The Election Observation Research Network


ELECTOR is based at the University of Birmingham, and is led by Professor Nic Cheeseman.

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Election observation is the best-established, most visible, and often best-funded type of democracy-related assistance.

Thomas Carothers, The Observers Observed

Despite the importance of election observation, research about the work of observers – and their impact – remains scarce.

ELECTOR aims to generate new research on this important topic.

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