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· November, 2010

Stories about Elections from November, 2010

Haiti: Valid Vote?

Dying in Haiti continues to comment on Sunday's election, here and here, saying, even as the OAS announces that the vote should be deemed valid: “The methods that I witnessed...

Madagascar: Wave of Arrests in the Aftermath of the Failed Coup

In the aftermath of the referendum and simultaneous failed putsch , a veritable waltzes of arrestations and investigations are shedding a sad shadow on the island of Madagascar. Malagasy citizens...

Haiti: Election Results?

“So the big election day in Haiti happened. However, the whole process seemed horribly dysfunctional to me. How many voters were left out just due to logistics? And what about...

Guinea: Three days of post-election violence

Guinea recently experienced three days of violence resulting in at least seven dead, after the declaration of the results of the presidential elections that have seen tension brewing in the...

Liveblog: Citizen Media on Haiti Elections 2010

Today (November 28, 2010), Haiti goes to the polls in an election that has been fraught with controversy and affected by the ongoing cholera epidemic. We're curating tweets and other...

Haiti: Election Day

Today, Haiti goes to the polls in an election that has been fraught with controversy and affected by the ongoing cholera epidemic. With the country's most popular political party being...

Egypt: Much Ado About the Parliamentary Elections

With the Egyptian parliamentary elections around the corner, candidates, as well as their parties, are using all the ethical and non-ethical weapons in order to win. And Egyptian bloggers, on...

Zimbabwe: Problems getting national ID

This is a podcast in which a man describes the difficulties he is having trying to get an Identity Card (ID in Zimbabwe. He needs this to be able to...

Haiti: Cholera & Elections

HAITI, Land of Freedom notes that several human rights groups have expressed concerns about the country's upcoming elections in the midst of the cholera epidemic.

Jordan: Reactions to a New Government

After the announcement of Jordan's new government, Jordanians react to the new ministers via Twitter and blogs.

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Election Violence

“When did we become so intolerant that we are unwilling to grant people the right of association?”: Abeni is calling for an end to the violence surrounding the lead-up to...

Chile: Support for Electoral Reform

Greg Weeks from Two Weeks Notice shares poll results that show support for an electoral reform: “A new poll in Chile shows support for some electoral reform, particularly for voting...

Guatemala: Getting Ready for the 2011 Elections

Guatemala is getting ready for next year's presidential elections, as Central American Politics explains: “While campaigning cannot officially start for a few more months, parties and candidates are beginning to...

Guinea: Two more weeks under state of emergency?

Will Guineans have to live two more weeks under state of emergency?: “In a post earlier today, Guinea Oye! expressed concern about the Government’s decision to maintain a state of...

Sudan: Refugees ready to vote

Laura Heaton blogs about refugees taking part in referendum registration in Southern Sudan: “For the first time in their lives, 22,000 refugees are about to vote, and these seven will...

Sudan: Ballots symbols for Southern Sudan Referendum

Maggie Fick writes about ballot symbols for Southern Sudan Referendum 2011: “The Southern Sudan Referendum Commission unveiled yesterday the symbols which will appear on the ballots indicating the two choices...

Sudan: Southern Sudan Referendum 2011 on Twitter

Follow tweets about Southern Sudan Referendum that will take place on 9 January 2011.

Madagascar: Coup attempt, as referendum takes place

The controversial referendum held on November 17, 2010 in Madagascar was soon overshadowed by reports of a rather bloodless putsch.

Guinea: Government declares state of emergency

The military government in Guinea declared a state of emergency and imposed an overnight curfew following violence that trailed the announcement of results of the country's first democratic vote, Samuel...

Colombia: Mayor of Bogotá isolated amidst corruption allegations

Bogotá Mayor Samuel Moreno Rojas faced criticism even before taking office in 2008; as the mayor, he has been regarded mostly as an "incompetent" who "lacks leadership", and is routinely...

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