". This bill should include links to the passed Cultural Protocol bill and the Moderation approval.

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