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Serbian Elections Called Early

Political Turmoil as Serbian Elections Called Early

The President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vucic, formally dissolved the Serbian National Assembly (Parliament) a unicameral body composed of 250 members, in Belgrade, the capital, in order to smooth the way for ‘extraordinary’ elections on December 17th 2023.  These elections are not only for the Parliament but also for local authorities in the 64 municipalities.  The …

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2023 Argentine Presidential Elections Swing Between Peronist and Libertarian Independent

A chainsaw wielding politician? Really? Yes. Argentinian politics have been ignited and this in a country known for passionate politics, by a radical libertarian individual standing for President.  The cult of personal popularity has strong historical roots in this troubled South American country – and it suffered under the Perons; and then under the military …

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US Put Out Statement Warning Against Alleged Election Interference in Guatemala

Sometimes it feels as though it’s impossible for there to be a trusting relationship between countries and their respective government bodies. Now, a lack of government trust is not a new idea by any stretch of the imagination, but the fact that democracy has been around for so long and we’re still wondering if elections …

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Could Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Win the New Hampshire Primary

Could Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Win the New Hampshire Primary? It’s Looking More Likely By the Day

Day by day, it’s looking more likely that Robert F. Kennedy will be the victor of the New Hampshire primary next year.  Kennedy Jr. is becoming a rather imposing figure that, for quite a while, most Democrats had refused to take seriously. This isn’t helped by the fact that he’s very unlikely to be picked …

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Landslide Elections Victory Greece

In a Landslide Victory, Greece’s New Democracy Party Wins a Second Term

While the June 14th boat wreck still haunts the minds of many within Greece. Hundreds of refugees are either dead or missing, and since then, it’s had the Greek people calling into question the actions of authorities within Greece and its strict and rigid migrant policy. This was a critical talking point, for soon everyone’s …

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States Introduce Around 200 Vote “Subversion” Bills

Election Denial is Alive and Well After States Introduce Around 200 Vote “Subversion” Bills, Report Says

Election denialism has always existed somewhere within American politics, but it hadn’t gained the amount of serious traction it has now until around the Donald Trump Presidency. Glean from that what you will, but the main takeaway is that election denialism is alive and kicking. You see it in the news, social media, talks at …

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Canada: NDP receive over $1.5m donations more than the B.C. Liberals

Interesting data has revealed that the NDP has received more campaign donations than the B.C. Liberals as the build-up to the 2017 election continues. This sort of data has caused something of a stir in the political space, with many sources claiming that the data highlights the need for political finance reforms to come sooner …

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Annual Methodist Church of Fiji and Rotuma conference braces itself for elections

It would be fair to say that the Methodist Church of Fiji is bracing itself, with the organisation poised to elect a new president at the upcoming conference that it hosts every year. There’s no doubt that this year could prompt a whole new sequence of events though. For years, the trend has been for …

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Russia Could Have Hacked The US Election

Russia Could Have Hacked The US Election Systems in up to 39 States

These days most republicans still aren’t sure whether or not Russia played any sort of role in the 2016 presidential election, but some do seem to believe that Moscow might have been responsible for hacking democrat computers, which caused thousands of emails to be released. Some of the emails that were leaked probably hurt the …

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Singapore - Shirwin Eu was the First Person to come to Elections Department for Poll

Singapore – Shirwin Eu was the First Person to come to Elections Department for Poll

SINGAPORE—Shirwin Eu, who is 34 years old and works as a private driver, was the first person to show up at the Elections Departments on Thursday to get forms for the presidential election that is set for later this year. He told reporters, “I intend to run for the presidential election.” He didn’t seem shaken …

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What Lies Ahead Following Myanmar Election

There’s no doubt that November’s Myanmar election caused quite the surprise, with opposition party the National League for Democracy shocking everyone with their comprehensive victory. Not only did NLD win, but they did so comfortably, securing two-thirds of the seats which means that it has the decision over the country’s next president. Nevertheless, the saga …

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Hillary Clinton Pledges $275B Spend To Boost Infrastructure Jobs

“Hard Hats for Hillary” isn’t some concept that has been designed to protect Hillary Clinton from her doubters, but instead her latest focus of her campaign to boost jobs in the country. Clinton has set aside $275 billion that will strategically target the country’s infrastructure, in a bid to rejuvenate the employment market and find …

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Iran’s ex-President, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Running For February Election

Former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has confirmed that he will play a part as the country bids to elect its leader. Iran is about to launch an election for its supreme leader, although as well as this the country is attempting to found a clerical body that will ultimately choose this leader. This clerical …

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