Political Reviews

I occasionally publish a series of posts reviewing political developments. To make the reviews more accessible, this page collects links to the reviews. Please note that not all posts covering a subject are included.

Danish General Election, June 2015
These posts have their own tag: Elections 2015.

2015-06-05: Guest post on the Swedish blog Makt och politik – Regeringsdannelsen efter valget 18. juni 2015, del I.
2015-06-11: Regeringsdannelsen efter valget 18. juni 2015, del II.
2015-06-09: Post on Baltic Worlds – The Danish General Election, June 18 2015.

Swedish General Election of 2014 and its Aftermath
These posts have their own tag: Sweden2014

European Parliament Elections 2014
These posts have their own tag: Elections2014

Impending Doom of 2012
2011-12-15: I – SF Going Down in Flames
2011-12-18: II – Taking the Euro out of Europe
2011-12-20: III – A Republican Victory

Danish General Election, September 2011

These posts have their own tag: Elections2011

Lead Balloons of 2010
2010-12-10: Lene Espersen
2010-12-15: Mona Sahlin
2012-12-18: Guido Westerwelle
2012-12-22: Barack Obama

Swedish General Election, September 2010

These posts have their own tag: Sweden2010 (and following pages)

Fælleslisten: Tales from the Periphery
2010-07-16: Tales from the Periphery (I)
2010-07-18: Tales from the Periphery (II)
2010-07-20: Tales from the Periphery (III)

And That Was the Reshuffle That Was
2010-02-23: Now We Have the Reshuffle, the Policies Will Come Tomorrow
2010-02-26: Oh, And Why Not a Snap Election Now We’re at It?
2010-03-02: Your One-Stop Guide to the Reshuffle

That Was the Reshuffle That Was(n’t)
2009-11-25: The Smallest Possible Reshuffle, or: A Ph.D. in PolSci Will Get You Anywhere
2009-12-31: Predicting 2010
2010-01-11: Games You Can Play with Your Government, or: The Commentators Are Restless
2010-01-12: Distributing Portfolios: A Game while We Are Waiting for the Big One
2010-01-16: Wanted: Reshuffle. Have: Feeding Bottles

Danish Local Elections 2009

2009-11-16: Was It a Thoroughly Boring Campaign or Did I Miss Something?
2009-11-17: Election Night Blogging
2009-11-18: Local Election Round-Up
2009-11-23: The Bondam Incident

The Most American Country in Europe

2009-07-03: The Most American Country in Europe (Introduction)
2009-07-04: The Most American Country in Europe 2: A Land of Rugged Socialists
2009-07-06: The Most American Country in Europe 3: A Republican Dream?
2009-07-06: The Most American Country in Europe: Postscript

Elections for the European Parliament 2009

These posts have their own tag: Europe 2009: 1; Europe 2009: 2

So, You Want to Be the Prime Minister of Denmark?

2006-11-05: Some Final Thoughts about the New Swedish Finance Minister
2007-11-23: So, You Want to Be a Prime Minister (The first time the Fogh – Løkke succession was discussed here)
2008-05-06: What to Do about Fogh
2008-11-22: Te’Løkke Lars
2009-02-16: The Foghometer
2009-03-30: Two Notes about Lars Løkke Rasmussen
2009-04-04: Welcome Back, Mr. Rasmussen

These posts do not so much contain gossip about Fogh and Løkke Rasmussen as consider the pros and cons of holding the Finance portfolio if you want to be Prime Minister.

The Irish Referendum on the Treaty of Lisbon and Its Aftermath

2008-06-14: Ireland and the EU
2008-06-13: Brussels, We’ve Had a Problem
2008-06-13: Referendums Galore
2008-06-11: Ireland (Basically stolen from the Monkey Cage blog)
2007-10-18: The EU Reform Treaty

The Danish Election, 13 November 2007

This list only includes summaries and reviews. All posts about the election can be found here

2007-10-24: …And They’re Off!
2007-11-07: The Election Campaign at Half-Time
2007-11-08: Ups and Downs in the Campaign
2007-11-10: Averages
2007-11-13: Campaign Trends
2007-11-14: The Danish Election 2007 – A First Summary and Analysis

Asmaa Abdol-Hamid and the Red-Green Alliance

2007-04-20: Enter Stage Right
2007-04-29: Messerschmidt Axed (with a mention of the attacks from the DPP on Abdol-Hamid)
2007-10-04: Her with Her Foot in Her Mouth
2007-10-07: A Lethal Asmaa Attack? Part One
2007-10-08: A Lethal Asmaa Attack? Part Two
2007-10-14: Asmaa Redux

Instant Failure – A Year With the Alliance

2007-06-26: Instant Failure – A Year in Swedish Politics (I)
2007-06-27: The Alliance Didn’t Win the Election: The Social Democrats Lost the Election (II)
2007-06-29: From the Belle of the Ball to the Nasty Party (III)
2007-07-02: Never Mind the Looks (IV)

Mona Sahlin

2007-01-20: Mona Sahlin – Curb Your Enthusiasm (I)
2007-01-27: Mona Sahlin – Curb Your Enthusiasm (II)

Danish Politics 2006 in Review

2006-12-29: Danish Politics 2006 (I)
2007-01-06: Danish Politics 2006 (II)

Swedish Elections, September 2006

2006-08-26: Poll Frenzy
2006-09-18: Nick Aylott Discusses the Election Results at the PSA Website (External link)
2006-09-19: What the Voters Meant Was
2006-09-19: Regional Variations
2006-10-08: The Game of Ministerial Chairs
2006-10-24: So, You Want to Be a Finance Minister
2006-11-05: Some Final Thoughts about the New Swedish Finance Minister

The Muhammad Cartoon Crisis

2006-01-14: By the Beard of the Prophet (I)
2006-01-21: By the Beard of the Prophet (II)
2006-02-05: From Bad to Worse
2006-02-13: Another Poll on the Muhammad Cartoons
2006-03-04: A Bunch of Racists? (I)
2006-03-12: A Bunch of Racists? (II)
2006-07-16: Ronald Dworkin on the Muhammad Cartoons

The 2005 Spontaneous Combustion Awards

2005-12-16: The 2005 Spontaneous Political Combustion Awards (I)
2005-12-17: The 2005 Spontaneous Political Combustion Awards (II)
2005-12-31: The 2005 Spontaneous Political Combustion Awards (III)

Danish Local Elections, November 2005

2005-11-15: The Campaign
2005-11-16: The Results in Detail
2005-11-26: A Review (I)
2005-11-28: A Review (II)