Elections & Election Results
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party won a landslide victory in India’s most important battleground state, in a personal triumph that will strengthen his claim to a second term as national leader.
“The values Netherlands stands for many, many decades, centuries actually, its freedom, its tolerance, its empathy… they are destroying it,” Jesse Klaver.
If Aam Admi Party (AAP) manages to snare Punjab — as anecdotal evidences and poll projections seem to suggest—there will be two likely, immediate outcomes.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti clinched re-election on Tuesday in a landslide victory that handed him a second four-year term in charge of America’s second-largest city.
Indians headed to the polls on Wednesday, the biggest mid-term verdict on Prime Minister Narendra Modi since he stormed to power three years ago.
Fillon, at one point the favourite, has sunk to third place in opinion polls as he faces an investigation into allegations he paid his wife Penelope hundreds of thousands of euros of public funds for doing very little work as his parliamentary assistant
“Arlene Foster’s position is a matter for herself. Our position is on the record and very clear,” Sinn Fein’s leader Michelle O’Neill told reporters.
“I confirm once and for all that I will not be candidate to the presidency of the Republic,” former French prime minister Alain Juppe said.
“Everything has changed and we enter into a new political landscape from Monday,” Mairtin O’Muilleoir of Sinn Fein told national Irish broadcaster RTE.
Edi Rama has said the Democrats are calling for free elections to hide their real intention of defending corrupt justice officials
“Let us now move forward with hope, hope that civility can return to our politics,” outgoing first minister Arlene Foster of the DUP told supporters.
Sinn Fein is unlikely to become the largest party but a significant cut in the 10-seat advantage the DUP secured in elections a year ago would have far-reaching implications.
Candidate for Kalamunda, Ray Gould, told the ABC he was “giving it away” because the party had been dishonest with its candidates over its preference deal with the Liberals.
Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives secured a landmark victory in a parliamentary by-election, strengthening her hand ahead of Brexit negotiations as her rivals suffered damaging setbacks.
Conservatives captured the northwestern seat of Copeland that Labour have held since 1935, the first by-election gain for a governing party for 35 years and a result that piles pressure on the opposition’s under-fire socialist leader Jeremy Corbyn.
Labour Party won by a comfortable margin over UKIP, with Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives in third.
“I have decided to offer Emmanuel Macron an alliance. The danger is too big we must change things,” Francois Bayrou told a news conference, describing his decision as a “sacrifice”.
Ecuadorean transgender people on Sunday voted for the first time according to their affirmed gender, in what activists say are signs of progress in the socially conservative and Catholic Andean nation.