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European election top candidates like Martin Schulz, hoped putting a face on the election would motivate voters to polls. Germany, 2014 [Travelswiss1/Flickr]

SPD mulls supermarket voting booths to boost election turnout

Fewer and fewer German citizens are going to the polls, a trend officials attribute to the rigid rules in the voting system. The social democrats are now considering more innovative models, including mimicking Sweden's practice of voting "while out shopping". EURACTIV Germany reports.
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