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|Jun 19 2023
In the realm of political science, electoral analysis constitutes a pivotal means to comprehend the dynamics of a nation’s political landscape. However, the examination of election results in Kuwait presents a distinct challenge due to the scarcity of accessible official data, a situation that differs markedly from conventional practices. A further challenge in evaluating Kuwait’s election results lies in the absence of formal political parties, and the difficulty to attribute a potential legislative performance to the winning candidates.
|Jun 25 2021
With the final results already published, and after all the controversies about the disqualification of ma
|Dec 01 2020
On November 11, 2020, the President of the Constitutional Council of Algeria, Kamal Feniche, solemnly proclaimed the results of the Constitutional Referendum held on November 1, 2020. According to this same proclamation, the constitutional revision text would have been approved upon obtaining 66.8% of the votes with a record minimum participation of 23.84%.
|Mar 15 2020
On February 21st, 2020, 57,918,000 Iranians were called to vote in the first round of the 11th Legislative Elections since the establishment of the Iranian Islamic Republic in 1979. Among the voters, 2,931,000 were first-time voters, as they were over the minimum age of 18 established by the electoral law. The posts in dispute were the 290 seats of the Islamic Consultative Assembly (Majlis), which represents the 31 Iranian provinces, divided among 208 electoral districts (174 single and 34 multiple).
|Apr 14 2019
Despite corruption charges, Netanyahu won elections for the fourth time and he will likely form a very similar government, although with slightly less support in the Knesset.
|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 won and lost in these double elections, which also included the election of the 88 cleric members of the Assembly of Experts, a collegiate body which has the important attribution of choosing, confirming annually, and even relieve the Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
|Jun 22 2013
Successive presidential elections with surprising and unexpected results (1997, 2005 and 2009) have now made clear to academics, journalists and governments that it is impossible to predict Iranian election results. None of the analysis prior to the June 14 elections took into account the possibility that the hojatoleslam and doctor1, Hassan Feridon - better known as Rouhani - would win outright in the first round.
|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 - which might have forced them into a coalition government. Imran Khan's party, the Justice Movement (Pakistan Tehrik-e Insaaf, PTI) had been bandied about as a viable coalition partner, given that both parties place themselves on the conservative right.
|May 23 2013
On May 5th Malaysia held its thirteenth legislative elections since the country's independence. Simultaneously, twelve of the thirteen regional parliaments were renewed.
|Jan 26 2013
Two very different elections took place in Jordan on Wednesday.