A better-than-expected result for Turkey's president is still not quite enough for him to avoid a second round of voting, but beating him from here will be an uphill task.
Author: Charles Richardson
Election preview: Turkey
The system is heavily stacked against it, but nonetheless Turkey's opposition is favored to beat the country's autocratic president in Sunday's election.
Election preview: Thailand
Thailand's military government appears to be facing a heavy defeat in Sunday's election. The big question is how it will react to that.
Trumpism in the Andes?
Voting last Sunday for Chile's new constitutional council saw a big triumph for the right, lending support – of a sort – to the idea of Trumpism as a game-changer.
Defeat in Syria
The final act of the Arab Spring is played out with the Arab League's normalisation of relations with Syria and its dictator.
Sunak loses locally
Local elections in England are a setback for Rishi Sunak's Conservatives, who face the voters in a general election next year.
The slow death of the Victorian Liberal Party
Victoria's Liberal Party is digging itself deeper into a pit of irrelevance as trust between its leader and his colleagues deteriorates further.
April/May electoral roundup
News of electoral happenings around the world – including Finland, Bulgaria, Paraguay, North Carolina and England.
An upset in Polynesia
French Polynesia elects a pro-independence majority for the first time, although the electoral system played a major role.
How close can a referendum get?
Australia seems to be having more close elections, or at least more uncertainty on election night. Could that extend to the Indigenous "Voice" referendum?