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Bulgaria: The Non-voters in Power

Bulgaria: The Non-voters in Power
Description
In the latest parliamentary elections in Bulgaria, the turnout hit a historic low at less than 50%. Read the post on EUDO Café by Vesco Paskalev

The 2014 EP elections: From "nine second-order national elections" to twenty-eight separate European elections?

The 2014 EP elections: From "nine second-order national elections" to twenty-eight separate European elections?
Description
The 22-25 May results have not substantially questioned the second-order model, which understands EP election campaigns – and election results – as essentially driven, in each country, by national rather than European issues. Read the EUDO café post by Lorenzo De Sio

Parties and democracy in post-communist Europe

Parties and democracy in post-communist Europe
Description
The workshop, co-organised by OPPR and the University of Alberta, will take place at the EUI in Villa Paola on 18 and 19 September 2014

Shaping voting intentions : an experimental study on the role of information in the Scottish independence referendum

Shaping voting intentions : an experimental study on the role of information in the Scottish independence referendum
Description
Read the working paper by Davide Morisi on how voters select and interpret information to make voting decisions in the context of the Scottish independence referendum

EUDO at the ECPR General Conference

EUDO at the ECPR General Conference
Description
The Director of EUDO Alexander H. Trechsel and the EUDO fellow Diego Garzia will present two papers Ist Die Zeit Reif? 2014 As the First (Truly) European and It is Not Your Preferences That Count, it is How They Are Counted: How the Choice of a Matching Algorithm Affects a Specific Vote Advice

New EUDO Citizenship Working Paper on Independence Referendums

New EUDO Citizenship Working Paper on Independence Referendums
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Who should vote and who should be offered citizenship? edited by Ruvi Ziegler, Jo Shaw and Rainer Bauböck