Elections

An election is a formal group decision-making process by which a population chooses an individual or multiple individuals to hold public office.Elections have been the usual mechanism by which modern representative democracy has operated since the 17th century. Elections may fill offices in the legislature, sometimes in the executive and judiciary, and for regional and local government. This process is also used in many other private and business organizations, from clubs to voluntary associations and corporations.The universal use of elections as a tool for selecting representatives in modern representative democracies is in contrast with the practice in the democratic archetype, …

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5 May 2022 English

Notes of interest with links to documents in Cold War Eastern Europe. Links to photos, maps and compelling stories.

33/239 ??? Textual Gerrymandering of West German elections to prevent the National Democratic Party from Succinct summary of the entirely predictable "elections" in communist states. FCO 28/835 115 Textual Contents Soviet leaders casting their ballots in the Soviet elections FCO 28/1628 Visual Organization chart of Yugoslav


AU: American University · 1 January 2017 English

The Cold War in Europe was intertwined with the Second World War in a rather circular fashion. The East/West conflict arose from the circumstances of the end of the world …

line, in exchange for promises to hold free elections. A year later, with those promises unfulfilled


RU: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey · 1 January 2017 English

1968 was a momentous year. In the West, it is primarily remembered as a moment of global youth revolt.1 Events in Eastern Europe took place within the context of this …

truly opposition political parties to contest elections.3 The incredible outspokenness in the Czechoslovak


LSE: London School of Economics and Political Science · 1 January 2017 English

As well as heralding a series of momentous changes within Soviet domestic politics and society, the death of Stalin on March 5, 1953 also brought forward important shifts of tone …

organizations demanded rights to free speech, multi-party elections, a free press, and the withdrawal of Soviet troops


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

the Polish Sejm were elected at the general elections held on 23rd March 1982 and in accord- f • VV'


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

RHETORIC BUT WILL ALSO INCLUDE IN ITS PROCEEDINGS ELECTIONS FOR THE PDPA POLITBURO, CENTRAL COMMITTEE AND


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

departure could be elections to national councils at a lower level. These elections should be self-governing would therefore be improper to link these elections to elections to the Sejm or voivodship councils, where political exploitation of these elections. . - 4 - I These self-qoverning elections ought to be connected with


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

6). 4. Collapse of the SPD-FDP coalition. Elections bring Weizsäcker (CDU) to power with undeclared outrage obliged him from the outset to promise new elections: and Weizsäcker exploited the referendum provisions over 200,000 signatures in three days, to force elections in May rather than later. 9. In the election CDU, though perhaps not before the 1982 Land elections in the FRG are over. On the SPD side the questions political scene have grown brighter. The May elections removed from office an SPD/FDP coalition which


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

Vice-President and 2 othermembers. IAPUP regards these elections as important. I III News of Other Organisations


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

CHOICE WITH ITS CALL FOR G E N U I N E L Y FREE ELECTIONS TO • B O C A I C O U N C I L S AND E V E N T


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