Tag Archives: Electoral system

Research Report: The use of hateful speech during the political campaign for presidential elections of 2014 and its reflection in the media

Hateful or discriminatory discourse against minorities is often employed by Romanian politicians in order to gain electoral capital. This report analyzes the incidence and main characteristics of the discriminatory discourse during the 2014 Romanian presidential campaign, by employing both a
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SAR Brief: Dirty Presidential Elections Under Way in Romania

On November 2, 2014, over 18 million Romanians are expected to directly elect a President, who has authority over external policy, secret services and represents Romanian at EU summits. 14 candidates will be competing in Sunday’s elections. SAR experts have
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SAR CONTRIBUTED TO THE NATIONS IN TRANSIT 2014 REPORT

The SAR experts contributed to the Freedom House report, Nations in Transit 2014: Eurasia’s Rupture with Democracy. The publication shows Russia as the model and inspiration for policies leading to a retreat from free institutions throughout Eurasia and bringing the
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SAR released Policy Brief # 64: Why and how should we change the electoral system

The single-seat constituency election, introduced by Law 35/2008, has had a significant impact upon political corruption. Unfortunately, it did not reduce its associated phenomena, as its proponents promised voters, but the contrary effect was achieved. The number of candidates with
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RAS Policy Brief #63: Landslide Victory for Left-Right Coalition in Romanian Elections

Less than 42% of Romanians showed up on December 9 to elect a record number of legislators, due to an electoral legislation which attributed extra-seats to individual candidates of nationally representative parties who lost elections in their individual constituencies. The
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2011: “Guide on Incompatibilities and Conflicts of Interests” by SAR and ANI

The material was first published within the “Strenghtening the Capacity of the National Integrity Agency” project, financed through the Mantra KAP program of the Dutch Embassy to Romania, and “Increasing Accountability in Public Administration”, financed by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway,
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Politics

PWR 37, June 2009 – European elections: why these results PWR 28, November 2007 – Romanian parties facing Europe PWR 20, June 2006 – Black Sea Dilemmas PWR 19, May 2006 – Europe pushes Romania into the uncertainty. What can
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European elections 2009 – Why these results?

Alina Mungiu Pippidi Why did Europe go right? Why did so many Europeans refrain from voting? Are the new Europeans worse Europeans, because they do not vote for the European Parliament? Is this another step towards democratic deficit and therefore
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Romanian Parties facing Europe – November 2007

SAR POLICY BRIEF No. 28 Romanians vote on Sunday Novermber 25 for the first time to send 35 MEPs to the European Parliament. The public awareness of European issues is low, and political scandals have dominated the campaign overshadowing any
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