Thursday, 30 July 2015 00:00

Press conference: CCS results in Montenegro

Center for Monitoring and Research CeMI will hold a press conference aimed at presentation of the results of the Comparative Candidate Survey, on 31st of July 2015, at 11 a.m. The survey was conducted from May – June 2015 and it encompassed 20% of total number of candidates for MPs on parliamentary elections 2012, with 30 – 40% participation of candidates of parliamentary political parties. The research was conducted on the basis of questionnaire used in a uniformed way in over 40 countries all over the world. It covered five different aspects of political engagement of candidates of political parties for MPs: (1) political background and activities, (2) political campaign, (3) issues and policies, (4) democracy and representation.

The Comparative Candidate Survey forms part of the international scientific project „Balkan Comparative Electoral Study: Impact of Personal Vote on Internal Party Relations", which is being implemented through the Regional Research Promotion Programme in the Western Balkans (RRPP). The RRPP is coordinated by the University of Fribourg, with support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).