Spain and Austria are both getting new governments this week, after negotiations produced two very different coalitions.
The first election result for the year brings good news for the centre-left.
A rundown on what to expect on the world electoral scene in the coming year.
There was plenty of good and bad in 2019. Here's a quick recap of some of the highlights.
When Israel eventually gets a new government, it will have to deal with a situation vis-a-vis the Palestinians that, despite appearances, has changed radically in the past decade.
One of the key trends of 2019 has been increased political polarisation between city and country.
Republican senators seem certain to stand behind their impeached president, not because they support him but because they are afraid of the alternatives.
The last European election for the year sees Croatia's president in a close fight for re-election.
Labour's loss in last week's British election is being widely blamed on Brexit. But what exactly could it have done differently?
Britain's voters are deeply divided over their country's future, but their electoral system obscures that division and creates an artificial majority.