Essays about: "Elections"

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  1. 1. THE DEMOCRATIC CHAIN. Blockchain in the Context of Swedish Electoral Pro-cesses: Applying a Need-Solution Pairing approach with a lens of Legitimacy.

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Juan Gonzalez; Mikael Tuncay; [2023-11-20]
    Keywords : Blockchain; Elections; Digitalization; Need-solution pairing; Legitimacy; E-voting; Fraud; Agile;

    Abstract : Blockchain has been studied extensively in the literature regarding its plausible application on a series of fields. In the same line, the application of Blockchain for public electoral processes has begun to be a matter of study in recent years. READ MORE

  2. 2. ADJUSTING TO A NEW POLITICAL CONTEXT - A study of the civil servants’ possibilities to influence policymaking at the Government Offices in a new political context

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Förvaltningshögskolan

    Author : Ida Wicht; [2023-08-28]
    Keywords : Politics; Administration; Government Offices; Regeringskansliet; Dualism; Influence; Civil servant; New political context; Contract parliamentarism;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of this thesis is to study if the civil servants’ possibilities to influence the policymaking process at the Government Offices (Regeringskansliet) has been affected by the new political concept. The new political concept refers to the simultaneous occurrence of contract parliamentarism and a coalition government, which has been the arrangement in Sweden after the two most recent general elections. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploration of using Twitter data to predict Swedish political opinion polls with neural networks

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Alexander Gren; Klara Lundgren; [2023]
    Keywords : Mathematics and Statistics;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to explore the possibility of using deep learning techniques to mine opinions on Twitter, with the objective to predict the political opinion distribution in Sweden. Different methods of gathering and annotating training data are evaluated to achieve accurate and reliable predictions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Geographic polarization and clustering of partisan voting: A local-level analysis of Stockholm Municipality

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Jonas Almén; [2023]
    Keywords : Geography; GIS; Spatial Analysis; Spatial Autocorrelation; MAUP; Electoral Geography; Political Polarization; Geographic Polarization; Stockholm Municipality; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : In the last decade, the topic of political polarization has become a growing concern within academic and public debate. Many highlight the linkage between increased political polarization and democratic problems such as political tribalism and uncivil activism. It is also argued to be a global phenomenon. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Effects of Indirect Rule on Electoral Violence : A Quantitative Study

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Fabian Stigar; [2023]
    Keywords : Electoral violence; Colonial legacies; Indirect rule; Direct rule;

    Abstract : Elections are a democratic process intended to create peaceful and legitimate transfers of power. However, since the second and third waves of democratisation, policymakers and researchers have observed that electoral processes are transformed into arenas for political gain through violence. READ MORE