Thailand's military prime minister falls afoul of term limits, although the system remains heavily stacked in his favor.
Preferential voting will determine the fate of Sarah Palin, but on a broader front it could make a huge difference to the future of the Republican Party.
Alaskan voters are trying out a new voting system, which among other things offers them the opportunity to return Sarah Palin to the limelight.
With two months until Brazil's presidential election, the controversial incumbent could by laying the foundations for a Trump-style attempt at subversion.
Reform of the US Electoral Count Act has advanced on the agenda, but progress is by no means assured.
Australia's Senate once again shows itself to have better democratic credentials than the House of Representatives, despite its severe malapportionment.
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.
Updating the electoral pendulum with the results of Australia's May election reveals some interesting things about the way the different parties are placed.
Boris Johnson suffers two sweeping by-election defeats, one of them strongly influenced by tactical voting. It provides an interesting counterpoint to the discussion of tactical voting in Australia.
France's president is by no means assured of a parliamentary majority, but voters may opt for stability rather than divided counsel.