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Politics throughout Albania's most recent parliamentary term (2009-2013) was marred by discord between the ruling and opposition parties Indeed, constant blocking of the Democratic Party's decisions by the Socialist Party...
These elections were keenly anticipated by the Malaysian public due to a generalised disaffection with the Barisan Nasional government headed by Datuk Seri Najib Razak. The prime minister was faced with a growing, widespread...
These elections were a historic occasion for Pakistan's democracy. For the first time ever, a civilian government had completed a full legislative period and relinquished power peacefully. Moreover,...
Successive presidential elections with surprising and unexpected results (1997, 2005 and 2009) have now made clear to academics, journalists and governments that it is impossible to predict Iranian...
Post-election Analysis
Pakistan
May 27 2013
The May 11 elections were contradictory: the results were both predictable and unpredictable. Nawaz Sharif and his Muslim League (PML-N) had been projected to win - although only around 70 seats -...
On May 5th Malaysia held its thirteenth legislative elections since the country's independence. Simultaneously, twelve of the thirteen regional parliaments were renewed. These elections were...
Pre-election Analysis
Pakistan
May 05 2013
A number of recent developments make the 11 May elections currently under preparation in Pakistan a historic occasion. For the first time in its history, a government has managed to complete its term...
Electoral processes in the Gulf: overview of the past 10 years

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Upcoming Elections

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  • Turkey - Local (Mar 30 2014)
  • Afghanistan - Presidential (Apr 05 2014)
    Observations: Presidential elections to replace incumbent President Hamid Karzai. If no candidate is elected outright, a second round will be held on 22 May 2014.
  • Indonesia - Legislative (Apr 09 2014)
    Observations: Elections for both chambers of Indonesia's bicameral parliament as well as elections for its various regional legislative bodies.
  • Algeria - Presidential (Apr 17 2014)
    Observations: Sick outcoming president Bouteflika, candidate again. Barakat organises boycott

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Inaugural session of Tunisia's Constituent Assembly underway now. Check out #TNAC for live feeds from our friends on the ground at the Bardo Nov 22 2011
Marzouki president, Jebali prime minister & Ben Jaafar speaker - Tunisian coalition deal signed. Elections in 1 year! http://t.co/Sk4Op6tw Nov 22 2011
Controversial decision to disqualify six Al-Aridha taints election and causes violent rioting http://t.co/VDpFcQjg #TnElec Oct 28 2011