THE ELECTORAL LAW AND ITS IMPACT ON PARTY COMPETITION IN CENTRAL AMERICA

This article explains the influence of the electoral law on decentralization of competition in Central America. To achieve this objective, first there is a description of multilevel competition Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Costa Rica, through the party system indicators and local...

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Autor Principal: Cascante, María José
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
Publicado: 2015
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Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/ciep/article/view/14642
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/13463
Sumario: This article explains the influence of the electoral law on decentralization of competition in Central America. To achieve this objective, first there is a description of multilevel competition Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Costa Rica, through the party system indicators and local actors. Then it is explored the influence of the electoral law from the perspective of local competition.