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Post-election Analysis
Iran
Mar 03 2016
Although 70 out of 290 seats of the Islamic Consultative Assembly are yet to decide, and the definitive data of the first round have still not been ratified by the Guardian Council, some conclusions may be reached about who has...
On February 26th the first round of the 10th legislative elections to designate the 290 members of the Islamic Consultative Assembly (Majles-e Shura-ye Eslami), which is convened every four years, will take place. These will...
Politics throughout Albania's most recent parliamentary term (2009-2013) was marred by discord between the ruling and opposition parties Indeed, constant blocking of the Democratic Party's decisions...
These elections were keenly anticipated by the Malaysian public due to a generalised disaffection with the Barisan Nasional government headed by Datuk Seri Najib Razak. The prime minister was faced...
These elections were a historic occasion for Pakistan's democracy. For the first time ever, a civilian government had completed a full legislative period and relinquished power peacefully. Moreover,...
Post-election Analysis
Pakistan
May 27 2013
The May 11 elections were contradictory: the results were both predictable and unpredictable. Nawaz Sharif and his Muslim League (PML-N) had been projected to win - although only around 70 seats -...
On May 5th Malaysia held its thirteenth legislative elections since the country's independence. Simultaneously, twelve of the thirteen regional parliaments were renewed. These elections were...
Electoral processes in the Gulf: overview of the past 10 years

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Upcoming Elections

Upcoming - date set

  • Afghanistan - Legislative (Oct 15 2016)
    Observations: Postponed elections to Wolesi Jirga scheduled on 15th October, cancelled due to lack of electoral reform
  • Mali - Local (Nov 20 2016)
    Observations: Initially scheduled for April 26th 2015, the elections have been delayed sine die due to insecurity.
  • Palestine - Local (Dec 01 2016)
    Observations: A court ordered to postpone local elections initially due on September until December 2016
  • Somalia - Presidential (Feb 08 2017)