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Coronavirus outbreak hinders run-up to Ethiopia elections
The polls, originally scheduled for August, were to be a key test for reformist PM Abiy Ahmed. His critics say the Abiy's new party is pursuing a return to the days of the former repressive regime.
Romania: Iohannis tipped for runoff before second term as president
23 Nov 2019
Exit polls in Romania show that incumbent President Klaus Iohannis will likely face a runoff with Social Democrat leader Viorica Dancila. The second round is scheduled for November 24.
Moscow elections show that Russia's rulers face discontent
15 Sep 2019
Muscovites head to the polls to elect a new city council on Sunday. There is little hope that opposition parties will make substantive gains. But, after a violent crackdown, resentment against the government is growing.
Indonesia: President Widodo leads in early results
17 Apr 2019
Independent exit polls gave incumbent leader Joko Widodo about 55 percent of the vote. The election campaign was dominated by the economy and the rising influence of conservative Islam.
Lawmaker warns youth candidates on challenges ahead of 2019 polls
16 Dec 2018
Lawmaker warns youth candidates on challenges ahead of 2019 polls.
U.S. govt. tasks Nigeria on peaceful polls in 2019
6 Dec 2018
U.S. govt. tasks Nigeria on peaceful polls in 2019.
Police, LASIEC say they are ready for Lagos local council polls
22 Jul 2017
Police, LASIEC say they are ready for Lagos local council polls.
LASIEC to organise polls in 57 LGAs,LCDAs on July 22nd
16 Jul 2017
LASIEC to organise polls in 57 LGAs,LCDAs on July 22nd.
UK General Election: Voters head to the polls
8 Jun 2017
Polls open across the UK for the 2017 general election on Thursday, for the third time in two years.
Polls open in Serbia's presidential election
2 Apr 2017
Polls open in Serbia's presidential election. Conservative Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic is runaway favourite despite opposition warnings about the extent of his domination over the Balkan country, balanced between the West and Russia.
INEC defends 2019 polls date
10 Mar 2017
INEC defends 2019 polls date.
N.Ireland votes to try to break deadlock
3 Mar 2017
Northern Ireland goes to the polls on Thursday in a snap election to try to scramble out of a political crisis. All eyes will be on the ensuing wrangling to form a power-sharing government.