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· January, 2010

Stories about Elections from January, 2010

19 January 2010

D. R. of Congo: The hazards of neglect

Congoblog is a marvel. Every post deserves a mention, but here are some of the more arresting posts to have appeared so far in January 2010.

Armenia: Opposition editor jailed

18 January 2010

Chile: Sebastian Piñera is the Next President

Sebastián Piñera was elected on January 17 as the first right-leaning president in Chile after 20 years of left leaning rule. For many in Chile, these elections demonstrated the country's...

15 January 2010

Colombia: President Álvaro Uribe's Bid for Third Term

While Colombian President Álvaro Uribe has expressed an interest in running for a third consecutive term, changes in the Constitution are needed to allow this. A recent recommendation by the...

14 January 2010

Sri Lanka: Journalist Fell Prey To Election Violence

Sri Lankan Presidential Elections: The Heat Is On

As the date of presidential election approaches in Sri Lanka, the campaigns have grown intense and the heat can also be felt in the Sri Lankan blogosphere. Many bloggers are...

13 January 2010

Martinique, French Guiana: “No” To More Autonomy

The referendum which took place on Sunday, January 10th 2010, in the French Overseas Regions of Martinique and French Guiana to vote for either more autonomy from France or to...

10 January 2010

Bolivia: Ex-Beauty Queen Named Candidate for Governor of Beni

Bolivian President Evo Morales named ex-Miss Bolivia Jessica Jordan as the MAS candidate for governor in the Department of Beni, which has traditionally been controlled by the opposition.

9 January 2010

Uzbekistan: Calculations of the parliamentary elections

As expected by different experts parliamentary elections in Uzbekistan were recognized valid. Chairman of the Central Election Commission Mirza-Ulugbek Abdusalomov released that information later the same day (December 27), and...

Philippines: Bloggers and elections

Philippines: Senatorial candidates

7 January 2010

Sri Lanka: General Sarath Fonseka’s Election Manifesto

The Year that Was in Madagascar : Part III

Mialy reviews the final weeks of 2009 in Madagascar in the last of a three-part series.

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