Strasbourg Observers

View posts from: post-electoral disputes

  • Guest Blogger

Mugemangango v. Belgium: finally a Grand Chamber judgment on post-election disputes.

August 06, 2020

By Mathieu Leloup Post-election disputes and the type of body that should handle them is a topic that comes up before the Court every now and again. In 2010, in the case of Grosaru v. Romania, the Court had indicated that a parliamentary body could not be seen as sufficiently impartial when it had to […]

  • Guest Blogger

G.K. v. Belgium: Post-electoral Disputes of a Political Nature Once Again in the Spotlight

June 06, 2019

By Julian Clarenne (PhD researcher at the Centre interdisciplinaire de recherches en droit constitutionnel et administratif, Universit√© Saint-Louis Bruxelles) On 21 May 2019, the European Court of Human Rights delivered an awaited judgment in G. K. v. Belgium on the competence of elected assemblies in post-electoral disputes. It found that the Belgian State had violated […]