REIGN Rulers, Elections, and Irregular Governance dataset

REIGN Dataset

January 2019 REIGN Dataset: Updated January 3rd, 2019

New Leaders

Key Elections

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Election and Leader lists (January 2019)

Election List

Leader List

Codebook and Technical Notes


Technical Notes


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