Wednesday, 23 January 2013

Israel elections 2013- recommended websites

This week as Iraelis go to the polls here are our recomended resources for academic research,
The Official central elections Committee of the Knesset has regulation, candidate lists and information for voters.
Get news reports from the Jerusalem Times the special edition includes analysis and polls.
Times of Israel
Haaretz newspaper. This includes a live blog.
Guardian blog

Jeremy's knesset insider blog , managed by  Jeremy Man Saltan, (’s in-depth Knesset correspondent and an op-ed contributor for The Times) has good commentary on polls.
IMRA - has some news and analysis.

The British Israel Communications Centre has factsheets for the public.According to its website the aim of BICOM, the Britain Israel Communications & Research Centre, is 'dedicated to creating a more supportive environment for Israel in Britain. There is also a BICOM tracker of polls.


Thursday, 10 January 2013

Czech elections - where to get information.

Czech republic presidential elections are to take place on the 11th January 2013
IFES has a general guide to dates and the electoral system.
The official electoral office has results from the mide 1990s onwards.
The Czech presidential elections blog has links to recent news stories and polls.
Newspaper coverage in the main titles.
Prague Post - English language title.
Radio Prague
Prague Daily Monitor
Robert Schuman centre European Elections monitor has some brief analysis
OSCE has sent an election observation mission their website has some preliminary analysis.
for further links see the School of Slavonic and East European Studies Library internet guide.