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 number of years that a representative in the first chamber of the legislature serves before reelection, reappointment, or dismissal is required.
- What is the maximum term length for members of the first (or only) chamber of the legislature?