Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter

Election News

France's Fillon: one-time favourite leads right to historic defeat

Paris - Former premier Francois Fillon was one of the early favourites to become president, but in the end he led the French right to a historic defeat, as a fake jobs scandal engulfed his campaign.

S.Korea president hopeful denies date rape conspiracy

Seoul - South Korean presidential candidate Hong Joon-Pyo Friday denied his own autobiographical confession of complicity in an attempted date rape, as voter outrage mounted.

Ahmadinejad barred as Iran Guardians pick vote candidates

Tehran - Former Iranian leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was barred from running in next month's election Thursday while President Hassan Rouhani was among six candidates approved by Iran's conservative-controlled Guardian Council, state media reported.

Christian governor loses Jakarta run-off: pollsters

Jakarta - Jakarta's Christian governor on Wednesday lost heavily to a Muslim former government minister in an election run-off, private polls indicated, after a divisive battle that has damaged Indonesia's reputation as a bastion of tolerant Islam.

French presidential hopefuls battle for votes with a week to go

Paris - A week before France's presidential election, the four top candidates began a final push Sunday to woo undecided voters who will determine the outcome of a tight race between the hard left, centre, right and far right.

French voters disappointed, undecided days before vote

Strasbourg - French far-right leader Marine Le Pen is too extreme, but centrist Emmanuel Macron is too young. Conservative Francois Fillon cannot be trusted, Socialist Benoit Hamon is the establishment, and Communist-backed radical Jean-Luc Melenchon, too risky.

Key proposals by leading candidates in French election

Paris - The five main contenders in France's presidential election span the ideological spectrum from hard left to far right.

France's Fillon bowed but not broken in presidential race

Paris - French conservative candidate Francois Fillon has seen his hopes of becoming president severely dented by a fake jobs scandal, yet he has clung on in the race and could still spring a surprise.

Ebrahim Raisi: hardline challenger in Iran

Tehran - Ebrahim Raisi is a hardline judge who spent years in powerful backroom positions before emerging as a leading challenger for Iran's presidential election next month.

The legal woes of France's presidential candidates

Paris - French prosecutors have asked the European parliament to lift the immunity of far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, ratcheting up an investigation over an expenses scandal on the eve of the election.

Rouhani, hardline rival register for bruising Iran election

Tehran - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and hardline challenger Ebrahim Raisi registered on Friday as candidates in next month's election, setting up a bruising contest that could decide the future of the Islamic republic.

Iran's Rouhani registers to run for re-election

Tehran - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, the driving force behind a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, registered on Friday to run for re-election next month, state television footage showed.

Iran's Ahmadinejad registers to run for president

Tehran - Iran's former hardline president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad took the shock move on Wednesday of registering for next month's presidential election, going against the advice of the supreme leader.

Iran's Ahmadinejad registers to run for president

Tehran - Iran's former hardline president Mahmud Ahmadinejad took the surprise move on Wednesday of registering for next month's presidential election.

S.Africa's storied ANC risks losing grip on power

Johanesburg - South Africa's ANC party, the celebrated political force that ended white-minority rule and ushered in democracy, had hoped its dominance of national politics might last for generations.

Iran conservatives hold primary in hunt for candidate

Tehran - Iran's conservatives announced a shortlist of five presidential candidates on Thursday as they experimented with their first-ever democratic primary in a bid to find a leader to challenge President Hassan Rouhani.

Brazil court to rule on whether presidential election valid

Bras - Brazil's Supreme Electoral Court was to meet Tuesday on whether to invalidate the 2014 presidential election because of illegal campaign funding and to force President Michel Temer to step aside.

What happened today in France's presidential election

Paris - With just over three weeks to go until the first round of the French presidential election, the conservative candidate Francois Fillon took a swing at frontrunner Emmanuel Macron, after the centrist met a prominent member of Fillon's own party.

What happened today in France's presidential election

Paris - With a little over three weeks to the first round of the French presidential election, the conservative candidate brushed off claims that Russia was interfering in the campaign.

What happened today in France's presidential election

Paris - With less than a month to the first round of the French presidential election, the Socialist Party licks its wounds after its candidate was spurned by ex-premier Manuel Valls and pensioners took to the streets with their demands.

US senator warns of Russian interference in French election

Washington - The head of the powerful Senate Intelligence Committee warned Wednesday that Russia is interfering in the French election just as it did in the US presidential campaign last year.

What happened today in France's presidential election

Paris - Less than a month to the first round of the French presidential election, current frontrunner Emmanuel Macron received a key endorsement and outgoing President Francois Hollande looked forward to his retirement.

What happened today in France's presidential election

Paris - Less than a month to the first round of the French presidential election, the wife of onetime frontrunner Francois Fillon as charged with complicity in his fake jobs scandal and far-right contender Marine Le Pen said the EU was "crumbling".

What happened today in France's presidential race

Paris - With 27 days to go before the first round of France's presidential election, outgoing President Francois Hollande said he still has work to do -- to help ward off a victory for far-right leader Marine Le PenHere are three things that happened in the ca...

Leader of India's biggest state boosts Hindu right agenda

- When India's prime minister named a hardline Hindu known for his anti-Muslim speeches to head its largest state Uttar Pradesh this month, many saw it as a sign his party's huge election win had emboldened him to pursue a more radical agenda.

What happened today in France's presidential race

Paris - Four weeks to the day before France goes to the polls for the first round of a presidential election that is being watched around the world, far-right candidate Marine Le Pen savaged the EU.

East Timor votes in presidential poll seen as sign of stability

Dili - East Timor voted for a new president Monday, with a former guerrilla fighter tipped for victory after winning the backing of the two biggest parties, in a new sign of stability for Asia's youngest nation.

East Timor votes in presidential poll seen as sign of stability

Dili - East Timor voted for a new president Monday, with a former guerrilla fighter tipped for victory after winning the backing of the two biggest parties, in a new sign of stability for Asia's youngest nation.

East Timor votes in presidential poll seen as sign of stability

Dili - East Timor voted for a new president Monday, with a former guerrilla fighter tipped for victory after winning the backing of the two biggest parties, in a new sign of stability for Asia's youngest nation.

French presidential candidates face off in first TV debate

Paris - France's tumultuous presidential race steps up a gear on Monday as the five leading candidates face off in a TV debate, the first of its kind in the eurozone's second biggest economy, with just a month to go before the vote.
  1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 34 Next»

Set up a news alert for

Election


Election Image

Honduras: National Party presidential candidate Juan Orlando Hernandez is interviewed as foreign cor...
Honduras: National Party presidential candidate Juan Orlando Hernandez is interviewed as foreign correspondents tour his campaign headquarters in Tegucigalpa November 21, 2013. Hernandez, vows a crackdown on drug violence that has made the country the world's murder capital
With permission by Reuters / Tomas Bravo
UKIP Leader Nigel Farage.
UKIP Leader Nigel Farage.
UKIP
Ex DILG Secretary Rafael Alunan
Ex DILG Secretary Rafael Alunan
Rafael Alunan FB
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (L) and his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton will fac...
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (L) and his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton will face each other in the 2016 US Presidential election
, AFP/File
Scott Walker is the Governor of Wisconsin
Scott Walker is the Governor of Wisconsin
WisPolitics.com
Electronic voting machines
Electronic voting machines
Carl MiKoy
Darlene Jacobs votes with her son Tim
Darlene Jacobs votes with her son Tim
Darlene Jacobs
Yingluck Shinawatra  Thai politician  the leader of the Pheu Thai Party is the first female prime mi...
Yingluck Shinawatra, Thai politician, the leader of the Pheu Thai Party is the first female prime minister of Thailand.
Tarasaphorn
Thomas Mulcair in Edmonton with wife Catherine.
Thomas Mulcair in Edmonton with wife Catherine.
Haiti election
Haiti election
mediahacker
Haiti election
Haiti election
mediahacker
Thomas Mulcair in Edmonton.
Thomas Mulcair in Edmonton.
Screenshot of Justin Trudeau s official Twitter page
Screenshot of Justin Trudeau's official Twitter page
Via Justin Trudeau's Twitter Page
A poster for the party of Ayad Allawi  the former interim prime minister  takes centre stage.
A poster for the party of Ayad Allawi, the former interim prime minister, takes centre stage.
Al Jazeera English
The 10 highest-polling candidates for the GOP nomination. The debate  took  place in Cleveland  Ohio...
The 10 highest-polling candidates for the GOP nomination. The debate, took place in Cleveland, Ohio, and was aired on Fox News on August 6, 2015.
Illustration by Digital Journal
Randall Terry s anti-Muslim TV Ad against Obama
Randall Terry's anti-Muslim TV Ad against Obama
Randall Terry for President
Re-elected New Democrat MP Linda Duncan (in orange) with candidates Aaron Paquette (left)  Janis Irw...
Re-elected New Democrat MP Linda Duncan (in orange) with candidates Aaron Paquette (left), Janis Irwin, and Gil McGowan. Election night, October 19, 2015.
Janis Irwin and campaign volunteers. Election night  October 19  2015.
Janis Irwin and campaign volunteers. Election night, October 19, 2015.
Don t be the guy on the sidelines! Choose your species...then get out and vote!
Don't be the guy on the sidelines! Choose your species...then get out and vote!

Latest News
Top News