Elections in Sweden

Herewith an excerpt of a recent post on the blog of the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Date: 9 September 2018 Election type: Parliamentary Background Unicameral parliament in parliamentary constitutional monarchy: Riksdag (national legislature) composed of 349 representatives, supreme decision-making body in Sweden. Elections held every 4 years with a proportional system; parties must … More Elections in Sweden

Design digest: federal elections in Germany

You might think that simplicity would be at a premium in national elections. The architects of the German electoral system thought otherwise. Germans will vote for members of the federal legislature (the Bundestag) in the autumn of 2017, not once, but twice, simultaneously! The electoral system is a complex hybrid, and we will not know … More Design digest: federal elections in Germany