G. Rosas, “Trust in Elections and the Institutional Design of Electoral Authorities: Evidence from Latin America”, Electoral Studies, 29 (1), 2010. It is often assumed that the institutional organization of electoral management bodies (EMB) has an impact on the credibility of elections, but this proposition has been difficult to verify empirically. I examine whether the degree […]
Category: Electoral Management Bodies
Non-Ignorable Abstentions in Mexico’s Instituto Federal Electoral
G. Rosas and Y. Shomer, “Non-Ignorable Abstentions in Mexico’s Instituto Federal Electoral“, in E. Aragonés, C. Beviá, H. Llavador, and N. Schofield (eds.), The Political Economy of Democracy, Fundación BBVA, 2009.
Partisanship in Non-Partisan Electoral Agencies and Democratic Compliance
F. Estevez, E. Magar and G. Rosas, “Partisanship in Non-Partisan Electoral Agencies and Democratic Compliance: Evidence from Mexico’s Federal Electoral Institute”, Electoral Studies, 27 (2), 2008. Scholars argue that electoral management bodies staffed by autonomous, non-partisan experts are best for producing credible and fair elections. We inspect the voting record of Mexico’s Instituto Federal Electoral (IFE), an ostensibly […]