Legislative elections In India the triumphant success of Narendra Modi

2019 Legislative elections results In India : the triumphant success of Narendra Modi

Hindu nationalists, who have been in power in India since 2014, are being hand-picked for five years. The results announced on Thursday 23 May are clear and clear: the BJP and its allies will have more than 300 seats out of 542 in the new Chamber of Deputies. The Congress Party has missed its bet. […]

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo reelected with 55.5% of the votes

Indonesian President Joko Widodo reelected with 55.5% of the votes

Indonesian President Joko Widodo was reelected with 55.5% of the vote against 44.5% against his opponent, former General Prabowo Subianto, according to the final results of the poll of 17 April announced in the night of Monday to Tuesday by the General Election Commission (KPU). This result is consistent with the unofficial projections made by […]

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Ukraine: Volodymyr Zelensky dissolves parliament and calls elections

Ukraine: Volodymyr Zelensky dissolves parliament and calls elections

The new Ukrainian President Volodimir Zelenski was sworn in on Monday and immediately declared the dissolution of parliament and called early parliamentary elections, hoping to win a majority in an assembly dominated by supporters of his predecessor Petro Poroshenko. Volodimir Zelenski, a TV series actor with no political experience, won the presidential election last month […]

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Austrian President Alexander Van : early elections in early September

Austrian President Alexander Van : early elections are in early September

Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen said on Sunday that early elections will be held in early September, following the collapse of the right-wing extremist coalition formed in late 2017. “This new start must take place quickly, as fast as the Federal Constitution allows, so I am pleading for elections (…) in September, if possible […]

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Elections in Philippines : Duterte hopes to strengthen his power

Elections in Philippines : Duterte hopes to strengthen his power

They are nearly 62 million voters, for 18,000 mandates to renew, and one man to plebiscite. Officially, Filipinos who vote on Monday, May 13 are called to choose their next mayors, governors, their representatives in the lower house and their senators. But in fact, this election promises to be an unofficial referendum that must validate […]

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South Africa: ANC tops legislative elections by partial results

South Africa: ANC tops legislative elections by partial results

The African National Congress (ANC), which has been in power since 1994 in South Africa, tops the legislative elections, according to preliminary results on Thursday of the Independent Electoral Commission, which covers nearly a quarter of the country’s districts. The ANC, Nelson Mandela’s historic party with an absolute majority in the outgoing National Assembly, is […]

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Spain: Viggo Mortensen criticizes the Vox election posters

Spain: Viggo Mortensen criticizes the Vox election posters

Actor Viggo Mortensen who plays the legendary knight Aragorn in the trilogy “The Lord of the Rings” denounced the use made of his character by the far-right party Vox during the campaign for the parliamentary elections in Spain. Vox used during his campaign a representation of the knight brandishing a Spanish flag and the emblem […]

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Turkey: New municipal election to be held in Istanbul

Turkey: New municipal election to be held in Istanbul

The Higher Electoral Council (YSK) on Monday decided to cancel the victory of the opposition to the municipal elections in Istanbul and to hold a new election in the first city of Turkey, Turkish official media reported. The Republican People’s Party (CHP, secular opposition) won in the March 31st municipal elections in the capital, Ankara, […]

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Carles Puigdemont allowed to present himself to the European

Carles Puigdemont allowed to present himself to the European elections

Small “victory” for Carles Puigdemont: exiled in Belgium, the former Catalan independence president was authorized Monday by the Spanish justice to run for the European elections in Spain, despite the lawsuits against him in this country. Canceling a decision in late April of the Spanish Electoral Commission, a Madrid court ruled that Mr. Puigdemont and […]

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