This dataset by the Electoral Integrity Project covers a global expert survey of electoral management bodies undertaken during the summer of 2021. The Electoral Management Survey (EMS) 2.0 asks electoral officials about how elections are run in their respective jurisdictions. The codebook describes all variables included in the dataset release of May 2023. This study is conducted by Toby S. James and Holly Ann Garnett for the Electoral Integrity Project based at the Royal Military College of Canada, Queen’s University, and the University of East Anglia. This survey follows on from a survey undertaken in 2019 and published in 2020. This dataset is described as version 2.0. The survey was undertaken in collaboration with International IDEA who co-designed and supported the distribution of the survey. Overall, 242 EMBs were contacted. They were invited to complete the survey either online or via a Word doc. The appendix provides the survey circulated. It was provided in Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish. The survey contains responses from the 49 EMBs who responded. In most cases these were national EMBs, but some were regional EMBs. (2023-05-16)
Date made available17 May 2023
PublisherHarvard Dataverse

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