Some citizens said the vote was proof that Mali, after 18 months of armed turmoil, was intent on righting itself and renewing a democratic tradition.
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We’ve designed an interactive graphic that allows you to make different sets of assumptions about immigration reform, population growth and racial voting patterns to see how the electoral math might change in the future.
The loser again claims Kenya’s presidential election was rigged, but major violence, which erupted after the 2007 vote, has so far been absent.
Continue reading Kenyan Reaction to Disputed Election Is Far Calmer Than Last Time
Only 21 percent of registered voters turned out for the Los Angeles mayoral election last week, and some residents are both embarrassed and concerned.
Continue reading Los Angeles Frets About Its Low Voter Turnout
Confusion rose on Wednesday as results from the presidential election were delayed by electronic breakdowns and officials announced a late-night change in tabulating votes.
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Tough questioning from conservative members of the Supreme Court, which is hearing a challenge to a central requirement of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, suggested the provision could be in danger.
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In elections marked by voter fury and low turnout, experts said the likeliest outcome was a shaky coalition that would again expose Italy, and the euro zone, to market turmoil.
Continue reading Little Clarity in Italian Vote, Aside from Anger
As Italian voters head to the polls on Sunday and Monday to elect the Parliament and three regional governments, the mood is one of anger and disillusionment.
Continue reading Italy Set to Vote for a New Parliament