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· May, 2011

Stories about Elections from May, 2011

26 May 2011

China: Netizens Declare Candidacy In Upcoming Elections

Their chances may not be good, but a small and growing number of Internet celebrities and microbloggers have decided to run in grassroots elections this coming September in constituencies around...

Peruvians Say No to Fujimori in ‘March for dignity, Fujimori never again! #26m’

Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago: FIFA Disciplinary Hearing

25 May 2011

Thailand’s First Female Prime Minister?

Yingluck Shinawatra, who is the sister of deposed leader Thaksin Shinawatra, has emerged in the past week as a popular candidate in the coming July election in Thailand. She could...

El Salvador: Poll Results Show 65% Approval for President Funes

22 May 2011

Macedonia: Raising Awareness of Election Monitoring Techniques from Uganda

Argentina: Buenos Aires Mayor Quits Presidential Race

On May 7 Mauricio Macri, current mayor of Buenos Aires, announced he would seek re-election as mayor on July 10 of this year. After weeks of suspense, his decision confirms...

Peru: Fear in the Election Campaign

Almost 20 days before the date set for the second round of the presidential elections, the electoral campaign has begun to include more than just kissing babies and smiling for...

Ecuador: Citizen Reflections on Referendum Results

Ecuador's latest referendum results, which among other things gave President Rafael Correa more powers over the media and the judiciary, sparked a debate about the campaign and prompted reflections by...

18 May 2011

India: Lessons Learnt In The Assembly Elections

World: FIFA Election – House of Knaves or Knights?

Football fans have been treated to some really interesting times in the last few months. The latest is the FIFA election, which comes at a time when one of the...

India: Kerala Election Results With A Subtle Warning

As the new seven member state cabinet of Kerala is to be sworn in on Wednesday the 18th of May 2011 there are no obvious signs of celebrations across the...

17 May 2011

Bermuda: New Politics

China: Another Failed Grassroots Election

A retired worker from Jiangxi province, China, Liu Ping, had decided to run an economic justice campaign in the grassroots level election for her local seat in China's People's Congress....

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