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Electoral system and quotas in Nepal

Electoral system and quotas in Nepal

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Published by International IDEA in Lalitpur .
Written in English


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StatementCecilia Bylesjo, et al
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p.
Number of Pages32
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Open LibraryOL24525866M
LC Control Number2010327368

6 Enhancing Youth Political Participation throughout the Electoral Cycle 5. Bridge the digital divide with mobile phones and radio. EXaMPlE 9: i n nepal, unicEF supports the ‘Voices of Youth’ project. Every week, a radio team frames a topic or a question and asks listeners to contribute to the discussion via. Pakistan has twice as many women MPs in India countries that reached the 30% benchmark had done so through measures such as proportional representation systems and electoral quotas. Countries that rely solely on the usual majority electoral system show low levels of representation of women.

Gerrymandering (/ ˈ dʒ ɛ r i m æ n d ər ɪ ŋ / JERR-ee-mand-ər-ing or GERR-ee-mand-ər-ing,) is a practice intended to establish an unfair political advantage for a particular party or group by manipulating district boundaries, which is most commonly used in first-past-the-post electoral systems.. Two principal tactics are used in gerrymandering: "cracking" (i.e. diluting the voting. Elections in Nepal: Identifying the Politically Excluded Groups A study of the parliamentary election results from to by Kåre Vollan , pp. vi+58 ISBN: 2 9 US$ 13/- This book identifies which of Nepal’s many caste and ethnic groups have managed to get elected to parliament (including the two constituent assemblies) since without any assistance from.

of legislative quotas, separating out those quotas instituted through changes to the electoral law from those secured through constitutional reforms (Dahlerup ). While distinctions among sub-types are important, in this book the term “quotas” refers broadly to reserved seats, party quotas, and legislativeFile Size: KB. electoral system designer may think it wise to craft a system which gives voters a wide degree of choice between candidates and parties, but this may make for a complicated ballot paper which causes difficulties for less-educated by:


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Electoral system and quotas in Nepal Download PDF EPUB FB2

Quotas An increasing number of countries are currently introducing various types of gender quotas for public elections: In fact, half of the countries of the world today use some type of electoral quota for their parliament.

This website reveals that the use of electoral gender quotas is much more widespread than is commonly held. Given the slow speed by which the number of. An electoral system or voting system is a set of rules that determine how elections and referendums are conducted and how their results are determined.

Political electoral systems are organized by governments, while non-political elections may take place in business, non-profit organisations and informal organisations. These rules govern all aspects of the voting process: when elections occur.

These include the electoral system (Caul, ;Kunovich and Paxton, ;Matland and Studlar, ;Schwindt-Bayer and Mishler, ), the absence of national/constitutional quotas Author: Drude Dahlerup. Much of the data on Bulgaria from Central electoral committee - "Methods for determining the number of mandates in constituencies and the results of the vote" (in Bulgarian); A mathematical analysis of the system.

Much of the data regarding which voting system is used is drawn from this report from the International Insititute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA). Electoral Systems. The choice of Electoral System is one of the most important institutional decisions for any democracy.

The choice of a particular electoral system has a profound effect on the future political life of the country concerned, and electoral systems, once chosen, often remain fairly constant as political interests solidify around and respond to the incentives presented by them.

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) supports citizens’ rights to participate in free and fair elections. Our independent expertise strengthens electoral systems and builds local capacity to deliver sustainable solutions.

Legal source Details; Quota type: Reserved seats: Constitution: According to Article 9 of the Fundamental Principles of State Policy of the Constitution of Bangladesh, and through the Local Governmental (Union Parishad) Act of3 directly-elected seats are reserved for women in the union parishads (1 from each of the 3 wards), the lowest level of councils in the sub-national administration.% Women: 20%.

Paxton, Pamela, Melanie M. Hughes, and Matthew A. Painter. Growth in women’s political representation: A longitudinal exploration of democracy, electoral system and gender quotas. European Journal of Political Research 49(1): 25– CrossRef Google ScholarCited by: 1. Electoral Studies is an international journal dedicated to the study of elections and voting in different parts of the world.

With a reputation established over more than 35 years of publication, Electoral Studies is widely recognised as a major journal in the field.

It publishes theoretically informed and empirically robust research on all. Gender Reforms, Electoral Quotas, and Women's Political Representation in Taiwan, South Korea, and Singapore Article (PDF Available) in Pacific Affairs 89(2) June with 1, Reads. The proportional representation electoral system is also considered to have been the key factor in the adoption of quota systems in Africa, where several countries have now met or exceeded a 30 per cent quota for women parliamentarians.

There are, however, examples where a majoritarian electoral system has produced a successful quota system. Legislative Quotas for Women A Global & South Asian Overview of Types and Numbers been dealt in detail in the book.

6 For some experts, types of electoral system also matter. There are electoral systems which are more likely to produce better results.

ForFile Size: 1MB. religious groups of Nepal. This mixed electoral system included both a first past the post (FPTP) and a parallel proportional representation (PR) component, with quotas for all ethnic groups.

This book, by elections expert Kåre Vollan, analyses the FPTP election results, both before and after these changes, with a view towards more targeted Author: Michael Breen. Nepal's electoral system, which is a complicated combination of single-member constituencies and proportional representation, introduced quotas for women and other marginalized groups to create a far more inclusive and elected body than previously existed in Nepal.

Book Description. Illustrated by in-depth empirical research from six country studies, Gendered Electoral Financing: Money, Power and Representation in Comparative Perspective is the first cross-regional examination of the nexus between money, gender and political recruitment across the world.

Money is assumingly one of the greatest barriers to women in the political recruitment process. Data on electoral systems were collected from the Electoral System Design database provided by the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) ().

The effectiveness of quota regulations depends on the quota level (for instance, 20 or 50 percent) and the severity of sanctions for not abiding by the by: 6. KATHMANDU — The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to Nepal says the 26 November and 7 December elections to the House of Representatives and provincial assemblies demonstrated that political freedoms, such as association, assembly, and expression, prevailed over the violent attacks of the election campaign period.

The EU EOM also commented that, while [ ]. Electoral gender quotas have emerged as one of the most critical political reforms of the last two decades, having now been introduced in more than countries worldwide.

The recent and global nature of these developments has sparked both scholarly and popular interest in the in which these quotas are designed, as well as their origins and.

Nepal’s electoral system, which is a complicated combination of single-member constituencies and proportional representation, introduced quotas for women and other marginalized groups to create a far more inclusive and elected body than previously existed in.

In14 countries had quotas entrenched in the constitution, 32 countries had quotas provided for by legislation, and at least parties in 61 countries had adopted their own voluntary party quotas. In terms of electoral system type, 17 countries with plurality/majority systems had quotas, and there were 15 in mixed electoral systems and.

3. Elections are a complex phenomenon, as they involve multiple state bodies and do not only indicate the act of voting, but also the organized process through which votes are actually cast.

In order for electoral results to be democratic, the elective method must be democratic as well. If it is not, the election would simply be a technical exercise burdened by pointless procedural intricacy.NEPAL Constituent Assembly Election 10th April Report of the International Election Observation Mission by the Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL).

In the new Italian electoral system seat allocation is not linked (the two tiers run almost in parallel) but the vote linkage is absolutely present. Given its ballot structure (no vote-splitting and no individual vote), there is an automatic transfer of votes from the .