Stories about Elections from March, 2016
The Special Electorate Jury of Lima has dismissed a request to exclude from Peru's presidential race the most controversial candidate, Keiko Fujimori, leading to a national legitimacy crisis.
The government chosen by the vote will govern a large community of Tibetans spread across several countries from its headquarters in McLeod Ganj in Himachal Pradesh in northern India.
After being accused of corruption in a televised debate, the Philippine vice president conjured the ghost of Nazi propaganda minister Goebbels.
Ahead of Hong Kong's legislative vote, politicians are fanning prejudice against asylum seekers in a campaign strategy that mimics, some say, Donald Trump's presidential run in the United States.
Throughout all the campaign, Keiko Fujimori's leading position was unquestionable, but things started to change as the authoritarian governing style of her father returned to Peruvians' memory.
The new Jamaican voter is keeping a keen eye on the government to ensure that issues are addressed and public officials are held to a higher standard.
The primary question, to vote or not to vote, sparked a lot of debate in the February 2016 Iranian elections for parliament and Assembly of Experts.
The SEC published a new web app allowing Macedonians to report irregularities in the Voters' Registry online. Ten days later, they shut it down down because of too many reports.
Le premier tour des élections générales nigériennes de 2016 s'est déroulé le dimanche 21 février 2016. Le second tour aura lieu le 20 mars, afin d'élire le président et les membres de l'Assemblée Nationale.
The State Election Commission in Macedonia is now crowdsourcing all suspicious Voters' Registry irregularities by adding a user-friendly feature on their Web app with which citizen can report irregularities.
"...I think a better idea is to take him down to Hello Work [employment centers], get him some retraining and introduce him to a new workplace."
Macedonians tackle massive election fraud involving phantom voters and other "ghouls" through creative protest and combing the online Voters' Registry.
After a final recount, the Jamaica Labour Party has emerged victorious in the country's general elections -- by one seat. Netizens share their concerns and hopes for the new government.
"Pardoning for #ElectoralFraud is killing #Democracy in its core! How soon will it abolish itself!?"
Snoogies, a leading Ugandan cartoonist, uses art and humor to comment on political issues in the country.