Topics Electoral districts

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


Describes characteristics, or rules for the establishment, of electoral districts. Constitutions rarely directly establish the districts, but rather describe where and how these decisions will be made.





Survey Questions

  • Who controls the size and shape of electoral districts?