The Multi-Option Referendum: International Guidelines, International Practice and Practical Issues

24 Pages Posted: 26 Sep 2013 Last revised: 9 Oct 2013

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Stephen Tierney

University of Edinburgh - School of Law

Date Written: August 10, 2012

Abstract

This is a paper prepared by Stephen Tierney on 10 August 2012 and sent to the Scottish Government Head of Elections Team, Mr Stephen Sadler. The paper offers an account of the practical issues surrounding the framing of a two question referendum in the broader context of multi-option referendums in general.

Keywords: Referendum, multi-option, direct democracy, constitutional law, public law, Venice Commission, international standards

Suggested Citation

Tierney, Stephen, The Multi-Option Referendum: International Guidelines, International Practice and Practical Issues (August 10, 2012). Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2013/33. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2328076 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2328076

Stephen Tierney (Contact Author)

University of Edinburgh - School of Law ( email )

Old College
South Bridge
Edinburgh, EH8 9YL
United Kingdom

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