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Elections in African Developing Democracies

  • Analyses election systems in Africa and Asia

  • Carefully examines media and the democratic electoral process

  • Casts new light on electoral budget and reducing the cost of elections in Africa


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxix
  2. Hilary A. A. Miezah
    Pages 1-6
  3. Hilary A. A. Miezah
    Pages 7-12
  4. Hilary A. A. Miezah
    Pages 23-33
  5. Hilary A. A. Miezah
    Pages 35-133
  6. Hilary A. A. Miezah
    Pages 135-137
  7. Hilary A. A. Miezah
    Pages 139-150
  8. Hilary A. A. Miezah
    Pages 151-160
  9. Hilary A. A. Miezah
    Pages 175-189
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 191-223

About this book


The book explores the organization, conduct and supervision of elections in emerging democracies. It covers the broad spectrum of the democratic electoral process. This project is a synthesis of the author’s practical knowledge and experience in the management of elections with the United Nations and other international organizations in Africa and Asia. The author addresses election practitioners, political parties, and all other stake holders, and provides a vision for building and blending indigenous traditions and systems of election into universally accepted norms and practices.


Indigenous United Nations Electoral International Government Africa Democracy Elections

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.ELECTION AID (ELECTA)LondonUnited Kingdom

About the authors

Hilary Miezah is Executive Director of Election Aid (ELECTA). Formerly, he served as Regional Electoral Officer in Ghana’s most populous regions, the Eastern and Ashanti Regions respectively, and was the head of the Ghana Electoral Commission as Administrative Head and Chief Electoral Officer. He has also been Electoral Consultant at the UN Secretariat, and Provincial Director in Cambodia.

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