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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 […]

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 […]

Presidential election goes to second round on 2nd April

Despite delays in getting a final result following last Sunday’s general election, it now looks clear that there will be a second round runoff for the post of president on […]

Alexander Van der Bellen is Austria’s new President

The pro-European Independent/Green candidate in the presidential election second round runoff held yesterday has won, beating off a right wing Eurosceptic candidate. Alexander Van der Bellen, standing as an Independent […]

Presidential Second Round Runoff today

Austria is to hold its second round runoff for a new president in a process which started on 24th April this year. The first second round runoff took place on […]

Moldovans elect pro-Russian President

Moldovans decided to choose a pro-Russian candidate in yesterday’s second round runoff of the presidential election. Igor Dodon of the pro-Russian and left-wing Party of Socialists of the Republic of […]

PM Borisov resigns as opposition backed candidate wins Presidential election

Prime Minister Boris Borisov of the centre-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB) has announced that he and his government will resign on the first working day of parliament. […]

Presidential election to go to second round runoff on 13th November

With just over 95% of the votes counted it is clear that the presidential election in Bulgaria will go to a second round on 13th November. Partial results show the […]

Dodon to face Sandu in second round runoff

Igor Dodon of the left-wing and pro-Russian Party of Socialists of the Republic of Moldova (PSRM) will face Maia Sandu of the centre-right and pro-European Action and Solidarity Party (PAS) […]

Social Democrats take a hit in first round voting

A second round of voting still has to take place in the Lithuanian general election for the 141 seat Seimas or parliament, but the ruling Social Democrats (LSDP) appears to […]

President withdraws from Presidential second round runoff

President Manuel Pinto da Costa of São Tomé and Príncipe has announced that he will not stand in the second round runoff of the presidential election due to take place […]

Presidential election goes to second round runoff

The result of the first round of the presidential election in São Tomé and Príncipe which took place on 17th July was announced yesterday. As no candidate exceeded 50% of […]

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski wins by narrow margin to become Peru’s new President

With 100% of the ballots finally counted from last Sunday’s presidential second round runoff, the results has been proclaimed. Peru’s electoral commission (ONPE) has announced that Pedro Pablo Kuczynski of […]

Presidential second round runoff today

The voters of Peru go to the polls for a second time today to elect a new president. Of the ten candidates who stood in the first round on 10th […]

Alexander Van der Bellen is the new Austrian President

Alexander Van der Bellen of the left-wing The Greens – The Green Alternative has won the second round runoff of the Austrian presidential election. The majority was a very small […]

Hofer v Van Der Bellen in Presidential second round today

There are 6,382,507 eligible voters entitled to vote in today’s presidential second round runoff. It remains to be seen ow many will vote after a presidential debate which was described […]

Moderates win the day in Iranian elections

So called moderates have won the general election second round which took place on Friday. The moderates took 38 of 69 seats up for election in the second round to […]

General election second round today

Up to 17 million Iranian voters in 69 seats across 21 provinces go to the polls for a second time today to complete the election of the 290 seat parliament […]

Keiko Fujimori and Pedro Pablo Kuczynski face off in Presidential second round

It seems pretty certain now that the presidential election second round runoff on 5th June will be between Keiko Fujimori and Pedro Pablo Kuczynski. Turnout at Sunday’s general election was […]

Mahamadou Issoufou re-elected President of Niger

Niger’s incumbent President Mahamadou Issoufou of the centre-left Nigerien Party for Democracy and Socialism (PNDS-TARRAYYA) has won the presidential election second round runoff in controversial circumstances. Ibrahim Boube, the head […]

Patrice Talon elected President of Benin

Emmanuel Tiando, President of the Autonomous National Electoral Commission (CENA), confirmed last night that Independent candidate Patrice Talon had won the second round runoff of the presidential election. Talon took […]

Patrice Talon takes on Lionel Zinsou in Presidential election second round

Benin is voting today in the second round runoff in its presidential election. Incumbent President Thomas Boni Yayi has served two full five-year terms and is not entitled to stand […]

Opposition candidate withdraws from second round of Presidential election

Opposition candidate Hama Amadou, who has been running his presidential campaign from prison and who was expected to face incumbent President Mahamadou Issoufou in the second round runoff on 20th […]

PM Lionel Zinsou faces Patrice Talon in Presidential runoff

Benin’s Independent National Electoral Commission (CENA) has announced that the presidential election will go to a second round runoff to be held on 20th March. Prime Minister Lionel Zinsou of […]

Niger Presidential election goes to second round runoff

Niger’s electoral commission announced yesterday that the presidential election will go to a second round after President Mahamadou Issoufou failed to win more than 50% of the vote in the […]