07-02-2018 - Politico: Belgium pressured to extend voting rights to all Brussels residents
By Ryan Heath
2/7/18, 1:33 AM CET
The European Union institutions are used to coming under fire for having a democratic deficit: today it’s Belgium’s turn.
A group of Brussels residents Wednesday launched a #1Bru1Vote campaign to extend voting rights in Brussels Region elections to non-Belgian citizens, accusing the Belgian state of disenfranchising one-third of the city’s residents.