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Why populism is a threat to electoral integrity

Norris, Pippa (2017) Why populism is a threat to electoral integrity. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (16 May 2017). Website.

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Abstract

Following the election of Donald Trump as U.S. President, a great deal of political commentary has focused on the rise of populism and its possible impact on Western democracies. Pippa Norris argues that populism heightens the risk of electoral malpractice in three distinct ways: by damaging public trust in democracy, by undermining international standards of electoral integrity, and by increasing the potential for collusion with foreign governments.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Sets: Collections > LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 26 May 2017 10:02
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2020 23:14
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/79055

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