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Asian Survey. 2020; 603417–440 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.3.417
Published: 01 June 2020
...Hyun-Chool Lee; Alexandre Repkine We use spatial econometrics on a unique data set covering 229 Korean regions to analyze the outcome of Korea’s 2017 presidential election. We see strong statistical evidence of spatial correlation, suggesting that neighboring regions vote similarly, which is in...
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Asian Survey. 2013; 5361087–1111 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2013.53.6.1087
Published: 01 December 2013
...Ji-Whan Yun Why did Korea’s self-employed voters express their disapproval of the Democratic Party in the 2012 presidential election? This paper argues that this distrust was historically shaped. It originated from the failure of the former Democratic governments (1998–2007) in flexicurity reforms...
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Asian Survey. 2012; 52172–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2012.52.1.72
Published: 01 February 2012
...Ming-Tong Chen; Ming-Tong Chen Developments in Taiwan's politics, economy, society, and external relations in 2011 were closely tied to the presidential election contest. In the months leading up to the election, incumbent President Ma Ying-jeou held a slight lead in the polls over DPP Chairwoman...
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Asian Survey. 1965; 56280–294 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2642126
Published: 01 June 1965
... extensive publicity), or even to buy enough jeeps for electioneering purposes. The 64 jeeps sanctioned by the govern- ment in West Pakistan were considered insufficient for 218 polling stations, some of them in areas inaccessable by air or rail routes. And the opposition charges of the "kidnapping, coercion...
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Asian Survey. 2013; 532393–422 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2013.53.2.393
Published: 01 April 2013
...Jeonghun Min This article examines the impact of the “BBK” scandal on the 2007 Korean presidential election. Voters continue to support the “corrupt” candidate after the scandal, treating it as just one of the determinants for vote choice. The findings show that the implicit trading thesis applies...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 601213–220 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.213
Published: 01 February 2020
...Timur Dadabaev Afghanistan in 2019 was marked by advances and setbacks with respect to stabilizing the country and reshaping its relations with international partners. The year brought new presidential elections and signs of potential political dialogue, as well as hopes for expanded economic ties...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 601207–212 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.207
Published: 01 February 2020
..., deficits are widening, and the price of Sri Lanka’s debt is weighing heavily on the government budget. In the presidential elections, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, heir of the Rajapaksa dynasty, prevailed with a landslide. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 Easter bombings middle...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 59177–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.1.77
Published: 01 February 2019
... presidential election. © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Taiwan DPP KMT cross-strait relations local elections TSAI CHUNG-MIN Taiwan in 2018 A Bitter Campaign and an Uncertain Future ABSTRACT President Tsai Ing-wen and the ruling Democratic Progressive Party suffered a...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 585874–897 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.5.874
Published: 01 October 2018
...Lev Nachman Why would opposition movement activists not support an established opposition political party? Taiwan’s 2016 presidential election is apropos. This study shows that the Democratic Progressive Party lost support from leftist activists not only because of ideological distance but because...
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Asian Survey. 2003; 43164–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2003.43.1.64
Published: 01 February 2003
...Hong Yung Lee This article analyzes how political actors maneuvered and counter-maneuvered in South Korea in 2002, developing political strategy and exploiting national issues in order to position themselves for the presidential election of December 19, which dominated Korean politics throughout...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 591156–163 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.1.156
Published: 01 February 2019
... and September 2, avoided electioneering. With the total cost of the games estimated at about US$ 3.2 billion (including associated infrastructure), touting long-term benefits for the country, few in Jakarta could see any improvement in livability in the congested city of 10 million. In the way of...
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Asian Survey. 2017; 572211–228 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.2.211
Published: 01 April 2017
...Piyadasa Edirisuriya Mahinda Rajapaksa became the president of Sri Lanka in 2005 and ruled the country until his unexpected defeat in the presidential election of 2015. He crushed the militant and very powerful Tamil separatist group, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, by military force in 2009...
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Asian Survey. 2017; 5761032–1057 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.6.1032
Published: 01 December 2017
...Sergey Radchenko; Mendee Jargalsaikhan This paper examines the full cycle of political power transitions and the dynamics of party competition during the 2016 parliamentary and 2017 presidential elections in Mongolia. It argues that the existence of multiple interlinked patronage networks and...
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Asian Survey. 2016; 56157–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.1.57
Published: 01 February 2016
... relations, however, the island was plagued by partisan gridlock, a stagnating economy, and political unrest. Most anticipated a Democratic Progressive Party victory over the ruling Kuomintang in the January 2016 presidential election. But few could predict what kind of fallout the election might generate...
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Asian Survey. 2017; 571111–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.1.111
Published: 01 February 2017
...Dennis V. Hickey; Emerson M. S. Niou The opposition Democratic Progressive Party won decisive victories in the Legislative Yuan and presidential elections. Despite these victories, 2016 proved to be a difficult year for Taiwan’s new ruling party. As 2016 drew to a close, polls showed that most of...
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Asian Survey. 2016; 561115–122 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.1.115
Published: 01 February 2016
...Carolina Hernandez Other than the South China Sea (SCS) disputes, the Philippines in 2015 faced the same conditions as in 1996: keeping a sustainable peace in Mindanao, presidential elections, and a promising economy. The year was capped by the country’s hosting of the Asia Pacific Economic...
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Asian Survey. 2012; 521220–226 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2012.52.1.220
Published: 01 February 2012
...Kenneth Paul Tan In 2011, Singaporeans voted in parliamentary and presidential elections. The social networking media, dominated by alternative reporting and commentary, played a significant role in generating political interest and mobilizing oppositional thinking and support. Faced with a...
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Asian Survey. 2014; 541165–176 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2014.54.1.165
Published: 01 February 2014
... from Afghanistan, Afghan security forces now have primary responsibility for Afghanistan’s security but still face critical challenges and an undefeated Taliban. Peace negotiations have been stalled. Politics were dominated by the upcoming 2014 presidential election that can renew the legitimacy of the...
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Asian Survey. 2010; 504663–683 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2010.50.4.663
Published: 01 August 2010
... introduction of popular presidential elections and the rise of new issues. ©© 2010 By the Regents of the University of California party system district magnitude social diversity social structure Indonesia Asian Survey, Vol. 50, Number 4, pp. 663 683. ISSN 0004-4687, electronic ISSN 1533-838X...
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Asian Survey. 2008; 481124–132 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2008.48.1.124
Published: 01 February 2008
...Yun-han Chu After years of escalating tension in the Taiwan Strait, protracted partisan gridlock, and a stagnating economy, the island anxiously awaited a fresh start after the March 2008 presidential election. The election will offer the potential for a dramatic shift in the tone and trajectory of...