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Scottish Euro-selection: George Lyon reselected at top of list

George Lyon MEP has been reselected at the top of the list in the Scottish Liberal Democrats’ European selections. Although the votes were counted last Thursday, the results were only announced this afternoon because of a delay in contacting one of the candidates.

Lyon attracted 80.7% of first preferences which will give him bragging rights over Sir Graham Watson in the South West who must have thought his total of 79% would not be beaten.

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    Oh, and, ideologically speaking, in a hypothetical world where ex-pats can vote, does the right to vote of a British subject / 'citizen' derive from...
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    Roaldn / manfarang - I think the wording is deliberately ambiguous to allow for the two different conceptions of citizenship to coexist.
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