Bruno Tshibala is new controversial PM

President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Joseph Kabila has appointed Bruno Tshibala as his new Prime Minister. Former Prime Minister Samy Badibanga resigned on 6th April. Tshibala was […]

Opposition win majority of seats in General Election

President Adama Barrow’s former party, the United Democratic Party (UDP), took the majority of seats in last Thursday’s general election. Barrow had resigned from the UDP to stand as an […]

Gambia elects a new National Assembly

Gambians go to the polls today to elect a new National Assembly just over five months after they elected Adama Barrow as their new President after 23 years of rule […]

Ruling party consolidates hold of parliament

The ruling right-wing Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) has consolidated its hold on the country’s 101 seat National Assembly by taking 55 seats and 49.17% of the vote in last […]

Parliament to be dissolved on 11th April

Prime Minister Perry Christie of the Bahamas has announced that parliament will be dissolved on 11th April. No date for the general election has been announced but it is expected […]

Lenín Moreno elected President of Ecuador

President Rafael Correa’s candidate Lenín Moreno has been declared the winner in last Sunday’s presidential election second round runoff. Lenín Moreno of the left-wing PAIS Alliance took 51.15% of the […]

Vučić on course to win Presidential Election in first round

Serbia’s Electoral Commission has announced preliminary results for yesterday’s presidential election which would appear to show a clear victory for Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić in the first round. With 56.56% […]

Second round runoff today to decide the new President for Ecuador

Ecuador returns to the polls today in a second round runoff in the presidential election. Lenín Moreno of the ruling left-wing PAIS Alliance is facing Guillermo Lasso of the centre-right […]

Aleksandar Vučić on course to be elected President today

Serbia goes to the polls today to vote in their presidential election. The result is almost certainly to be decided in a first round with current Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić […]

Armenia holds a General Election today

Armenians will be voting in a general election today for the first time since a constitutional referendum in 2015 which made the country a parliamentary republic, turning its back on […]

GERB emerge on top but with few options

Boyko Borisov and his centre-right GERB party have emerged as the winner of Sunday’s snap general election but in a parliament that leaves few palatable choices for coalition formation. Citizens […]

Saarland win for Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a decisive victory yesterday in the Saarland state election. Up for grabs were the 51 seats of the Landtag of the […]

Close result expected in general election today

A general election is being held today a year early after Prime Minister Boyko Borisov resigned following the failure of his GERB party’s presidential candidate, Tsetska Tsacheva, to win the […]

Francisco Guterres elected President of East Timor

Francisco Guterres of the left-wing Revolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor (FRETILIN) has won the presidential election in the first round in East Timor. Guterres, who was beaten by […]

King appoints new PM

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI has asked former foreign minister Saad Eddine El Othmani from the Justice and Development Party (PJD) to try and form a government. The move comes after […]

East Timor votes for a new President

The 743,214 voters of East Timor (Timor-Leste) have gone to the polls today to elect a new president. They are voting across 941 polling stations between 7 a.m. and 3 […]

General election date confirmed for 7th March 2018

The Minister of Political and Public Affairs for Sierra Leone tabled two statutory instruments in parliament this week that will set the date for presidential, parliamentary and local elections as […]

VVD hold on whilst PVV fail to break through

Official results won’t be announced until next Tuesday but it is clear that 13 parties won representation in the Dutch House of Representatives or Tweede Kamer (the lower house) in […]

King sacks PM as post-election stalemate continues

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has decided to dismiss Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane. The decision was taken after the prime minister had failed, after five months, to form a new […]

Netherlands goes to the polls

Around 12.9 million registered voters are entitled to go to the polls today to elect the 150 members of the House of Representatives or Tweede Kamer (the lower house). There […]

President elected for a second term

Hungary’s parliament re-elected János Áder to serve a second term as president of the country yesterday. Áder received 131 votes to 39 votes for the Independent candidate László Majtényi in […]

PM sacks four ministers

Prime Minister Edi Rama has dismissed four of his ministers but has made clear that they have left to help with the preparations for the general election which has been […]

State Election Results

A series of state elections have been held over the past month with counting taking place in the past week. The results were published this weekend and were as follows: […]

Eastern Parliament pulls out of peace talks

The political impasse continues in Libya with the House of Representatives based in the east of the country deciding yesterday to pull out of the United Nations brokered Libyan Dialogue […]

Parliament dissolved

Following the vote of no confidence against Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili last week King Letsie III of Lesotho has dissolved parliament. A general election must now be called within three […]