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%.

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It was submitted during the 2010–2015 Conservative – Liberal Democrat coalition government

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