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Thailand

Michael H. Nelson

in Elections in Asia and the Pacific : A Data Handbook

Published in print November 2001 | ISBN: 9780199249596
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600012 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199249598.003.0009
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Includes all relevant information on national elections and referendums held since 1946 in former South and North Vietnam and then in unified Vietnam. Part I gives a comprehensive overview of Vietnam'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, the electoral participation of political parties, the distribution of parliamentary seats, etc.).

Keywords: elections; electoral statistics; electoral system; North Vietnam; parliamentary elections; political institutions; political parties; presidential elections; referendums; South Vietnam; suffrage; Vietnam

Chapter.  18043 words. 

Subjects: Politics

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