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Greece to Lower Voting Age, Adopt Proportional System

Greece's parliament has approved plans to lower the voting age by a year to 17 and adopt a proportional representation system, after years of economic austerity have hammered popular support for traditionally dominant political parties. In a vote ending early Friday, lawmakers scrapped election law provisions that handed the winning party a generous 50-seat bonus in the 300-member parliament. But Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' left-wing government failed to win a supermajority...

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