Topics Attendance by legislators

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

More information about the CCP’s research design is available here, including background information on how the team designed the inventory of constitutional topics as well as the full coding survey


Requires legislators to attend sessions or votes. Examples include mandatory attendance, punishment after a specified number of absences, or delegating the matter to ordinary law.





Survey Questions

  • What provisions does the constitution make regarding attendance by legislators?