Author Topic: Should referenda require a clear 10% majority? Erdogan follows Brexit  (Read 2903 times)


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The Turkish Erdogan referendum raises similar issues as Brexit in terms of required majorities

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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