The momentum for marijuana legalisation in the United States now seems unstoppable, but the lessons may not generalise to other countries and other issues.
A fragmented presidential election in Peru sends two extremist candidates into the runoff, far left against far right.
Preventing prisoners from voting in the United States has some strange effects on the workings of the electoral system. Australia is more fortunate in that regard, as a current round of redistributions illustrates.
South American neighbors Ecuador and Peru vote on Sunday in contrasting presidential elections.
Robert Walpole, Britain's first prime minister, is an under-appreciated figure. Three hundred years after he took office, the contrast with his most recent successor is quite illuminating.
Bulgaria's prime minister suffers a major setback in parliamentary elections, but the shape of a government that could replace him is unclear, to say the least.
Bulgaria faces its most important election in many years, with a corrupt and authoritarian government facing broad but fragmented opposition.
A dispute at a prestigious American think-tank exposes an apparent synergy in foreign policy between libertarianism and Trumpism.
Counting is still going on in the Israeli election, but it's already clear that, as expected, neither Benjamin Netanyahu's supporters nor his opponents will have a reliable majority.
Israel's election tonight, the fourth in a series, is set to produce a swing towards the far right. But the most salient divide is between pro- and anti-Netanyahu forces.