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· July, 2011

Stories about Elections from July, 2011

28 July 2011

Peru: Reactions to Ollanta Humala's Swearing-In Ceremony

Zambia: Blogger Thinks Late President Fixed Election Date

Zambia’s President Rupiah Banda on July 28 2011 finally announced September 20 as the election date. There has been debate in the country to have a fixed election date instead...

Kyrgyzstan: Government Bans News Websites from the Election Campaign

Ahead of the presidential elections to be held in Kyrgyzstan on 30 October, 2011, the Central Elections Committee (CEC) came out with a controversial decision, barring web-based news media from...

Russia: Political Campaigning Degenerates

Ukraine: Timoshenko Case Turning Sour

Latvia: Referendum Sacks Parliament

26 July 2011

China: Prominent ‘Independent Candidate’ Denounces Upcoming Elections

Nearly 100 people have now declared themselves independent candidates in upcoming legislative elections in China, but this week alone has seen one of the more prominent would-be politicians announce his...

Sri Lanka: Analysis Of 2011 Local Election

25 July 2011

Tunisia: Time to Register for Elections

Registration for electoral lists in Tunisia started on July 11 and will be closed on August 2, but statistics have shown that Tunisians are reluctant to register on the lists....

Barbados: Where's the Integrity Legislation?

Sri Lanka: Northern Local Government Elections

23 July 2011

Zambia: Facebook Group Leads 2011 Poll Debate

Can a Facebook group, 'Zambian People’s Pact', tip the Zambian elections due in the next few months against the ruling Movement for Multi-Party Democracy (MMD), which has been in power...

21 July 2011

Guatemala's DipuKids: A New Generation of Candidates for Congress

A new generation of Guatemalan politicians under 30, dubbed the 'Dipukids', are causing controversy. Well educated and well travelled, many from the country's upper class - can they truly represent...

Is Russia's Political “Black Hole” About to Reach Tipping Point?

RuNet Echo

In December 2011 Russian voters will elect a new parliament, and than in March 2012 a new (or perhaps, not so new) president. Analysts predict that the upcoming elections threaten...

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