Articles by Miroslav Nemčok

March 30, 2023

The dilemma of postal voting

Miroslav Nemčok
Postal voting is praised for its ability to lower the costs of electoral participation. However, Miroslav Nemčok and Johanna Peltoniemi argue that postal voting has its limits. If voters doubt their ballots will make it to the ballot box uncompromised, they are unlikely to exercise their democratic right
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Miroslav Nemčok
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Political Science, University of Oslo

Miroslav works on the WELTRUST (Welfare State Support and Political Trust) project.

His research addresses the reasons why people support democratic systems – mainly performance of democratic institutions, welfare state policies, and the implications of people's political participation.

However, he tends to get easily excited about topics reaching beyond the above-mentioned clusters.

Therefore, some of his works deal with population growth models, youth political participation, adoption of postal voting, and democratic innovations (mostly in Central and Eastern Europe).

His research has appeared in Political Behavior, West European Politics, Party Politics, European Political Science Review, Journal of Elections, and Public Opinion and Parties, among others.

He tweets @MiroslavNemcok

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