Recent News Headlines : Voting

CATALONIA DECLARES WIN FOR 'YES' SIDE WITH 90PC BACKING INDEPENDENCE IN VOTE MARRED BY VIOLENCE


People react as they gather at Plaza Catalunya after voting ended for the banned independence referendum, in Barcelona, Spain... READ MORE

2nd October, 2017 20

KENYAN POLICE FIRE TEAR GAS AT OPPOSITION PROTESTERS


The nationwide demonstrations were called by Raila Odinga, the opposition leader, on Thursday... READ MORE

2nd October, 2017 29

SPAIN UNDER PRESSURE AFTER POLICE VIOLENCE IN CATALAN VOTE


Puigdemont said close to 900 people had received medical attention, althought Catalan authorities confirmed a total of 92 injured... READ MORE

2nd October, 2017 0

CATALONIA AND SPAIN MAP OUT THEIR NEXT MOVES AFTER CHAOTIC VOTE FOR INDEPENDENCE


According to the Catalan government, which announced the results early Monday, 90 percent of the ballots cast were for independence -- with 2,020,144 voting yes and 176,566 no... READ MORE

2nd October, 2017 123

ELDERLY WOMAN DRAGGED AWAY BY RIOT POLICE AMID CATALONIAN REFERENDUM VIOLENCE A


An elderly woman protesting outside a polling station was dragged away by Spanish police amid violent scenes during the Catalonian referendum... READ MORE

2nd October, 2017 843

MASSIVE MAJORITY VOTES FOR CATALAN INDEPENDENCE


Catalonia independence referendum riot police clash with voters... READ MORE

2nd October, 2017 18675

'YES' SIDE WINS CATALONIA INDEPENDENCE VOTE MARRED BY CHAOS


At the Pau Claris School in Barcelona, amateur footage filmed by one voter showed police roughing up unarmed people standing in their way... READ MORE

2nd October, 2017 49

CATALAN LEADER OPENS DOOR TO SECESSION FROM SPAIN AFTER VOTE


People react as they gather at Plaza Catalunya after voting ended for the banned independence referendum, in Barcelona, Spain October 1, 2017... READ MORE

2nd October, 2017 2661

CATALONIA: SHOCKING VIDEOS CAPTURE POLICE VIOLENCE AGAINST VOTERS AS HUNDREDS INJURED IN CRACKDOWN


More than 840 people have been injured in the Spanish police crackdown, Barcelona's mayor has said... READ MORE

2nd October, 2017 2913

SPANISH FM SAYS POLICE ACTIONS IN CATALONIA 'PROPORTIONATE,' NUMBER OF INJURED RISES TO 840+


Spanish FM says police actions in Catalonia 'proportionate,' number of injured rises to 840... READ MORE

2nd October, 2017 2428

VIOLENCE ERUPTS AS CATALANS VOTE ON SPLIT FROM SPAIN


In Catalonia's pro-independence heartland north of Barcelona, the Catalan force made little attempt to remove people from polling stations... READ MORE

2nd October, 2017 45

ANGER AND VIOLENCE IN BARCELONA AS CATALAN INDEPENDENCE VOTE GOES AHEAD


Spain's Interior Ministry said 11 agents of the police and Guardia Civil had been injured in clashes at polling stations... READ MORE

2nd October, 2017 542

CATALANS LINE UP BEFORE DAWN AT POLLING STATIONS DESPITE SPANISH GOVERNMENT'S EFFORTS TO SHUT DOWN INDEPENDENCE REFERENDUM


Spanish authorities have sent thousands of its own police to the region, as local Catalan officers refuse to use force on voters... READ MORE

2nd October, 2017 1039

SPANISH POLICE STORM POLLING STATION AS CATALONIANS VOTE IN BANNED REFERENDUM


Police burst into the polling station in a town in Girona province minutes before Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont was due to vote there... READ MORE

1st October, 2017 84

'WE HAVE TO BE HERE': CATALANS SCUFFLE WITH POLICE DURING BANNED INDEPENDENCE VOTE IN SPAIN


They burst into a polling station, in a town in Girona province, minutes before Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont was due to vote there... READ MORE

1st October, 2017 959

SPAIN CATALONIA REFERENDUM: POLICE SMASH INTO VOTING CENTER


Spain riot police smash way into Catalan voting center... READ MORE

1st October, 2017 693

SPANISH RIOT POLICE SMASH THEIR WAY INTO CATALAN VOTING CENTER


Spanish riot police on Sunday smashed their way into the polling station where Catalonia's regional leader was due to vote in the disputed independence ref... READ MORE

1st October, 2017 8

CATALAN VOTE BEGINS AMID POLICE CRACKDOWN


But Spanish unionists argue Catalonia already enjoys broad autonomy within Spain, along with other regions like the Basque Country and Galicia... READ MORE

1st October, 2017 7473

CATALANS DEFIANT AS SPAIN 'ANNULS' REFERENDUM


Spanish authorities have sent thousands of its own police to the region, as the local Catalan force refuse to use force on voters... READ MORE

1st October, 2017 6

SPAIN HAS CATALONIA INDEPENDENCE VOTE TECHNOLOGY DISMANTLED


Earlier, Spain's foreign minister said the Catalan regional government's plan to hold an independence referendum was a mockery of democracy... READ MORE

1st October, 2017 2

'LEAVE SCHOOLS BEFORE DAWN' - SPANISH POLICE ISSUE ULTIMATUM TO POLLING STATION OCCUPIERS...


In Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, thousands more took to the streets to urge their prosperous region to stay inside Spain... READ MORE

30th September, 2017 0

THREATENED BY MADRID REFERENDUM IS GAME OF CAT AND MOUSE


BARCELONA -- Catalonia's independence referendum is no longer about whether Catalans want statehood but whether they will be able to vote on Sunday at all... READ MORE

30th September, 2017 938

AMERICANS BLAME FACEBOOK FOR FAKE NEWS, NEW POLL FINDS


The poll found that 37 percent of voters had a favorable view of Facebook, compared with 36 percent who didn't... READ MORE

29th September, 2017 1648

AMERICANS BLAME FACEBOOK FOR FAKE NEWS, NEW POLL FINDS


The poll found that 37 percent of voters had a favorable view of Facebook, compared with 36 percent who didn't... READ MORE

29th September, 2017 27

TRUMP-BACKED CANDIDATE LOSES TO FIREBRAND JURIST ROY MOORE IN GOP PRIMARY RUNOFF IN ALABAMA


Firebrand jurist Roy Moore won the Alabama Republican primary runoff for U.S. Senate on Tuesday, defeating an appointed incumbent backed by President Donal... READ MORE

27th September, 2017 0

'A LOT OF PEOPLE FEEL LEFT BEHIND'


'A lot of people feel left behind' voters on the far-right surge in Germany... READ MORE

25th September, 2017 132

BERLIN VOTES TO KEEP COLD WAR AIRPORT IN FALLOUT OVER DELAYS


Tegel was originally built to handle 2.7 million passengers a year when Berlin was an island in a sea of communism... READ MORE

25th September, 2017 59

MERKEL FINISHES FIRST WITH 33PC SUPPORT


German Chancellor and leader of the Christian Democratic Union CDU Angela Merkel votes in the general election Bundestagswahl in Berlin, Germany, September 24, 2017... READ MORE

25th September, 2017 7

'STITCH-UP' CLAIM AS BREXIT KEPT OFF LABOUR CONFERENCE AGENDA


Paul Waugh Labour conference will debate Brexit on Monday but without a vote on any controversial motions... READ MORE

24th September, 2017 1164

MERKEL EXPECTED TO WIN GERMAN ELECTION IN WHICH VOTERS ARE TORN BETWEEN STABILITY, CHANGE


As in Berlin, voters in Germany's financial hub expressed mixed feelings about Merkel's seemingly inevitable victory... READ MORE

24th September, 2017 0

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

KENYA SUPREME COURT ANNULS RESULT OF PRESIDENTIAL POLLS


Kenya's Supreme Court has nullified the result of the August 8 presidential election won by President Uhuru Kenyatta... READ MORE

1st September, 2017 15733

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

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

GERMANS VOTE ON WHETHER TO GIVE MERKEL A 4TH TERM


Although polls predict Angela Merkel will remain chancellor, a far-right party is expected to enter Parliament for the first time in decades... READ MORE

24th September, 2017 5737

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 5445

21 STATES' ELECTION SYSTEM TARGETED, WISCONSIN OFFICIAL SAYS


The U.S. Department of Homeland Security notified states of the attempted breaches on Friday, said Michael Haas, director of the Wisconsin Elections Commission... READ MORE

24th September, 2017 4764

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

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

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

CALM BEFORE THE KENYAN ELECTION STORM


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

7th August, 2017 2781

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

WHY TRUMP'S SUPPORTERS WILL NEVER ABANDON HIM


There's been some speculation recently that Donald Trump's luck is finally running out and his support among Republicans is about to collapse... READ MORE

24th August, 2017 2366

GERMANS START TO VOTE FOR NEXT PARLIAMENT


Polling institutions will interview voters anonymously at the exit of selected polling stations, and will publish the initial results exactly after the election ends... READ MORE

24th September, 2017 2295

KENYANS ON SOCIAL MEDIA REACT TO RULING ANNULLING POLLS


Many social media users describe the Supreme Court's judgment as a victory for Kenyan democracy... READ MORE

1st September, 2017 2280

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

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

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 2171

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

8th August, 2017 2024

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

KENYA POLICE ORDERED TO INVESTIGATE ELECTION OFFICIALS


A fresh presidential election between Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga is due on October 26... READ MORE

24th September, 2017 1260

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

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

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

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