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Digital 27-08-2018

Commission to crack down on data misuse ahead of European Elections

The European Commission is set to announce plans to clamp down on the misuse of personal data retrieved from social networks in the run-up to the 2019 European Elections, the Financial Times reported on Sunday (26 August).
Elections 16-03-2018

Trans-Europe Express – Smells like teen spirit

Getting young people out to vote has frustrated national politicians across Europe for a generation.
Brexit 07-03-2018

Never mind ‘hard’ or ‘soft’, Brexit must not be brutal on youth

Never mind ‘hard’ or ‘soft’, an Italian MEP has warned against a ‘brutal’ Brexit.
Elections 12-09-2016

Austria delays presidential election re-run after postal ballot snag

A re-run of Austria's presidential election scheduled for next month has been delayed, Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka said on Monday (12 September), after some postal voters complained of faulty seals on ballot papers.
European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg
Brexit 10-02-2015

UK breached prisoner voting rights

The UK breached the human rights of more than 1,000 prisoners by denying them the right to vote, according to today’s ruling by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).
EU Elections 2014 17-04-2014

Official: German electoral oversight is unique in EU

In Germany, elections are a ‘self-organised act of the people’: it is the only EU member state where EU elections are overseen by ordinary citizens, and an independent returning officer, who spoke in Berlin on Wednesday (16 April). EURACTIV Germany reports.

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