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Pathways to Power in Authoritarian Regimes: Civil Service, Multipartyism and Legislative Selection in Cameroon.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Government & Opposition. Jul2022, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p490-507. 18p.

Abstract:Legislatures are key institutions that stabilize authoritarian rule. However, less is said about the individuals who populate these institutions or the pathways that take them to power. This is an oversight, since how autocrats recruit reflects upon th...

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Faith revival and issue framing in Kerala's 2019 campaign.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):South Asian History & Culture. Jul2022, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p321-339. 19p.

Abstract:This study offers an overview of Kerala's party-system development, media landscape and campaign dynamics against the backdrop of the 2019 parliamentary election. The 2019 election was widely predicted to be a golden opportunity for the BJP to secure i...

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CAN BIDEN DEFY HISTORY?

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic. Sep2021, Vol. 252 Issue 9, p38-45. 8p. 2 Color Photographs.

Abstract:The article examines whether U.S. President Joe Biden can defy the election trend showing that the ruling party failed to win the midterm congressional elections. Also cited are the slim majority held by Democrats in both Senate and House of Representa...

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Halo effect of diversification and polarization, and the role of relative deprivation based on the 2018 Swedish parliamentary elections results.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Regional Statistics. 2022, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p135-158. 24p.

Abstract:The starting point of electoral geographical analyses is that the geographical context influences voter behavior and party preferences. The role of context is particularly salient for radical right parties. The halo effect and neighborhoods' heterogene...

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Nacionalismo y populismo en el contexto de las elecciones catalanas de 2021: el populismo al servicio de agendas nacionalistas enfrentadas.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Revista Española de Ciencia Política. jul2022, Issue 59, p13-42. 30p.

Abstract:Este artículo tiene como objetivo analizar las diferentes formas de articulación de las demandas nacionalistas en términos populistas en el contexto de las elecciones catalanas de 2021. Para ello, se ha realizado un análisis de contenido de los mensaje...

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Can the Party in Power Systematically Win a Majority in Close Legislative Elections? Evidence from US State Assemblies.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Politics. Apr2022, Vol. 84 Issue 2, p1149-1164. 16p.

Abstract:We study whether ruling parties can systematically win a slender majority of seats in close legislative elections, a phenomenon called "precise control." We test for discontinuities in two outcomes that, in the absence of precise control, should be smo...

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Songs in Irish popular politics: Cork election songs 1818–1837.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Irish Studies Review. May2022, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p136-159. 24p.

Abstract:In the heightened political climate of the post-Union years in Ireland, songs written and sung around parliamentary elections articulated key issues of popular politics with a vehemence rarely encountered in other historical sources. Election squibs an...

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TESTING THE SECOND-ORDER ELECTIONS MODEL ON THE 2019 EUROPEAN ELECTIONS IN ROMANIA.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai, Europaea. Dec2020, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p359-374. 16p.

Abstract:The Treaty of Rome adopted in 1957 included provisions on the elections of the then European Parliamentary Assembly elections, but it took more than two decades for the members of the European Parliament to be directly elected. Immediately after the fi...

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Why veterans lose: the decline of retired military officers in Myanmar's post-junta elections.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Third World Quarterly. Nov 2021, Vol. 42 Issue 11, p2611-2628. 18p. 1 Chart.

Abstract:Retired military officers often continue to wield significant influence in regimes built after the end of junta rule, sometimes helping to bridge enduring civil–military divides. Myanmar's recent legislative elections offers a counterintuitive case. Th...

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Leave them kids alone! National exams as a political tool.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Public Choice. Dec2021, Vol. 189 Issue 3/4, p405-426. 22p. 9 Charts.

Abstract:In this paper, we show how results in state administered university entrance standardized exams in Portugal are sensitive to the electoral cycle. Using individual data for all senior high school students taking national exams between the years 2004 and...

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