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Reforms: 18-year-olds will also vote for the Senate, 25 to be elected

2020-01-15T16:34:26.413Z

18-year-olds can vote for the Senate and 25-year-olds can be elected senators. The Constitutional Affairs Committee of the Senate, explains the leader of the Democratic Party in the Dario Parrini commission, "approved the constitutional reform which, with an amendment signed by me, equates to that of the Chamber not only the active but also the passive electorate of the Senate. - he underlines - of an epochal reform. We overcome the paradoxical and by now anachronistic existence of a branch of Parliament endowed with the same powers as the other but not elected by universal suffrage and it gives a sign of justice, seriousness and attention towards millions of young people between 18 and 25 who are still citizens with halved political rights. The measure - he concludes - will go to the Chamber as soon as possible ".



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January 15, 2020 18-year-olds can vote for the Senate and 25-year-olds can be elected senators.

The Constitutional Affairs Committee of the Senate, explains the leader of the Democratic Party in the Dario Parrini commission, "approved the constitutional reform which, with an amendment signed by me, equates to that of the Chamber not only the active but also the passive electorate of the Senate. - he underlines - of an epochal reform. We overcome the paradoxical and by now anachronistic existence of a branch of Parliament endowed with the same powers as the other but not elected by universal suffrage and it gives a sign of justice, seriousness and attention towards millions of young people between 18 and 25 who are still citizens with halved political rights. The measure - he concludes - will go to the Chamber as soon as possible ".

Source: rainews

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