The election clock

The importance of the prime minister’s effort to break with the tradition of using the timing of elections for tactical reasons should not be overlooked.

Calling snap polls should no longer be regarded as a weapon every prime minister has at their disposal to catch the opposition off guard.

Establishing a steady election cycle will be beneficial for the country’s institutions and the economy.

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