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Del Galdo: 2014 Cook Election Results Show Clear Referenda Questions Are Vote Getters

(Berwyn) - Municipal attorney Michael Del Galdo predicted that 2014 suburban Cook County referendum [Read More...]

Anti-EU forces are battle ready: The fightback must start now

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MADRID, Safar 4, 1436, Nov 26, 2014, SPA -- Catalonia's two main parties on Wednesday moved a step c

The region, which accounts for one fifth of Spain's economic output, went ahead with a symbolic [Read More...]

The c2d is a department of the Zentrum für Demokratie Aarau (ZDA) and related to the Law School of the University of Zurich. The team, consisting of political scientists and legal scholars, is located in Aarau, Switzerland.

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Centre for Research on Direct Democracy (c2d)

The c2d is an academic research center dedicated to the study of direct democratic institutions (referendum and initiative) around the world, their history, legal nature, functioning and political implications. It aims at running an international database, promoting interdisciplinary scientific research, organising conferences and providing services.