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  1. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    What effect will this have on the September elections? Someone once wrote that Mas "caught the tiger by the tail" in reference to him pretending to be for independence after years of not caring about it. That looks to be correct. CATALAN POLITICS: The end of an era: Catalan nationalist bloc...
  2. Articles: Europe
    British expats are being reminded that there is still time to register to vote in the UK’s forthcoming general elections. The registration deadline is Monday 20 April and the UK Electoral Commission said it is important for any UK citizen overseas that wishes to register for a postal vote to do...
  3. La Tasca
    This will be the first time voting in Spain for some of you, so here's how it's done. If you are registered on the padrón you should also be on the electoral roll and entitled to vote in the European election next Sunday, and also the municipal elections next year. You will be getting a...
  4. Articles: Europe
    Expats all over France are not only preparing to vote in this weekend’s first round of local elections but also stand to represent their communes. Thousands of expats from all over Europe are eligible to stand in the election and are putting themselves forward as candidates. According to...
  5. Articles: Europe
    British expats living in Europe are being encouraged to register so they can vote in the European Parliamentary elections in May. The Electoral Commission has launched an international campaign in a bid to boost the number of expats on the UK’s electoral registers. It has declared...
  6. Articles: Europe
    Expats in the European Union could retain their right to vote in their home country after the European Commission issued new guidance to member states that currently have rules preventing their citizens from voting in national or regional elections because they live in another EU country. At...
  7. Articles: Europe
    Expats living in France who are eligible to vote in what are being described as crucial local elections in 2014 have until the end of December to register their right to do so. The local elections in France promise to be hard fought battles and expats, or at least those from the European...
  8. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    If you want to see how the vote went where you are, you can check here (select the region, then the province, then the town) Resultados Electorales en Total España para el Congreso: Elecciones Generales 2011 en EL PAÍS Also shows 2008 figures.
  9. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Just a few days to go before the local elections on May 22. So here's a final thread for your comments The party in power in my town has printed a brochure complete with a photo of the mayor to deliver to all the households. Nothing wrong in that I hear you say. Yes, but it was paid for by the...
  10. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    This may not interest you, local Spanish politics is not everyone's glass of warm vino, but I would value your input. There are 2 months to go before the local elections on May 22, and I have been making comparisons between my experience as a councillor in England what happens here. For example...
  11. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    The municipal elections are upcoming in a few months. I was wondering, as EU citizens have the right of voting in municipal elections in the other EU state they reside in, do you just have to walk into the voting office, show your NIE and empadronamiento as proof of residence and then vote? Or...
  12. Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Today here, at Haram street, Giza, there was a religious fight, became political. Police gas and shooted on the ppl, there are victims, the journalists from Al Jazeera was arested. What will be after elections this friday...
  13. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    End of November Catalunya goes voting for its parliament again, the subways are full of adverts encouraging people to go voting. My question: can foreigners with EU passports vote in these elections, or is it only municipal electrions (when mayor and city council are elected) where inhabitants...
  14. Articles: Asia
    Bangladeshi expats have been granted the right to vote from overseas after the country’s cabinet finally bowed to pressure from campaigning groups. Prime Minister’s press secretary Abul Kalam Azad said the decision would pave the way for six million expats living and working in more than 100...
  15. Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    Hundreds of thousand of skilled workers will be needed for new jobs in Australia in the next few years but pledges to cut immigration by both main political parties in the run up to the general election is causing concern. The opposition lead by Tony Abbott says it would cut the number of...
  16. Articles: Europe
    Millions of British expats are eligible to vote in the forthcoming general election and are being urged to make sure they can by the Conservative political party which is hoping to defeat the ruling Labour party. They include people who have been on an electoral role in the UK in the last 15...
  17. Italy Expat Forum for Expats Living in Italy
    Join Democrats Abroad Rome as we watch the election returns all-night at Termini Station, in downtown Rome. For more details, see Frontpage | Democrats Abroad (Italy).
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