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Questions relating to the government or the politics of the United States of America
Questions relating to the government and politics of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. If your question relates to a specific country within the Union, be that England, Scotlan…
The act or process of choosing a person for a position, especially a public office, usually through a vote.
For questions on the European Union, a union of twenty-seven European countries, and how it relates to national governments and other international organs.
For questions regarding Britain's exit from the European Union, popularly termed 'Brexit'. Use with the [united-kingdom] and [european-union] tags, depending on which parties your question refers to.
Questions related to that of the President to whom is the leader of a country or a division or part of a country.
the 45th president of the United States of America. Use for questions specific to Donald Trump or his policies. Use with the [united-states] tag.
The collection of binding customs or rules of a community prescribed, formally recognized or enforced by a community or controlling authority. When you use this tag, please consider if your question m…
Questions relating to the politics of economic theory or economic policy of any country or the international community. General economic questions can be asked on Economics.SE https://economics.stacke…
typically the legislative of body of a country, but without the executive powers of a parliament or president. Use with a relevant country tag.
a framework for government, and serves as a set of founding principles for the entity.
Questions relating to the relationships, agreements or interactions between countries. May also be used for questions relating to international organisations like the United Nations.
To be used in relation to questions about the process in which a representative democracy elects its representatives, including how they are physically counted. Not to be used for questions about how…
For questions regarding the process by which a person attains the role of president over a governing body or country.
Questions related to that of a legislative, elected body of Government known as Parliament. Use this with a country tag if asking about a specific country's Parliament
For questions about democracy, a system of government in many countries involving citizens voting, as opposed to dictatorships and other forms of government such as republicanism, where the people onl…
Questions relating to political parties: groupings of individuals who act together to contest elections, and hold power in the government.
For questions about or involving the Russian Federation, successor of the Soviet Union. Located in Eurasia, Russia is the largest country by land mass, and it operates as a semi-presidential republic.…
the study of the concepts in politics. Use this tag for questions regarding political philosophy or scientific theories.
For questions on the relationships and relations between states and between nations, as relating to relevant law and statute.
Questions related to the government or politics of the People's Republic of China (PRC)
For questions about the administration, governance and general exercise of authority over a politically organized territory or other political grouping.
Questions relating to the government or politics of the Republic of India.
Taxation consists of mandatory payments from taxpayers to the state.
For questions about armed or cyber conflicts between different countries, or civil conflicts within countries, or conflicts between sects, non-government actors, such as terrorist groups.
a deliberative assembly, often the upper house or chamber of a bicameral legislature or parliament.
Questions related to the military. This may include questions about the actions or inaction of the military, the armed forces themselves or government action related to the military.
Questions about political actions related to the outbreak of a novel coronavirus in 2019, SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19. For general public health policy questions, use [public-health]. For questi…
the international movement of people into a destination country of which they are not natives or where they do not possess citizenship. If your question relates to personal circumstance…
For questions on The United Nations, an international organization whose stated aims are facilitating cooperation in international law, international security, economic development, social progress, h…
Questions relating to international trade between nations; this includes policies effecting trade like tariffs and quotas and treaties or organizations regulating and promoting such trade
International mostly means something involving more than a single country.
For questions about rule systems for scoring votes. Not for questions about country-specific rules or practices but for the theory and practice of voting systems. Examples include proportional-repre…
Questions related to the sociopolitical fundamentals of healthcare (i.e. access to healthcare in a given country) regarding the policies regulated and/or supplied by governments.
Questions relating to the government or the politics of the State of Israel.
Questions related to a legislative body formally bringing charges against a high-level government official. This usually starts a process that can end in removal from office.