Tag archive for ‘Elections’
By admin On Saturday, January 16th, 2021
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Iraqi protest leaders launch political bloc ahead of elections

Iraqi protest leaders launch political bloc ahead of elections New party to push for demands made by protesters in ‘October Revolution’ upcoming in parliamentary elections Kaamil More...

By admin On Saturday, January 16th, 2021
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Abbas announces first Palestinian elections in more than 15 years

Abbas announces first Palestinian elections in more than 15 years Parliamentary elections will be held on 22 May, followed by presidential vote on 31 July, according to office of President Mahmoud Abbas  More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 12th, 2021
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Unison general secretary elections: A personal message from Paul Holmes

First of all, I would like to thank everybody who supported me in this general secretary election campaign. Without you none of this would have been possible. Secondly, I would like to make a few basic points. More...

By admin On Monday, January 11th, 2021
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The government are sending mixed messages on vaccines and elections

On Sunday’s Westminster Hour, Conservative MP Steve Brine said that the local elections in London and elsewhere would “Almost certainly” be delayed due to ongoing Covid measures and restrictions. More...

By admin On Thursday, January 7th, 2021
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London mayoral elections: Conspiracy theorist gaining ground

With the coronavirus running rampant through the capital, the upcoming London mayoral elections have barely registered in the news. Independent candidate Brian Rose has rapidly risen to second place in the More...

By admin On Saturday, December 19th, 2020
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Projecting? US slaps sanctions on firm that provided voting tech for Venezuela over its role in ‘rigging’ elections

The US has imposed sanctions on a tech firm that provided the Venezuelian state with voting equipment, so that a December parliamentary election could be held. Venezuela’s leader Nicolas Maduro blasted the move More...

By admin On Friday, December 18th, 2020
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The Tories are refusing to spend any money to run elections safely during the pandemic

Experts are raising the alarm because the government has ring-fenced zero funds to ensure next May’s elections are run in a covid-secure way. The UK ‘needs to follow international examples’ and invest to ensure More...

By admin On Friday, December 18th, 2020
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Exclusive: Scottish Greens co-leader sets out party’s hopes for Holyrood elections

Scottish Greens co-leader Lorna Slater spoke to Left Foot Forward about her party’s vision for tackling for building a better Scotland, the climate crisis and independence, after a poll published in the Scotsman More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 15th, 2020
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US elections 2020: Muslims in state of Georgia mobilise for Senate runoff

US elections 2020: Muslims in state of Georgia mobilise for Senate runoff As early voting begins, the contest will have implications on issues of Islamophobia, police reform and systemic racism across More...

By admin On Sunday, December 13th, 2020
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Venezuela’s Guaido-led opposition holds alternative vote and then BURNS BALLOTS after boycotting legislative elections

Venezuelan opposition led by US-backed ‘interim president’ Juan Guaido has held “popular consultations” to demonstrate rejection of the nation’s government after boycotting parliamentary vote but ended More...