Elections Jordan

Briefing Paper 6: Jordan’s New Election Law: Much Ado About Little

Although some improvements have been made, Jordan nonetheless has missed an opportunity to bring its electoral framework in line with essential obligations that it accepted when it ratified the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). The new election law is based on a temporary law, which should be brought before the new National Assembly. The National Assembly should review the new law, conduct public consultations on its content and amend it to make certain it respects Jordan’s international obligations.

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