Topics Electoral court selection

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


The procedure through which a candidate for an electoral court judgeship is nominated and approved. This might involve approval from the executive, and all or part of the legislature.


Elections; Judiciary; Regulation and Oversight

Survey Questions

  • Who is involved in the nomination of judges to the electoral court?
  • Who is involved in the approval of judges nominated to the electoral court?
  • What are the details of the process for selecting judges for the electoral court?