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8 04, 2022

Serbian elections: Win for the autocracy on the back of post-truth politics, vote rigging, and media monopolization

2022-04-09T17:00:11+01:00April 8th, 2022|

By Marta Vuković (City, University of London) Election background and party programs In Serbia, parliamentary, presidential, and in some municipalities, including the capital, Belgrade, local elections were held on Sunday, April 3rd. Parliamentary snap elections came less than two years after the last elections that were held in June 2020 when the ruling party won [...]

5 04, 2022

Hungarian 2022 parliamentary elections: Nihil Novi

2022-04-05T08:36:21+01:00April 5th, 2022|

By Bálint Mikola (CEU PhD graduate, independent researcher) While for an external observer, it might have appeared as if this year’s Hungarian general elections would surely mean the end of 12 years of a semi-authoritarian regime that has become isolated within the EU, things looked very different from a domestic perspective. Even if the populist [...]

26 03, 2022

GIP School (Georgia)

2022-03-26T15:13:42+00:00March 26th, 2022|

Presenting on "Facing the Illiberal Challenge: Causes, Consequences and Remedies" at the Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) School on Party Politics (Tbilisi). View LINK

10 03, 2022

Newspaper interview

2022-03-10T11:44:13+00:00March 10th, 2022|

Interview for Faro de Vigo (Spain). View LINK [/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]

4 03, 2022

Seminar in Bolivia

2022-03-04T18:49:22+00:00March 4th, 2022|

Online seminar for "Ruta de la Democracia" (civil society organisation) and the Bolivian Political Science Association on the "Russia's War on Ukraine". %22%7D" color="blue" size="medium" type="flat" shape="square" target="_blank" title="25th ECPR PhD Summer School on “Political Parties and Party Systems" gradient_colors="|" gradient_hover_colors="|" accent_color="" accent_hover_color="" bevel_color="" border_width="1px" shadow="" icon="fa-paperclip" icon_divider="yes" icon_position="left" modal="" animation_type="0" animation_direction="down" [...]

31 01, 2022

2022 Portuguese snap elections: the surprise Socialist absolute majority

2022-01-31T13:26:34+00:00January 31st, 2022|

By Susana Coroado (University of Lisbon) Against all the expectations created during the electoral campaign, the 2022 Portuguese snap election ended in an absolute majority to the ruling Socialist Party (PS), who increased five percentage points and eleven more members of parliament in comparison with the 2019 elections. Its partners in a leftist coalition, the [...]

20 01, 2022

WFD Report

2022-01-20T16:35:20+00:00January 20th, 2022|

Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) Report on "Post-legislative Scrutiny of Election Campaign Finance Legislation". Download PDF (ENGLISH)