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June 08, 2018
Colombia’s presidential elections on Sunday, May 27 proved memorable. It was the first presidential election after the end of the Colombian conflict with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of... Read More
June 05, 2018
With one year to go before elections to the European Parliament in May 2019, Europe’s political parties are staring down a path littered with potential efforts to disrupt the vote. History tells us that these threats are real and deserve serious attention and that preventative measures need to be... Read More
May 31, 2018
On May 20, President Nicolas Maduro won re-election in a hastily arranged snap vote dubbed a sham by a large group of Venezuela’s democratic forces. The Lima Group, a coalition of 14 regional countries advocating... Read More
May 14, 2018
While the world awaits vote tallies from the Iraqi High Election Commission (IHEC), low turnout and concerns about electronic voting hindered participation are dominating early analysis of the vote. With... Read More
May 10, 2018
Following several postponements, Tunisians finally went to the polls last Sunday in the country’s first democratic local elections since the 2011 revolution. The message Tunisian voters sent? Indifference. As expected, voter turnout was disappointingly... Read More
May 09, 2018
In July, Mexicans will go to the polls to elect more than 3,400 positions for federal, state and local offices- including the country’s president, governors in nine states, 1,596 mayors, and 1,100 legislative seats. Although from a US perspective it is easy to get wrapped up in the most recent... Read More
May 08, 2018
Politics makes for great theater, and nothing could be truer for Malaysia’s May 9 general election. On Wednesday, embattled Prime Minister Najib Razak will face off against his former mentor and former prime minister, 92-year-old Mahathir Mohammed. Mahathir, viewed by many as the father of modern... Read More
May 07, 2018
After nine years of political deadlock, Lebanon finally held parliamentary elections on Sunday, May 6. The historic day saw both democratic achievements, the election of six women, and a few setbacks,... Read More
May 01, 2018
On May 6, Tunisians will cast their votes in the country’s first-ever democratic local elections. Across the country, 53,668 candidates will compete for 7,212 municipal council seats in Tunisia’s 350 municipalities. Repeatedly postponed, Sunday’s elections are an essential step in the democratic... Read More
April 30, 2018
After repeated delays, Tunisia will hold the first democratic local elections in the country’s history on May 6. This represents a major milestone in Tunisia’s democratic transition; for the first time, Tunisians will be able to vote for public officials who will serve in their own communities and... Read More

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