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Citizens Assembly to decide today what recommendations it will send to the Oireachtas on how we run referendums

The Citizens Assembly will decide today what recommendations it will send to the Oireachtas on how we run referendums.

It's meeting again in Malahide in Dublin.

A range of issues relating to the way referendums are run here were discussed yesterday.

The funding of campaigns, setting up a permanent Referendum Commission and improving voter turnout were among the issues looked at.

While ways of involving the public in triggering referendums by way of petition were also considered.

Another issued looked at was the possibility of holding a vote over two days.

Today in Malahide in Dublin , the members of the assembly will decide which issues they will vote on, and send forward to  the Houses of the Oireachtas for members to consider..

Today those in attendance will agree proposals to be voted on and any that are approved, will be sent to the Houses of the Oireachtas for consideration.  

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