Elections | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Fears of infection have been overruled by political concerns.
The country’s recent parliamentary elections show process of tentative change is real.
Participants hope to boost political involvement and awareness.
The international community blamed for a succession of events that led to the 2008 conflict.
Even in developing democracies, political institutions remain vulnerable to capture by the super-rich.
27 Feb 15
Despite multiparty process, there's little doubt who will win parliamentary polls.
12 Feb 15
Around 1,500 people across 15 provinces get a chance to rate their leader’s record so far.
16 Jan 15
Incumbent Mahinda Rajapaksa expected an easy win, but instead he was ousted by a candidate pledging to govern as “a servant, not an authoritarian”.
15 Jan 15
Interviews reflect sense of disappointment that new president hasn’t lived up to expectations.
22 Dec 14
A proper federal structure might rationalise an over-complex system of governance, but neither institutional change nor EU accession is enough to fix Bosnia's problems.
12 Dec 14
Voters urged to hold parliamentarians to higher standards in next year’s election.
14 Nov 14
Former rivals join in anticipation of stiff competition in 2015 polls.
3 Nov 14
Some surprises in electoral results for country struggling with conflict and economic woes.
29 Oct 14
Few polling stations open, and voters in those areas were lukewarm about the polls’ significance to them.
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