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Elections For The Year 2021

African Elections

  • Ugandan general election — 14 January
  • Somali presidential election — 8 February
  • Central African general election — 14 February (second round)
  • Nigerien general election — 21 February (second round)
  • Ivorian parliamentary election — 6 March
  • Republic of the Congo presidential election — 21 March
  • Djiboutian presidential election — 9 April
  • Beninese presidential election — 11 April
  • Chadian presidential election — 11 April
  • Cape Verdean parliamentary election — 18 April
  • Somaliland parliamentary election — May
  • Ethiopian general election — 5 June
  • São Toméan presidential election — July
  • Zambia — 12 August
    • Zambian general election
    • Zambian presidential election
  • Cape Verdean presidential election — 17 October
  • Chadian parliamentary election — 23 October
  • Gambian presidential election — 4 December
  • Libya — 24 December
    • Libyan presidential election
    • Libyan parliamentary elections
  • Somali parliamentary election
  • Algerian legislative election
  • Moroccan general election

Asian Elections

  • Kazakh legislative election — 10 January
  • Kyrgyztan
    • Kyrgyz presidential election — 10 January
    • Kyrgyz parliamentary election — June
  • Laotian parliamentary election — 21 February
  • Vietnamese legislative election — 23 May
  • Mongolian presidential election — 9 June
  • Hong Kong legislative election — 5 September
  • Uzbek presidential election — October
  • Japanese general election — 22 October
  • Central Tibetan Administration general election

European Elections

  • Portuguese presidential election — 24 January
  • Liechtenstein general election — 7 February
  • Catalan regional election — 14 February
  • Kosovan parliamentary election — 14 February
  • Swiss referendums — 7 March
  • Germany
    • Baden-Württemberg state election — 14 March
    • Rhineland-Palatinate state election — 14 March
    • Hessian local elections — 14 March
    • Saxony-Anhalt state election — 6 June
    • Mecklenburg-Vorpommern state election — 26 September
    • Thuringia state election — 26 September
    • Berlin state election — 26 September
    • German federal election — 26 September
  • Dutch general election — 17 March
  • Bulgarian parliamentary election — 4 April
  • Albanian parliamentary election — 25 April
  • United Kingdom local elections — 6 May
    • London Assembly election — 6 May
    • Senedd Cymru election — 6 May
    • Scottish Parliament election — 6 May
  • Cypriot legislative election — 23 May
  • Norwegian parliamentary election — 13 September
  • Russian legislative election — 19 September
  • Icelandic parliamentary election — 25 September
  • Czech legislative election — 8–9 October
  • Bulgarian presidential election — October or November
  • Moldovan parliamentary election Unknown
  • Kosovan presidential election Unknown

North American Elections

  • Canada
    • Newfoundland and Labrador general election — 12 March
    • Nunavut general election — 25 October 2021
    • Yukon general election — 18 November 2021
  • Greenland general election — 6 April
  • Mexico — 6 July
    • Mexican legislative election
    • Mexican gubernatorial elections
    • Mexican local elections
  • United States Elections
    • United States Senate election in Georgia –5 January (second round)
    • United States House of Representatives elections
      • Louisiana’s 2nd congressional district special election — 20 March (first round)
      • Louisiana’s 5th congressional district special election — 20 March (first round)
      • Louisiana’s 2nd congressional district special election — 24 April (second round, if necessary)
      • Louisiana’s 5th congressional district special election — 24 April (second round, if necessary)
      • Texas’s 6th congressional district special election — 1 May (first round)
      • Texas’s 6th congressional district special election — No earlier than 24 May (second round, if necessary)
      • Ohio’s 11th congressional district special election — No earlier than 3 August
      • New Mexico’s 1st congressional district special election
    • United States gubernatorial elections — 2 November
      • New Jersey gubernatorial election
      • Virginia gubernatorial election

The Carribean and Central America

  • Tobago House of Assembly election — 25 January
  • Salvadoran legislative election — 28 February
  • Belizean local elections — 4 March
  • Curaçao general election — 19 March
  • Haiti
    • Haitian constitutional referendum — 25 April
    • Haitian presidential election — 25 April (first round)
    • Haitian parliamentary election — 25 April (first round)
    • Haitian presidential election — 21 November (second round, if necessary)
    • Haitian parliamentary election — 21 November (second round, if necessary)
    • Haitian local elections — 21 November
  • Caymanian general election — 26 May
  • Saint Lucian general election — June
  • Coahuila elections
  • Aruban general election — September
  • Nicaraguan general election — 7 November
  • Honduran general election — 28 November

South American Elections

  • Ecuadorian general election — 7 February
  • Bolivian municipal and regional elections — 7 March
  • Peruvian general election — 11 April
  • Argentina — 24 October 2021
    • Argentine legislative election
    • Argentine provincial elections
  • Chilean general election — 21 November
  • Falkland Islands general election — November

Middle East Elections

  • Israel
    • Israeli legislative election — 23 March
    • Israeli presidential election — Summer
  • Palestine
    • Palestinian legislative election — 22 May
    • Palestinian presidential election — 31 July
    • Palestinian National Council election — 31 August
  • Iranian presidential election — 18 June
  • Syrian presidential election

Oceania Elections

  • Micronesian parliamentary election — 2 March
  • Australia
    • Western Australian state election — 13 March
  • Samoan general election — 9 April
  • Tongan general election — November

Trump Raises $165 Million With Party in July, Outpacing Biden

NYTimes | Aug. 6, 2020

President Trump raised $165 million in July for his campaign and shared committees with the Republican National Committee, outpacing Joseph R. Biden Jr., who raised $140 million last month as a record-setting pace of money continues to flood into the presidential campaign.

Mr. Biden had out-raised Mr. Trump in the two previous months, the first time that the presumptive Democratic nominee had out-raised the Republican incumbent. Mr. Biden had raised $141 million in his shared accounts with Democratic National Committee in June, compared to $131 million for Mr. Trump with the R.N.C.

US President Donald Trump

The sums for both parties are far higher than four years ago, when Hillary Clinton raised $89 million with the party in July and Mr. Trump collected $80 million.

Mr. Trump released his July figure in a statement on Wednesday evening. Mr. Biden’s campaign announced his fund-raising haul also that evening.

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Peru opposition suffers crushing blow in legislative elections

Text by:NEWS WIRES | January 27, 2020

Political campaign posters in Lima, Peru, on January 25, 2020, a day before Peruvians head to the polls to choose a new Congress.
Political campaign posters in Lima, Peru, on January 25, 2020, a day before Peruvians head to the polls to choose a new Congress. © Sebastian Castaneda, Reuters

Peru’s Keiko Fujimori-led opposition suffered a crushing blow at legislative elections on Sunday, losing dozens of seats in the Congress it had dominated since 2016, according to early results.ADVERTISING

According to a rapid count by the Ipsos research firm, Fujimori’s Popular Force party’s share of the vote has dropped from 36.3 percent in 2016 to just 6.9 percent.

Having dominated Congress with 73 of the 130 seats, it is now set to be only the sixth largest party with less than 20 seats, according to projections.

“It’s the collapse of Fujimorism, it’s a very deep fall, a very hard blow,” analyst Luis Benavente, director of the Vox Populi consultancy, told AFP.

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Elections Around the World for the Year 2020

African Elections

  • Comorian parliamentary election — 19 January
  • Cameroon National Assembly, Senate & local — 9 February
  • Guinea
    • National Assembly — 16 February
    • Presidential election
  • Togolese presidential election — 22 February
  • Sudanese general election — February
  • Burundi
    • Presidential election — 20 May
    • Parliamentary election — 7 June
  • Ethiopian general election — May
  • Ivorian presidential election — 31 October
  • Burkina Faso general election — November
  • Egyptian parliamentary election — November
  • Ghanaian general election — 7 December
  • Central African presidential election — 27 December
  • Seychellois presidential election — December
  • Somali parliamentary election — December

Asian Elections

  • Taiwan general election — 11 January
  • Elections in India
  • South Korean legislative election — 15 April
  • Hong Kong legislative election — September
  • Indonesian local elections — 23 September
  • Sri Lankan parliamentary election — before 1 December
  • Jordanian parliamentary election
  • Kirghiz parliamentary election
  • Mongolian parliamentary election
  • Myanmar parliamentary election
  • Singaporean parliamentary election
  • Tajikistani presidential election
  • Tajikistani parliamentary election

European Elections

  • Azerbaijani parliamentary election, 9 February
  • Slovak parliamentary election, 29 February
  • North Macedonian parliamentary election, 12 April
  • Serbian parliamentary election 26 April
  • United Kingdom local elections 7 May
  • Belarusian presidential election 30 August
  • Croatian parliamentary election
  • France:
    • French municipal elections
    • French Senate elections
  • Georgian parliamentary election
  • Greek presidential elections
  • Icelandic presidential election
  • Lithuanian parliamentary election
  • Moldovan presidential election
  • Montenegrin parliamentary election
  • Polish presidential election
  • Romanian parliamentary election
  • Spain:
    • Basque regional election
    • Galician regional election
  • Portugal:
    • Azorean regional election

North American Elections

  • Sint Maarten general election — 9 January
  • Dominican Republic general election — 17 May
  • Mexican local elections — June
  • Trinidad and Tobago general election — September
  • Belizean parliamentary election — 1 November
  • United States elections
    • Democratic Party presidential primaries
    • Republican Party presidential primaries
    • United States gubernatorial elections — 3 November
    • United States House of Representatives elections — 3 November
    • United States presidential election — 3 November
    • United States Senate elections — 3 November
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis parliamentary election
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines parliamentary election
  • Canada
    • Saskatchewan general election

South American Elections

Peruvian parliamentary election — 26 January
Bolivian presidential election
Brazilian municipal elections
Falkland Islands electoral system referendum — 26 March
Guyanese general election — 2 March
Surinamese general election — May
Venezuelan parliamentary election

Middle East Elections

  • Iranian legislative election — 21 February
  • Israeli legislative election — 2 March
  • Jordanian parliamentary election
  • Kuwaiti general election
  • Syrian parliamentary election

Oceania Elections

  • Chuukese independence referendum — 5 March
  • Australia
    • Queensland Local Government elections — 28 March
    • Tasmanian Legislative Council elections — 2 May
    • Northern Territory general election — 22 August
    • Australian Capital Territory general election — 17 October
    • Queensland state election — 31 October
  • New Caledonian independence referendum — 6 September
  • Kiribati presidential election
  • Niuean parliamentary election
  • New Zealand general election
  • New Zealand cannabis referendum
  • New Zealand euthanasia referendum
  • Palauan general election
  • Vanuatuan parliamentary election

Russia’s ruling party loses a third of seats in Moscow election after protests

By Naira Davlashyan  translated by Alice Tidey | EuroNews.Com

Russia’s ruling party has seen its majority decrease dramatically in Moscow’s city legislature after a summer of protests.

Candidates from United Russia, which supports President Vladimir Putin, were on course to claim 26 seats of the City Duma’s 45 seats, according to RIA news agency, citing nearly-complete election data.

This is down 16 from the 40 the party previously held, while the Communist Party was reportedly going to win 13 seats, the centre-left A Just Russia three seats and liberal party Yabloko three seats, coming back from its leader, Sergei Mitrokhin, initially being banned from standing.

It suggested a tactical voting strategy pushed by Putin’s opponents may have worked — prominent opposition politician Alexei Navalny advised his supporters to vote tactically across Russia for the candidate with the best chance of defeating United Russia.

Several regional and local elections took place across Russia on Sunday following two months of intense protest in the capital to denounce the authorities’ decision to ban opposition and independent candidates from running.

Most of the attention has been focused on Moscow, where rallies calling for free and fair election were organised every weekend throughout July and August, gathering tens of thousands in the biggest social unrest movement to rock the country in years.

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Russia’s ruling party hit badly in Moscow election


Russia’s ruling United Russia party has suffered major losses in Sunday’s election to the Moscow city parliament, nearly complete results show.

The party lost nearly a third of the seats in the 45-member parliament, but remains on course to retain its majority with about 26 seats.

With most opposition candidates disqualified, the Communists, independents and others gained seats.

The exclusion of the opposition candidates triggered mass protests.

Thousands of people have been detained, and riot police have been accused of a brutal crackdown on demonstrators.

What’s the latest from Moscow?

With nearly all the results in, United Russia is predicted to get 26 seats in the city parliament (Mosgorduma).

The party’s brand has become so toxic lately that all its members ran as independents, the BBC’s Sarah Rainsford in Moscow reports.

Media captionPolice marched away detainees on the 27 July protest

In a major upset, the party’s leader in the Russian capital, Andrei Metelsky, was not re-elected.

The Communist Party is expected to get 13 seats, while the liberal Yabloko party and left-leaning Just Russia will each have three seats.

Opposition leader Alexei Navalny promoted a strategy of “smart voting” after his own allies were all barred from running in this election.

Mr Navalny’s team exposed what they called “undercover” United Russia candidates, and campaigned for those best placed to defeat them. He described the result as “fantastic”.

State media are mostly presenting the results in Moscow as a win for the governing party in any case, our correspondent says.

But the Kremlin will certainly be studying the real picture, and what it says about the public mood in the Russian capital, she adds.

Turnout in Sunday’s election was about 22%.

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Denmark election: left tops poll as unionists win in Faroe Islands, pro-independence parties retain both seats in Greeland

Nationalia | June 6, 2019
Mette Frederiksen.
Mette Frederiksen. Author: Socialdemokratiet

Left-wing parties obtained 91 of the 178 seats of the Danish Parliament in the 5 June election and predictably the leader of the Social Democratic Party, Mette Frederiksen, will seek to form a government.

Until now, the country had a government led by centre-right liberals with the support of radical right populist Danish People’s Party, which saw its seats more than halved and led to the defeat of the conservative bloc, which just retained 75 seats.

The social democrats seek to form a one-party government, but they will need external support from another two left-wing parties that made significant progress: the Social Liberal Party (social-liberalism) and the Socialist Popular Party (eco-socialism). Friction between the three parties could arise due to the fact that the social democrats maintain a tougher stance on migration and asylum issues than the other two.

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India election 2019: Voting begins in world’s largest election

April 11, 2019 | BBC.Com

Indians have begun voting in the first phase of a general election that is being seen as a referendum on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Tens of millions of Indians across 20 states and union territories will cast their votes in 91 constituencies.

The seven-phase vote to elect a new lower house of parliament will continue until 19 May. Counting day is 23 May.

With 900 million eligible voters across the country, this is the largest election ever seen.

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Slovakia elects first female president

Agence France-Presse in Bratislava

Vocal government critic and anti-corruption activist Zuzana Čaputová was set to become Slovakia’s first female president after near complete results showed her winning Saturday’s runoff election.

The environmental lawyer got 58.01% of the ballot after results from more than 90% of polling stations were counted, while the EU energy commissioner Maroš Šefčovič garnered 41.98, the Slovak statistics office said.

“No need to worry, all will be fine,” Čaputová had said on Facebook after the first results began rolling in.

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Hugpong member also on Duterte’s narcolist

/ 05:34 AM March 18, 2019

DAVAO CITY—President Duterte’s narcolist did not only include 10 members of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan but also some members of Mayor Sara Duterte’s Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HnP).


Among those who expressed surprise to be included in the list was Mayor Leonida Angcap of Midsalip town in Zamboanga del Sur, a member of the HnP under Zamboanga del Sur 1st District Rep. Divina Grace Yu.

But Mayor Duterte said in a statement on Saturday that she would not look at the President’s narcolist as basis for her endorsement of a candidate.

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