On Criteria of Elections Estimation

On Criteria of Elections Estimation

Ashikhmina Ya.G.

Panov P.V.,

Dr. Sci. (Polit. Sci.), Leading Researcher, Perm Federal Research Center, Ural Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, panov.petr@gmail.com

elibrary_id: 77223 | ORCID: 0000-0002-0759-7618 | RESEARCHER_ID: O-2160-2016

Podvintzev O.B., ipl@mail.ru

DOI: 10.17976/jpps/2004.04.11

For citation:

Ashikhmina Ya.G., Panov P.V., Podvintzev O.B. On Criteria of Elections Estimation . – Polis. Political Studies. 2004. No. 4. P. 139-146. (In Russ.). https://doi.org/10.17976/jpps/2004.04.11


The study of elections is such a domain within political analysis, of which the conceptual-methodological basis and the set of investigative instruments, as the authors of the article maintain, are yet far from being elaborated to the full. Thus, they point to the still lacking standard criteria that would enable typology, classification and estimation of elections. In this article, the authors make an attempt to offer universally applicable criteria of estimation of elections, proceeding from their two main characteristics: predictability and competitiveness.

Content No. 4, 2004

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