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"Unacceptable intrusion from a European bureaucrat in Italy's elections. The immigration policies and economic sacrifices imposed by the European Union have been a disaster and will be rejected by the free vote of Italians. European bureaucrats calm down." Mr Salvini is expected to be the frontrunner of ...
PHNOM PENH: The result of Cambodia's 2018 national election does not need the United Nations' recognition and the country is determined to hold elections on schedule, said Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday (Jan 18). "The upcoming elections will be held no matter what happens," said Hun Sen, ...
The Russian Foreign Ministry is demanding that the United States stop the leak of confidential diplomatic information after a media report this week provided details of what it said were "suspicious" Russian embassy bank transfers. The Kremlin demand on January 18 came after the U.S. online outlet ...
The discussion focused on how much older the county's election infrastructure is compared to what Aurora has, the costs the county will take on and the feasibility of having everything ready to serve Aurora in the six months between the March referendum and the November elections. "You're asking us to ...
Zimbabwe Electoral Commission acting chairperson Emmanuel Magade told CNN that Mnangagwa had the authority to set the election date and that he would wait for the leader's orders to begin organizing the vote. Zimbabwean officials had earlier suggested elections might take place in July or August.

As 2018 begins, a majority of registered voters say they are looking forward to the congressional midterm elections this November. Today, about two-thirds (63%) are looking forward to the midterms; at this point in 2014 and ...
As other national surveys have found, Democrats have an early advantage in voting preferences for the midterm elections: 53%of registered voters say if the election were held now, they would vote for the Democrat in their House district or lean toward the Democrat, while 39% favor the Republican or lean ...
SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. -- The Shelby County election Commission will be holding a free class on how to run for office for those interested in politics and wanting to make a difference. Linda Phillips, administrator of elections, said informational session will start at 10 a.m. on Saturday, January 20 inside ...
The election may be held between April and November this year, Suresh Chandra, chairperson of Fiji's Electoral Commission, said on Thursday while jointly launching with the Fijian elections Office the Media Handbook, the Provisional Voter List and the Provisional Polling Venue List for this year's election ...
The earliest the next federal election could be held is August but that has not stopped Labor from getting on a campaign footing. The opposition has begun putting in place its campaign infrastructure, with plans to "hit the ground running" no matter when Malcolm Turnbull calls the next election, with ...
Russian president Vladimir Putin may be term-tied from spending another decade in power, but not everyone seems convinced this will deter him. In fact, the website addresses bearing his name and the date of the next four election cycles have all been taken, waiting to spring into action. Putin is currently ...
President Donald Trump on Thursday endorsed Republican Rick Saccone in the upcoming Pennsylvania special election, jumping into the race ahead of a planned White House trip to Pittsburgh to discuss the economy. "Will be going to Pennsylvania today in order to give my total support to RICK ...
Democrats are more bullish on their candidate, Conor Lamb, though the national party is wary about investing in another pitched battle on unfriendly terrain after losing all five congressional elections fought on GOP turf last year, including Georgia's blockbuster $50 million special election. Saccone's ...
Zimbabwe will hold elections in four or five months, the new president announced on Thursday, a sign the country ruled for decades by autocratic leader Robert Mugabe is on the path towards true democracy. However, the announcement came as the main opposition party accused President Emmerson ...
But the fledgling candidacy of Conor Lamb, a Marine veteran and former assistant US Attorney, has Democrats there dreaming of an upset in a special congressional election that could offer the best test yet of the strength of a possible Democratic wave forming for November's congressional elections.
Top Wisconsin Republicans ― including House Speaker Paul Ryan ― acknowledged it was a blow to their party, and it could mean bad news for the GOP in the 2018 midterm elections. "I know this ... Senate District 10 special election win by a Democrat is a wake up call for Republicans in Wisconsin.

The American presidential campaign of 1840 has been described as the first carnival campaign and the first drunken election. But the contest--between incumbent president Martin Van Buren and the challenger William H. Harrison--was also the first to invoke food as a signifier of class and social ...
Congressional Democrats, hoping for a vote tsunami in midterm elections this fall, are being driven on by a raging anti-Trump grassroots voting base as .... They also cite polls showing a potential blue wave in November, and argue that the victory of Doug Jones in the special election in deep-red Alabama ...
BUDAPEST -- Hungary's government unveiled a so-called "Stop Soros" plan to crack down on individuals and organizations it accuses of supporting illegal immigration. Coming less than three months ahead of a general election, the announcement on Wednesday marks the latest escalation in an ongoing ...
The good folks at Daily Kos elections have a spreadsheet for which they painstakingly compiled all the state legislature, congressional, or US Senate special election results in which a Democratic nominee and a Republican nominee ran against each other, and compared them to past years' presidential ...
The results of this year's midterm elections will be enormously important -- not just in shaping the future of Donald Trump's presidency, but in shaping the American political landscape for many years to come. A sprawling series of contests for Congress and in states across the country will be on the ballot in ...
There's a key moment coming up in Italian politics that could have repercussions for the entire European Union. Italy is holding a general election on March 4, but it is unclear whether it will manage to form a solid government, which is raising concerns among market participants.
That just bolsters lawmakers' interest in getting answers from the tech giants, whose platforms are lead disseminators of election information, on how they're ... Carlos Monje, twitter's director of public policy and philanthropy, said the company created a "cross-functional elections task force" for the midterms ...
Although this year's election season remains chockfull of issues, a full slate of elections and evolving developments await voters. A slew of political races occur this year, first a busy May 8 primary followed by a Nov. 6 General Election that includes municipal contests. Legal wrangling over congressional ...
Cuts that weaken the citizens' election program and State elections Enforcement Commission under the current budget should be restored by the General Assembly when it returns to Hartford Feb. 7. These two programs, which allow more candidates to run for office and ensure election laws are followed ...
That means more women candidates, regardless of if they win, will change what elections look like. "The 2018 election feels that things are really on the line," Semler said. For the second year of Women's Marches across the country, including in Pittsburgh, the focus is "Power to the Polls" with a focus on ...
Fox News had a story at the height of the presidential election that detailed an alleged sexual relationship between porn actress Stephanie Clifford -- whose stage name is "Stormy Daniels" -- and Donald Trump, but opted not to publish it, four people familiar with the matter told CNN. The Wall Street Journal ...
Foreign governments would be targeted if they purchased ads to influence an election; use social media to spread false information to American voters; hack campaign emails; or hinder access to elections infrastructure such as websites providing information on polling locations, the bill says. The political ...
... not to run in this year's presidential election saying a climate of fear and intimidation surrounds the vote in Egypt. Mohamed Anwar Sadat, whose uncle was killed in 1981, was widely expected to challenge incumbent President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in the March elections. But he announced Monday that the ...
Following a change to the electoral law, parties are required to announce their coalitions prior to the elections and present a frontrunner for the coalition. A great coalition post-election will also be allowed if no party reaches the required majority either as an individual or with a pre-election coalition.
Ncube however admits that the absence of Tsvangirai at the rallies is likely to affect the alliance's performance in the coming elections. "Of course if he is not well enough to be on the campaign trail on a daily basis particularly, once an election has been declared. Obviously that will affect the alliance.
A pro-democracy student activist in Hong Kong who joined the massive 2014 "Umbrella Movement" is expected to run in the upcoming legislative by-elections. Registration of candidacies began on Tuesday for the March 11th elections, which come after a court last July disqualified 4 anti-Beijing lawmakers ...
Russia's main independent polling agency has stopped publishing results of opinion polls on the upcoming presidential election, fearing legal repercussions. Levada Center was listed as a foreign agent in 2016 under a new law aimed at curbing alleged foreign influence on public life in Russia. Authorities ...
Chris Van Hollen, a Maryland Democrat, and Sen. Marco Rubio, a Florida Republican, would require the Director of National Intelligence to make a determination about foreign interference within one month after every federal election. "Protecting the integrity of our elections is an issue that knows no party.
"I think it's shaping up into that kind of election." Rep. Ben Ray Lujan of New Mexico, who is leading Democrats' House campaign effort, said there is a "clear path to a majority," something he said he never saw in 2016. Indeed, Trump's job approval rating -- a key indicator in midterm elections -- lags below ...
The proposal has elicited a wary reaction from the county's Electoral Board and elections staff. Linda Lindberg, the supervisor of elections in Arlington, brought up concerns related to the cost for new technology, the potential confusion for voters and a likely lag time in reporting election winners. "Absentee ...
A YouTrend simulation suggests that the most likely outcome of the election is a hung parliament. Berlusconi's coalition has been gaining ground, giving it a shot at an outright majority. But our analysis suggests that roughly 70 out of the 232 first-past-the-post seats in the lower chamber are up for grabs in ...
Early voting allows flexibility for voters to vote when they are able to, while juggling work and familial obligations, rather than struggling to find time to vote only on election Day, or being prevented from voting altogether. Similarly, automatic voter registration, done through the Department of Motor Vehicles, ...
After those parliamentary elections, "it seemed that the Czech Republic may be sliding to what we see in Hungary and Poland," said Jiri Pehe, who was a political adviser to President Vaclav Havel and is now the director of New York University in Prague. He was referring to the right-wing governments in ...
7) that he would run as the opposition's candidate in the upcoming election. Even though the opposition coalition won the popular vote (paywall) in the last elections in 2013, divisions in the opposition camp and gerrymandering of electoral lines to UMNO's advantage means it will be extremely tough to take ...
Putin will be counting on their support when voters head to the ballot box in a presidential election scheduled for March 18. Opinion polls suggest he will win another six-year term. Putin has already spent almost 14 years as president -- and boasts two other stints as the country's prime minister. Another win ...
Sweden aims to create a new public body to protect its upcoming election from Russian and other propaganda. "It is now less ... Russia has a track record of using cyber attacks and propaganda campaigns to help populist candidates win votes in recent elections in the US, France, and Germany. There is ...
Even city council positions are open for elections: Wards 2, 4, and 8 will feature contested races (Ward 6 representative Breea Clark is running unopposed). Early voting begins from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Cleveland County election Board, 641 E. Robinson St., Suite 200, and ends Feb. 9, with voting ...
CAIRO: Egypt's parliament approved on Sunday a cabinet reshuffle including four new ministers, government sources said, two months ahead of a scheduled presidential election. The reshuffle included the appointment of Abu Bakr al-Gendi as minister for local development, Rania al-Mashat as tourism ...
The president of The Philippines said he is not interested in extending his six-year term or canceling elections next year. Rodrigo Duterte said in an interview with news website MindaNews that "there will be no suspension of elections and there will be no term extension, especially for me." Duterte's term ...
It's one of the defining phrases to emerge the 2016 election. But before "fake news" became President Donald Trump's favorite media-bashing epithet, the term referred to fake political news spread by dubious partisan sites for profit. In the months leading up to the presidential election, news sites and ...
Iraq's prime minister says he will lead a "cross-sectarian" list in national elections proposed for May, hoping to build off last year's victory against the Islamic State group. Haider al-Abadi, who comes from Iraq's Shiite majority, assumed office in 2014, weeks after IS stormed across northern and central Iraq.
But marches and rallies haven't translated into victories for the Democrats. In seven special elections last year, Democrats flipped just one seat: Democrat Doug Jones' win over GOP's Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate race. (One election replaced a Democrat with another Democrat and five others stayed ...
Jeremy Corbyn is expected to bolster his dominance of Labour's key decision-making body on Monday with the election of three leftwing candidates, paving the way for party changes that may include the reselection of MPs. The three new positions representing party members on Labour's national ...


 

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