[pp.int.general] Working for EU elections
wildfinn at gmail.com
Tue Nov 11 16:03:07 CET 2008
He is a good example on how it works. For his second term in EP he, a
Finn, was elected from Southern France.
Anyone from any part of EU seems to be able to participate as a
representative of any area, but they can only be voted for from that
On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 1:23 PM, Valentin Villenave
<v.villenave at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2008/11/10 Andrew Norton <andrew.norton at pirate-party.us>:
>> Don't be afraid to talk. If you have problems, concerns, or just want
>> someone to talk to, talk to someone. If you're stuck for someone, come
>> find me. Sometimes a fresh mind on the problem can give an unexpected
>> answer, if it doesn't, what have you lost? Two places to start are Skype
>> (ktetch) and IRC (I'm in the channels of most of the parties, look for
>> K`Tetch). Just realise, you're not alone
> Since I'm not alone, I hope you won't mind if i take this chance to
> ask a trivial question :-)
> Here goes.
> I've been reading extensively the 07/07/1977 French law that states
> how European Parliament representatives are elected, but there's one
> crucial detail I can't find anywhere:
> some EU countries are split in several constituencies, such as France
> or Italy (as you can see below):
> Which is good news for us Frenchies, since we do not have enough
> candidates for the whole country but we may have enough candidates for
> one single constituency.
> However, this could only be possible if citizens are allowed to be
> candidates in another constituency than the one they live in. Our PP
> members are dispatched on the whole French territory, and our only
> chance to take part in this election would be if we could gather all
> members in one single list, in one single constituency.
> I know that election rules are quite different from one country to
> another, but would any of you guys, by any chance, have a clue about
> this issue?
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