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Electoral Management Bodies as Institutions of Governance

Rafael Lopez-Pintor

Electoral Management Bodies as Institutions of Governance

by Rafael Lopez-Pintor

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Published by United Nations Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elections & referenda,
  • General,
  • Politics / Current Events

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12895021M
    ISBN 109211261325
    ISBN 109789211261325

    “From the s to the s, a combination of weak electoral management bodies, legislature and judiciary versus a strong executive was fatal for electoral governance and democracy in most. ty of electoral governance in Indonesia. Using local executive elections as a prism for analysis, this article examines the institutional frame-work for organizing elections in Indonesia. It argues that overlapping responsibilities between electoral management bodies and the depen-dence of the elections commissions on executive government resourcesCited by: 5.

    Get this from a library! Comparative electoral management: performance, networks, and instruments. [Toby S James] -- "This book offers the first comparative monograph on the management of elections. The book defines electoral management as a new, inter-disciplinary area and advances a realist sociological approach. The book defines electoral management as a new, inter-disciplinary area and advances a realist sociological approach to study it. A series of new, original frameworks are introduced, including the PROSeS framework, which can be used by academics and practitioners around the world to evaluate electoral management quality.

      Abstract. Delegated models of electoral governance (in which duties and power to appoint members of the electoral commission will be borne by the non-partisan bodies) are expected to reduce impasses caused by partisan clashes, keep away stakeholders from the decision-making process, increase confidence in the impartiality, avoid partisan favoritism and curtailment of opponents, thus Cited by: 2. Relationships with electoral management bodies. Elections Canada works in collaboration with its provincial, territorial and international counterparts to address and discuss a wide array of issues, including governance and accountability, legislative trends, best practices and voter services.


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Electoral Management Bodies as Institutions of Governance by Rafael Lopez-Pintor Download PDF EPUB FB2

Electoral systems and grapples with issues related to electoral manage-ment bodies as institutions of governance. Through a taxonomy that classifies countries according to the type of electoral administra-tion, it argues that electoral management bodies worldwide are 3.

López-Pintor R () Electoral management bodies as institutions of governance. Bureau for Development Policy, United Nations Development Programme Google Scholar Makulilo AB () The Zanzibar electoral commission and its feckless independence.

Get this from a library. Electoral management bodies as institutions of governance. [Rafael López-Pintor; United Nations Development Programme.

Bureau for Development Policy.; International Foundation for Electoral Systems.]. New electoral management bodies (EMBs) have been formed, old ones have been revised in response to allegations of fraud and corruption, the role of technology in elections is much more prevalent, the field of professional development for.

He also designed global research and training programs in electoral and parliamentary systems, human rights, transparency and accountability of government, urban management and decentralization.

Cheema has authored and edited eight books and numerous book chapters and journal articles on governance and public by: Electoral Management Bodies (EMBs) are central to the delivery and quality of elections.

These institutions are mandated to manage most or all aspects of the electoral process. Informed by diverse factors - the design, mandate, extent of powers and even the number of institutions responsible for electoral matters vary in each country.

Robert A. Pastor, The role of Electoral Administration in Democratic Transitions: Implications for Policy and Research, 6 J ournal of Democratization 4 (). Rafae Llópez-Pintor, Electoral Management Bodies AS Institutions OF Governance (UNDP-ONU ed., ).

Andreas Schedler, Distrust Breeds Bureaucracy: Democratization and the Formal Regulation of Electoral Governance in México Cited by: 1. Specifically designed for electoral management bodies (EMBs), this publication acknowledges the crucial role EMBs play in ensuring that all segments of the society, including youth, are empowered to fully participate in the electoral process, be as voters, candidates or officials.

The electoral management body has to ensure that it has control systems in place, properly safeguarding financial and material resources. Public disclosure of the election budget and expenditures can increase the transparency of the process and in turn can help protect the integrity of the administration.

Foreword Electoral Management Body vii Introduction 1 PART A: INClUsIvE ElECToRAl MANAgEMENT BoDIEs 13 1. Understanding g ender-sensitive EMBs 15 2. Mapping Electoral Management Bodies 17 Gender assessment or mapping 17 Gender mainstreaming in post-election evaluations 18 Gender Equality Action Plan 20 Electoral Management Design: The International IDEA Handbook.

Sweden: International IDEA; Rafael López-Pintor. Electoral Management Bodies as Institutions of Governance, New York: United Nations Development Programme; Shaheen Mozaffar and Andreas Schedler.

‘The comparative study of electoral governance: Introduction.’. Course Overview Effective management of electoral processes is key to successful elections in any corner of the world, with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights stating that the will of the people, as expressed through periodic and genuine elections, is the basis of legitimate government authority.

This chapter develops the book’s central theoretical framework, which identifies three alternative channels of accountability for electoral-management bodies (EMBs)—the core administrative agencies charged with running elections.

It shows that channels of accountability flow upward from EMBs toward the international community and, horizontally, outward to other core state institutions. Political Institutions and Governance regimes adversely affect a countryÕs growth perfor-mance.3 Through its powerful effects on overall eco-nomic growth, good governance is therefore central to the goal of poverty reduction.

Moreover, several dimen-sions of poor governanceÑnotably corruption and high inflationÑimpose costs that fall. This book sets out internationally-recognized standards applicable across a range of areas of electoral legislation.

This, we hope, will be useful to those engaged in reviewing existing legal frameworks for elections, or formulating new electoral legislation. These standards are intended to be used as benchmarks to assess whether. See Lopez-Pintor, Electoral Management Bodies as Institutions of Governance (see note 8 above) and Robert A.

Pastor, “The Role of Election Administration in Democratic Transitions: Implications for Policy and Research,” Democratization 6, no. 4 (), for detailed analyses of the different types and merits of electoral management bodies Cited by: The sine qua non of representative democracies is a process of elections that is fair and competitive.

This is the role of electoral institutions, which determine how elections are fought, how the. This article describes and explains patterns of electoral governance in Africa's emerging democracies through a systematic examination of election management bodies (emb s), the formal units principally responsible for the organization and conduct of effectiveness of emb s as institutional linchpins of electoral governance depends largely, but not exclusively, on their autonomy Cited by: He also designed global research and training programs in electoral and parliamentary systems, human rights, transparency and accountability of government, urban management and Cheema has authored and edited eight books and numerous book chapters and journal articles on governance and public administration.

This book provides new advances and the latest research in the field of political economy, dealing with the study of institutions, governance, democracy and elections.

The volume focuses on issues such as the role of institutions and political governance in society, the working of democracy and the electoral performance in several case studies.

As institutions that apply the rules governing elections, electoral management bodies (EMBs) have occupied, over the last two decades, the heart of discussion and practice on the critical question of effective citizen participation in the public affairs of their countries.See: EDWARD ODHIAMBO OKELLO, GUARANTEEING THE INDEPENDENCE OF ELECTION MANAGEMENT BODIES IN AFRICA: A STUDY OF THE ELECTORAL COMMISSIONS OF KENYA AND SOUTH AFRICA 8, (), at.Read the full-text online edition of Building Democratic Institutions: Governance Reform in Developing Countries ().

Cheema displays in this book the depth of his experience as both theoretician and practitioner. electoral management bodies, and judicial systems; combating corruption; and reinventing governance in crisis situations.