Key issues for post-conflict elections: Timing, sequencing and systems

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Abstract

Elections are central to many contemporary post-conflict accords, but poorly timed elections may have negative consequences for the consolidation of both peace and democracy. Benjamin Reilly examines key issues of: electoral timing, including how soon to hold elections following hostilities; whether to sequence national and local polls; and which models of electoral system and administration are most appropriate in post-conflict environments.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)16-24
Number of pages9
JournalRUSI Journal
Volume162
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 3 Sep 2017
Externally publishedYes

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