REIGN Rulers, Elections, and Irregular Governance dataset

REIGN Dataset

July 2019 REIGN Dataset: July 2nd, 2019

New Leaders

Key Elections

Version Updates (As of July 2nd, 2019)

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Election and Leader lists (July 2019)

Election List

Leader List

Regime List

Codebook and Technical Notes


Technical Notes


If you are unable to download the data, or have questions/inquiries, please contact Clayton Besaw ( Also feel to contact Clayton if you notice any bugs or wrongly coded data. Thanks!