Looking back on the key elections of 2018 reveals an intriguing mix, with democracy recording some notable wins as well as losses.
Bangladesh and DR Congo rounded out the electoral year of 2018 – two countries with major political and logistical challenges.
Election news from the weekend from Brazil, Latvia, Cameroon, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Romania.
Somaliland looks like a model case of democratic self-determination. Does that explain why it's ignored by the west?
Zimbabwe's president is declared the winner after delays and violent protests.
Zimbabwe has held its first post-Mugabe election, but results are yet to be released.
Election news from around the world. This week: Costa Rica, Egypt, Sierra Leone and New Caledonia.
South Africa's odd constitutional structure witnesses another change at the top.
A review of the big elections of the last year and the current state of the "populist" threat.
Another step forward for democracy in West Africa, but it brings reminders of a brutal civil war.