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India

Mike Enskat, Subrata K. Mitra and Vijay Bahadur Singh

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.003.0027
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Includes all relevant information on national elections and referendums held in the Maldives since the abolishment of the Sultanate in 1968. Part I gives a comprehensive overview of Maldives’ 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 in presidential elections, the electoral participation of political parties, the distribution of parliamentary seats, etc.).

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

Chapter.  7467 words. 

Subjects: Politics

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