|Author (Person)||Crego, Maria Diaz|
|Author (Corporate)||European Parliament: European Parliamentary Research Service|
|Publisher||European Parliament: European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS), European Union|
|Series Title||EPRS Studies|
|Series Details||PE 679.084|
|Publication Date||February 2021|
|Content Type||Textbook | Monograph|
Aiming to feed into the forthcoming Conference on the Future of Europe and debate in the European Parliament on possible reforms of the 1976 European Electoral Act, this paper from the European Parliamentary Research Service analyses the main proposals to create a European constituency (or constituencies), in which Members of the European Parliament would be elected from transnational electoral lists. Such proposals have been discussed over the years in the European Parliament itself, as well as in other European and national institutions and academia.
Following a review of these proposals, the paper then details the legal changes that would be needed at European and national levels to bring the idea to fruition.
|Subject Categories||Politics and International Relations|
|Subject Tags||Electoral Law | Systems, European Parliament Elections|
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|