Tuesday, September 27, 2011

IRCPPS in the Links: Post-Election Analysis: United Arab Emirates

via The Monkey Cage:

Following on this previous post, here is Zachary Smith on the recent UAE election.  Zachary is the opinion editor of The Daily Nebraskan and was a 2010 Boren Scholar in Jordan. 
On Saturday, September 24, the United Arab Emirates held its second-ever parliamentary election. Given the small size of the electorate in the 2006 election (just under 6,000 citizens were given the right to vote), it was hard to predict the results of this election, in which voters selected half—20—of the Federal National Council...