Data on International Election Monitoring: Three global datasets on election quality, election events and international election observation
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Please cite my book, Monitoring Democracy: When International Election Observation Works and Why it Often Fails, Princeton University Press, 2012, if you use the data. The book also has information on the data in the appendix.
This data set codes the quality of national level legislative and presidential elections in 172 countries from 1978 to 2004.
This data set codes the assessment and activities of international election monitoring organizations to national level legislative and presidential elections in 108 countries from 1980 to 2004.
This dataset includes supplementary information on all direct presidential and legislative elections in 182 countries from 1975 to 2004.
Please read the following article for more information about the data: