Stories about Elections from August, 2013
The Business of Endorsing Navalny
Last week, 37 Russian Internet-industry entrepreneurs tried to shatter the taboo about mixing business and politics by endorsing Alexey Navalny's run for mayor of Moscow.
The Politics of Language in St. Lucia
Should politicians in St. Lucia be fluent in creole? The election of Allan Chastanet as political leader of the opposition is stirring up discussion about language, culture and class.
Robert Mugabe Wins Re-election in Zimbabwe Amid Claims of Fraud
Zimbabwe's voter roll reportedly included two million dead people. Neighboring Botswana is calling for an independent audit.
Bangladesh Court Disqualifies Jamaat-e-Islami Party from Elections
The ruling comes as the party faced mounting criticism for its opposition to Bangladesh's independence and its top members implicated in war crimes.
Massive Fraud Haunts Cambodian Elections
But opposition gained more seats and young people actively campaigned for change
Mali Looks for Fresh Start with Presidential Race Down to Two
Former Prime Minister Ibrahima Boubacar Keita and challenger Soumaïla Cissé will face off in a second round of elections.