More than Elections

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Author: 
Eric Bjornlund
Date: 
January, 2010

Eric Bjornlund. “More than Elections,” More than Elections: How Democracies Transfer Power (U.S. Department of State, January 2010).

Elections are just a starting point in a healthy democracy: The true test is a stable government that protects minority rights, rule of law, and free speech, and promotes a strong civil society.