The Proposed Egyptian Constitution

Matthew Shugart reads the draft Egyptian constitution, so you don’t have to.

He looks, as is his wont, at the basic institutional configuration of executive and legislative power, as well as a few other tidbits.

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Steven L. Taylor is a Professor of Political Science and a College of Arts and Sciences Dean. His main areas of expertise include parties, elections, and the institutional design of democracies. His most recent book is the co-authored A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and his BA from the University of California, Irvine. He has been blogging since 2003 (originally at the now defunct Poliblog). Follow Steven on Twitter


  1. Dave Schuler says:

    I hope it’s better than the last one. I read that. It was more like a travel brochure than a legal and legislative foundation.

  2. Ben Wolf says:

    This constitution could be a lot worse. I see room for a wary optimism.