Results from Singapore and Poland show authoritarian regimes hanging on, but not without difficulty. The big question is how they will react to near-defeat.
Singapore's election will, as usual, not really be an exercise in democracy. But this year the example of Hong Kong reminds us that things could be a lot worse.
By-elections rarely produce interesting results, and last week's in Eden-Monaro was no exception. A quick explanation for the lack of surprise.
Emmanuel Macron chooses a new and little-known prime minister, signaling that he intends to identify the government more closely with himself.
A wrap-up of election results from Malawi, Mongolia, Iceland, Poland and France.
Our semi-regular election roundup, with news from Malawi, Iceland, Poland and France.
In yet another apparent case of democratic backsliding, Mongolia's parliamentary election will be an important one to watch.
An election, or at least "election", in Serbia produces an unsurprising result. It's time for the EU to get serious about both democracy and expansion.
Victoria is to get an extra seat in the House of Representatives and Western Australia is to lose one. The difficult problem, however, is representation for the territories.
Another democracy index, this one obtained by asking people what they think. But are they just telling the pollsters what they want to hear?