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· February, 2007

Stories about Elections from February, 2007

Armenia: Election Monitor

The CRD/TI Armenia Election Monitor rounds up the latest parliamentary election news.

Taiwan: KMT internal rivalry

Michael Turton translates some local reports about the internal rivalry between Ma Ying jeou and Wang Jin-ping on the upcoming presidential election.

Albania: Post-Election Situation

Our Man In Tirana writes about the post-election situation in Albania: “One week on from the elections we are still waiting for the final results. The process of counting has...

Albania: Property Rights

An Albanian newspaper reprints the election posts by Our Man in Tirana without permission, he responds with tips on “how to run a professional newspaper” and a discussion on property...

Senegal: Thumbs Down for the Minister of Justice

Semett alleges that (Fr): “The justice minister … has unjustly broken into the voting center at Ndatté Yalla, in Saint Louis, while votes were being counted and his men have...

Senegal: Voting Process Report Card

Semett ‘s voting process report card (Fr): “The Presidential election took place peacefully and with a participation rate estimated at 70% by the vote's organizers. The electoral body went from...

Lesotho: stolen election

Idland blogs about election results in Lesotho: It is disturbingly impressive to read how Lesotho's two major political parties have exploited the electoral rules to earn themselves about a third...

Senegal Elections: Towards Another Wade Term?

“Senegal Wants Its Freedom Back” headline. By R-Nesto. Yesterday was election day in Senegal. A campaign marked by some violent clashes started about a month ago and most of the...

Armenia: Parliamentary Election Monitor

The CRD/TI Armenia Election Blog surveys the latest news about the upcoming Armenian parliamentary election and urges Armenian readers to get involved by serving as election observers.

Ethiopia: plight of Tigrayans

Ethiopundit writes about the plight of Tigrayans in Ethiopia, “What Meles is describing is not a relationship with Tigrayans based on loyalty or common interest or affection but one based...

Serbia: Kosovo “Deadlock”

Balkan Baby writes on the Kosovo “deadlock.”

Albania: Observing the Election

Our Man in Tirana posts two more installments – here and here – on the experience of being an election observer in Albania.

Nigeria: Internet Exchange, Making Money, Abuja, Political Endorsement, And the Niger Delta

We begin this week's blog round-up with Timbaland‘s entry about Nigeria Internet Exchange. It so happens that I desire to create an Internet utopia in Nigeria. I have a dream...

Hindi Blogoshere: Going Places, Tag Epidemic & Indibloggies!

Sorry for the late update, I've been busy off late & then went to a weekend holiday, so wasn't able to do my fortnightly roundup of the Hindi Blogosphere. So...

Kenya: 2007 election websites

Mzalendo: Eye On Kenyan Parliament has a short piece about websites designed to cover the general election in Kenya later this year, “It seems like there will be a plethora...

Ukraine: Language Non-Issue

Orange Ukraine writes about the language non-issue in Ukraine: “The status of the Russian language is only problematic just before elections.”

Morocco: Election Rigging?

Issandr El Amrani links to an article which claims that Morocco is catching up on gerrymandering here.

Philippines: GV Author Running for the Congress

Mong Palatino, Global Voices author from the Philippines, is contesting in the upcoming elections. He is urging young people to participate in the elections. “Analysts doubt the potency of the...

Superstars spice up Philippine elections

Philippine elections is in danger of being reduced again into a popularity contest. Showbiz actors are running again in the Senate. Politicians from both the Administration and Opposition camps are...

Albania: Observing the Election

Our Man In Tirana writes about observing the election in a “chaotic” town of 80,000 people, where “strangers are a rarity.”

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