Challenges

September 15, 2015

University of Wollongong's Gregory Melleuish argues Australia's recent Prime Ministers have lacked the calibre to hold off their intra-party rivals.

Opinion
November 17, 2015

The University of Melbourne's Jim Middleton argues opinion polls aren't to blame for leadership instability in Australia.

Opinion
December 24, 2015

The University of Melbourne's Denis Muller takes a look at the media's influence over public policy.

Opinion
August 7, 2014

Figures released by the European Parliament show EU elections in 2014 attracted lowest-ever voter participation. 

News
July 19, 2013

James Pfiffner from George Mason University examines the causes for why the US Congress is passing the lowest number of new laws in over 70 years. 

Academic

The UK Electoral Commission maintains a database of private campaign donations and public election funding to UK political parties.

Statistics
April 21, 2015

Research by Simon Hix of the London School of Economics has led to changes in how European Parliament members are chosen, their votes recorded, and has impacted the debate on how the President of the European Commission is chosen.

Academic
May 11, 2015

A report from the University of Canberra concludes Australian democracy is ill, but not terminal.

Report
May 10, 2015

Luca Belgiorno-Nettis, founder of democracy think-tank newDemocracy, writes in The Sydney Morning Herald that democracy needs to revamp itself by rediscovering the collaborative 'power of the people'.

Opinion

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