Iran

Iran: How elections work

Almost 58 million eligible voters will vote in a parliamentary election against a backdrop of a severe economic crisis.

Iran: How elections work

Afghanistan

Ghani declared Afghan president, rival rejects result

Final result announced months after vote rejected by runner-up Abdullah Abdullah, who pledges to form parallel gov't.

Afghanistan's presidential election: Ashraf Ghani declared winner

Middle East

High voter turnout expected in Iran towns, villages

While turnout has normally been low in the capital, in surrounding towns and villages it is often a different story.

Afghanistan

Afghanistan to reveal long-delayed election results

In December, the election commission announced incumbent President Ghani had won a slim majority of 50.64 percent.

Afghanistan to reveal long-delayed election results

Africa

Ethiopia to hold election on August 29

Key election will be a first test of voter support for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who took office in 2018.

Ethiopia parliamentary election: Poll announced for August 29

India

Who is Arvind Kejriwal, the man who defeated Modi's BJP in Delhi?

AAP leader and incumbent chief minister returns for a third straight term in key assembly election held in the capital.

Who is Arvind Kejriwal, the man who defeated Modi's BJP in Delhi?

Ireland

Sinn Fein becomes Ireland's second-largest parliamentary party

Prime Minister Leo Varadkar's Fine Gael party took only 35 of the 160 seats - a result likely to topple him from office.

Sinn Fein becomes Ireland's second-largest parliamentary party

Africa

Polls close in Cameroon's parliamentary, municipal elections

Low turnout reported in English-speaking regions, where separatist violence has displaced hundreds of thousands.

Polls close in Cameroon's parliamentary, municipal elections

Europe

Counting begins in Ireland election after exit poll predicts tie

Exit poll predicts three main parties tied on 22 percent with official results expected to be announced on Monday.

Counting begins in Ireland election after exit poll predicts tie

Europe

Three-way tie in Ireland's general election: Exit poll

Identical share of vote projected for PM's Fine Gael party, centre-right rivals Fianna Fail and left-wing Sinn Fein.

Three-way tie in Ireland's general election: Exit poll

Inside Story

Will Ireland's snap general election redefine Irish politics?

Opinion polls predict a political shake-up in Ireland as voters shift away from the two main parties towards Sinn Fein.

Africa

Cameroon gears up for delayed polls amid security fears

Nearly seven million people are eligible to vote to pick 180 federal legislators and 360 local council officials.

Cameroon gears up for delayed polls amid security fears

India

New Delhi exit polls predict defeat for Modi's BJP

Aam Aadmi Party to score a hat-trick in national capital, while right-wing BJP may improve 2015 tally, predictions say.

Incumbent AAP set to crush Modi's BJP in New Delhi: Exit polls

Europe

Ireland votes in 'three-horse race' to form next government

Historically dominated by Fine Gael and Fianna Fail, three-way race led by Sinn Fein is new dynamic for Ireland.

Ireland votes in 'three-horse race' to form next government

Africa

Malawi president appeals court ruling nullifying election win

The electoral commission chair Jane Ansah, who supports the appeal, says the court overstepped its powers.

Malawi president appeals court ruling nullifying election win