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· March, 2009

Stories about Elections from March, 2009

Indian Elections 2009: The Impact of Socially Conscious Corporate Campaigns

In my previous posts for the Global Voices special coverage on the 2009 Indian general elections, I have analyzed how Indian politicians and political parties are using internet and mobile...

Macedonia: Student Protest Ends in Violence

Recently, the Macedonian government decided to build an Orthodox church with public financing on the main square of Skopje, a decision that the citizens of the city disapproved of. On...

Ecuador: Heading to the Polls Yet Again

In less than a month, approximately 10.5 million Ecuadorians will head to the polls yet again. After approval of the new Constitution last September, elections to select the president, members...

India: Arguments Against The Third Front

Solitary Reaper analyzes the election manifesto of the Third Front, a political alliance contesting in the upcoming Indian elections 2009, and comments: “here are a few people talking about taking...

Digital Civil Society Campaigns in the 2009 Indian General Elections

In my first post for the Global Voices special coverage on the 2009 Indian general elections, I had analyzed how Indian politicians and political parties are using internet and mobile...

Armenia: Questions linger after post-election unrest

tzitzernak2 comments on the deaths of three opposition supporters during the 1 March post-election clashes last year. The blog says that although their deaths were caused by improperly fired gas...

Hungary: Avoiding an Early Election?

Hungary Economy Watch writes that “Gyurcsány plans to use the constructive vote of no-confidence to install another Socialist-led cabinet, and his government […] appears to have resorted to this unusual...

Macedonia: Upcoming Elections

Central Europe Activ writes about the upcoming elections in Macedonia.

Czech Republic: After the No-Confidence Vote

Updates on the situation in the Czech Republic following the no-confidence vote – at The Czech Daily Word and A Fistful of Euros.

India Elections '09: Netizens react to Political Campaigns

With the General Elections round the corner, major political parties like the Indian National Congress (INC) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have each unleashed their election campaigns on the...

Russia: Sochi's Mayoral Race

Updates on the Sochi election – FP's Passport: “The world's most entertaining mayor's race.” RFE/RL's The Power Vertical: “The opposition sees opportunity. The Kremlin sees danger. And the pundits have...

India: The Characteristics Of The Next PM

Shakthi at I , Me and Shakthi writes about what he wants from India's next Prime Minister.

Caucasus: Pitiful democracy

Writing on the International Federation of Liberal Youth blog, Bart Woord sums up a month of traveling in the South Caucasus by saying that democracy and governance are in a...

Jamaica: Lessons from the By-Election

Abeng News Magazine asks of the results of the recent by-election in West Portland: “What does it tell us about where things currently stand in Jamaica, if this constituency can...

India: Analyzing Past Elections

Kenney Jacob at Disruptive Technologies, Education and Some Social Issues blog publishes a series of analysis on India's past elections. Read parts I, II, III and IV.

Hungary: Gyurcsány's Possible Successors

Hungarian Spectrum writes about PM Ferenc Gyurcsány's possible successors.

Azerbaijan: Referendum warning

Following last week's controversial referendum in Azerbaijan, Flying Carpets and Broken Pipelines comments on news that the Council of Europe has warned Baku that it could be expelled from the...

Colombia: Are Politicians Making the Most Out of Twitter?

In the last few weeks, as the race for the May 2010 presidential elections has started, two presidential candidates have decided to join the Colombian 'twittosphere'. But, after some initial...

Jamaica: Election Example

As the West Portland by-election is settled, Girl With a Purpose says: “What should be noted…is that this by-election went through without incident…the majority of Jamaicans are tired of the...

Algeria: Reelections Set

Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika has launched a reelection campaign, according to Daily Maghreb.

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