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Bad Elections

Recent months have seen several allegedly flawed elections in various countries. Zareer Masani considers the relationship between voting and other democratic rights.

Recent months have seen several allegedly flawed elections in various countries. Are they evidence of a dangerous trend for autocratic regimes to seek legitimacy through the ballot box, or are even bad elections better than none at all? Zareer Masani considers the relationship between voting and other democratic rights and asks if we are too obsessed with elections as the key to democracy.

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