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Elections and Electoral Systems in Asia and the Pacific

Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz and Christof Hartmann

in Elections in Asia and the Pacific: A Data Handbook

Published in print November 2001 | ISBN: 9780199249589
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600029 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/019924958X.003.0001
 Elections and Electoral Systems in Asia and the Pacific

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Includes all relevant information on national elections and referendums held in Bahrain since its independence. Part I gives a comprehensive overview of Bahrain's political history, outlines the evolution of electoral provisions, and presents the current electoral legislation in a standardized manner (suffrage, elected institutions, nomination of candidates, electoral system, organizational context of elections). Part II includes exhaustive electoral statistics in systematic tables (numbers of registered voters, votes cast, the votes for candidates and/or parties in parliamentary elections and referendums, the electoral participation of political parties, the distribution of parliamentary seats, etc.).

Keywords: Bahrain; elections; electoral statistics; electoral system; parliamentary elections; political institutions; political parties; referendums; suffrage

Chapter.  18321 words. 

Subjects: Politics

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