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OPEN VOTERS LIST [1 record]

Record 1 2004-06-21

English

Subject field(s)
  • Electoral Systems and Political Parties
OBS

In rural areas ... the lists [of electors] are said to be "open", since an unlisted elector is permitted to vote if he or she swears an oath of qualification that is attested by another elector.

OBS

In the source CLSEL, the term is found in a marginal note to s. 39(3).

Key term(s)
  • open voters' list
  • open list of electors

French

Domaine(s)
  • Systèmes électoraux et partis politiques
OBS

[...] dans les sections rurales, les listes [électorales] sont dites «ouvertes», et un électeur dont le nom n'y figure pas peut quand même voter pourvu qu'il prête un serment attestant qu'il a qualité d'électeur et qu'un autre électeur réponde pour lui.

Key term(s)
  • liste électorale ouverte

Spanish

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