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Pakistan

Wolfgang‐Peter Zingel

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.003.0031
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Includes all relevant information on national elections and referendums held in Sri Lanka since its independence in 1947. Part I gives a comprehensive overview of Sri Lanka'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 and presidential elections and referendums at both the national and constituency level, the electoral participation of political parties, the distribution of parliamentary seats, etc.).

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

Chapter.  11055 words. 

Subjects: Politics

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