Foreign News: Reform Bill

The Electoral Reform bill (TIME, May 28) is to be discussed during the present session of the Chamber of Deputies. Premier Mussolini approved the draft and the bill will be introduced immediately.

The bill will provide for the exten-tion of the vote to women in municipal elections, proportionate representation, abolition of nearly all previous restrictions on eligibility.

Voting will be on a national basis, the country being regarded as a whole for estimating majority and minority. Each electoral region will be regarded as a separate unit for the purpose of allocating seats to successful...

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