Team Members


Svein-Erik Helle

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Comparative Politics, University of Bergen

Researcher, Chr. Michelsen Institute

Political scientist focusing on the role of institutions and critical actors in capturing, maintaining, preserving and changing political power through elections.

Helle’s main role in the project is linked to data collection and analysis, with a particular focus on contestation rights. He is also responsible for outreach activities.




The Impact of elections: The case of Uganda

Svein-Erik Helle, Lise Rakner (2017)

In Johannes Gerschewski, Christoph H. Stefes: Crisis in Autocratic Regimes. Lynne Rienner Publishers pp. 111-134