The Maldives Supreme Court has taken a hand in tomorrow's legislative election by sacking the heads of the Electoral Commission.
The Indian prime minister announces his forthcoming retirement, but this year's election will see his party have trouble extending its ten-year rule.
A review of the year's most interesting elections and whether they show us any general trends.
A semi-regular feature, with news this week from Turkmenistan, Mauritania, Madagascar, Thailand and Austria.
Mali's government unexpectedly sends armed soldiers to arrest a former coup leader, something that probably should happen more often.
The week's election updates from Chile, the Maldives, Germany and the Czech Republic.
The continuing saga of the attempts to elect a new president in the Maldives.
A more or less regular feature. This week, updates from Germany, Austria, the Maldives, Luxembourg, Georgia and the Czech Republic.
A controversial verdict from Bangladesh's war crimes tribunal has led to violent protests. The background is a complex mixture of war, religion and politics.
Tying up some loose ends from recent electoral events, plus an advance look at next month's Iranian election.