Elections of the President

The conditions that would apply in the election of the future President, such as of the European Federation, might be the following:

  1. To become a candidate for the President the candidate must be over the age of 35
  2. He must be a citizen of the EU/ EF
  3. He cannot represent any faith
  4. He will be elected on a pan-European basis by all citizens from all EU countries or EF.
  5. The candidate will have to collect signatures on the EU/EF website from at least 1% of the eligible votes from outside his native country. For example, if he was a German, he would have to collect signatures from all EU countries, apart from Germany
  6. The election will be carried out in a modified Two Rounds System. In the first round, the First Past the Post system will be used, when candidates will be scored according to the percentage of the votes received. If one of the candidates receives 50% plus 1 vote, he is the winner and there is no need for the second round. If none of the candidates scores more than 50% votes then the second round of voting is carried out in two weeks’ time.
  7. The candidates who scored more than 20% +1 of the votes in the first round go through to the second round. Therefore, in theory, up to 4 candidates may compete in the second round. The voting in the second round will use the Alternative Vote (proportional) system, described earlier
  8. His term will be for 5 years and he can serve a maximum of two terms.