REIGN Rulers, Elections, and Irregular Governance dataset

REIGN Dataset

March 2021 REIGN Dataset: as of March 2nd, 2021

New Leaders in February 2021

Key February 2021 Election Outcomes

Key March 2021 Elections

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Election and Leader lists (March 2021)

Election List

Leader List

Regime List

Codebook and Notes


Technical Notes


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