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  • Australia has the oldest and probably the most efficient system of compulsory voting amongthe established democracies. The main reason for its introduction in the 1920s was to increaseturnout, a goal it has achieved without difficulty. Compulsory voting has also made a majorcontribution to the...

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    Electoral Governance has increasingly more frequently been the object of study of the comparative politics literature. This article examines the electoral governance institutional model adopted by Brazil and its consequences for political/electoral competition. it is argued herein that...

  • This paper examines whether participation in the electoral process has become easier or moredifficult for new political parties. We identify barriers that might facilitate or discourage theparticipation of new parties in elections. This involves both the rules of ballot access, as well asmedia...

  • Much time has been spent over the last number of years in boosting the competences of the European Union and the powers of its institutions. Much less effort has been put into developing the popular legitimacy of the European Parliament. Indeed, in Britain most of the media and much of the...

  • 2012 is going to be a big year for London politics as well as sport with Londoners going to the polls to elect the Mayor of London and 25 members of the London Assembly.
    On 3 May 2012 up to five million Londoners will cast four votes on three different ballot papers, each of which...

  • When voters exercise the democratic right to vote, their experience at the polling station is usually a very brief one, taking no longer than a couple of minutes once into the polling station. Therefore, the events of a polling station throughout its 15 hour opening are fairly unfamiliar to the...