Reflections on By-Elections in the Fourth Republic of Ghana

Show simple item record Frempong, A.K.D 2013-01-16T10:52:03Z 2017-10-14T14:13:05Z 2013-01-16T10:52:03Z 2017-10-14T14:13:05Z 2008
dc.identifier.citation Ghana Studies, Vol.11 en_US
dc.description.abstract Besides their obvious function of filling vacancies in the legislature, by-elections have several other potential functions in a political system - ranging from new political recruitment, through boosting party popularity, to conducting dry-runs for future elections. After a brief theoretical analysis of by-elections, this paper examines the dynamics, intricacies, and impacts of by-elections in Ghana since its return to constitutional rule in 1993 vis-à-vis the constitutional provisions and concludes by drawing out the major emerging issues with a discussion of the raging debate on the relevance of by-elections in the current constitutional dispensation en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Ghana Studies Council en_US
dc.title Reflections on By-Elections in the Fourth Republic of Ghana en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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