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“referendum” in the news

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Sunday, April 14, 2019
He says the campaign for a second referendum is in a far stronger position than many believed it ever could be.
Some Labour MPs want Corbyn to push for a second referendum, meaning that they will approve May's deal, but on the condition that a public vote is then held.
Brexit: Corbyn told to back new EU referendum or lose millions of supporters

Monday, April 1, 2019
Four options have been chosen by the Speaker to be voted on later, including a customs union and a referendum.
The election came amid an economic downturn and was widely seen as a referendum on his leadership.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
The rules for referendums are set out in a law called the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000.
But some MPs want to hold a binding referendum where the result would automatically take effect - like with the 2011 referendum on changing the voting system for UK general elections.
Another referendum

Monday, March 25, 2019
Second Brexit referendum 'deserves to be considered,' senior UK minister says
Marine Corps Air Station Futenma into a new stage even though a prefectural referendum last month showed more than 70 percent of residents oppose it.

Saturday, March 23, 2019
Anti-Brexit rally: Protesters demanding a second referendum are marching in central London, with a rally planned in Parliament Square from 2.45 p.m. local time.

Thursday, March 21, 2019
The activists are calling for a People's Vote, or second Brexit referendum, which would give British voters the chance to reverse the decision taken in the 2016 poll.
Theresa May and Angela Merkel have agreed to hold a second Brexit referendum.
Protesters call for second referendum in Brussels

Saturday, March 9, 2019
Labour MPs Peter KyleLabour MPs Peter Kyle and Phil Wilson had been pushing an amendment that would allow May’s Brexit deal to pass through the Commons on condition that its approval was subject to a second referendum.
Brexit: Labour amendment supporting second referendum put on hold

Monday, March 4, 2019
And Labour MP Alex Sobel, of the cross-party People's Vote campaign, which wants a new referendum on Brexit, said it was "a drop in the ocean" compared to the cost of leaving the EU.

Sunday, March 3, 2019
On Sunday, Okinawa had a special vote, called a referendum , on whether voters supported moving the Futenma base to Henoko.
The 27-year-old who instigated a referendum in famously apolitical Japan
The eurosceptic Conservative People's Party of Estonia (EKRE), which has called for a referendum on EU membership, looks set to come third.

Thursday, February 28, 2019
That means that the government does not have to do what the referendum says.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
2nd Brexit Referendum?
If they are rejected, the second referendum would be proposed.
Its leader said the party would back a second referendum related to leaving the European Union, reports the Guardian.

Sunday, February 24, 2019
NAHA, OKINAWA PREF. - Okinawa voters went to the polls Sunday for a prefecture-wide referendum on whether to relocate U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma in Ginowan to Henoko, a coastal area on the northeastern part of the main island.
Okinawa residents head to polls for referendum on relocation of U.S. Futenma base to Henoko

Thursday, February 14, 2019
Official campaigning began on Thursday in Okinawa for a prefectural referendum on landfill work to relocate a US base within the southern Japanese prefecture.

Monday, February 11, 2019
Commentary: Europe can help the UK kill second Brexit referendum idea

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Referendums have been held since last month asking residents if they want to join in the government.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
NAHA--The Okinawa prefectural assembly on Jan. 29 approved a revised referendum on the relocation of a U.S. military base in the prefecture that will allow residents to select one of three options next month.

Sunday, January 20, 2019
“What we are now getting is some of those who always absolutely opposed the result of the referendum trying to hijack Brexit and in fact steal the result from the people.

Friday, January 18, 2019
Can a country ever recover from a rough referendum?

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Giving her reaction to the result, Mrs May told MPs she would "continue to work to deliver on the solemn promise to the people of this country to deliver on the result of the referendum and leave the European Union".

Wednesday, January 9, 2019
On a visit to London weeks ahead of the 2016 referendum, Abe offered vocal support for then-Prime Minister David Cameron’s campaign to remain in the EU.

Sunday, January 6, 2019
A public vote - called a referendum - was held on Thursday 23 June 2016 when voters were asked just one question - whether the UK should leave or remain in the European Union.

Saturday, May 26, 2018
Ireland's abortion laws will be relaxed after an overwhelming majority of voters chose to change the country's restrictive abortion laws in a referendum held on Friday.