Category Archives: Civil Will Green Party

Party Implications of SME Fund Scandal

By Julian Dierkes Since late summer, I have been speculating about different scenarios to bring about a change in political culture and in the party landscape. These speculations focused on trigger evens that might lead to protests which would lead … Continue reading

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Politbarometer April 2016

By Julian Dierkes With BULGAN B Santmaral Foundation’s Politbarometer (April 2016) remains the “go-to” political poll for Mongolia. This is because a) it is the only credible poll that has been conducted repeatedly, and b) because it is generally credible. … Continue reading

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An Outlook on an Amarjargal or Saikhanbileg-led Government

The signs at the moment suggest that Saikhanbileg will end up as the next prime minister of Mongolia. Given his past association with Pres. Elbegdorj, it would seem like his nomination to parliament should go through. That leaves the question … Continue reading

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Guessing the Next PM

In response to some discussions on Twitter, I now offer this prediction board in three categories, time to election of new PM, coalition that will elect the new PM, and the new PM. While individuals may choose to enter into private … Continue reading

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What/Who Comes After Altankhuyag

In the morning of Nov 5, 2014, 11 of the 17 members of the standing committee of the State Great Khural voted in support of a vote of no confidence in PM Altankhuyag. This passed the motion to the full … Continue reading

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1st Interim Report

[The title of the post is a bit of a pun, of course, as the OSCE election observation mission to Mongolia has been producing very substantial documents updating on their monitoring and these are entitled “Interim Report”] Quiet Ulaanbaatar I … Continue reading

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A New Mongolian Government Is Finally Formed

In a post to the Eurasia Daily Monitor Mendee looks at the recently formed government in Mongolia. Continue reading

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The Impact of a Quota: Female MPs in the Ikh Khural

13 women have been elected to the Mongolian parliament with its 76 seats. This is a huge increase from three previous MPs that is due a minimum quota of 20% female candidates in the election law. Continue reading

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Seat Distribution Based on Corrected June 30 Preliminary Results

Projection of the seat distribution in the Mongolian parliament based on corrected preliminary results announced June 30. Continue reading

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June 30 Preliminary Results II from GEC: First-Past-the-Post

Yesterday, I posted results that were based on a news.mn website that reproduced results announced by the General Election Commission at noon. I was later accused on Twitter to be using wrong information, but neither of the accusers bothered to … Continue reading

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Seat Distribution Based on June 30 Preliminary Results

Another seat estimate based on June 30 12h GEC announcement, including all but three direct seats which will have to go to a run-off. Continue reading

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June 30 Preliminary Results from GEC: Proportional Representation

In its 12h press conference, the GEC announced a preliminary breakdown for the party vote that will determine the share of proportional representation in 28 seats. The following parties cleared the 5% minimum vote share that is necessary to be … Continue reading

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June 30 Preliminary Results from GEC: First-Past-the-Post

At 12h this afternoon the General Election Commission held another press conference to update the election results, reproduced on the news.mn website. Three candidates came in second or third, respectively, but received less than the minimum required for election (28%, … Continue reading

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