Whether in Britain, Australia or the United States, most voters don't want to get rid of the market economy. So actual socialists are trying to convince them that there's no alternative.
Britain's Labour Party loses seven MPs, which might – or might not – be the precursor to a larger split.
We'll have to wait another week for Nigeria's election. Logistical problems are blamed.
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Africa's biggest election is on tomorrow, pitting an elderly incumbent against a lacklustre challenger.
With Polish elections due later this year, EU president Donald Tusk is set to play an important role in his home country.
While Spain's minority government struggles for survival, the opposition parties have stepped up their rhetorical opposition to anything that smacks of Catalan self-determination.
France's "yellow vests" may have passed their peak, but their impact on French politics is large and uncertain.
Rounding up some recent electoral news from El Salvador, Macedonia, Belgium, the United States and Latvia.
The current duopoly of power looks like being broken in El Salvador on Sunday, as voters look for someone who can break the cycle of gang violence.