ACE Electoral Knowledge Network

Amnesty International

Assessing the quality of Democracy Democratic Audit International IDEA.

Cheibub-Gandhi dataset

CIA World Factbook

Cingranelli-Richards (CIRI) Human Rights Data Project.

Committee to Protect Journalists

Comparative Candidates Survey (CCS)

Comparative Study of Electoral Systems (CSES)

Constituency-Level Elections Archive (CLEA)

Constituency-Level Elections Dataset (CLE)

Constitution Finder

Correlates of War (COW)

Democracy, Citizens and Elections Research Network

Electoral Integrity Project

Freedom House. Freedom in the World

Freedom House. Freedom of the Press.

Gallup International World Poll

Gallup International Voice of the People


Global Barometers

Harvard-MIT Data Center

Human Rights Watch

Index on Censorship

International Federation of Journalists

International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES)

International Social Survey Program (ISSP)

International IDEA

International Political Science Association

Inter-parliamentary Union

Minorities at Risk

National Democratic Institute

OECD DAC Development Cooperation Network on Governance

Open Society Institute

Pew Global Surveys

Quality of Governance dataset, Quality of Governance Institute, Gothenberg

Quota Project


SSCI Web of Science (for journal literature)


Tabular History of Comparative Survey Research The SAGE Handbook of Public Opinion

The Comparative Constitutions Project

The International IDEA Handbook of Electoral System Design.

Transparency International Corruption Perception Index

UN World Summit Outcome

UNDP Democratic Governance

University of Maryland: Peace and Conflict

Uppsala University Department of Peace and Conflict Research

US National Endowment for Democracy

Voter Turnout Since 1945: A Global Report. International IDEA.

Women in National Parliaments

World Bank Actionable Governance Indicators

World Bank Governance Indicators:

World Bank Social Capital for Development

World Bank Public Sector Governance

World Public Opinion

World Values Survey




Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) – Nigeria

Centre for Policy Studies (CPS) – South Africa

Democracy in Africa Research Unit (DARU) – South Africa

Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-GHANA)

Liberia Democracy Watch (LDW)

Ibrahim Index of African Governance

Institute for Democracy in South Africa (Idasa)


Academy of Political Education – Mongolia

Asian Barometer

Center for Peace and Civil Society (CPCS) – Pakistan

Centre for Policy Alternatives – Sri Lanka

Centre for Democratic Institutions (CDI) – Australia

Centre for Policy Research (CPR) – India

Civic Exchange – Hong Kong

Asian Barometer – Taiwan

East Asia Institute – South Korea

East-Asia Barometer

Institute for National Policy Research (INPR) – Taiwan

International Center for Innovation, Transformation and Excellence in Governance (INCITEGov) –Philippines

King Prajadhipok’s Institute (KPI) – Thailand

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (PILDAT) – Pakistan

The Sejong Institute – South Korea


Access to Information Programme (AIP) – Bulgaria

Bertelsmann Transformation Index (BTI) – Germany

Center for Democracy and Human Rights (CEDEM) – Montenegro

Center for Liberal and Democratic Studies (CLDS) – Serbia

Center for Policy Studies (CSP) – Hungary

Center for the Study of Democracy (ZDEMO) – Germany

Center for the Study of Democracy and Culture (CDK) – Czech Republic

Centre for Liberal Strategies (CLS) – Bulgaria

Centre for the Study of Public Policy (CSPP) – United Kingdom

Democratization and Rule of Law Program, FRIDE – Spain

Elections, Public Opinion and Parties (EPOP)- UK

Electoral Reform Association

European Consortium of Political Research (ECPR)

Euro Barometer

European Commission DG for Development

European Social Survey

European Values Survey

European Voter Database

Human Rights Centre, University of Essex – United Kingdom

Institute for Contemporary Studies – Albania

Institute for Political Studies (IEP) – Portugal

Institute for Public Affairs (IVO) – Slovakia

Institute for Regional and International Studies – Bulgaria

Institute of Public Affairs – Poland

Interuniversity Research Centre on Southern Europe (CIRES) – Italy

New Europe Barometer

Oxford Center for the Study of Inequality and Democracy (OCSID)- United Kingdom

Quality of Government Institute, University of Gothenburg (QoG)- Sweden

Romanian Academic Society (SAR)

Research on Electoral Democracy in the European Union (PIREDEU)


Belarusian Institute for Strategic Studies (BISS)

Carnegie Moscow Center

Caucasus Institute for Peace, Democracy, and Development (CIPDD) – Georgia

Center for the Development of Democracy and Human Rights – Russia

Democratic Initiatives Foundation – Ukraine

Independent Institute of Socio-Economic Research (IISEPS) – Belarus

International Centre for Policy Studies (ICPS) – Ukraine

New Europe Barometer

St. Petersburg Center for Humanities and Political Studies (Strategy)


Center for the Implementation of Public Policies Promoting Equity and Growth (CIPPEC) –Argentina

Center for the Opening and Development of Latin American (CADAL) – Argentina

Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE) – Mexico

Congreso Visible (CV) – Colombia

FUNDAR- Centro de Análisis e Investigación – Mexico

Grupo Faro – Ecuador

Instituto Centroamericano de Gobernabilidad (ICG) Costa Rica

Instituto de Ciencia Política (ICP) – Colombia

Latinobarometer – Chile

Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP)

Latin American Political Science Association

State of the Nation Program – Costa Rica

Political Database of the Americas


Al-Urdun Al-Jadid Research Center – Jordan


Arab Political Parties

Center for Strategic Studies – Jordan

Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy (CSID) – United States

Centre for the Research of Societal Problems (TOSAM) – Turkey

Gulf Research Center (GRC) – United Arab Emirates

Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies (ICDS) – Egypt

Israel Democracy Institute (IDI)

Lebanese Center for Policy Studies (LCPS)

Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research

René Moawad Foundation – Lebanon

Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV)

Arab Election Law Compendium

UNDP-POGAR- Elections in Arab region


Applied Research Center (ARC) – United States

Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) Office for Democratic Governance

Center for Democracy and Civil Society – United States

Center for the Study of Democracy – United States

Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) – United States

Center on Democratic Performance (CDP) – United States

Elections, Public Opinion and Voting behavior (APSA-EPOV) – US

Fair Vote -Center for Elections and Democracy

International Forum for Democratic Studies - United States

International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development (ICHRDD) - Canada

Comparative Constitution Making - US

Political Organizations and Parties (APSA-POP)

Representation and Electoral Systems (APSA-RES)

World Movement for Democracy
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