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Replacing Juncker: A centre-left struggle
How difficult is it for the PES to beat the EPP in 2019? By me.
elections  eu 
july 2017 by nwlinks
Electing Europe?
My colleague @MariellevHeumen on the Dutch elections.
Netherlands  elections  eu 
march 2017 by nwlinks
Russia’s 5th Column
Buying up the Far Right in Europe and the US.
democracy  eu  ukpolitics  uspolitics  elections  russia 
march 2017 by nwlinks
Tunisian Security Forces Rock the Vote
Enfranchising the military - showed me how little I know about Tunisia.
democracy  democratization  elections  tunisia 
february 2017 by nwlinks
The Discontented
And an economic remedy. Long but worthwhile read. #fb
ukpolitics  elections  economics  uspolitics  brexit 
july 2016 by nwlinks
How Iowa Hijacked Our Democracy
POLITICO on one of the worst features of the awful quadrennial cycle.
uspolitics  elections 
january 2016 by nwlinks
Affiches d'un autre Âge
Posters for and against Swiss women getting the vote.
switzerland  sexandgenderandsexuality  elections 
january 2016 by nwlinks
An EU-wide constituency: Be careful what you wish for!
Who really won the 2014 European Parliament election?
eu  elections 
november 2015 by nwlinks
A Good Week for Democracy Globally
@gerrylynch: "if elections didn’t change anything, people wouldn’t be shot for demanding them."
politics  elections 
april 2015 by nwlinks
5 French political maps
(Can't see them on my tablet, alas)
france  elections 
march 2015 by nwlinks
The Ulster Question
What role will Northern Ireland's 18 MPs play on May 7th?
northernireland  elections  ukpolitics 
march 2015 by nwlinks
Against Primaries
Argumnt applies only to Westminster-style systems (but is still right).
ukpolitics  elections 
september 2014 by nwlinks
Emily Davidson
@cobrunstrom against electoral cynicism.
ukpolitics  elections 
june 2013 by nwlinks
Bermudians vote for change
Opposition wins deciding seat by just four votes.
elections 
december 2012 by nwlinks
Why Americans Actually Voted For A Democratic House
The blatant gerrymandering of the House of Representatives.
elections  uspolitics 
november 2012 by nwlinks
Why there isn’t a British Nate Silver
...or indeed for any other country than the USA.
elections 
november 2012 by nwlinks
Socialist Catalonian Party Vote - Woman Has Orgasm
"Voting is a Pleasure", it says at the end. Indeed.
catalonia  elections 
october 2012 by nwlinks
Stuff some envelopes, then ask questions
Election coverage: Why reporters should volunteer for a political campaign before covering one.
media  elections 
september 2012 by nwlinks
How John Roberts Orchestrated Citizens United
The inside story of the death of US democracy.
elections  uspolitics 
may 2012 by nwlinks
NYT: Those Revolting Europeans
Krugman welcomes anti-austerity election results.
greece  france  elections  euro  eu 
may 2012 by nwlinks
The Day After The Count
Proposals for better elections, with which I agree.
elections 
may 2012 by nwlinks
In Chechnya, 107% Turnout — for Putin
Vlad wins by 1,482 to 1, of 1,389 registered voters.
elections  russia 
march 2012 by nwlinks
South Ossetian candidates must pass exams
I quite like the idea of skills tests for presidential candidates. (Though in this case, of course, it is a proxy for acceptability to the Russians.)
russia  elections  georgia 
january 2012 by nwlinks
Somalia meets over federal Constitution
"Members of the new federal parliament, expected to come into effect by June 2012, will be nominated by recognised traditional elders assisted by qualified civil society members, none of whom have any political aspirations." So that's all right then.
elections  somalia 
january 2012 by nwlinks
Elections improbability — Gazeta.Ru
Statistical analysis of Duma election results shows how artificial United Russia's success was.
elections  russia 
december 2011 by nwlinks

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