Analysis and interpretation of German election results as they appear.
Germany finally faces its post-Merkel future, with Sunday's election looking fairly clear in its general shape but highly uncertain in its consequences.
Iceland's election on Saturday is a confused affair, with up to nine parties likely to win seats, but it also foreshadows some of the themes of the German election the following day.
Results and analysis from four big recent elections: Norway, California, Russia and Canada.
Only two years into his term, Canada's prime minister is chancing his luck, and as usual the electoral system has some tricks up its sleeve.
Russia votes on Sunday to elect another tame parliament for Vladimir Putin, although his party looks like having a reduced majority.
California's governor looks like surviving an attempt to recall him, but the vote casts a light both on some of the state's quirks and on the mania that's taken hold of the Republican Party.
If the polls are right, Norway's Labour Party is set to return to government after eight years in opposition.
Last weekend's coup in Guinea is a lesson in why democratic backsliding should be taken more seriously.
There's a new political crisis in Romania to accompany the existing long-running one in neighboring Bulgaria.