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4 04, 2023

Andorra’s 2023 elections: DA wins an absolute parliamentary majority

2023-04-04T15:58:24+01:00April 4th, 2023|

By Juli Minoves-Triquell (University of La Verne) The national elections in Andorra on April 2nd resulted in a majority for the center-right governing party (Figure 1). Demòcrates per Andorra (DA), of Prime Minister Xavier Espot. With a participation of 66.93% of the 29958 electorate, DA and its allies gathered 6262 votes at the national level [...]

3 04, 2023

2023 Bulgarian parliamentary elections: Who is the winner?

2023-04-03T20:38:35+01:00April 3rd, 2023|

By Teodora Yovcheva (University of Sofia) On 2 April, Bulgaria held its fifth elections for two years. They were the result of the inability of the parties to form a government after the early parliamentary election in October 2022. The winner of them was unclear during most of the time, changing between the electoral alliances [...]

6 02, 2023

Consensus rules Monegasque national elections of 2023

2023-02-06T12:56:04+00:00February 6th, 2023|

By Félicitas Guillot (IE-EI, Nice) On February 5th, national elections were held in Monaco. The campaign started officially the 14th of October 2022 with the presentation of one list, a list of of national alliance : l'UNM - l'Union Nationale Monégasque. This alliance relates to representants of three lists of the previous elections in 2018 [...]

3 11, 2022

Political upheaval as Denmark has its most dramatic election in 50 years

2022-11-03T08:24:22+00:00November 3rd, 2022|

By Christoffer Hentzer Dausgaard (University of Copenhagen) When the exit polls came in at 8pm, they confirmed an expected result from weeks of campaign polling: one in which neither the ‘red bloc’ of left-of-centre parties nor the ‘blue bloc’ of right-of-centre parties would be able to command a majority on its own without the support [...]

5 10, 2022

A lot of change, a lot of the same: the 2022 general elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina

2022-11-03T08:22:44+00:00October 5th, 2022|

By Damir Kapidžić (University of Sarajevo) On October 2nd, 2022, Bosnia and Herzegovina held its ninth general elections since the end of the Bosnian War in 1995. Elections were held for three levels of government under the complex system of governance established through the Dayton Peace Agreement. Apart from the national level these include two [...]

4 10, 2022

Bulgarian elections: continuing fragmentation and uncertain victory

2022-10-04T12:05:18+01:00October 4th, 2022|

By Teodora Yovcheva (University of Sofia) Sunday’s election was the fourth parliamentary election in Bulgaria for year and a half. Bulgaria came here after the government was brought down by a vote of non confidence in June, the first successful one in Bulgaria since the democratic transition in 1990. The vote was initiated by the [...]

3 10, 2022

The 2022 Latvian general elections: Kariņš most likely to remain as the Prime Minister

2022-10-03T09:42:56+01:00October 3rd, 2022|

By Ieva Hofmane (European University Institute) On October 1, 2022, the Latvian general election was held. The results awarded seats in the Saeima, the parliament of the Republic of Latvia, to seven parties, including four newcomers. Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš’ New Unity party has captured almost 19% support, while the opposition Greens and Farmers Union [...]