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· November, 2011

Stories about Elections from November, 2011

14 November 2011

Venezuela: Opposition Candidates Debate on November 14

Liberia: Who Did Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Win Against?

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf won re-election on Thursday in a presidential run-off boycotted by the opposition in Liberia. The main opposition figure, Winston Tubman, is seeking legal options to have President...

12 November 2011

Italy/Tunisia: Migrants’ Opinions of the Arab Spring

A documentary film, #Revolution, featuring the voices of some African immigrants living in Italy will be part of "Immaginafrica", a festival dedicated to African film-making organised by the University of...

10 November 2011

Tunisia: Army Critic Sentenced to Two Months in Prison

On November 9, Nabil Hajlaoui, from Sidi Bouzid, was sentenced to two months in prison following his criticism of the Tunisian military institution. He was arrested after writing an article,...

Colombia: Sabaneta Municipality Outraged Due to Electoral Anomalies

After the October 30 regional elections, citizens of the smallest municipality in Colombia - Sabaneta, Antioquia - have peacefully opposed the mayoral election result and called for an investigation into...

8 November 2011

Liberia Elections 2011: Polling Stations Nearly Empty

Liberians queued up at various polling stations to exercise their constitutional right to vote in today's presidential run-off. Counselor Track reports on election-related clashes and the call to boycott

Liberia: To Vote or Not to Vote?

As the clock was ticking toward Liberia's scheduled November 8 presidential run-off, a cloud of doubt and uncertainty seemed to be engulfing the process. To vote or not to vote,...

7 November 2011

Nicaragua: Citizens Report on Elections via #votonica

Guatemala: Controversial General Elected President

Presidential elections were peaceful but tense in Guatemala. School of the Americas alumni and retired General Otto Perez Molina is the elected President of Guatemala after a tight and highly...

6 November 2011

Egypt: All Set for Parliamentary Elections 2011

Voting for Egypt's parliamentary elections begins on November 29. Get up to date with the process and some of the issues netizens are discussing about the country's first elections since...

4 November 2011

Nicaragua: A Preview of the November 6 Election

Pakistan: The ‘Captain’ Makes His Presence Known

Imran Khan, the cricket-star-turned-politician has sent ripples through Pakistan’s political arena with his mega-rally at Lahore sporting a crowd of well over 100,000 people. The former captain of Pakistan cricket...

2 November 2011

Egypt: SCAF – The Last Pillar of the House!?

The past few days we've witnessed the detention of veteran blogger Alaa Abd El Fattah, a prisoner tortured to death in jail, and other incidents that have made Egyptian bloggers...

1 November 2011

Colombia: The 2011 Regional Elections

On Sunday, October 30, Colombia held regional elections for local public posts. Due to the importance of these posts, these elections are tracked in the same manner as the presidential...