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Will the Italian election be decided abroad once again?

Jean-Michel Lafleur's new book, Transnational Politics and the State, examines the motivations and consequences for states that enfranchise citizens abroad. View the Press Release here.

This weekend, 48 million Italians will go to the polls for a Parliamentary Election, including 3 million living abroad. In 2006, Italians living abroad swung the vote in favor of Romano Prodi, and the possibility of this happening again cannot be ruled out.

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  1. Transnational Politics and the State

    The External Voting Rights of Diasporas

    By Jean-Michel Lafleur

    Series: Routledge Research in Transnationalism

    In just two decades, the number of states that have adopted external voting policies has boomed. Today, these policies, which allow emigrants to take part in home country elections from abroad, are widely found in Europe and Latin America. Looking at the cases of Italy, Mexico, and Bolivia, this...

    Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge