Center for Electoral Forensics
[zuma rock]
[pir chinasi]

The PML-N Wins 18

Pakistan is the sixth most populous country in the world. It is primarily located between India and Afghanistan, although it shares a desert border with Iran and a mountainous border with China. As a former British colony, one would expect its government style to be based on the Westminster model.…

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Damascus University

Assad Wins

The Arab Spring continues to wreak havoc on Syria. Since the beginning of the Syrian civil war in 2011, there have been more than 100,000 deaths. And yet, even in the midst of the war, Syria holds to its democratic processes. Syria held parliamentary elections in 2012, and is currently…

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Monoxylon Beach on Lake Malawi

A Close Election

The small African state of Malawi, the former Nyasaland, is nestled between Mozambique and Zambia. Like many African states, it won its independence and became ruled by a long-term dictator. Here, that was Hastings Kamuzu Banda, who ruled Malawi from independence (1966) until 1994. Banda, however, was not the typical…

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[Carriacou, Grenada]

A Grenadian Sweep

The Caribbean island nation of Grenada one of the Windward Islands, sits at the southern end of the Lesser Antilles. It received independence from the United Kingdom in 1974 and was invaded by the United States in 1983. Since then, it has achieved full democracy, if not a strong economy.…

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