Stories about Elections from August, 2015
Tanzania General Elections 2015: A Defeat for Africa's Longest Ruling Party?
"Moved by fear of losing, the ruling party is now resorting to undemocratic methods to maintain its grip on power."
Ousted Trinidad & Tobago Minister ‘Gypsy’ Is Singing a Bitter Tune—Literally
When a government minister learns he has not been chosen to run in the country's upcoming general elections, things degenerate into nasty -- albeit melodious -- name calling.
Watch Out For the Most Tightly Contested Election in Tanzania's History
"Lowassa is a Maasai Robin Hood. Or Tanzanian El Chapo. Look at the hands he touches and not the toes he stepped on."
Trinidad & Tobago's Election Race Heats Up with Sexual Harassment Allegations
A newspaper reporter resigns after alleging sexual harassment by the country's opposition leader, but some are calling it a political ploy so close to general elections.
Russia's Democratic Coalition Is On The Ropes
The Democratic Coalition has recently been barred from various regional elections this September, as its grand ambitions have collided full force with the harsh reality of politics in Putin's Russia.
Public Prosecutor's Office in Colombia to Monitor Twitter Accounts of Public Servants During Elections
¿Conoce irregularidades que atenten contra la transparencia o la seguridad de las #Elecciones2015? Denuncie en: http://t.co/fiNivGSeDQ — Procuraduría General (@PGN_COL) July 25, 2015 Are you aware of any irregularities which might jeopardize the transparency or security of Elections 2015? Tell us here: On October 25, Colombians head to the polls...