WorldViews: elections

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 11/08/2012

Why Russians think U.S. elections are unfair

One lawmaker says Russia's votes are much more legitimate.

By Olga Khazan  |  03:12 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Elections, medvedev, obama, romney, Russia

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Canadians want to legalize marijuana, too

Canada wants to replicate Colorado and Washington's referenda.

By Olga Khazan  |  03:35 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Canada, Elections, marijuana, Pot

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 12:42 PM ET, 10/17/2012

Four reasons Scotland might decline independence

Economics and poor timing trump one of the longest-running independence movements in European history.

By Max Fisher  |  12:42 PM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Elections, europe, The European Experiment, United Kingdom

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 03/02/2012

Iran parliamentary elections: Are they free and fair?

The elections are the first vote since the disputed 2009 elections.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  09:17 AM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Iran, parliamentary elections

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 01/31/2012

Abdoulaye Wade to run for third term as president in Senegal, sparking riots, instability

Abdoulaye Wade’s attempts to hold on to power have sparked riots and instability in the country.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:21 AM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Senegal, elections, protests, Youssou Ndour

Posted at 06:27 PM ET, 12/20/2011

Alexei Navalny, the voice of the Russian protests, released from jail

Alexei Navalny, the blogger credited with spurring on the Russian protest, has been released after 15 days

By Melissa Bell  |  06:27 PM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Russia, Russian elections, Alexey Navalny

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 12/06/2011

Congolese protesters say election is fraudulent, clash with police

As the Democratic Republic of Congo counted votes Tuesday, protesters said the election was fraudulent and demonstrations spread.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:55 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Democratic Republic of Congo, protests, Joseph Kabila, elections

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 12/05/2011

Moscow protests Putin after observers say election was rigged (photos)

Thousands protested against Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and his party Monday night, saying the election was rigged.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:36 PM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Russia, protests, voter fraud, elections

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 11/29/2011

Egypt elections marred by allegations of fraud

The first free elections in Egypt in decades were marred Tuesday by allegations of election fraud.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:10 AM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Egypt, elections

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 11/21/2011

Egypt headlines: Time warp to Jan. 28

With national elections just around the corner, Egypt has been rocked by violent protests that resemble those that took place in January.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  09:11 AM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Egypt, Arab Spring, elections

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 10/21/2011

Tunisia gears up for elections Sunday on no-longer-censored YouTube

Politicians from more than 40 parties have answered hundreds of voter-submitted questions on the formerly censored site.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:19 AM ET, 10/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Tunisia, elections, YouTube

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 10/20/2011

Moammar Gaddafi’s death: Could it boost Nicolas Sarkozy in the polls?

Will Gaddafi’s death help the French president’s poll numbers leading up to the election?

By Elizabeth Flock  |  12:45 PM ET, 10/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Nicolas Sarkozy, Libya, French elections

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 09/19/2011

Pirate Party moves from prank to political contenders

The Pirate Party wins 15 seats in German elections.

By Melissa Bell  |  12:09 PM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Pirate Party, Talk like a Pirate Day, German elections, German Parliment, Angela Merkel