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  • Terence Wood uses the PNG Election Results Database to compare the number of female candidates in Papua New Guinean elections, and concludes that this year’s increase is part of a steady rise in women candidate numbers since at least 2007.
    15 June 2017
    Analysis
  • Terence Wood explains why candidate numbers have fallening in the 2017 PNG elections compared to the 2012 PNG elections using the PNG Election Database.
    8 June 2017
    Analysis
  • In the wake of the 2002 general elections Papua New Guinea traded in its ‘first past the post’ electoral system for limited preferential voting (LPV). (See how LPV works on page 8 of this paper ). The new electoral system brought both promises and academic debates. Although election results data...
    2 May 2017
    Analysis
  • DevPolicy are launching the Papua New Guinea Election Results Database in Port Moresby today. The database contains all available election results for all general elections held in Papua New Guinea since 1972. The database is an attempt to preserve Papua New Guinea’s electoral record and to share...
    16 March 2017
    Analysis