An update on Canada's strangely distant relationship with democracy.
British Columbia gets a government, and Canada's Conservatives get a new leader.
An occasional feature. This week, France, Germany, Canada, the Bahamas and Austria.
An irregular feature updating world electoral news. This week, the United States, Iran, Spain, Ireland and Jamaica.
The polls got it right in Switzerland; less so in Canada, but for explicable reasons.
Canada's Liberals look set to avenge their dreadful 2011 result tonight, meaning that the country might be set for fairer elections in future.
Canadians keep voting for a centre-left government, but they're having an inordinate amount of trouble getting one.
Another illustration of the unfairness of single-member electoral systems comes from Canada, this time with the right on the losing end.
Quebec's minority pro-independence government loses an early election, ensuring that the province will stay part of Canada for a while yet.
British Columbia's Liberal Party wins re-election despite what the polls said, in a result that will give comfort to unpopular incumbents everywhere.