In Argentina, the Peronism won the presidential election in the first round.

Argentina: Peronist Alberto Fernandez elected in the first round

In Argentina: Alberto Fernandez and his vice-presidential candidate, former president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, defeated Mauricio Macri, weighed down by his economic record. “We will build the egalitarian and solidarity Argentina we dreamed of! In his HQ filled with militants galvanized by the victory of their camp, Alberto Fernandez, 60, struggles to contain his emotion. […]

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Israel final election results give Netanyahu an extra seat

Israel: final election results give Netanyahu an extra seat

The Israeli electoral commission released Wednesday the final results of the legislative elections of 17 September, which grant an additional member to Likud, the party of Benjamin Netanyahu, without offering a new horizon to Israel in the political stalemate. The right-wing Likud sends 32 MPs to the Knesset, the Israeli parliament, and the “blue-white” party […]

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Israel Arab parties support Benny Gantz to be the next prime minister

Israel: Arab parties support Benny Gantz to be the next prime minister

The “United List”, which brings together Arab parties in Israel, with 13 MPs, announced Sunday it would recommend the centrist Benny Gantz, whose party came first in the parliamentary elections last Tuesday, to be the next Prime Minister. In a New York Times column, a few minutes before his appointment with the Israeli president, Arab […]

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Elections in Russia power wipes out heavy losses in Moscow

Elections in Russia: power wipes out heavy losses in Moscow

The pro-Kremlin deputies lost almost a third of their elected representatives compared to the previous term. The ruling party suffered heavy losses on Sunday in the Moscow parliament elections, a poll that was closely followed after a summer of demonstrations severely repressed by Russian police. If they still control the Moscow parliament, the pro-Kremlin deputies, […]

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First municipal elections in Togo for more than 30 years

First municipal elections in Togo for more than 30 years

The last municipal councilors were elected in 1987 for a five-year term. Since then, there has been no vote. Togolese voters are expected to elect, on June 30, 2019, more than 1500 municipal councilors. The opposition, which boycotted the legislative elections of 2018, participates in the election and hopes to win town halls in this […]

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Benyamin Netanyahu plans to cancel the legislative elections next September.

Benyamin Netanyahu plans to cancel the legislative elections next September.

While new parliamentary elections are scheduled for September 17 after the recent dissolution of the Israeli parliament, Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu is considering canceling the poll. With our correspondent in Jerusalem, Guilhem Delteil Benyamin Netanyahu seems to have changed his mind. After provoking the dissolution of the Knesset and triggering a new election campaign following […]

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Municipal election in Istanbul: "Erdogan must show some openness".

Municipal election in Istanbul: “Erdogan must show some openness”.

Ekrem Imamoglu‘s victory at the Istanbul mayoralty will force President Erdogan to be more open to not isolate himself, says Dorothée Schmid, a specialist in Turkish affairs. Sunday’s overwhelming opposition victory over Recep Tayyip Erdogan‘s candidate in the Istanbul municipal elections is a warning to the Turkish president, says Dorothée Schmid, a researcher at the […]

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Mauritania: Mohamed Cheikh El-Ghazouani declared winner, opposition challenges

Mauritania: Mohamed Cheikh El-Ghazouani declared winner, opposition challenges

Candidate of the party currently in power, the Union for the Republic (UPR), El-Ghazouani is now the president of Mauritania. According to the National Electoral Commission, he won 52% of the vote. Promising to ensure “the stability of the country” in the continuity of the outgoing, the candidate of Dauphin Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz was […]

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Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, a loyalist president who advocates continuity

Kazakhstan: Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, a loyalist president who advocates continuity

Throughout his political career, he has privileged loyalty to personal ambitions. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, elected president of Kazakhstan on Sunday, moved to the head of the Central Asian country with the promise to continue the path traced by his mentor, Nursultan Nazarbayev. At the age of 66, Mr Tokayev replaced the indestructible Nazarbayev as interim head […]

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