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Published: 21 november 2019 13:19

True or false? R. Karbauskis on parliamentary entry barriers: “3% is a typical practice”

Ramūnas Karbauskis ir Gediminas Kirkilas
Juliaus Kalinsko / 15min nuotr. / Ramūnas Karbauskis and Gediminas Kirkilas

With the elections nearing, opposition and majority parliamentarians have united for a single goal – proposing to reduce the entry barrier required to obtain mandates in Seimas. That said, the politicians view the decrease differently. Majority leaders say that in a part of the European Union, there are no barriers at all and a 3% barrier is quite frequent. Is this true?

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