Occasional Paper

Mauritius Electoral Reform Process

Key to both its economic and political success has been the ability of the
country’s ethnically diverse populations to
balance their communal interests in a
multicultural setting. This paper discusses the Electoral Reform Process as well as the Parliamentary structure in Mauritius. Some of the aspects covered are: Legitimacy of the Electoral Process,Transparency Of Voter Registration Process, Credibility of Election Results/Outcomes, the Issues Being Considered for Electoral Reform, the Question of Prohibiting Religious or Ethnic Political Parties, The Sachs Report.