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==Background==
==Background==


The third constitution of the [[Democratic Duchy of Francisville]] was enacted on 5 March 2009.<ref>[https://sites.google.com/site/francisvillearchives/constitution-of-francisville/constitution-march-2009-text National Archives of Francisville: Constitution (March 2009)] Retrieved 27/11/2016</ref> In April 2009, a proposed general election was cancelled. A consensus was reached that reforms were necessary to improve the functioning of government. A constitutional assembly, known as the "April Convention", was subsequently organised by Grand Duke [[James Stewart|James I]]. The assembly recommended that the existing National Assembly should be replaced with the reformed [[Chamber of Deputies (Francisville)|Chamber of Deputies]], elected by either the [[w:Single transferable vote|single transferable vote]] or [[w:Mixed-member proportional representation|mixed-member proportional representation]]. A referendum was called to decided between these two alternative electoral systems.
The third constitution of the [[Democratic Duchy of Francisville]] was enacted on 5 March 2009.<ref>[https://sites.google.com/site/francisvillearchives/constitution-of-francisville/constitution-march-2009-text National Archives of Francisville: Constitution (March 2009)] Retrieved 27/11/2016</ref> In April 2009, a proposed general election was cancelled. A consensus was reached that reforms were necessary to improve the functioning of government. A constitutional assembly, known as the "April Convention", was subsequently organised by Grand Duke [[James Stewart|James I]]. The assembly recommended that the existing National Assembly should be replaced with the reformed [[Chamber of Deputies (Francisville)|Chamber of Deputies]], elected by either the [[w:Single transferable vote|single transferable vote]] or [[w:Mixed-member proportional representation|mixed-member proportional representation]]. A referendum was called to decide between these two alternative electoral systems.


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