Recent News Headlines : Voting

MERKEL CHALLENGER SCHULZ REMAINS CONFIDENT OF UNSEATING CHANCELLOR IN SEPTEMBER POLL


Angela Merkel's main challenger in the country's upcoming general election said Sunday he remains confident he can unseat the chancellor despite her wide l... READ MORE

13th August, 2017 0

HAVE A LOOK AT THE ELECTORAL SYSTEM


The main presidential contenders are incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga... READ MORE

13th August, 2017 36

PRESIDENT UHURU KENYATTA IS DECLARED VICTOR OF KENYAN ELECTION


Since Tuesday's election, Mr. Odinga has claimed that election commission servers had been hacked to award Mr. Kenyatta a 10-point lead... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 764

UHURU KENYATTA DECLARED WINNER OF KENYA ELECTION


He extended an olive branch to main rival Raila Odinga and the opposition, stating, We are not enemies, we are all citizens of one republic... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 42

UHURU KENYATTA WINS KENYA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION


Kenya's incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared winner of the country's presidential election amid allegations of voting fraud by the opposition... READ MORE

11th August, 2017 5391

KENYA OPPOSITION SLAMS 'CHARADE' AS ELECTION RESULTS DUE


Foreign observers praised a peaceful, credible voting process, but the mood quickly turned sour when Odinga rejected the results after only a few hours of counting... READ MORE

11th August, 2017 0

GERMAN NURSERY WHERE CHILDREN MAKE THE DECISIONS


At the Dolli Einstein Haus in Pinneberg, however, parents hope that theiroffspring catch a different kind of habit a taste for democracy... READ MORE

11th August, 2017 1611

KENYAN ELECTION TENSIONS RISE AS OPPOSITION CLAIMS FRAUD


Raila Odinga, the opposition leader, accused election officials of handing a re-election victory to President Uhuru Kenyatta... READ MORE

10th August, 2017 139

IN KENYA'S KISUMU, PRAYERS FOR 'BABA' ODINGA'S PRESIDENCY


Odinga and Kenyatta's fathers were political opponents for many years... READ MORE

10th August, 2017 1175

KENYA ELECTION MONITORS URGE LOSING CANDIDATES TO ACCEPT POLL RESULTS


Provisional results released by Kenya's election commission have put the incumbent president, Uhuru Kenyatta, ahead by 54.2 percent of votes counted, to 44 percent for Odinga... READ MORE

10th August, 2017 255

AU AND COMMONWEALTH SAY POLL CREDIBLE


Foreign observers have expressed confidence in Kenya's electoral process, despite opposition leader Raila Odinga's claim of massive fraud... READ MORE

10th August, 2017 479

CLASHES IN NAIROBI SLUM AS KENYA ELECTION OBSERVERS URGE CALM


International observers have urged Kenyans to be patient as they await final election results following opposition allegations of vote-rigging, but clashes between police and protesters... READ MORE

10th August, 2017 0

KENYA ELECTION RETURNS WERE HACKED OPPOSITION LEADER SAYS


Given Kenya's history of postelection violence, Mr. Odinga's comments renewed fears of deadly unrest, although he asked supporters to remain calm... READ MORE

10th August, 2017 2253

KENYAN OPPOSITION LEADER CLAIMS HACKERS MANIPULATED PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION


Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga alleged fraud in the country's general election, saying hackers infiltrated the country's election commission and manipulated the results... READ MORE

9th August, 2017 98

KENYA OPPOSITION CRIES FOUL AS POLL RESULTS PUT KENYATTA AHEAD


Kenyatta, 55, is seeking re-election after a first term in which he oversaw a massive infrastructure drive and steady economic growth of more than five percent... READ MORE

9th August, 2017 0

KENYA POLLS CLOSE PEACEFULLY AS VOTE COUNTING BEGINS, INCUMBENT KENYATTA SEEN IN LEAD


I feel positive because we ran a positive campaign, Kenyatta, who seeks a second term, said after voting in his birthplace of Gatundu, north of Nairobi... READ MORE

9th August, 2017 0

KENYATTA LEADS IN FIERCELY CONTESTED KENYAN ELECTION


President Kenyatta is widely seen as the candidate of the Kikuyu people, the country's largest ethnic group... READ MORE

8th August, 2017 85

PRESIDENT KENYATTA TAKES EARLY LEAD AGAINST ODINGA


President Kenyatta leading Raila Odinga as almost two thirds of polling stations report results of hard-fought contest... READ MORE

8th August, 2017 1094

WHAT DID KENYATTA, ODINGA SAY AFTER CASTING THEIR BALLOTS?


Among the voters were the two main candidates incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta and veteran opponent Raila Odinga... READ MORE

8th August, 2017 10

KENYANS QUEUE FOR HOURS TO VOTE AMID FEARS OF POST-ELECTION VIOLENCE


The election pits the incumbent, Uhuru Kenyatta, in power since 2013, against the veteran opposition politician Raila Odinga... READ MORE

8th August, 2017 162

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT REVERSES POSITION TO SUPPORT OHIO PURGING INACTIVE VOTERS IN HIGH-PROFILE CASE


Civil rights groups last year challenged Ohio's process, arguing that such purges are prohibited under the National Voter Registration Act... READ MORE

8th August, 2017 9933

KENYA VOTES IN PRESIDENTIAL POLL AMID HIGH TENSION


Pre-election opinion polls put incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta, son of Kenya's founding president, neck and neck with his arch rival Raila Odinga... READ MORE

8th August, 2017 4

MAIN CONTENDERS KENYATTA, ODINGA VOTE AMID HITCHES


Incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta voted at the Mutomo Primary School in Gatundu while opposition leader Raila Odinga voted at the Kibera Primary School... READ MORE

8th August, 2017 52

KENYANS CHOOSE NEXT PRESIDENT IN FIERCELY-CONTESTED VOTE


President Kenyatta and challenger Odinga also faced off in the 2013 election... READ MORE

8th August, 2017 0

KENYANS VOTE FOR PRESIDENT AMID FEARS OF VIOLENCE


In 2013, Mr. Kenyatta won by a margin so tiny that Mr. Odinga asked the Supreme Court to invalidate the election, although his effort was unsuccessful... READ MORE

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KENYANS VOTE TO CHOOSE NEXT PRESIDENT AMID FEARS OF VIOLENCE


This is a positive feedback for us, polling official James Njaya said of the high turnout in Kibera, a poor area in Nairobi, the Kenyan capital... READ MORE

8th August, 2017 0

KENYANS CHOOSE NEXT PRESIDENT IN FIERCELY CONTESTED VOTE


President Kenyatta and challenger Odinga also faced off in the 2013 election... READ MORE

8th August, 2017 0

KENYA ELECTION 2017: PRESIDENT KENYATTA URGES PEACEFUL VOTE


Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has appealed for calm in a televised speech on the eve of the country's general election... READ MORE

8th August, 2017 3190

CALLS FOR PEACE ON EVE OF TENSE KENYA ELECTION


Elections in 2013 were largely peaceful, although Odinga did accuse Kenyatta's Jubilee Party of poll fraud after massive glitches with the electronic voting system... READ MORE

7th August, 2017 0

CALM BEFORE THE KENYAN ELECTION STORM


If Raila Odinga loses, some say there will be violence in opposition areas... READ MORE

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Trending News Headlines : Voting

SWEDISH RAIL FIRM APPROVES NAME FOLLOWING ONLINE POLL


The train will run between the Swedish capital Stockholm and Gothenburg, the country's second-biggest city... READ MORE

21st July, 2017 46617

FEDERAL CONTRACTOR BUSTED FOR LEAKING TOP-SECRET NSA DOCS ON RUSSIAN HACKING


In response to the report, VR Systems' chief operating officer Ben Martin told the Intercept Phishing and spear-phishing are not uncommon in our industry... READ MORE

12th June, 2017 14292

ANOTHER WAY BRITAIN'S VOTE MADE HISTORY


LONDON -- In April, British Prime Minister Theresa May called for a snap general election to be held on June 8... READ MORE

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RUSSIA 'HACKED' 21 US STATES IN ELECTION


Russian hackers targeted election systems in 21 US states during last year's campaign, said a US official... READ MORE

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MUSLIM-RUN CEMETERY REFERENDUM ATTRACTS ABOUT HALF THE ELIGIBLE VOTERS


In May, enough opponents to the project came forward to force a referendum on the zoning change... READ MORE

17th July, 2017 6178

EMMANUEL MACRON'S PARTY LEADS EXIT POLL FOR PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS


France has faced a series of elections over the past 10 months, from the party primaries on the right and left, to the two-round presidential vote... READ MORE

11th June, 2017 3805

SOUTH KOREA'S SPY AGENCY ADMITS TRYING TO RIG ELECTION


South Korea's spy agency has admitted it engaged in a far-reaching attempt to manipulate voters as it sought to help conservatives win parliamentary and presidential elections... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 3408

ELECTION OFFICIAL 'TORTURED AND MURDERED' BEFORE VOTE


Mysterious attack Msando's death follows a mysterious attack at the home of deputy president William Ruto on Saturday in Eldoret, northwest of Nairobi... READ MORE

31st July, 2017 2963

VENEZUELA PRESIDENT NICOLA?S MADUROVOTING UNDERWAY IN VENEZUELA AFTER MONTHS OF BLOODSHED


Voting underway in Venezuela after months of bloodshed... READ MORE

30th July, 2017 2846

B.C. LIBERAL TACTICS SET UP DIFFICULT DECISION FOR LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR


It's either the shortest duration between elections ever... READ MORE

29th June, 2017 2799

LE PEN LOSES LUSTER SIGNALING FAR RIGHTS RETREAT IN FRANCE AND MAYBE BEYOND


SOISSONS, France -- Just this spring, Marine Le Pen's presidential campaign drew vast crowds who enthusiastically embraced her National Front's stridently nationalist, anti-immigrant vision of France... READ MORE

16th June, 2017 2634

VENEZUELA POLL TURNOUT FIGURES 'MANIPULATED BY AT LEAST 1M VOTES'


Election company Smartmatic casts doubt on outcome of vote for constituent assembly to write a new constitution... READ MORE

2nd August, 2017 2384

US IMPOSES SANCTIONS ON VENEZUELAN LEADER NICOLAS MADURO


It has refused to recognise the election, and called for more protests later on Monday... READ MORE

31st July, 2017 2264

FRANCE ELECTION: VOTERS SET TO HAND PRESIDENT EMMANUEL MACRON A MAJORITY


President Emmanuel Macron's novice political party projected to win the most seats in Parliament... READ MORE

18th June, 2017 2232

AFTER FEARLESS GIRL, STATE STREET PUTS MEN-ONLY BOARDS ON NOTICE


It didn't vote against companies that said they would address the issue, said Rakhi Kumar, who leads environmental, social and governance investment strategy at State Street... READ MORE

27th July, 2017 1596

VENEZUELA ELECTION RESULTS 'MANIPULATED' BY AT LEAST 1 MILLION VOTES, POLLING COMPANY SAYS


The announcement added to widespread allegations of fraud in the election that handed sweeping controls to the government... READ MORE

2nd August, 2017 1416

MILLIONS VOTE IN NEPAL IN CRUCIAL LOCAL ELECTIONS


Voting was taking place in three of Nepal's seven provinces... READ MORE

28th June, 2017 1405

EMMANUEL MACRONS PARTY ON TRACK TO CLAIM MAJORITY IN FRANCES PARLIAMENT


Turnout this year was lower than in the past two legislative elections, 57 percent in 2012 and 60 percent in 2007... READ MORE

12th June, 2017 1393

LANDSLIDE MAJORITY IN SIGHT FOR MACRON AS FRANCE ELECTS PARLIAMENT


French President Emmanuel Macron's 14-month-old party appears set to win a huge majority in parliamentary elections Sunday... READ MORE

18th June, 2017 1308

MACRON'S CENTRIST PARTY WINS ABSOLUTE MAJORITY IN FRENCH LEGISLATIVE ELECTIONS


The conservatives are expected to win 126 seats, the former ruling Socialist Party 46 seats, the far-left 26 seats and the far-right eight seats in a new-look legislature... READ MORE

18th June, 2017 1103

MACRON'S CENTRIST PARTY WINS ABSOLUTE MAJORITY IN FRENCH LEGISLATIVE ELECTIONS


The conservatives are expected to win 126 seats, the former ruling Socialist Party 46 seats, the far-left 26 seats and the far-right eight seats in a new-look legislature... READ MORE

18th June, 2017 1103

MACRON'S CENTRIST PARTY WINS ABSOLUTE MAJORITY IN FRENCH LEGISLATIVE ELECTIONS


The conservatives are expected to win 126 seats, the former ruling Socialist Party 46 seats, the far-left 26 seats and the far-right eight seats in a new-look legislature... READ MORE

18th June, 2017 1103

A YEAR AFTER A DIVISIVE VOTE, DOUBTS ARE MOUNTING IN A TOWN THAT WENT OVERWHELMINGLY FOR BREXIT


Tilbury, an economically deprived dockside town on the outskirts of London, voted to leave the European Union with a majority of more than 70 percent... READ MORE

23rd June, 2017 1005

PUERTO RICO VOTES IN FAVOR OF US STATEHOOD AMID LOW TURNOUT


A government website for the non-binding referendum, Puerto Rico's fifth such plebiscite since 1967, showed 97 percent supported statehood... READ MORE

12th June, 2017 946

MADURO CLAIMS CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY ELECTION VICTORY


Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has claimed victory in an election to pick a controversial new constitution-writing body that prompted deadly violence and international condemnation... READ MORE

31st July, 2017 931

FRENCH PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS WHAT TO WATCH FOR


The National Assembly, France's lower house of Parliament, has 577 seats, each representing a district... READ MORE

18th June, 2017 812

DON JR.'S RUSSIA SCANDAL IS JUST FAKE NEWS


Russian oligarch thinks trump jr.'s emails are fake news... READ MORE

16th July, 2017 773

GERMANY TO ALLOW SAME-SEX MARRIAGE


Germany's parliament has voted by a wide margin to legalise same-sex marriage... READ MORE

30th June, 2017 737

MADURO HOLDS CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY VOTE, DEFIES PROTESTS


At an overnight protest in Villa del Rosario, a Colombian town on the Venezuelan border, hundreds of Venezuelans taking shelter there decried the election... READ MORE

30th July, 2017 683

KENYAN ELECTION OFFICIAL IS KILLED ON EVE OF VOTE


The 2013 elections were more peaceful, but hundreds of people died in clashes and voting machines experienced widespread malfunctions... READ MORE

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