In South Korea, motion to allow voters to propose constitutional amendments fails
National Assembly of South Korea (photo credit: Lim Ynnek/flickr)
A motion to permit a million voters to propose a constitutional revision was scuttled at the National Assembly on Friday as the main opposition party boycotted a parliamentary vote.
In March, nearly 150 ruling and opposition lawmakers submitted to the parliament a motion to amend a constitutional clause in a bid to allow voters to propose a constitutional revision. Currently, the revision can be proposed only by a majority of lawmakers and the president.
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