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« on: May 07, 2012, 11:15:55 am »
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Is there any system where the head of government, who is not the head of state, is directly elected? The only system I can think of is Iran.
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« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2012, 11:19:26 am »
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Israel 1996-2001. But they ditched the system with directly elected PMs again.
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« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2012, 11:40:43 am »
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Germany comes to mind; I believe the Taoiseach is also directly elected in Ireland. Sweden does that, too, as I recall.
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« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2012, 12:13:38 pm »
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Germany comes to mind; I believe the Taoiseach is also directly elected in Ireland. Sweden does that, too, as I recall.
He means elected directly by the people, not by parliament.
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