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Democracy After Post-Conflict Elections: Are we there yet?

 “The election went reasonably well, millions voted, not too many died and the fraud was mostly detected and removed. But the elected members sit in a chaotic and dysfunctional assembly, concerned mainly to gain personal power and caring little for those whom they represent. As a result the president governs as he wishes.” This imaginary […]


Michael Clegg
Michael Clegg was Parliamentary Counsel to the Alberta Legislature and Legal Advisor to the Alberta Chief Electoral Officer. He has worked for both the Canadian House of Commons and the Senate as a legislative drafter and committee counsel. More recently, he has worked for the UN and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems in post-conflict states including Namibia, Bolivia, Iraq, Lebanon, East Timor, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Yemen and Cambodia.

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