Ukraine's new president looks assured of a strong parliamentary majority after taking his chances with a snap election.
Europe's heads of government have had their compromise candidate for EU prime minister ratified by the parliament, but not without some difficulty.
Australia and the US both apportion seats on the basis of population, but use different approaches to drawing boundaries. It could become a political issue.
The European Union may, or may not, get a new government tonight. Meanwhile, Spain's government is having parliamentary problems of its own.
Donald Trump's attempt to politicise the census has failed for now, but it raises interesting issues about how representation is supposed to work.
From very different parts of the spectrum, converging views on what's happening with political realignment.
Ross Perot was an eccentric and pathbreaking figure, but it's not entirely fair to see him as a proto-Trump.
Greece's centre-right wins a clear majority, courtesy of the electoral system rather than the voters.
Greece looks ready to shift back to the centre-right in Sunday's election. Its party system is yet to recover from the damage done by the financial crisis.
The centre-left seems to have missed out on getting its candidate up as the EU's next head of government, but its parliamentary position is stronger than it might look.