Political Parties

Introduction to Political PartiesPolitical Parties, organizations that mobilize voters on behalf of a common set of interests, concerns, and goals. In many nations, parties play a crucial role in the democratic process. They formulate political and policy agendas, select candidates, conduct…

Opinion Poll

Hierarchical Display of Opinion poll Social Questions > Social framework > Social analysis
Politics > Electoral procedure and voting > Vote > Voting intentions
Economics > Economic analysis > Statistics > Sample survey Opinion poll Concept of Opinion poll See the dictionary definition of […]

Political Group

Hierarchical Display of Political group Politics > Parliament > Composition of parliament
Politics > Politics and public safety > Politics > Interest group
Politics > Political party > Political parties
Politics > Electoral procedure and voting > Vote > Voting intentions
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Administrative Court

Administrative Court in Election Law Type of court specialised in ruling on disputes between the public authorities and individuals. It can be mandated by electoral law to rule on election-related disputes. Resources See Also Election Law Electoral Laws Electoral Legislation

Universal Suffrage

Universal Suffrage in Election Law A fundamental principle in democratic elections, by which every citizen has the right to vote in periodic and regular elections and referenda. This right must be established by law. Restrictions may apply (minimum age, mental capacity), but the right to vote […]

Objections to An Election Result

Hierarchical Display of Objections to an election result Politics > Electoral procedure and voting > Vote > Election monitoring
Law > Organisation of the legal system > Legal system > Administrative court Objections to an election result Concept of Objections to an election result See the […]

Politics

Politics Politics From the book The Clergyman's Hand-book of Law, about Politics (1): A minister who had been expelled by his congregation for voting the Democratic ticket, had some of the members of the church arrested under the election laws for intimidating a voter. The court held that […]

Disinformation

Hierarchical Display of Disinformation Education And Communications > Communications > Communications policy > Control of communications
Politics > Electoral procedure and voting > Organisation of elections > Election campaign > Election campaign publicity
Politics > Politics and public […]

Presidential Election

Hierarchical Display of Presidential election Politics > Electoral procedure and voting > Election
Politics > Political framework > Political system > Presidential régime
Politics > Political framework > Political institution > Head of State Presidential election Concept of Presidential […]

Legitimacy

A Question of Legitimacy: International Incident In the book "International Incidents for Discussion in Conversation Classes", in relation to this subject, L. Oppenheim wrote in 1909: Edward Wolff, a German subject, domiciled in England since 1860, goes to Germany in 1870 for the […]

Election

Introduction to Election Election, procedure that allows members of an organization or community to choose representatives who will hold positions of authority within it. The most important elections select the leaders of local, state, and national governments. The chance to decide who will […]

Proportional Representation

Introduction to Proportional Representation Proportional Representation, electoral system designed to produce legislative bodies in which the number of seats held by any group or party is proportional to the number of votes cast for members of that group during the most recent election. The […]

Political Propaganda

Propaganda Political Propaganda

Introduction to Political Propaganda

Propaganda for distinctly political ends is as old as history. The Bible, for example, relates that the Assyrian king Sennacherib attempted to terrify the Kingdom of Judah into surrendering by the use of threatening…

Right to Stand for Election

Hierarchical Display of Right to stand for election Law > Rights and freedoms > Political rights > Civil rights
European Union > European construction > Deepening of the European Union > Citizens’ Europe > European citizenship
Politics > Electoral procedure and voting > Electoral law […]

Parliament

The Legal History of Parliament This section provides an overview of Parliament Parliament in Election Law National body of representatives having legislative power within the state. House of Representatives in U.S. Constitutional Law A list of entries related to House of Representatives may […]

Election Programme

Hierarchical Display of Election programme Politics > Electoral procedure and voting > Organisation of elections > Election campaign
Politics > Political party > Party organisation > Political programme
Politics > Executive power and public service > Executive body > Executive competence […]

Party Financing

Hierarchical Display of Party financing Politics > Political party > Party organisation
Politics > Electoral procedure and voting > Organisation of elections > Election campaign > Election financing
Politics > Electoral procedure and voting > Organisation of elections > Election campaign […]

Constitutional Law

Introduction to Constitutional Law Constitutional Law, system of fundamental principles on the organization of a country's government and the limitations of its powers. In the United States, constitutional law refers to legal rights that are directly addressed in the Constitution of the […]

Electoral Fraud

Ballot Tampering in Election Law A method of electoral fraud which consists of manipulating the ballot in any manner which would invalidate the vote or alter the counting results. It may happen at different stages of the polling and counting operations. Resources See Also Election Law […]

Voting Intentions

Hierarchical Display of Voting intentions Politics > Electoral procedure and voting > Vote
Social Questions > Social framework > Social analysis > Opinion poll
Politics > Parliament > Composition of parliament > Political group Voting intentions Concept of Voting intentions See the […]