Election

Myanmar election commission finds fraud everywhere

Junta-picked body claims 11 million cases found, with cheating in every single constituency published : 10 Jul 2021 at 21:28 Protesters shout slogans and make the three-finger salute as they take part in a demonstration against the military in Mandalay on Saturday. (Stringer via AFP) The election commission appointed by Myanmar’s military junta says it…

Algeria: Election Gets Low Turnout Amid Opposition Boycott

Algeria held its first parliamentary election since a 2019 uprising. But the women-led Hirak movement boycotted the vote, citing repression and “old guard” networks. Algeria’s election authority head Mohamed Chorfi said late on Saturday that the turnout in the country’s parliamentary elections had reached 30.2%. The vote, earlier in the day, was the first legislative…

Chad: Coronation, Not an Election in Chad

After 30 years in power, Chad’s brutal ruler Idris Déby Itno is just coming into his own.  With elections on April 11 in his oil rich, yet crushingly impoverished country, he is offering a masterclass in how to not just win an election but crush an opposition, dispirit a population, and seduce foreign backers so…

Georgia Election Officials To Investigate Trump Calls

Published 9 hours ago On Monday (February 8), the Georgia Secretary of State’s office formally launched an investigation into former President Donald Trump’s phone calls to state election officials in which he sought help to overturn the key state’s presidential election results. The investigation follows a series of formal complaints filed by a law professor…