The voter intention-behaviour gap, public perception and the consequences for Libya’s election

Miriam Tresh | 22 December 2021

Following the UN-mediated Libyan Political Dialogue Forum, Libya’s first national elections since 2014 were announced. In advocating for early elections as a post-conflict solution to instability, policymakers have failed to consider the reality of electoral participation for citizens. In actuality, voting is a high-cost low-benefit