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|Jun 15 2021||
The long awaited first Qatar Shura Council elections will be held in October 2021, according to the announcement by HH Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani at the inauguration of the 49th session of the appointed Shura Council on 3rd November 2020.
|Sep 15 2019||
Five months after the past election the Israelis will return to the polls on Tuesday September 18th to settle a bet between the two most experienced right politicians. The acting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu opted for new election hoping to improve the outcome of April 9th and form a new government with his far-right and ultra-religious allies.
|Apr 01 2019||
Israel is holding elections on April 9th, and it seems nothing will change. Although polls predict Likud’s defeat, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will very likely lead again the next Government.
|Jan 28 2016||
On February 26th the first round of the 10th legislative elections to designate the 290 members of the Islamic Consultative Assembly (Majles-e Shura-ye Eslami), which is convened every four years, will take place.
|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. It has taken 66 years for a government elected at the ballot box to do so – though not without constant fears of direct or indirect military intervention.
|Jan 19 2013||
Israeli elections will be held on Tuesday January 22nd. Bearing in mind Benjamin Netanyahu is likely to be re-elected prime minister, all attention is focused on the possible changes to the composition of the parliament and therefore on the new partners in government.
|Jan 25 2012||
The Kuwaiti National Assembly (NA) is composed of 50 members, elected by universal suffrage, and since 2006 with women participating as both voters and candidates. The NA has been suspended constitutionally (and unconstitutionally) on several occasions since 1963, and did not function on a regular basis until 1992, after the occupation of the country by Iraq and the following restoration of Kuwaiti sovereignty. Disagreement between MPs and Ministers has been constant in Kuwaiti politics and has caused 4 suspensions of the NA and consecutive legislative elections in the last 6 years.
|Oct 27 2011||
Twenty years on from independence, Kyrgyzstan will on October 30th carry out elections whose relevance can be analyzed historically, institutionally, as a potential cause of further political instability and according to their impact on the country's political and socioeconomic development.
|Oct 20 2011||
|Oct 17 2011||
On October 20th, just ten months after overthrowing their seemingly eternal dictator and setting off a wave of uprisings around the Arab world, Tunisians will at last head to the polls to democratically elect the members of the Assembly that will decide the course of their political transition. This is the first of a two-part analysis of the upcoming elections. This first part serves as a technical primer detailing the electoral framework chosen for these elections and the consequences it will have on the shape of the Constituent Assembly.