Voter reforms to give public more influence in Parliament; Stronger youth voice

Minister Kasja Ollongren of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations submitted her proposal to change the Dutch electoral system to Parliament on Wednesday. Changes include giving young people more influence, making it possible for voters to vote on specific candidates instead of only entire parties, and giving the Senate the power to propose amendments on bills. These changes were proposed based on advice from the State Committee on the Parliamentary System.Submitted by Janene Pieters on Wednesday, 1 July 2020 – 08:56

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