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The arrangement in the Romanian Chamber of Deputies is very interesting, I find. Per the Romanian constitution, all ethnic minorities are entitled to one seat each in the chamber; from this list I count some 18 minorities, some of whom are not particularly numerous, who are entitled to a seat in the chamber (plus the large Hungarian-speaking minority, whose party seem to fulfill a role somewhat similar to the Swedish People's Party here in Finland).

(yes, this a ploy to get my beloved diary some attention via the recent comments. I have no shame.)

"The basis of optimism is sheer terror" - Oscar Wilde

by NordicStorm (m<-at->sturmbaum.net) on Wed Nov 7th, 2007 at 06:53:16 AM EST

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