REIGN Rulers, Elections, and Irregular Governance dataset

REIGN Dataset

May 2018 REIGN Dataset: Updated April 25th, 2018

Key Events

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Election and Leader lists (May 2018)

Election List

Leader List

Codebook and Technical Notes


Technical Notes


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