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The Impact of elections: The case of Uganda
(Crisis in Autocratic Regimes, Chapter, 2017-01-01)
The comparative democratization literature is divided on the effects of multiparty elections in non - democratic regimes. Early analyses assumed that elections would lead to democracy, yet more recent studies highlight ...
Expectations and Fears. The impact of the 1992 Elections
Conferência sobre as Eleições em Angola. Centro de Estudos e Investigação Científica (CEIC), Universidade Católica de Angola. Terça-Feira, 4 de Novembro de 2008
Education and electoral participation: Reported versus actual voting behaviour
(CMI Working Paper WP 2015:9, Working paper, 2015-08-01)
Using survey data of voters in Tanzania, this paper shows that while education does not affect self-reported voting in general elections, it increases actual voting. The less educated are more likely to claim to have voted ...
Grabbing an Election: Abuse of State Resources in the 2011 Elections in Uganda
(Corruption, Grabbing and Development: Real World Challenges, Chapter, 2014-03-01)
Elections are an integral part of representative democracies. Well functioning elections contribute to democratic accountability and democratic institutions, which in turn contributes to economic and human development too ...
"Milking the system": Fighting the abuse of public resources for re-election
(U4 Issue 2011:7, Research report, 2011-08-01)
Abuse of state resources for re-election damages democracy creating an unlevel playing field that improves re-election chances of incumbents and negatively influencing the quality of government, since diversion of resources ...
Media constraints in sub-Saharan Africa
(CMI Brief vol. 9 no. 4, Report, 2010-08-01)
”Free and fair” elections depend not only on factors like adequate election management bodies, election transparency and the absence of coercion. For election to be truly free and fair citizens must also have access to ...
Political Parties and the Upcoming 2008 Parliamentary Elections in Angola
(CMI Brief vol. 7 no. 4, Report, 2008-09-03)
After the civil war ended 6 years ago, and for the first time since 1992, Angola will go to the polls. On 5th September 2008, there will be parliamentary elections, contested by 14 parties and party coalitions. The ...
Controlling elections: The Angolan Election Commission
(Angola Brief vol. 3 no. 1, Report, 2013-04-12)
Over the last few years, Angolan legislation on elections and the Angolan national election commission has been strengthened considerably. In legal terms the Comissão Nacional Eleitoral (CNE) is now an independent commission ...
The interplay between poverty and electoral authoritarianism: Poverty and political mobilization in Zambia and Uganda
(CMI Working Paper WP 2012:3, Working paper, 2012-02-28)
In this paper we wish to analyze the interplay between the political setting of electoral authoritarianism and economic grievances expressed in particular by an urban poor electorate in Africa. We show that the outcomes ...
Do elections imply democracy or autocracy?
(CMI Brief vol. 9 no. 2, Report, 2010-03-25)
Since the early 1990s, legislative and presidential multiparty elections have taken place in 42 out of Sub Saharan Africa’s 48 states. For a majority, fourth and fifth elections have now been convened, suggesting that ...