Elections around the
helpful site which includes information about recent elections for
pretty much every country in the world. Presents results in terms of
the seats and percentage of votes won by each party.
World Policy Institute: Electoral systems of
the World http://www.worldpolicy.org/globalrights/prindex.html
Includes a very helpful table and map of the election systems
used by different countries to elect their primary or
lower chamber of legislative government.
Election Resources on the
helpful site that has links to recent election results and election
authorities of a wide range of countries, as well as very in-depth
reports on the electoral systems of a few countries, including
Italy, Spain, Germany, South Africa, and Puerto Rico.
Psephos - Adam Carr's
detailed site that provides an incredible number of recent election
results, including results for federated states as well as federal
governments and sovereign states.
Election, democracy, and human rights
Elections and electoral systems around the
and eclectic page with links to information about a wide range of
helpful site that provides access to information about elections
around the world. Elections are organized by date, and available
information includes CNN results coverage, results summaries, links
to the country's election authority, and voter turnout.
Fabulous and free
online encyclopedia. Can be used to find out about the general
history and politics of any given country.
International Foundation for Election
Foundation for Election Systems provides professional advice and
technical assistance in promoting democracy and serves as an
information clearinghouse on elections, rule of law, governance, and
International IDEA (Institute for Democracy and
intergovernmental organization with member states across all
continents, seeks to support sustainable democracy in both new and
long-established democracies. IDEA draws on comparative experience,
analyses democracy trends and assistance, and develops policy
options, tools and guidelines relating to: political participation,
especially of those who are under-represented electoral systems,
management and observation political parties - law, management and
financing post-conflict democracy building and dialogue."
International IDEA Handbook of Electoral System Design
is available for download in pdf
Electoral Reform Society
well-established British organization which campaigns for voting
reform, with a focus on choice voting (single transferable vote).
Their web site offers a wealth of information and resources.
Fair Vote Canada
organization which campaigns for voting reform, with a focus on full
representation (proportional representation).
International Idea chart of Electoral system
Sample choice voting tallies from elections in
Irish Election Database.