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· December, 2007

Stories about Elections from December, 2007

Arabeyes: Sad for Bhutto

News of the murder of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was received with shock across the Middle East. Bloggers reacted in awe, shock, anger and submission to the hopelessness...

Is Kenya turning into a police state?

How would you describe the political situation in Kenya? White African uses three words to describe millions of Kenyan voters following the announcement that the Mwai Kibaki has won by...

Dominica: Bhutto's Son

Living Dominica is touched by the words of Benazir Bhutto's son and wonders “what the world would be like today if American leaders had spoken words like this in the...

Kenya: Total media blackout

Kenyan Pundit on total media blackout in Kenya: “I have no news to report. It’s a total total blackout. Watching TV feels like watching TV under some crazy dictatorship. I...

Caucasus: 2007 Blog Review

With 2008 less than a day away at time of writing, it seems only appropriate to take a look back at the blogging highlights in the Caucasus for 2007. Certainly,...

South Korea: DLP Leaders to be Resigned

CINA pointed out the Democratic Labour Party has the greatest loss in the Presidential election as their sympathizers/members had voted for the right wing candidate Lee Hoi-chang. The mainstream had...

Bolivia: Polls Related to the Constitution

Miguel Centellas of Pronto* provides the latest polls in Bolivia, including approval rates for the president and prefects, as well as others related to the new Constitution.

Kenya: A new President must be sworn in today

Kenyan Jurist points out that according to the Kenyan constitution a new president must be sworn in today: “My further thoughts after listening to the contestants; H E Mwai Kibaki's...

Georgia: Election Polls

Comparing the situation with Armenia and Azerbaijan, Christine Quirk at Asking Tough Questions in Tough Places comments on the value that opinion polls might have during elections in the South...

Kenya Elections 2007: Should Raila Supporters Celebrate?

Although the official presidential results have not been announced by the Electoral Commission of Kenya, Kenyan blogger, Gerald Baraza, has already declared the winner on his blog, “Kenya has a...

Georgia: Voter Lists

TOL Georgia says that in just four years the electorate has apparently grown by 2 million people even despite negative population growth. The blog says that in advance of the...

Ghana: The Opposition and Election 2008

Sarpong writes about Ghana election 2008: “Prez Kufuor faces his last term in office which expires next year.The CPP elected their presidential candidate, Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom, along other executives....

Kenya: Kenya elections in photos

Afromusing posts photos from the Rift Valley of Kenya elections: “Here are some shots i took yesterday at a few polling stations around Eldoret.It was so hot, but people braved...

Kenya: Parliamentary votes in 64 constituencies

Mzalendo posts results of parliamentary votes following the Kenya 2007 election yesterday: “Mzalendo now has the results for 64 Constituencies.”

Kenya: Kenya election update

Kenya 2007 election update from Kenya Imagine: “I have a racking headache this morning. Yesterday was a tough, nay, gruelling day. Yeah, and so much so. It was Election Day;...

Angola: Looking forward to 2008 elections

Orlando Castro [pt] comments on the announcement of elections for the Angolan parliament taking place in September 2008. “Angola has (almost) everything to show and to prove that it can...

Barbados, Pakistan: What Now?

“I wonder what implications this tragic act will have for upcoming elections in Pakistan, as well as for the relations between the United States and the nuclear-armed nation”: Cheese-on-bread! speculates...

Pakistan: Why Bhutto, and what now for Pakistan?

More reactions are pouring out in the Pakistani blogosphere and elsewhere as it settles in that a very strong and capable leader is no more. Some bloggers are concerned about...

Hong Kong: No More Delay For Universal Suffrage

Charles Mok posts the position statement of professional commons on the universal suffrage plan: Delay after Delay; Enough is Enough! in his blog.

Bolivia: Just Say Yes to the New Constitution

Like the political crisis in Bolivia, blogs have also taken a break for the Christmas and New Year holidays. After the new year has passed, debate regarding the new Constitution...

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