Stories about Elections from October, 2017
Despite the showmanship involved in the campaigning in a key constituency in an important Jamaican by-election, netizens wonder whether anything will actually change after the votes are in.
Indian billionaire son's residence in Skopje -- and whether or not he actually resides there -- has brought up questions of corrupt ties to the former ruling party of Macedonia.
"What we have shown is that government servers that process and handle the data of citizens of Kyrgyzstan … was hosting an election campaign website that was collating similar data."
"Hey, non-Japanese are not prohibited from participating in Japanese elections, okay? I wonder why they do it. Does it feel good to spread such false rumors?"
A "super typhoon"--equivalent to a category five hurricane--is threatening Japan and the country's general election.
Serbia's openly gay prime minister became the 'first head of government to attend a Balkan Pride event.' Cynics see her appointment, however, as a move to impress the European Union.
"I would like to continue thinking that I tried to create a revolution in the best way I knew how."
A real election in a region where that doesn't usually happen.
Seasoned autocrat Nursultan Nazarbayev is finally participating in a competitive presidential election. (Just not in his own country).
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Opinions on the October 1 referendum are much more diverse than might first appear.
"To be Spanish is not to carry the flag, nor is it to furiously shout phrases of hate that I hope you don't feel."
How a question, a response and an inaccurate headline caused an impasse between the Jamaican government and the media, while netizens fear the underlying issue remains unaddressed.