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Zimbabwe 2013: Elections and legitimacy

Zimbabwe will hold presidential and parliamentary elections on 31 July 2013.

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Deadlock in Italy as Grillo, Bersani and Berlusconi share the spoils

Uncertainty, fear and bewilderment stalk the streets of Italy following an election in which the system failed to produce outright winners, reports Shamik Das.

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Labour can learn from the success of Italy’s centre-left primaries

In his latest report from the Italian elections, Shamik Das looks at the success of Partito Democratico’s primaries, a model Labour might consider emulating.

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Beppe Grillo: The demagogic comedian who could be Italy’s kingmaker

A look at the Beppe Grillo phenomenon, with the comedian & founder of the anti-establishment Five Star Movement set to play kingmaker in the Italian elections.

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Graphic: Eastleigh election results, 1955-2010

A graph showing election results in Eastleigh from 1955 to 2010, following Chris Huhne’s guilty plea to perverting the course of justice and resignation.

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Upcoming elections in 2013

TweetIsrael Benjamin Netanyahu looks set to win re-election on January 22nd. National opinion polls show that Likud and its electoral partnership with the nationalist party Yisrael Beiteinu are in a strong position, and it looks likely they will be able to combine with other right wing parties to form an overall majority.  On Tuesday, the […]

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Ten funniest vids of 2012: 8: “Horses and bayonets”

Ten funniest vids of 2012: 8: President Obama’s “horses and bayonets” riposte to one of Mitt Romney’s more idiotic comments during the TV debates.

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Chart: Low turnouts in PCC, Mayoral, and by-elections across the country

A graphical illustration of the poor turnouts in the Police and Crime Commissioner, Mayoral and Parliamentary by-elections.

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US 2012: The diseconomy of the cost of American elections

After the most expensive presidential election ever (more than one billion dollars was spent), Cormac Hollingsworth look at how efficient all the spending was.

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US Election Digest: Last day of campaigning, Obama gets Sandy boost and more

Larry Smith’s latest round-up of the US Presidential election campaign.

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