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· February, 2014

Stories about Elections from February, 2014

27 February 2014

Mayoral Elections in Ecuador: Setback for the Government?

Preliminary results indicate that PAIS Alliance, Ecuador's ruling party, have lost the mayoral races in the country's five most populous cities: Guayaquil, Quito, Cuenca, Manta and Santo Domingo.

22 February 2014

Ukraine's President Yanukovych Ousted and Parliament Reshuffled

Following this week's deadly crackdown, an original deal calling for end-2014 elections left protesters unsatisfied. Parliament then ousted Yanuckovich.

21 February 2014

‘Central African Republic's Most Pressing Need Is Security for its People’

Global Voices speaks with Béatrice Epaye, a member of the Central African Republic's National Transition Board, about how best to solve the country's crisis.

Mayoral Elections in Quito, Ecuador: President Correa on the Campaign Trail

In the heat of the electoral battle for mayor of Quito, the statements of Ecuador's highest authorities have gotten more attention than those of the candidates themselves.

17 February 2014

Will Fiji Become Australia's New Best Friend?

A visit by Australia's foreign minister heralds a thaw in relations with Fiji.

11 February 2014

Tokyo Snowfall Sends Voter Turnout Plunging in Governor Election

Only 46.16 percent of voters went to the polls to cast their ballots for governor, the third lowest in history.

3 February 2014

El Salvador and Costa Rica to Hold Runoff Elections

Panama's First Lady Will Run For Vice Presidency

Panama's First Lady, Marta de Martinelli, was announced as the official party's vice presidential candidate. Social networks exploded with reactions in favor as well against the announcement.

2 February 2014

PHOTOS: Costa Ricans in the Diaspora Vote for the First Time

This is the first Costa Rican presidential election in which voting from abroad is possible. From around the world, Costa Ricans have been using Twitter to report about their vote.

Voting Day in El Salvador

Costa Ricans Go to the Polls to Elect a New President

Millions Disenfranchised in Thailand Elections

Anti-government protesters in Thailand blocked hundreds of polling stations across the country which prevented many voters from casting their votes.

1 February 2014

Costa Rica's Presidential Election Is an Unexpectedly Tight Race

According to a recent opinion poll, three candidates are tied for first place in Sunday's presidential election in Costa Rica.

Japan's US Base Plan Hits Snafu With Local Mayor's Re-Election

Susumu Inamine, who opposes a plan to transfer the US airbase from Futenma to Henoko district, a coastal area of his city, was re-elected on January 20.

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