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Politicking and voting in the highlands: the 2002 Papua New Guinea national elections

Gibbs, Philip; Haley, Nicole; McLeod, Abby


This discussion paper contains three studies relating to the 2002 National Elections in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Drawing upon firsthand observations and fieldwork experience, the authors focus on aspects of the elections in Enga, Southern Highlands and Simbu Provinces respectively. They each discuss the extent to which the elections were democratic, describe how election campaigns and polls were conducted, analyse ongoing or emergent trends and consider the implications of these for future...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program
Date published: 2004
Type: Working/Technical Paper
DOI: 10.25911/5f20043761440
Access Rights: Open Access


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