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Legal Reforms For Electoral Integrity In Pakistan
Using the electoral integrity standards, the paper presents a new framework for studying electoral reforms. The framework proposes new topologies for categorising the reforms. It can help address many shortcomings in the existing scholarly research on the topic. For example, it can be applied to study reforms in old and new democracies alike and can also be used to explore several types of reforms, not just the changes in electoral systems. The paper applies the proposed framework to explain Pakistan's 2017 electoral reforms, which mark a significant achievement in the country's history.