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· April, 2007

Stories about Elections from April, 2007

Nepal: The Elections

United We Blog! on the deferral of the Constituent Assembly elections. “What is the primary objective of the CA Elections? Are political leaders clear about it? If so, have they...

Nigeria: whither democracy?

Black Looks on Nigerian elections: “Nigeria went to the polls on Saturday for the first leg of the elections – the second leg voting for the President and national assembly...

Nigeria: post-election video

State elections in Nigeria last Saturday were marred by chaos, violence, and irregularities. Greenlight Nigeria posts a post-election video on YouTube.

Egypt: Inheriting Presidencies?

Following the success of former Syrian president Hafez Al Assad of handing down power to his son Bashar, who now rules Syria, Egyptian blogger Zeinobia argues that the inheritance of...

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

The day I lost my hair mother had dragged me out to shop the wait for lulls in incessant crossfire had not come to a stop and the children were...

Turkey is Typing…Presidential Protests

As the Turkish Presidential race begins to gear up, the Republic of Turkey once again finds itself torn between the ideals of a secularist or Islamist state. This week was...

Ecuador: Constitutional Assembly to be Formed

Responding to the apparent confirmation of a constitutional assembly in Ecuador on Sunday, Bloggings by Boz calls the passage of the referendum “a big win for Correa.” Prior to voting...

Armenia: On the Trail with Heritage

Onnik Krikorian reports from the Armenian parliamentary election campaign trail with on a Heritage party event.

Nigeria: audio comments about election results

Greenlight Nigeria collects audio comments about state elections in Nigeria: “I posted this idea – of people using Evoca and this site to respond to the election result, to a...

Nigeria: test of fairness

Grandiose Parlor on Nigeria state elections: “Reports suggest the presidency and state government have manipulated the result in favor of the PDP. Hence the reason for delaying the results in...

Syrian Blogsphere on Pelosi, Liz Cheyney, Parliamentary Elections, and Nargileh

In the last couple of weeks very important developments have taken place on the Syrian political arena. One was the controversial visit of the US speaker of parliament Nancy Pelosi...

Nigeria: state elections marred by irregularities and violence

Hac Lege on state elections in Nigeria: “As expected, the polls at the recently concluded state elections in Nigeria is eliciting condemnation for various quarters, even before an announcement of...

Nepal: Constituent Assembly Elections and India

Nepali Netbook on the Constituent Assembly elections in Nepal, and the meaning of the Indian Ambassador's words. “In suggesting that Nepalis should establish their own electoral paradigm, the Indian ambassador...

Nigeria: Nigeria Elections 2007

The World According to Adaure on Nigeria Elections 2007: “Part one of the much awaited election in Nigeria is finaly here. The Feds on Wednesday declared Thursday and Friday a...

Senegal: hip hop meets politics

Tune Your World posts a documentary, African Underground: Democracy in Dakar, which shows the role of hip hop in Senegalese politics, “Our friends at Nomadic Wax are in Senegal this...

Malaysia: Remembering Past Election Campaigns

The Malay Male recounts some “Amazing Election Stories” from his childhood days. (the post has some naughty language)

Assasinations and blasts in Armenia continue

Only days into the parliamentary election campaign, Armenia is wracked by assassination attempts against politicians and attacks on campaign offices. As one blogger remarks, the Kalashnikov is already the top...

East Timor: High Number of Invalid Votes

East Timor Journal comments on the unusual numbers of invalidated votes in the East Timor elections.

East Timor: Who will win the Run-Off

Tubleweed says that if it comes to a run-off between the two leading candidates in East Timor elections Francisco “Lu Olo” Guterres might be favored over Ramos-Horta.”From the personal views...

East Timor: Predicting Remaining Votes

Return to Rai Ketak looks at the announced results of East Timor elections and tries to predict the outcome in other districts where the counting is still on.

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