The Impact of Appeals on the Parliamentary Elections in Jordan

  •  Taha Atiyyat    


This paper investigates the impact of filing appeals on the parliamentary elections running the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. It, thus, aims to ensure free and fair elections governed by the justice and the transparency principles which pave the way for candidates and voters to appeal, if needed, during the parliamentary electoral process as considered one of the most important guarantees the legislator vouches for in the Election Law. In addition to the conclusion and recommendations, the study tackles the theme of parliamentary appeals from different perspectives: its definition and relation to legality principle; the role of courts in judging such sort of appeals; the criteria of this appeals and appellants; and the appeals in the parliamentary electoral polls; nomination, and membership validity.

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