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#Presidential term

# presidential-term - Sunday 11 March, 2018

China clears path for Xi Jinping to rule for life

The parliament voted 2,958 in favour and two against abolishing presidential term limits.

# presidential-term - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Govt receives formal recommendation to lower voting age to 16

The Constitutional Convention has officially submitted its recommendation that a referendum be held on lowering the voting age.

# presidential-term - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Convention votes to lower voting age, rejects reduction of presidential term

Delegates at the Constitutional Convention’s first full meeting this weekend also backed a proposal for ordinary citizens to be able to nominate a candidate for the president.

Live: Convention holds ballot on voting age and presidential term

The gathering of 100 delegates has been considering whether to lower the voting age to 17 and reduce the presidential term of office to five years.

# presidential-term - Saturday 26 January, 2013

LIVE: Constitutional Convention discusses voting age and presidential term Ccven This post contains videos

LIVE: Constitutional Convention discusses voting age and presidential term

Watch today’s livesteam of events as delegates discuss lowering the voting age and shortening the presidential term.

Convention to discuss lowering vote age and Presidential term

The 100-member Constitutional Convention holds its first full weekend of deliberations in Malahide this weekend.