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Comparative Study of Electoral Systems (CSES) Plenary Session

  • Harvard Kennedy School 79 John F. Kennedy Street Cambridge, MA, 02138 United States (map)

The Comparative Study of Electoral Systems in collaboration with the Electoral Integrity Project is holding a Plenary Session in conjunction with APSA 2018. The business meeting held from 9am-2:30pm was a closed event, but talks and discussions were open to the public from 3:00-5:30pm and all were encouraged to attend.


3:00 – 3:30 Presentation and Discussion: Electoral Integrity 

The Burgeoning New Research Agenda on Electoral Integrity: Evidence from Expert and Public Survey Datasets. Pippa Norris

3:30 – 4:15 Presentations and Discussion: Comparative Research 

New Forms of Electoral Mobilization Across the World: Evidence from the Comparative Study of Electoral Systems. John Aldrich, Rachel Gibson, and Pedro Magalhães

Lost in Translation - How Differences in Word Intensity Affect Citizens’ Satisfaction with the Working of Democracy. Stefan Dahlberg

Meaningful Choice? The Party Choice Set and Satisfaction with Democracy. Ruth Dassonneville and Ian McAllister. 

4:15 – 5:30 Presentations and Discussion: Single Country Research 

The Hillary Hypotheses: Testing Candidate Views of loss. Stephen Quinlan and Michael Lewis-Beck. 

Mexico 2018: Anti-Elite Sentiments as Defined by Module 5 of CSES and the Vote. Rodrigo Castro

Voter Behaviour and Political Mobilization in Iran. Daniel Tavana and Kevan Harris

5:30 – 5:45 Closing 

6:00 – 9:00 Dinner – Harvest restaurant

CSES Plenary attendees

CSES Plenary attendees

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