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The present electoral law, introduced by the former Berlusconi government, only allows voting for the party while this last (well,…the Premier) will nominate members of parliament; a typical example of imperfect democracy. It was argued that a direct election of candidates would encourage vote rigging among unscrupulous contenders; as a result, the present technocrat parliament… » read more

Posted by Elio Pennisi

As we all know the European Parliament is composed of 754 elected members from 27 Member States of the European Union and meets in two distant locations: Brussels where most gatherings are held and Strasbourg, claimed by France, where twelve four-day meetings per year are called. Besides, Luxembourg hosts the Secretariat (administrative body of the… » read more

Posted by Elio Pennisi