The Philippine presidential election seems a foregone conclusion, with the late dictator's son holding a big lead in the polls.
Eight candidates have so far qualified to run for president of France. Several others are still struggling to make the deadline, including some of the most controversial.
The debate over the Arizona election "audit" suggests a possible way forward in the fight against election subversion.
The United States continues with the complex process of redrawing electoral boundaries, with results that so far seem to not quite match expectations.
Italy's presidential election begins today, with no clear front-runner so far. But Germany and the European parliament have both arrived at a consensus.
Large-scale electoral reform in the United States looks as difficult as ever. But it may be possible to forge a consensus on a more limited but still significant step.
Lani Guinier, controversial scholar of election law and minority rights, dies at 71.
Twelve months after it looked into the abyss, American democracy is still in a perilous condition.
Election year in Australia means more talk about preferences. Kevin Bonham is a vital resource for understanding what's going on.
Part two of this month's update, including news from Romania, Sweden, Honduras and Gambia.