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Argentina

Basic Information:
Parliament website: http://www.congreso.gov.ar
Size of parliament: 256 (congress), 71 (senate)
Form of government: presidential
Electoral system: proportional representation
Continuous democracy since: 1983
Last parliamentary election: 23 October 2005
Freedom House political freedom score in 2004: 2
Population: 39.1 million


Research:

Jones, Mark (2002) 'Explaining the High Level of Party Discipline in the Argentine Congress', in Scott Morgenstern and Benito Nacif (eds) Legislative Politics in Latin America, Cambridge University Press.
Morgenstern, Scott (2004) Patterns of Legislative Politics: Roll Call Voting in the Latin America and the United States, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Mustapic, A.M. (2002) 'Oscillating relations: President and Congress in Argentina', in Scott Morgenstern and Benito Nacif (eds) Legislative Politics in Latin America, Cambridge University Press.
Jones, Mark and Wonjae Hwang (2004) 'Provincial Party Bosses: Keystone of the Argentine Congress', forthcoming.

Data:

1984-1997

Citation should be to: Carey, John M. [year.] Carey data archive. http://www.dartmouth.edu/~jcarey/Data%20Archive.html



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