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Turkish election rally
11 Jun 2015

Crossing the threshold - the Turkish election

There was a fair deal of shock in Turkey last weekend as the Justice and Development Party (AKP) lost its parliamentary majority, which it has enjoyed since 2002. The AKP’s dominance has been legendary since then, having won local elections, Turkey’s first direct presidential election and two major constitutional reform referendums since then. Yet, looking over the AKP’s parliamentary election […]
24 Jul 2013

European elections: opening up the list

Our guest writers are Jack Blumenau, Andy Eggers, Dominik Hangartner and Simon Hix, from the London School of Economics. The research detailed below was supported by the Electoral Reform Society. A longer version of this article was originally published on the LSE British Politics and Policy blog In the 2013 local elections, the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) had its best national […]