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The European Parliament: it has to do with you. European Policy Brief No. 25, March 2014

The Egmont, Institute (2014) The European Parliament: it has to do with you. European Policy Brief No. 25, March 2014. [Policy Paper]

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    In the City, the citizen is king. At least theoretically. In the European City currently being built around twenty eight national democracies, the citizen will soon be called upon, in May, to democratically elect his or her representative in the European Parliament for the next five years. Since the very first election of Members of the European Parliament by direct universal suffrage in 1979, spectacular progress has been made by the “European Economic Community” that we now all know as the European Union. And the powers vested in citizen representatives are equally impressive. But there is a real possibility that European citizens will turn their backs on the upcoming European elections like never before. Why?

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    Item Type: Policy Paper
    Subjects for non-EU documents: EU policies and themes > EU institutions & developments > European Parliament
    EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > political affairs > European elections/voting behavior
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    Series: Series > Egmont : Royal Institute for International Affairs > European Policy Briefs
    Depositing User: Unnamed user with email
    Official EU Document: No
    Language: English
    Date Deposited: 23 Apr 2015 11:51
    Number of Pages: 4
    Last Modified: 23 Apr 2015 11:51

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