Measuring electoral integrity: using practitioner knowledge to assess elections

@article{Garnett2020MeasuringEI,
  title={Measuring electoral integrity: using practitioner knowledge to assess elections},
  author={Holly Ann Garnett and Toby S James},
  journal={Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties},
  year={2020},
  volume={31},
  pages={348 - 367}
}
ABSTRACT The integrity of the electoral process is vitally important for the delivery of democracy. However, there is an ongoing debate about how the integrity of elections can be measured. This article makes the theoretical and normative case for the use of practitioner knowledge. Unlike public and expert perceptions, electoral officials have unique practice-based, experiential, tacit knowledge about the conduct of elections, and more insights about the technical aspects of administration of… Expand

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