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The overwhelmed quinquennium for its twenty years


The reform, adopted by referendum in 2000, is found guilty of "hyperprésidentialisation" and an acceleration of political life.

The twenty years of the five-year term have not caused euphoria in the political class.

Arrived at the

"good age"

sung by Barbara, the reform of the Constitution, adopted by referendum on September 24, 2000, under Jacques Chirac, has become the target of grievances.

From La France insoumise (LFI) to the National Rally (RN), voices are raised against a measure supported by 73.21% of voters, against a background of massive abstention.

And later followed by the reversal of the electoral calendar - the legislative ballot a month after the presidential election.

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The five-year term is 20 years: this reform calls for others!

Main criticism advanced: a weakening of the Prime Minister and Parliament, combined with an acceleration of political life.

In a column published on Thursday, the vice-president (La République en Marche) of the National Assembly, Hugues Renson, attributes the

“practice of hyperpresidence”

to the

“double factor of five years / inversion of the calendar”

, rather than to the personality of the last heads of state.

The Chiraquian wishes to discuss it

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Source: lefigaro

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