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Completed project

New roads to a good local democracy

Project period March 2019 - June 2019
Project employer KS
Project nr. 10387
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Project Aim

The project provides an updated analysis of the conditions for good municipal governance.

Project Approach

Based on the KS Local Democracy Survey 2017/2018 – a survey among local politicians and citizens – as well as qualitative interviews, the project highlights factors that are important for how local democracy is perceived. The project aims to search for factors that promotes and inhibits local democracy, and explanations that may be of practical use for Norwegian municipalities.


ParticipantDegree PhoneE-mail
Jo Saglie Research Professor Dr. polit. +47 991 62 131
Arild Gjertsen (Nordlandsforskning)
Jostein Brobakk (Ruralis)
Annelin Seppola (Nord universitet)
Mathias Reinar (Nordlandsforskning)
Christian Lo (Nordlandsforskning)
Tags: Elections and Democracy
Published June 3, 2019 10:18 AM - Last modified Feb. 18, 2020 10:00 AM