Muhyiddin Yassin never succeeded in defining himself as more than a stopgap leader, demonstrating again that the benefit incumbents get from Covid-19 is real but limited.
Myanmar's military uses baseless claims of election fraud to seize power. It sounds much too familiar for comfort.
With a former prime minister sentenced for corruption, Malaysia's government will have a difficult task in staying afloat.
Results from Singapore and Poland show authoritarian regimes hanging on, but not without difficulty. The big question is how they will react to near-defeat.
Singapore's election will, as usual, not really be an exercise in democracy. But this year the example of Hong Kong reminds us that things could be a lot worse.
A complicated political crisis in Malaysia threatens to undo the historic election result of 2018, with some lessons for the rest of us.
A swag of election results from Indonesia, Israel, Ukraine and North Macedonia.
Indonesia's president looks set for re-election with an increased majority.
Election news from Thailand and three countries in eastern Europe.
In the weekend's other big election, Thailand goes to the polls on Sunday, hoping for a peaceful transition out of military rule.