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Mongolian People’s Party

Mongolia’s Political Parties Showcase Candidates for the 2024 Parliamentary Election

Mongolia’s Political Parties Showcase Candidates for the 2024 Parliamentary Election

By Bolor Lkhaajav
As Mongolia goes to its first election with an enlarged parliament and new mixed representation electoral system, parties are including more diverse and young candidates.

Mongolia: Politics and Protests in 2023

Mongolia: Politics and Protests in 2023

Anand Tumutogoo, Bolor Lkhaajav, and Julian Dierkes discuss the factors behind Mongolia's December protests, and the likelihood of a repeat this spring.
New Constitutional Amendments in Mongolia: Real Reform or Political Opportunism?

New Constitutional Amendments in Mongolia: Real Reform or Political Opportunism?

By Munkhnaran Bayarlkhagva
There are serious issue with Mongolia's political system. Will the current proposals for constitutional amendment address those problems?

Is Mongolia Heading Toward One-Party Rule?

Is Mongolia Heading Toward One-Party Rule?

By Enkhbaigali Byambasuren
A constitutional and legislative crisis resulted in a hunger strike ahead of the June presidential election.

Mismanagement Fuels Mongolia’s COVID-19 Spike

Mismanagement Fuels Mongolia’s COVID-19 Spike

By Oyunsuren Damdinsuren
Inconsistent policies and double standard are confusing Mongolia's pandemic response at the most critical time.

Grappling With Parliament Limiting His Powers, Mongolian President Moves to Dissolve Ruling Party

Grappling With Parliament Limiting His Powers, Mongolian President Moves to Dissolve Ruling Party

By Marissa Smith, Bulgan Batdorj, and Julian Dierkes
Political maneuvering ahead of June's presidential election may post a general threat to Mongolia's democracy.

With New PM, a New Generation Taking Charge in Mongolia

With New PM, a New Generation Taking Charge in Mongolia

By Julian Dierkes and Bolor Lkhaajav
Prime Minister Oyun-Erdene represents a new type of Mongolian leader: a younger, Western-educated professional with a strong policy focus.
Mongolia’s New Parliament: Familiar Party, Fresher Faces

Mongolia’s New Parliament: Familiar Party, Fresher Faces

By Julian Dierkes and Marissa Smith
The MPP retains its supermajority, but there is more to the results than simply a consolidation of power by the ruling party.

Mongolia Just Chose a New President. What Now?

Mongolia Just Chose a New President. What Now?

By Julian Dierkes
Mongolia is set for 3 years of cohabitation between President Battulga and an MPP parliament.

Ahead of Presidential Election, Mongolia Corruption Scandal Has a New Twist

Ahead of Presidential Election, Mongolia Corruption Scandal Has a New Twist

By Bolor Lkhaajav
A Facebook live video from a whistleblower resurrects a previous bribery scandal.

The Race for Mongolia's Presidency Begins

The Race for Mongolia's Presidency Begins

By Julian Dierkes
A horse-breeder, a judoka and a feng shui practitioner walk into a Mongolian polling station...
Mongolia Votes

Mongolia Votes

By Peter Bittner
The Diplomat's Peter Bittner provides a first-hand look at election day in Mongolia's capital, Ulaanbaatar.

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