#20 – Building opposition alliances in electoral autocracies (A conversation with Elvin Ong)

Building opposition pre-electoral alliances significantly enhances the chances of opposition victory against dominant incumbent autocrats. But opposition parties, including in Singapore, frequently find it difficult to make the costly compromises necessary for inter-party cooperation. When and how do opposition parties build pre-electoral alliances? Today, we speak to Assistant Professor Elvin Ong from the National University of Singapore, about his new book Opposing Power: Building Opposition Alliances in Electoral Autocracies.

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