A monthly feature: today, updates from Northern Ireland, the Philippines, Schleswig-Holstein and South Ossetia.
The Philippine presidential election seems a foregone conclusion, with the late dictator's son holding a big lead in the polls.
East Timor's presidential election was supposed to be for a non-partisan head of state, but in reality it was another step in a long-running political conflict.
Election results and a preview of future blogging on East Timor, Slovenia and France.
The first of a two-part update on recent electoral news. Today Iceland, Kyrgyzstan, the Philippines and Austria.
The Philippines' controversial president changes his mind about running for vice-president next year. Is he really ready for retirement?
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.