A New Mexico court enforces the disqualification clause of the fourteenth amendment for the first time in a century. Much bigger targets may be in sight.
Britain gets a new prime minister today with the elevation of Liz Truss to the Conservative leadership. What does it all mean?
A president narrowly returned in Angola, a high-profile loss in Alaska and the draft constitution goes down in Chile.
Chile votes on a new constitution, while Colombia sets out a path to drug legalisation.
Thailand's military prime minister falls afoul of term limits, although the system remains heavily stacked in his favor.
A governor-general with no discretionary power might seem to be something of a waste, but there's a widespread reluctance to inquire about it. And a republic would be unlikely to help.
The secret ministries affair in Australia has thrown up important questions about the role of the governor-general. The solicitor-general's advice on the matter fails to cast much light.
Papua New Guinea went to the polls last month; counting is incomplete, but the prime minister has been re-elected anyway.
The assassination of Shinzo Abe seems to have given his party an electoral boost, but it also puts the spotlight on the defence issues that he championed.
The US supreme court may have another controversial decision up its sleeve for later this year, making it even harder to stop elections being manipulated.