Electoral integrity and the repercussions of institutional manipulations: The 2019 general election in Thailand

@article{Sawasdee2019ElectoralIA,
  title={Electoral integrity and the repercussions of institutional manipulations: The 2019 general election in Thailand},
  author={Siripan Nogsuan Sawasdee},
  journal={Asian Journal of Comparative Politics},
  year={2019},
  volume={5},
  pages={52 - 68}
}
Thailand’s 2019 election was seen from the beginning to be a ritual to transform a military junta into an elected government. This qualitative article draws on the critical analysis of theories in authoritarianism and electoral integrity to shed light on the concept of competitive authoritarianism. The article, utilizing empirical data and historical narratives, illustrates Thailand’s legal and political environment governing this election. The electoral results and post-election political… 

Tables from this paper

Restricting Democratic Choice in Thailand's 2019 Election: “Retrograde” and “Sophisticated” Authoritarianism
Since the end of its absolute monarchy in 1932, Thailand has been variously described as a “hybrid regime,” “flawed democracy,” and “failed democracy.” Furthermore, its governance system has been
CLIENTELISTIC NETWORKS IN THE 2019 THAI GENERAL ELECTION: EVIDENCE FROM ROI-ET PROVINCE
Thailand‟s March 2019 election results have become noteworthy evidence of the power generated by local forces within constituencies. This article questions how political parties and local networks
Political Party and People’s Suffrage in Electoral Process
The purpose of this research is to determine political parties' positions on people's constitutional rights from the standpoint of justice. The author focuses on the role of political parties in
The Next Generation?: a Comparison between Thailand’s 1973 Protests and Thailand’s 2020 Protests
This paper will analyse and compare the different determining factors in the success of student-led political activism in Thailand focusing on the similarities and the differences between the 1973

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 36 REFERENCES
Southeast Asia's Troubling Elections: Democratic Demolition in Thailand
  • D. Mccargo
  • Political Science
    Journal of Democracy
  • 2019
Abstract:Thailand's long-awaited March 2019 parliamentary election was supposed to usher in a degree of political normalcy in the wake of the May 2014 military coup. Instead, the promilitary Palang
The conundrum of a dominant party in Thailand
Although Thaksin Shinawatra’s three political parties, together called “the TSP” in this article, overwhelmingly won all four elections between 2001 and 2011, explaining their dominance is a
Electoral Authoritarianism: The Dynamics of Unfree Competition
Contents: The Logic of Electoral Authoritarianism - A. Schedler. Methodological Challenges. Drawing Boundaries: How to Craft Intermediate Regime Categories - G.L. Munck. Observer Paradoxes: How to
Electoral formulas: A macroscopic perspective
The paper offers a macroscopic view of the legislative electoral formulas in force in 166 sovereign countries, whether democratic or not. The purpose is to determine which formulas are the most
Competitive Authoritarianism: Hybrid Regimes after the Cold War
Based on a detailed study of 35 cases in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and post-communist Eurasia, this book explores the fate of competitive authoritarian regimes between 1990 and 2008. It finds that
Perceptions of Electoral Fairness and Voter Turnout
Previous research has established a link between turnout and the extent to which voters are faced with a “meaningful” partisan choice in elections; this study extends the logic of this argument to
Advancing electoral integrity
List of tables and figures Preface and acknowledgments Notes about contributors Introduction 1. Introduction: Challenges of Electoral Integrity, Pippa Norris When do elections fail? Standards and
Economic Evaluations, Procedural Fairness, and Satisfaction with Democracy
Although public support for political authorities, institutions, and even regimes is affected by the delivery of positive economic outcomes, we know that judgments on authorities are also made on the
Portents of Pluralism: How Hybrid Regimes Affect Democratic Transitions
The original studies of “competitive authoritarianism” and “hegemonic authoritarianism” inspected the occurrence of hybrid regimes during the 1990s but stopped short of testing their propensity for
...
1
2
3
4
...