The Multi-Option Referendum: International Guidelines, International Practice and Practical Issues
24 Pages Posted: 26 Sep 2013 Last revised: 9 Oct 2013
Date Written: August 10, 2012
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
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