2004
Volume 1, Issue 3-4
  • ISSN: 2588-8277
  • E-ISSN: 2667-162X

Abstract

UNDEMOCRATIC ELECTIONS?

Even if elections are a contested aspect of democracy, the free and fair elections of political representatives play a pivotal role in the legitimation of political power. Election fraud was, and still is, a main threat to this form of democratic legitimacy. But even in countries with low levels of fraud and corruption, electoral democracy is undermined by a growing mistrust of representative institutions and their capacity to serve the interest of the people.

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