Articles

 

The Court's Money Moment
An article by John Henderson, Robert A. Pastor and Jamin Raskin
February 28, 2006

CDEM filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court on February 7, 2006 in support of respondents in Randall v. Sorrell, which involves involves constitutional and empirical challenges to Vermont's campaign finance provisions (Act 64), most importantly including the regulation of candidate election expenditure.

America Observed: Why foreign election observers would rate the United States near the bottom
By Robert A. Pastor
The American Prospect, January 2005

Building a Democratic State: Is It Possible?
By Robert A. Pastor
Columbia Journal of International Affairs, Fall 2004

Humphrey Law Fellows Observe U.S. Election
Humphrey Fellows Observation Report, November 2, 2004

"A Community of Democracies in the Americas" - Instilling Substance Into a Wondrous Phrase
By Robert A. Pastor
Canadian Foreign Policy, Vol. 10, No. 3, 2003

"Corruption's Threat to Democracy: The Flip Side"
By Robert A. Pastor
Elections Today, IFES, Page 12, Vol. 11, No. 1-2003

"Exiting the Labyrinth"
By Robert A. Pastor
Journal of Democracy, October 2000

"Elections in China: Potemkin or Jeffersonian Villages?"
By Robert A. Pastor
Harvard Asia Quarterly, Winter 1999

"The Role of Electoral Administration in Democratic Transitions: Implications for Policy and Research"
By Robert A. Pastor
Democratization, Winter 1999



"Mediating Elections"
By Robert A. Pastor
Journal of Democracy, January 1998

"The Centrality of Elections: A Global Review"
By Robert A. Pastor
New Perspectives Quarterly, Fall 1996

A Short History of Haiti: As Island Awaits Presidential Elections Next Month, Carter Team Insider Recalls Democracic Experiment
By Robert A. Pastor
Foreign Service Journal, November 1995

 

Books

Courting Democracy in Mexico: Party Strategies and Electoral Institutions
Todd A. Eisenstadt
2004: Cambridge University Press

Democracy in the Americas: Stopping the Pendulum
By Robert A. Pastor (Editor), Raul Alfonsin (Foreword), Jimmy Carter (Foreword)
1989: Holmes & Meier Publishers, Inc.

"A Brief History of Electoral Commissions"
By Robert A. Pastor
In The Self-Restraining State: Power and Accountability in New Democracies
Edited by Andreas Schedler, Larry Diamond, and Marc F. Plattner
1999: Lynne Rienner Publishers