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Direct elections to the European Parliament

Peter C. J. Vale

Direct elections to the European Parliament

is this the litmus test?

by Peter C. J. Vale

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Published by South African Institute of International Affairs in Braamfontein .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European Parliament -- Elections.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 18.

    Statementby Peter C. J. Vale.
    SeriesOccasional paper - South African Institute of International Affairs, Occasional paper (South African Institute of International Affairs)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJN36 .V32
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18 p. ;
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4490774M
    ISBN 100909239568
    LC Control Number79320471

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The European Parliament: What it is. What it does. How it works. is a seven-chapter text that describes the fundamentals and functions of the European Parliament. This book begins with a revolutionary event of direct elections of the nine member countries of the European Community for the members of the European Parliament.

Direct Elections to the European Parliament A Community Perspective. Authors: Lodge, Juliet, Herman, Valentine Free Preview. Assembly’, changing its name to the ‘European Parliament’ on 30 March FROM APPOINTED ASSEMBLY TO ELECTED PARLIAMENT Before the introduction of direct elections, Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) were appointed by each of the Member States’ national parliaments.

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Delays in some Member States in adopting the relevant electoral laws made it impossible for the elections to take place inas decided by the Council. Finally, under pressure from the European Parliament, the Copenhagen Summit of April set the date of the first European direct elections for June Additional Physical Format: Online version: Legislation of direct elections to the European Parliament.

Farnborough, Eng.: Gower, © (OCoLC) Direct elections were also understood as an opportunity to mobilise public opinion around European issues. In this respect, and as shown by the electoral manifestos exhibited to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the first direct European elections, those elections marked the European Parliament’s first serious attempt toFile Size: 1MB.

Direct election is a system of choosing political officeholders in which the voters directly cast ballots for the persons, or political party that they desire to see elected. The method by which the winner or winners of a direct election are chosen depends upon the electoral system used.

The most commonly used systems are the plurality system and the two-round system for single-winner. The European elections were parliamentary elections held across all 9 (at the time) European Community member were the first European elections to be held, allowing citizens to elect MEPs to the European Parliament, and also the first international election in history.

Seats in the Parliament had been allocated to the states according to population, and in some cases were Turnout: 63%. An election to the European Parliament was held between 23 and 26 Maythe ninth parliamentary election since the first direct elections in A total of Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) represent more than million people from 28 member Februarythe European Parliament had voted to decrease the number of MEPs from to if the United Kingdom were to Turnout: % pp.

Direct Elections to the European Parliament Authors: Lodge, Juliet Free Preview. Buy this book eB99 European Election Procedures. Services for this book. Download High-Resolution Cover. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google++.Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.

Abstract. Whatever the ultimate future of the European Communities, two important developments can be predicted with confidence for the relatively near future: the fusion of the Executives, and the election by direct suffrage of the European : Hugh Beesley.

Elections to the European Parliament take place every five years by universal adult suffrage, and with more than million people eligible to vote, it is considered the second largest democratic elections in the world.

UntilMEPs were elected to the European Parliament, which has been directly elected since Since the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU inthe. Direct Elections to the European Parliament by Dr. Peter-Christian Miller-Graft The Act of Septem will allow the representatives to the European Parliament to be directly elected by the people of each Member State instead of being selected by the national legislatures.

The author ex-Author: Peter-Christian Muller-Graff. The final turnout figure for this year's European Parliament elections has been revealed as % – the lowest-ever turnout and lower than the number communicated immediately after the elections. On election night, 25 May, exit polls suggested a turnout of % based on preliminary figures.

This was revised down to % a few days later. Another popular assumption is that direct presidential elections are more heavily contested and partisan, polarizing and dividing political elites and the electorate. Proponents of direct elections argue that such elections will help decrease voter alienation and apathy.

This book challenges the conventional by: 5. The European elections have long been characterised by a strange paradox: while its powers have gradually increased with the aim of strengthening its democratic standing, voter turnout has been going down since the first direct elections in In the European Parliament coined the phrase “this time it’s different”, implying that.

Caption: On the 30th anniversary of the first direct elections to the European Parliament in Junethe European Parliament’s Archive and Documentation Centre (CARDOC) produces a paper on the initiatives taken by the European Parliament, and previously by the ECSC Common Assembly, to arrive at the first direct elections to Parliament.

Direct elections to the European Parliament have a transnational as well as a national dimension. Up to the present, the national dimension clearly dominates, however.

The decline is in voter support, not for Europe but for the European Parliament itself, as measured in voter turn-out to EP elections. The turn-out rate has declined persistently from election to election ever since the first direct elections inand reached historical lows in practically all Member States as well as for the Union as a.When in September the Member States of the European Communities agreed on the arrangements for the first direct elections to the European Parliament, duly held inthey also reaffirmed that the Parliament itself should draw up a proposal for a uniform procedure for future direct elections.

At the European University Institute, Florence, a team of professors and research students from Cited by: 5.The European Parliament is the EU's law-making is directly elected by EU voters every 5 years.

The last elections were in May Elections. The European elections took place between 23 .