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APPENZELL, SWITZERLAND - APRIL 29: Appenzell Innerrhoden citizens cast their votes by raising their hands on April 29, 2012 in Appenzell, Switzerland. The Landsgemeinde, now only practised in two Swiss cantons for cantonal affairs, is one of the oldest forms of direct democracy in which citizens can vote on key political decisions directly by raising their hands. (Photo by Harold Cunningham/Getty Images)

APPENZELL, SWITZERLAND - APRIL 29:  Appenzell Innerrhoden citizens cast their votes by raising their hands on April 29, 2012 in Appenzell, Switzerland. The Landsgemeinde, now only practised in two Swiss cantons for cantonal affairs, is one of the oldest forms of direct democracy in which citizens can vote on key political decisions directly by raising their hands. (Photo by Harold Cunningham/Getty Images)