Elections

Scholarly Publications

PROTECTING ELECTORAL INTEGRITY IN THE DIGITAL AGE

January 2020

Democratic consolidation around the world currently faces major challenges.

Other Publications

Conference Report: Lobbying and Campaign Finance [November 2014]

April 2015

On November 14-15, the Program on American Democracy in Comparative Perspective hosted a conference on Lobbying and Campaign Finance.

Conference Report: Electoral Systems Reform in the U.S. [Mar. 2014]

January 2015

The Program on American Democracy in Comparative Perspective hosted a workshop on electoral systems on March 14-15, 2014.

News

Will the Jan. 6 hearings make a difference? Stanford scholar discusses how they might shift public perception

June 2022

The hearings will be a test for the Republican Party, and whether or not it can successfully disavow its extremist wing, says Stanford scholar.

The Legacy of January 6

January 2022

On the first anniversary of the riot at the U.S. Capitol, scholars from across FSI reflect on the ongoing ramifications the violence is having on America's domestic politics and international...

Welcoming Hakeem Jefferson to CDDRL

January 2022

Jefferson, an assistant professor of political science at Stanford University, will join the center as a faculty affiliate.

Old Events

Thinking about Democracy and Revolution: Egypt’s 2011 Uprising

October 13, 2021

Egypt’s 2011 uprising is widely held to be a case of either failed democratic transition or inauthentic revolution.

The January 6th Capitol Riots

August 12, 2021

About the Seminar: On January 6, 2021, the U. S. Capitol was attacked as Congress certified the presidential election results.

The January 25 Uprising at Ten: Incomplete Struggles and Evolving Trajectories in Egypt

January 24, 2021

This event is cosponsored by the "Ten Years on Project"   ABSTRACT To mark the 10-year anniversary of Egypt’s January 25 Uprising and the ouster of Hosni Mubarak, this panel examines the trajectory...

Projects

The Deliberative Poll at the Internet Governance Forum 2015

The Deliberative Poll at the Internet Governance Forum 2015 (DP@IGF2015) project is a joint initiative between CDDRL's Program on Liberation Technology and the Center for Deliberative Democracy.
English

Brookings Doha Center-Stanford Project on Arab Transitions

The Brookings Doha Center-Stanford University "Project on Arab Transitions" - a joint initiative between the BDC and the Program on Arab Reform and Democracy at Stanford University's Center on...
English

Political Reform Prospects in Yemen

As in much of the Arab world, 2011 was a year of social upheaval and momentous change for Yemen.
English

Multimedia

How will Michael Flynn's resignation affect US-Russia relations?

February 2017

Russia expert and Stanford University senior fellow Kathryn Stoner on Russian reaction to the national security adviser's resignation. Watch the video here.

Election 2016: Recapping the Presidential Race

November 2016

The Presidential Election of 2016 has been unlike any in modern American history. How did voters decide between Donald J. Trump and Hillary Clinton?

Infrastructural State Power in Putin's Russia

September 2016

Abstract:The paper introduces the public sector as a major source of infrastructural state capacity that helps autocrats survive.

People

Alberto Diaz-Cayeros Headshot Alberto Díaz-Cayeros Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
blaydes2 Lisa Blaydes Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
jerry kaplan headshot 7 Jerry Kaplan Adjunct Lecturer, CDDRL, Research Affiliate, CDDRL
Bonica Pic Adam Bonica Affiliated Faculty, CDDRL Associate Professor, Political Science
Marisa Kellam Marisa Kellam Visiting Scholar, CDDRL
Professor Larry Diamond Larry Diamond Mosbacher Senior Fellow in Global Democracy Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
tomz Michael Tomz Affiliated Faculty, CDDRL and CISAC Professor, Political Science, Chair of the Department of Political Science
headshot 3 Nathaniel Persily Co-director, Cyber Policy Center, Senior Fellow Professor, Law, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science, Professor, by courtesy, Communication
2022 Michael McFaul Headshot Michael A. McFaul Director, Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Hesham Sallam's headshot Hesham Sallam Research Scholar, CDDRL Associate Director and Research Scholar, Program on Arab Reform and Democracy
lanhee chen 2017 headshot reduced size Lanhee J. Chen Affiliate, CDDRL David and Diane Steffy Fellow in American Public Policy Studies, Hoover Institution, Director of Domestic Policy Studies and Lecturer, Public Policy Program
Stedman Steve Stephen J. Stedman Senior Fellow, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science