Elections

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 07:22
The secular party Nidaa Tounes has won the largest number of seats in Tunisia’s parliamentary election, defeating its main rival, the Islamist party Ennahda, according to two analyses of results across the country.
Monday, August 25, 2014 - 11:12
A poll by Datafolha taken after the tragedy and published on August 18th gave Mr Campos’s running-mate, Marina Silva, more than double his most recent showing (see chart). On August 20th Campos’s centrist Brazilian Socialist Party (PSB) duly blessed Ms Silva as his replacement, naming Beto Albuquerque, one of its congressmen, as her running mate.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 07:42
As they head into intense campaigning for the next two months, both Neves and Eduardo Campos, a dark-horse upstart candidate from another left-leaning party, will focus on the negatives that have begun to rattle the foundations of Rousseff's support.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 06:56
The United States of America Ambassador to Nigeria, James Entwistle, has called on politicians and Nigerians to shun violence as activities towards the 2015 general elections gather momentum.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 08:02
Morales critics accuse the leftist politician of defying the constitution, which allows a president two consecutive terms in office. In 2013 the supreme court decreed his 2006-09 period in office should not be counted as a first term as it preceded the adoption of the constitution.
Monday, July 14, 2014 - 06:52
Tras más de un mes de pausa por las presidenciales del 15 de junio, la mesa de negociación abordará a partir del martes los tres temas pendientes de la agenda de seis puntos: la reparación de las víctimas, el abandono de las armas y el método para refrendar los acuerdos.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 06:59
Esa tarea "no será fácil" dado "el daño hecho a nuestra democracia y a nuestras instituciones fue grave", dijo Varela, hasta ayer vicepresidente panameño, aunque se mostró convencido de que "en la justicia, la verdad y la rendición de cuentas" Panamá hallará "la paz social".
Monday, June 30, 2014 - 08:40
We maintain our forecast that Mr Morales will win a new term, but there is a growing possibility that the presidential election will be decided on a run-off vote
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 09:29
Sí hay votaciones atípicas pero no tienen un peso muy grande y para demostrar un fraude falta un trecho.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 11:00
Ms Rousseff, who was formally nominated by the PT at its national convention over the weekend, remains the clear favourite to win the elections but her lead has been steadily eroding.

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