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· June, 2012

Stories about Elections from June, 2012

28 June 2012

Mexico: Presidential Candidates Wind Up Their Election Campaigns

A collection of some of the thoughts and observations of Mexican citizens on Twitter and the blogosphere, regarding the end of the presidential campaign period and the approaching election day,...

26 June 2012

Trinidad & Tobago: The Real Political Losers

Bloggers continue their discussion about the government's recent Cabinet reshuffle, suggesting that the real losers in the equation are the people of Trinidad and Tobago.

25 June 2012

Senegal: Inaugural Use of Gender Parity in Upcoming Elections

This July 1, the Senegalese will be called again to the polls for parliamentary elections. These forthcoming elections are a first for West Africa as the law on absolute gender...

24 June 2012

Egypt: The New President of Egypt is Mohamed Morsi

Mohamed Morsi was named the new president of Egypt. Netizens were on their toes awaiting the announcement of Egypt's next president.

23 June 2012

Belarus: Views From the Ground

RuNet Echo

Below is a selection of some "views from the ground" - recent posts by Belarusian bloggers about the situation in the country and what it is like for ordinary people...

20 June 2012

Belarus: Parliamentary Elections Set for Sept. 23

Turkmenistan: Lonesome Dictator Invites Opposition Parties to Form

Turkmenistan's president has recently pondered the creation of opposition political parties that would add an element of competition to the country's political system which is currently dominated by a single...

18 June 2012

Egypt: The Inevitable Clash between State and Muslim Brotherhood

Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood Presidential Candidate Announces Victory

Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsi and Hosni Mubarak's former premier Ahmed Shafiq declared they will be the next president of Egypt. The two men went neck and neck, and the...

Egypt: Final Round of the Presidential Elections in Photographs

Egyptian were called to vote on the second round of the presidential elections amidst attempts by the Supreme Council for the Armed Forces (SCAF) to keep a tight rein on...

14 June 2012

Egypt: Documentary on Female Journalist of the Revolution going on US Tour

Words of Witness, a documentary on a young female journalist reporting the Egyptian revolution is going on tour in the USA. First in film festivals in California and in New...

13 June 2012

Portugal: Cartoon Satirizes Merkel's Influence on Upcoming Greek Elections

Africa: Improving Governance and Accountability with New Media

L. Abena Annan speaks with Kwami Ahiabenu,II from African Elections Project about the impact of new media technologies in coverage of elections in Africa. African Elections Project enhances the ability...

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