Party organisation and the party-delegate style of representation
Politicians perceive their representative role in a variety of ways: as a delegate of their party, a delegate of voters, or a trustee who exercises their mandate independent of any external principal. Existing research finds that the tendency to adopt a specific style of representation depends on system-level institutions and individuals’ political experience and profile. The influence of the party organisational context remains little-understood.
International populism: The radical right in the European Parliament
Symposium on African political parties - Book review
Volume 28 Issue 2, March 2022
Centralized or decentralized personalization? Measuring intra-party competition in open and flexible list PR systems
This article offers a comparative analysis of electoral intra-party competition in four countries – Belgium, the Czech Republic, Finland and Luxembourg – based on an original data set of 79,621 candidates and 3150 party lists covering the last quarter century (1994–2017).