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Alternate Title(s): PARLIT Database, Database on national parliaments, National parliaments database, IPU Parline, Global data on national parliaments, Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) database

Platform: IPU

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For all countries with a national legislature, this database includes general information on each of the Parliament's chambers, description of the electoral system, and results of the most recent elections. Developed by the Inter-Parliamentary Union and regularly updated on the basis of official information provided by the national Parliaments.

The old version, not updated since 2018, when the new version was created, is available as PARLINE database on national parliaments. Both version are available for free.

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For all countries with a national legislature, includes parliamentary and electoral information.

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Political Science

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Page Owner: Matt Thomas

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Last Updated: May 2, 2024 2:19pm