Tag: electoral law
–Antonio Moreira Maués, Federal University of Para During the 2022 elections, another actor stood out in Brazil in addition to the candidates and political parties: the Superior Electoral Court. Part of this prominence was due to the behavior of the President of the Republic and candidate for reelection, Jair Bolsonaro.
[Editor’s Note: This is the eighth installment in our Year-in-Review series. We welcome similar reports from scholars around the world on their own jurisdictions for publication on I-CONnect. Earlier year-in-review reports have been published on Italy, the Slovak Republic, Romania, Belgium, Sweden, the Czech Republic and Lithuania.
Reforming the Afghan Electoral System: The Current Debate and its Implications for the Plans to Amend the Afghan Constitution
–Shamshad Pasarlay, Mohammad Qadamshah, & Clark B. Lombardi, University of Washington School of Law Afghanistan’s flawed system for electing presidents and resolving electoral disputes led recently to a political crisis that nearly split the country. The immediate crisis was resolved through a special power sharing agreement between the two leading candidates, Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah.