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Social Democrats policies on electoral issues

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Elections  ›  Retirement Age of Politicians

Should politicians be required to wait until the age of 65 to receive a pension?

  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?

  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Criminal Politicians

Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?

  Party’s support baseYes, as long as it was not a felony, violent, financial, or sexual crime

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

  Public statementsYes

Elections  ›  Voting Rights Abroad

Should Irish citizens, living abroad and in Northern Ireland, have the right to vote in presidential elections?

  Party’s support baseYes


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Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

Should foreigners, currently residing in Ireland, have the right to vote?

  Public statementsYes

Elections  ›  Seanad Éireann Referendum

Should the Seanad be abolished?

  Party’s support baseNo, but make it a body that is wholly elected by the people

Elections  ›  Elected Representatives

Should the number of elected representatives be reduced?

  Party’s support baseNo