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Jordan

Renate Dieterich

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.003.0006
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Includes all relevant information on national elections held in Kuwait since 1961. Part I gives a comprehensive overview of Kuwait'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 electoral participation of political parties, the distribution of parliamentary seats, etc.).

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

Chapter.  4717 words. 

Subjects: Politics

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