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· July, 2007

Stories about Elections from July, 2007

Japan: A Historic Election Defeat

The overwhelming defeat of the Liberal Democratic Party in Japan's upper house elections on Sunday, historic in its scale, brought about a drastic shift in the Japanese political landscape and...

Ukraine: “Premature Campaigning”

Foreign Notes writes about what appears to be the pre-election competition between former allies: Victor Yushchenko's and Yulia Tymoshenko's blocs.

Bahamas: While We're On The Subject…

The banning of laptop computers in the Bahamas’ House of Assembly, the felling of an old tree and the performance of a young athlete are just some of the topics...

Bangladesh: The threat of floods and current politics

A flood on its way Like many places in the world it has been raining incessantly in many parts of Bangladesh for a number of days. The rain water had...

Barbados, Jamaica: Let's Talk About Voting

With elections facing the nation possibly as early as October, Barbados Free Press wants to stimulate discussion on the voting process, while Living in Barbados says, “Spending a few days...

Turkey Makes The Right Choice

Abdurahman believes that Turkey made the right choice by electing the AK Party. He writes that the “election was widely followed in the Middle East” and that “in the last...

Kurdistance: A Victory in the Turkish Elections

While the Turks have had some mixed reactions to the outcome of the recent Turkish parliamentary elections, Kurds have been rejoicing as potential Kurdish parliamentarians have exploited a loophole in...

Algeria: Reactions to the Turkish Elections

Algerian blogger Nouri gives us a round up of reactions to the Turkish elections here.

Trinidad & Toabgo: Enough Already

“I’m already tired of this election and it hasn’t even started yet,” laments The Manicou Report, as he examines the recently-formed UNC Alliance along with the rest of Trinidad and...

Turkey is Typing….Election Issue

The Turkish parliamentary elections were this last Sunday… and despite public protests in the last few months against the ruling party AKP, they still won with a resounding 47 per...

Tunisian blogger on AKP victory in Turkey's legislative elections

Of the AKP victory in Turkey tunisiendoctor writes (Fr): “Goodbye to secular military dictatorship in Turkey and best of luck to a democratic, and perhaps even European, Turkey.”

Armenia: 2008 elections

The 2008 Presidential Election Monitor wonders whether next year's voting will be cleaner than before. The roundup also ponders the state of the opposition in Armenia.

Jamaica: Election Violence?

As Jamaica's elections draw closer, an atypical newscast gives CityGirl hope “that the supposedly uneducated are finally wising up, no longer willing to sit idly by while the politicians use...

Sierra Leone: support for main challenger in Sierra Leone elections

Election campaigns are underway in Sierra Leone: “The Revolutionary United Front Party, the political offshoot of the primary rebel group in Sierra Leone’s civil war, threw its support behind the...

Armenia/Azerbaijan: Karabakh update

Tesaket has several updates on the presidential elections held last week in the breakaway and self-declared Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh.

Jamaica: Election Non-Issues

Jamaica and the World identifies what she thinks are “4 biggest non-debates in the lead-up to the election in Jamaica”.

Francophone Morocco: On Faith, On Politics

With Ramadan and the 2007 elections looming on the horizon, religion and politics are popular subjects in the blogoma. What is everyone saying? Find out in this week's Francophone Moroccan...

Albania: Voting for President, Round Three

Belatedly, a link to Our Man in Tirana‘s post on the Albanian parliament's third round of voting the new president.

Bermuda: Election Time

BravoZulu.bm senses a Bermudan election approaching…

Nepal: Maoists and the Election

United We Blog! on the Maoists and how they need to focus on the elections.

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