Welcome to the IPSA Research Committee 23 on Elections, Citizens and Parties (IPSA-ECP)
IPSA-ECP focuses on the analysis of elections and electoral systems, citizen activism, and political parties, within and across nation-states. In a world rapidly moving towards elections as the main channel of political legitimacy for regimes worldwide, where the study of elections and parties is now truly global, the aim to is make sure that we advance scholarly research and scientific inquiry on elections, citizens and parties. Our aims are:
We are a scholarly research committee organized within the International Political Science Association.
Our next one day workshop, twenty general panels, and the business meeting for the election of new officers will be held in conjunctions with the IPSA World Congress in Montreal, 18-24th July 2014.
Previous events include a two-day workshop at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, 3-4 June 2013, a one-day pre-APSA workshop in Chicago 28th August 2013, and a workshop, panels and business meeting held in Madrid 7-12th July 2012 in conjunction with the IPSA General Congress.
This website includes resources for member and we hope that you find this useful. Comments, feedback and suggestions are most welcome!
Pippa Norris and Donley Studlar