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· September, 2009

Stories about Elections from September, 2009

Bermuda: Green Party

  30 September 2009

Catch a fire welcomes Bermuda's newest political party and “the contribution that they may be able to offer to our political discourse.”

Aruba: Election Results

  28 September 2009

“It's still sinking in. It was an incredible night. I'm fairly sure that this government is, at one point going to disappoint me, but today I'm very happy”: Arubagirl reports on the outcome of elections in her country.

Egypt: Blogging Farouk Hosni's Defeat

  24 September 2009

Egypt's Culture Minister Farouk Hosni has kept bloggers busy over the previous few days. His failed bid to secure a seat at the helm of UNESCO has polarised the blogosphere, with some even cooking up conspiracy theories to justify his defeat.

St. Vincent and the Grenadines: split electorate

  18 September 2009

Lullabies, Fairy Tales and Other Self-Delusions thinks about the referendum on a new constitution for St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and what it reveals about the state of the country's politics: “a finely delineated system of prejudices based on which political party you support.”

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Uruguay: Election Season Underway

  14 September 2009

Uruguay is currently in the middle of a busy election season. With internal elections completed, the entire country is focused on the Presidential election scheduled for October 25 and which party will win.

Jamaica: Drugs & Politics

  8 September 2009

Jamaica Salt and Letter from Jamaica blog about a move by the United States to extradite local Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke on alleged drug and ammunition trafficking charges.

Commonwealth suspends Fiji

  3 September 2009

The Commonwealth of Nations has suspended Fiji from the 53-nation body for failing to hold elections by October 2010

Japan and Taiwan: Comparing the LDP and KMT

  1 September 2009

The election in Japan over the weekend brought an end to more than 50 years of almost continuous rule by the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP). The KMT also continuously held power in Taiwan for a similar period of time. Sponge Bear makes some comparisons between the LDP in Japan and...

Japan: New map of politics

  1 September 2009

Yoko Akimoto wrote a letter to Asia social movements mailing list on the implications of the landslide victory of Democratic Party in the General Election on social movement in Japan. The letter is reposted at interlocals.net.

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