Topics Scheduling of elections

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


When elections shall be held. This could be described in terms of a particular day, an interval between elections, or with relation to the dismissal of the legislature or executive.





Survey Questions

  • What are the arrangements for the scheduling of elections?
  • Are elections for the executive and the legislature held on the same day?