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· October, 2011

Stories about Elections from October, 2011

31 October 2011

D. R. of Congo: DRC Elections Watch 2011

Russia: The Data Leak War and Other Pre-Election Surprises

RuNet Echo

Current online political activity in Russia points to information warfare occurring between independent civil-society groups or remnants of 'traditional' political opposition, against various government officials and pro-government youth movements.

Tunisia: Elections Usher in a New Dawn

Tunisians have freely elected representatives who will form a national constituent assembly, which will draft the country's constitution for the first time in their history. While Sidi Bouzid rose in...

30 October 2011

Colombia: Law 30 and “Operation Seventh Ballot” on Regional Election Day

Kyrgyzstan: There Is No Silence Day in Internet

Yesterday, October 29, was the so-called “Silence Day” in Kyrgyzstan, the last day before the presidential elections. At this day any political agitation is prohibited in the traditional media. But...

27 October 2011

Algeria: Algerian Journalists Reactions to the Tunisian Elections

South Korea: Warning to Twitter Influencers Fails to Discourage Voters

South Korean capital, Seoul, elected a new mayor on October 26. The mayoral race was a fierce battle between an elitist female candidate from the ruling party and an outsider...

26 October 2011

Slovenia: Projections for Parliamentary Elections

Ukraine: Petroleum Sets Fire to Party of Regions Tactics

Argentina: Presidential Elections, a Review of Blogs

Argentina's presidential election had a pretty predictable result: the reelection of the current president, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner. The large victory motivated many bloggers to analyze the political situation.

24 October 2011

Photos: Flash Mob Encouraging Youth to Vote, South Korea

Egypt: Catch the Former Regime Remnants

Technology for Transparency Network

Last April, an Egyptian court ordered the dissolution of the political organization that ruled the nation for decades. Its members are however reinventing themselves, joining the lists of candidates vying...

Tunisia: Provisional Results Suggest Islamists Advance

Provisional results of the October 23 election in Tunisia suggest that the Islamist party Ennahdha took the biggest share of the votes. Counting of the votes is still underway, and...

Argentina: Cristina Fernández de Kirchner Re-Elected President

Presidential elections held in Argentina on October 23 resulted in a sweeping victory for current President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, according to preliminary results. This post looks at how Argentinians...

23 October 2011

Tunisia: Voting NOT Extended by Two and a Half Hours

Tunisia: Long Queues and Mixed Feelings on Election Day

Today will be engraved in the memories of Tunisian voters, who poured into polling stations, from the early hours of the morning. Tunisians are electing a national constituent assembly to...

Tunisia: A Rendezvous With History

Today Tunisians have been voting for a Constituent Assembly, the body charged with writing a new constitution and appointing a new transitional government. In the run-up to the elections, bloggers...

Arab World: Cheering on Tunisia's Elections

Tunisians are receiving positive vibes from netizens across the Arab world as they go to the polls today to elect a 218 member constituent assembly which will rewrite the country's...

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