Nizam Ahmed

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:

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The chapter presents all relevant information on elections in Bhutan. Part I gives a comprehensive overview of Bhutan's political history, outlines the evolution of the not formalized electoral provisions, and presents the current electoral ‘legislation’ (based on royal decrees) in a standardized manner (suffrage, elected institutions, nomination of candidates, electoral system, organizational context of elections).

Keywords: Bhutan; elections; electoral system; parliamentary elections; political institutions; suffrage

Chapter.  9536 words. 

Subjects: Politics

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