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.
Afghanistan isn't the only place where an anti-American autocracy has picked up where it left off. Nicaragua has already been there.
Brazil's embattled president launches a pre-emptive campaign against his country's electoral apparatus, hoping to succeed where Trump failed.
This month's regular update brings electoral news from Mexico, Armenia, Algeria and Samoa.