This petition was submitted during the 2010–2015 Conservative – Liberal Democrat coalition government
Petition Minimum turnout in an Election for public offtce
That at least 50% of the electorate must vote in an election for that election to to classed as valid
Responsible department: Cabinet Office
Like other people I am tried of hearing of MPs that are elected with just 10 or 20 % of the electorate. Ofter the turnout in these cases is less than 50%.
This petition is closed This petition ran for 6 months