Topics Replacement of 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


Establishes the procedure through which a seat in the legislature may be filled in the event that a legislator has been removed from office, resigns, or dies.



Survey Questions

  • What provisions are there for replacing individual legislators who have been removed, resign, or die?