Author Topic: Should referenda require a clear 10% majority? Erdogan follows Brexit  (Read 292 times)

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The Turkish Erdogan referendum raises similar issues as Brexit in terms of required majorities http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-39618614

Erdogan's power grab is not so dissimilar to the way in which Hitler came to power.

Achieving just 51% of the vote the majority was as slim as Brexit . . . and for there to be such a large minority there are clearly a most significant proportion of people who see dangers and disadvantages of a positive result.

In those circumstances shouldn't the threshold for change resulting from a referendum to be raised at least to a 10% majority so that a 55% or even 60% outcome is required before very radical changes are adopted?



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