Figures are not yet final for the American presidential election, but we can already see a very distinctive lack of variability in the results.
Donald Trump lost the presidency much the way he won it: as a typical Republican candidate facing a polarised electorate. But the myth of his special status dies hard.
Finishing our roundup of world election results with Northern Cyprus, Queensland, Georgia and Ivory Coast.
It's not just Queensland: the transcaucasian nation of Georgia also goes to the polls tomorrow, with a reformed electoral system and a revitalised opposition.
A surprise first-round victory in Bolivia is something of an embarrassment for both left and right. [Updates added with further counting.]
New Zealanders show that proportional representation doesn't mean you can't deliver clear results, as Jacinda Ardern's Labour government wins a landslide victory.
Control of the House of Representatives will be an interesting issue in next month's US election: not in the usual way, but because of its strange potential role in choosing a president.
Greece's Golden Dawn is found to be a criminal organisation after a drawn-out trial of its leaders. There's a lesson there for the rest of us.
The Spanish courts take a hand again on the Catalan issue, making compromise less likely and adding to the woes of the embattled prime minister.
Italy went to the polls at the weekend for a referendum and a number of regional elections. Results are mixed, but from the government's point of view could have been a lot worse.