Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone votes in delayed presidential runoff

Second round of voting pits APC's Sumara Kamara against SLPP's Julius Maada.

Sierra Leone votes in delayed presidential runoff

Elections

Mexico: Campaigning begins for presidential election

Presidential candidates begin official campaigning for what has been dubbed 'the biggest election in Mexican history'.

Malaysia

Protests after Malaysia lawmakers vote to redraw electoral map

Malaysian lawmakers vote overwhelmingly in favour of a bill to redraw constituency boundaries despite an outcry.

Protests after Malaysia lawmakers vote to redraw electoral map

Egypt

Egypt's elections come to a close with Sisi set to win

Both fines and incentives were used by Egyptian authorities to encourage a high voter turnout to show legitimacy.

Egypt's elections come to a close with Sisi set to win

Elections

Egypt offers bribes to voters amid low turnout fears

Voters in Egypt have less than an hour to cast their ballots in the presidential election or risk a fine.

Politics

Egypt: Egyptians cast ballot in presidential election

Voting in the presidential election will take place over a three-day period, from 26 to 28 March.

Egypt: Egyptians cast ballot in presidential election

Elections

Egypt elections: Voter turnout is the main suspense

Egyptians are heading to the polls, seen largely as a referendum on Sisi's performance due to lack of opponents.

Middle East

Egypt election: Media depicts Sisi cult personality

The Listening Post looks at the way the Egyptian media is covering the upcoming presidential election and its role in generating a narrative of national security threats against Egypt.

Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone runoff in doubt after court injunction

High court prohibits electoral commission from proceeding with March 27 vote amid claims of fraud and police harassment.

Sierra Leone: Court puts break on presidential runoff

Opinion

Lula: Brazil's Schrodinger candidate

Luis Inacio 'Lula' da Silva is currently leading the presidential election polls in Brazil. But he may be jailed soon.

Deborah BL Farias

by Deborah BL Farias

Deborah BL Farias

Opinion

Is Egypt's sham election made in the USA?

Since the 2013 coup, the prevailing policy in Washington has been to support Sisi's despotic rule in Egypt.

Mohamad Elmasry

by Mohamad Elmasry

Mohamad Elmasry

Egypt

Egypt 'election': Is Mousa a Sisi 'puppet'?

Ghad party leader endorsed President Sisi for a second term and organised nomination events for the former army chief.

Egypt 'election': Is Mousa Mostafa Mousa a 'puppet' of Sisi?

Politics

What is next for Russia after Putin's victory?

It was always expected to be a Vladimir Putin victory, but the question was how many voters would turn up for Russia's presidential election.

Vladimir Putin

Russia: President Putin easily wins new six-year term

Putin wins his fourth term, but many eyes are on voter turnout in the face of an opposition boycott.

Politics

Crimea votes in Russian election for first time

Presidential election took place on the fourth anniversary of the 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine.