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.
A monthly feature with brief reports on recent electoral news. Today, Western Australia, the Netherlands, Tanzania and the Republic of the Congo.
Marking the 150th anniversary of the Paris Commune, and wondering if it still carries lessons for today.
Tonight's election in the Netherlands looks like mostly reaffirming the status quo. The days when it was seen as the hot prospect of the far right seem to have passed.
Two state elections in Germany send a message of stability, but the Greens set a new record while centre-right and far right both lose ground.
The unbelievable opinion polls in Western Australia were right, and its opposition parties were almost wiped out.
Western Australia's Labor government is a shoo-in for re-election tomorrow, but that doesn't mean the result will be lacking in interest.
A new report from Freedom House sounds urgent alarm bells about the decline of democracy.
Increased turnout in last year's US election probably didn't have much to do with the expansion of postal voting. Nor does it seem to have made much difference to the result.