A regular feature: this month, electoral news from Israel, Bulgaria, Grenada and Australia.
A monthly feature: today, updates from Northern Ireland, the Philippines, Schleswig-Holstein and South Ossetia.
There are presidential and legislative elections in Costa Rica on Sunday. Also recent results from Italy, Barbados and Northern Cyprus.
A monthly feature: election news from around the world. This time, Barbados, Northern Cyprus, the Netherlands and North Macedonia.
The electoral year ends with Libya's presidential election postponed again, in a symptom of the country's failure of governance.
A monthly feature: electoral news from around the world, including Iceland, Japan, Romania and Iraq.
This month's regular update brings electoral news from Mexico, Armenia, Algeria and Samoa.
Iran shifts sharply to the right, with its moderate but unsuccessful president to be replaced by a hardliner. Does that make diplomatic engagement a waste of time?
Armenia's prime minister puts his job on the line in an early election. Meanwhile, Iran's rulers look like securing a hard-line president and possible successor for the supreme leader.
Israel finally gets a new government, and both it and the rest of the world can start to confront the legacy of Benjamin Netanyahu.