Election Watch

Greece’s new Prime Minister names cabinet

Greece’s new Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis named his cabinet on Monday.

Mitsotakis’ conservative New Democracy party won an outright majority with 158 seats in the … Read more

Is Europe’s system to combat Russian elections’ interference working?

The European Union launched an ambitious effort earlier this year to combat election interference: an early-warning system that would sound alarms about Russian propaganda. Despite … Read more

Buttigieg raises $24.8 million from nearly 300,000 donors in the second quarter this year

U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg raised $24.8 million from nearly 300,000 donors in the second quarter this year, his campaign said on Monday, putting him … Read more

What we learnt after two nights, 20 candidates, four hours of the Democrats leadership debate

Two nights, 20 candidates, four hours and one unforgettable collision between former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Senator Kamala Harris.

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Pete Buttigieg criticised on fatal shooting by police in South Bend

A lawyer for the family of a black man fatally shot by a white police officer in the Indiana city where Pete Buttigieg is mayor … Read more

Rory Stewart eliminated from Tories’ leadership race

Rory Stewart has been eliminated from the Tory leadership race after the third round of voting by Conservative MPs, as Boris Johnson again topped the … Read more

Tunisia passes law which bans leading candidate from contesting Presidential elections

A leading presidential candidate in Tunisia has been banned from running after parliament passed an amendment to the country’s electoral law.

Tunisia’s parliament passed the … Read more

Second round of Conservative leadership battle set for today

At least one Conservative leadership hopeful will be eliminated from the race to succeed Theresa May today, as the parliamentary stage of the contest nears … Read more

Eyes on Barcelona as it votes to elect mayor

Barcelona’s acting far-leftist mayor Ada Colau may win a second term in office on Saturday with the support of the Socialists and representatives backed by … Read more

Photo Story – Electoral security – Indonesia

An Indonesian police officer buys a bottle of water through razor wire as he stands guard outside the Constitutional Court in Jakarta, Indonesia, 14 June … Read more

Kazakhstan election exit poll indicates victory for incumbent Kassym-Jomart Tokayev

Kazakhstan’s interim leader Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the hand-picked successor of long-term former president Nursultan Nazarbayev, wins over 70 percent of the votes in the presidential election, … Read more

Snap elections in Moldova, as Constitutional Court relieved President from his duties

Moldova’s newly appointed acting president Pavel Filip on Sunday dissolved parliament and called snap elections, as a political crisis rocks the ex-Soviet country.

Filip signed … Read more

Moldova’s new government formation challenged

Moldova has a new government after two rival groups agreed to form a coalition and oust the Democratic Party of influential businessman Vladimir Plahotniuc.

The … Read more

Exit polls indicate a win for the left in Danish election

Exit polls in Denmark show the Red bloc is set to win the election after polling stations closed at 8 pm.

According to the CEST, … Read more

Change in government is the most likely outcome in Danish elections on Wednesday

Denmark’s general election Wednesday is likely to produce a change of government.

The highest-polling party, the Social Democrats, currently averages 27 percent support, leading the … Read more

Laurent Wauquiez succumbs to pressure and resigns as leader of France conservative opposition party after historic defeat in European election

Laurent Wauquiez quits as head of France’s conservative opposition after European election drubbing, France 24 reports.

A week to the day after the historic defeat … Read more

Latest poll shows that Liberal Democrats would win UK election

The pro-Remain Liberal Democrats would win a U.K. general election if it were held now, according to a new YouGov poll for the Times newspaper.… Read more

Cartoon: Weber, No Thank You. – Macron

First published on POLITICO.eu, Belgium, May 25, 2019 | By Rytis Daukantas

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Malta Votes – Local Council elections vote counting confirms Labour resounding victory

L-Orizzont reports on the Local Council elections and says that the Labour Party won by a landslide retaining traditionally PN-leaning localities Birkirkara, Rabat, and Xagħra. … Read more

Malta Local Elections Counting – Day 1 Roundup

Wednesday saw the counting of the first group of localities which voted on Saturday.

As TVM reports the PL has won the majority in 16 … Read more

Europe Votes – Malta Election – Official Results

The official results of this election indicate that the Labour Party got 54.3%, while the PN got 37.9% of the votes.

This translates in a … Read more

Malta’s elected MEPs (OFFICIAL)

The electoral commission, in a statement, confirmed that Malta’s six Members of the European Parliament will be as follows.
1. Dalli Miriam
2. Metsola Roberta
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Malta Elections – Miriam Dalli first MEP to be elected with 51,000 first preference votes

The electoral commission has published its first count with the following result:


Partit Laburista (S&D)

Dr Miriam Dalli – 51,000 votes.

Dr Alfred Sant … Read more

Tsipras calls for snap election after European Parliament vote loss

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said he will call for early elections after the second round of local and regional elections.

Speaking outside SYRIZA … Read more

Europe Votes: European turnout highest since 1979

Preliminary figures suggest that in aggregate, Europe is seeing the highest turnout in EU election participation in the last 20 years, and the first significant … Read more