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Kenya election: Poll body delays re-run by nine days
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:22

The election commission says it needs more time for reforms after the first vote was voided. BBC News - Africa

Twitter to meet Congressional panel probing 2016 election
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:38

(Reuters) - Twitter Inc representatives will meet with the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence staff next week in relation to inquiries into ...

German Election: For Markets, Wages Are What Matter Most
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 07:38

Angela Merkel appears on course to win a fourth term as Germany’s leader. For markets, the political stability allows a focus on more fundamental ch...

LDP struggles to reach consensus on Article 9 revision ahead of snap election
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:24

Senior lawmakers of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party agreed on Wednesday that while the party may include constitutional revision as an official ca...

Facebook may appear at Senate hearing on election meddling - CNET
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:36

Hearing will examine the role played by social media in a possible sway of last year's US election. CNET News

David Maraga hits back at 'threats' over Kenya election re-run
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:19

The chief justice is defiant amid violent protests and criticism after he annulled last month's poll. BBC News - Africa

Silicon Valley and the German Election: AfD Accuses Google of Sabotaging Campaign
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:23

DER SPIEGEL has learned that Google is refusing to place ads for a controversial anti-Merkel website created by the Alternative for Germany. The right...

Abe eyes tax revenue for child-rearing support in election platform
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:26

If Prime Minister Shinzo Abe goes ahead with his reported plan to call a snap election, his platform will include using some of the revenue ... Japan...

German Election Podcast: What You Need To Know About Sunday's Vote
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 21:20

Germans head to the polls this Sunday to elect their next parliament. In our special election podcast, SPIEGEL ONLINE Editor-in-Chief Barbara Hans dis...

The German Election Explained
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 19:33

German voters head to the polls this Sunday in an election that determines whether Chancellor Angela Merkel remains at the helm of Europe’s biggest ...

MPs tell of death threats and abuse at 2017 election
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:32

Nearly all of the 113 MPs who replied to an exclusive BBC 5 live survey said they had been targeted. BBC News - UK Politics

German election: Poll puts far-right AfD in third place
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 05:21

One week before the German election, the latest voter poll has put the far-right AfD solidly ahead of the other "small parties." But Germany's Green p...

Snap election odds spike as Abe senses opportunity
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 04:30

Rumblings are building within Japan's government and ruling camp that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will call a snap election in the near future, The Nikk...

New Zealand election: ‘I’m Jacinda Ardern, and I hope that I can bring it home’
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 04:19

New Zealand’s charismatic opposition leader Jacinda Ardern rallied support Sunday for the final week of a roller coaster election campaign that ...

Singaporeans protest against uncontested presidential election
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:44

Hundreds of Singaporeans, most dressed in black, held a silent protest on Saturday against an uncontested presidential election this week in which app...

New Zealander of the Year announces election plans
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 19:23

Former Rotorua doctor Dr Lance O'Sullivan has announced he will stand for the Maori Party in the 2020 election - a move which has both surprised and e...

Abe poised to dissolve Lower House for snap general election
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 18:27

Media reports say that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to dissolve the Lower House as early as Sept. 28 and call a snap election. Japan Times latest ...

Labour’s new leader shakes up New Zealand’s election
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 15:13

WHEN Jacinda Ardern was elected deputy leader of the Labour Party in March, she was unknown to most New Zealanders. The soft-left party was favoured b...

US election agency seeks views on rule change for digital ad platforms
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 12:39

 The U.S. Federal Election Commission (FEC) has voted to seek public views on whether there should be a change to the rules for political ads tha...

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