WorldViews: Election


Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 04/16/2014

What 100 days of social media can tell us about India’s election

And why it isn’t predicting the winner.

By Adam Taylor  |  04:34 PM ET, 04/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arvind Kejriwal, India, India election, Social media

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 04/10/2014

Why did Narendra Modi keep his wife secret for almost 50 years?

“I am single, who will I be corrupt for?” he told a campaign rally in February.

By Adam Taylor  |  11:42 AM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  India, India election, Jashodaben Chimanlal Modi, Narendra Modi

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Why does Puerto Rico want statehood, anyway?

More federal funding and better representation, mostly.

By Olga Khazan  |  12:44 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election, puerto rico, statehood

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Why does Puerto Rico want statehood, anyway?

More federal funding and better representation, mostly.

By Olga Khazan  |  12:44 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election, puerto rico, statehood

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 11/07/2012

Netanyahu supporters wary of Obama

Netanyahu, who is favored to win the election here, has had a cool relationship with Obama and was widely seen to have favored Mitt Romney.

By Joel Greenberg  |  11:32 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election, Israel, obama

Posted at 11:29 AM ET, 11/07/2012

Afghans skeptical about another Obama term

Most associated Obama chiefly with the U.S. military role in Afghanistan and seemed deeply ambivalent about it.

By Pam Constable  |  11:29 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Afghanistan, Election, obama

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 11/07/2012

The British celebrate with Obama

While Britons aren't as enthralled with Obama as they were in 2008, many
said they preferred his policies to Romney's.

By Karla Adam  |  09:22 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election, obama, romney

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 11/07/2012

European leaders congratulate President Obama

The image of a black leader heading the world's most powerful country has remained strong in European minds.

By Edward Cody  |  09:08 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  belgium, Election, obama

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 11/07/2012

In a French cafe, talk about Obamas reelection

"The fact that the entire planet is still passionately interested in its presidential election says a lot about the special status the United States"

By Edward Cody  |  08:32 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election, France, obama

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 11/07/2012

Obama victory raises questions about future of Israel relations

Leaders of opposition parties had dark predictions.

By Joel Greenberg  |  08:24 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election, Elections, Israel

Posted at 05:28 PM ET, 10/26/2012

Can crowd-sourcing keep corruption at bay?

One group hopes to use crowd-sourcing to keep the Ukraine elections honest

By Olga Khazan  |  05:28 PM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  corruption, social media tools, ukraine, ukraine election

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 02/23/2012

Putin gives patriotic speech, while Prokhorov raps on state television

Ten days ahead of the March 4 election, the Russian presidential candidates are wrestling for the vote.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:54 AM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Russia, presidential election, rallies

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Putin releases suggestive ads to sway young voters — with little success

But young voters are planning a anti-Putin flash mob, sang anti-Putin songs, and a ‘toy revolution.’

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:37 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Russia, Vladimir Putin, protests, Russia election

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 02/17/2012

Putin fake arrest video resonates with Russians

Thousands of Russians watched the video, months after protests against the prime minister filled the streets.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  03:00 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Russia, Vladimir Putin, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Mikhail Prokhorov, Russian election

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 12/13/2011

Mikhail Prokhorov vs. Vladi­mir Putin: Is the billionaire tycoon more likeable?

Who is the more likeable candidate?

By Elizabeth Flock  |  12:51 PM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Russia, Mikhail Prokhorov, Vladimir Putin, presidential election

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 11/07/2011

‘Occupy Obama’ campaign, Keystone Pipeline protests greet president a year before election day

Exactly one year before 2012 election day, President Obama was barraged by both sides of the political spectrum.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:31 PM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, 2012 election, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Obama, Keystone pipeline