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# Election

Last month
November 2023
Argentines go to the polls in tense presidential election amid economic crisis
Populist Javier Milei has frequently been compared to former US president Donald Trump.
This year
New Zealand's National Party to take power after Labour Prime Minister concedes election defeat
Luxon has promised tax cuts for middle-income earners and a crackdown on crime.
Mary Lou McDonald says best government would be one 'without either Fianna Fáil or Fine Gael'
Sinn Féin is holding its think-in in Dublin today to strategise ahead of the new Dáil term as elections loom.
Zimbabwe’s opposition leader claims victory and alleges ‘gigantic fraud’ in election result
More than 40 local vote monitors were also arrested on allegations of subversion that government critics said were trumped-up charges.
Poll: Would you like to see a general election before the end of the year?
Have your say.
Dutch PM hands in resignation to king as government collapses over 'insurmountable' differences
The earliest that elections can be held is in mid-November, the Dutch election commission said.
Opposition party headquarters attacked by police in Sierra Leone after election voting
In a statement, the Sierra Leone Police said that members of the APC had paraded through Freetown “announcing to the public that they had won” the elections.
Conservatives sweep back to power in Greek election
Voters in Greece gave the conservatives their widest winning margin in almost 50 years yesterday.
Former US vice president Mike Pence to announce White House bid next week - US media
The 63-year-old will launch his presidential campaign on 7 June with a speech in Iowa, it’s been reported.
Florida's Republican governor Ron DeSantis has officially launched his presidential campaign
The 44-year-old governor has filed a declaration of candidacy for US president.
Ron DeSantis ‘to announce 2024 US presidential bid on Twitter Spaces with Elon Musk’
Ron DeSantis has long been seen as Donald Trump’s leading rival for the Republican nomination.
Republican senator Tim Scott launches 2024 US presidential bid
Scott, the Senate’s only black Republican, kicked off the campaign in his home town of North Charleston.
Greece's prime minister wins national elections, hailing victory as 'political earthquake'
Kyriakos Mitsotakis’s New Democracy party was 20 percentage points ahead of its main rival, the left-wing Syriza party.
Campaigning in Turkey’s pivotal elections ends before tomorrow's vote
Turksih President Recep Tayyip Erdogan dismissed speculation that he would not cede power if he lost, calling the question ‘very ridiculous’.
Biden shrugs off age concerns after announcing re-election bid, saying 'I feel good'
Speaking to reporters at the White House, he also stressed he knows Trump well and “the danger he presents to our democracy”.
Finland goes to the polls as far right aims to unseat Prime Minister Sanna Marin
The vote comes just days ahead of Finland’s formal accession to the Nato defence alliance.
Nominations for Social Democrats' leadership to open tomorrow morning
The party’s National Executive met this evening.
Retired NATO general beats billionaire to become next Czech president
Petr Pavel won 56.76% if the vote.
Opposition continues pressure on embattled Donohue
The Public Expenditure Minister is to make a further statement on his expenses on Tuesday.
Last year
Matt Hancock to step down as Tory MP in next UK election
The I’m A Celebrity campmate says he wants to ‘do things differently’.
Cuba holds local elections as opposition claims unfair tactics used by government
Three opposition candidates had been prevented from participating in neighborhood assemblies, the group claimed.
Trump poised to launch 2024 comeback bid as he makes 'very big announcement' tonight
Possible 2024 rivals are circling, chief among them the rising star governor of Florida Ron DeSantis.
Melania Trump's former lawyer tipped to become Slovenia's first woman president
Pirc Musar was hired to protect the interests of Melania Trump during her husband’s presidency
Announcement of no December Stormont election is 'Christmas miracle'
The NI Secretary has faced criticism for failing to provide clarity on whether he will call an election.
Alleged Nazi salute at pro-Bolsonaro protest riles Brazil
Israel’s embassy called on authorities to ‘take the necessary measures to put a stop to such outrageous acts.’
Bolsonaro asks supporters to 'unblock' roads following election defeat
Demonstrators unwilling to accept the results of Sunday’s election have clogged routes around the country.
Brazilians queue at Croke Park to vote in Presidential run-off
In a previous round of voting, over 70% of votes from Brazilians in Ireland went to leftist candidate Lula
Brian Rowan: Would it really be progress if the Executive was restored?
The former BBC correspondent asks if voting in another Assembly election would change anything in Northern Ireland.
NI Assembly to meet Thursday for last-minute attempt to avoid December election
The assembly will meet to try and appoint a Speaker, Deputy Speakers, First Minister and deputy First Minister
Brazil to vote again in run-off after neither candidate receives 50% support
The tightness of the result came as a surprise, since pre-election polls had given Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva a commanding lead.
Italian election: Giorgia Meloni claims leadership of next government
Brothers of Italy has its roots in the post-fascist movement founded by supporters of dictator Benito Mussolini.
Myanmar's Suu Kyi sentenced to three years for 'electoral fraud'
Journalists have been barred from proceedings in the military-built capital Naypyidaw.
Rishi Sunak calls Liz Truss' economic policies ‘complacent’ in penultimate campaign week
Sunak and Truss are the two final candidates for the leadership of the UK’s Conservative Party.
Rudy Giuliani targeted in criminal probe of 2020 Georgia election
Prosecutors informed attorneys for the former New York mayor that he was a focus of the investigation.
Kenyans go to the polls to choose next president in close-fought election race
The country is hoping for an orderly transition of power after almost a decade under two-term President Uhuru Kenyatta.
Shinzo Abe's party wins key 'supermajority' in Japanese elections
The Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and its coalition partner Komeito are now part of what is now a two-thirds supermajority willing to amend the country’s pacifist constitution.
Former rebel fighter Gustavo Petro becomes Colombia's first leftist president
The 62-year-old former mayor of Bogota defeated millionaire businessman Rodolfo Hernandez in a tense and unpredictable election.
Poll: Do you vote in European elections?
This month, The Good Information Project is looking at the EU and we want to hear from you.
Albanese sworn in as prime minister in Australia ahead of Tokyo summit
Votes are still being counted to determine whether Anthony Albanese will control a majority in Parliament.
Australia set to go to the polls in expected close election
Scott Morrison’s conservative government is seeking a rare fourth term in office.