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Day: June 25, 2016
Was Brexit’s 50% threshold too low?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montenegrin_independence_referendum,_2006 A referendum that is of epochal consequence for a polity needs to be decisive, in order to settle the issue, instead of converting the referendum to a neverendum. Which is why referendums to change constitutions (for those countries that have them) don’t have a 50% threshold; and why federal polities require enhanced majorities of […]