Round 3 – 2023 Motion

A secret ballot is used in various voting systems where the voter’s identity is not revealed.

Motion: Parliament should adopt a secret ballot for motions of no confidence against a sitting president.

Note: This motion was amended to focus the debate on the secret ballot. Upon further consultation, the motions committee realised that the previous wording shifted the focus to the speaker of parliament. 03 August 2023


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