This month's round up of electoral news covers France, Colombia, Canada and Malta.
Your monthly update of electoral news around the world: features Costa Rica, Australia, Spain and Switzerland.
There are presidential and legislative elections in Costa Rica on Sunday. Also recent results from Italy, Barbados and Northern Cyprus.
Chile chooses a president from outside the political mainstream for the first time since the restoration of democracy.
Far left and far right contest the runoff on Sunday for the Chilean presidency. It looks too close to call.
Part two of this month's update, including news from Romania, Sweden, Honduras and Gambia.
Counting has stalled in Honduras, but the left has much too big a lead to be overtaken in the race for president.
It was a good result for the opinion polls in Chile. Not so good for voters, who will have to choose between the extremes in the second round.
The collapse of the centre in Chilean politics looks like leading to a presidential contest between the extremes.
Halfway through his term, Argentina's president is facing a likely setback in legislative elections.