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UK: Corbyn’s Labour Party wilts in local races; London elects first Muslim mayor

Sadiq Khan beat back a Conservative campaign of Islamophobia to win London's mayoralty.

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Left shut out in Peru presidential runoff; only right-wing candidates remain

The April vote was held under conditions of instability and confusion. 

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Iranian regime keeps progressive women off the ballot

Smoke and mirrors regarding elections must not be allowed to divert activists from the reality of life in the Islamic Republic.

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Spain’s election stalemate continues; social democrats refuse compromise

The effort by Pedro Sánchez to form a government brings to mind the story of the hunter who goes into the forest with one bullet in his rifle.

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Irish voters reject austerity, realign political system

If one thing's clear after Ireland's recent election, it's that people no longer buy the myth that austerity is the path to economic salvation. 

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Jamaica government ousted in election; Austerity policies blamed

Jamaica has been experiencing economic decline, sky-high unemployment, and a seemingly intractable crime rate for years.

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Iran elections: disqualifying candidates, arresting unionists

In the Iran parliamentary election held February 26, progressive Iranians and trade unionists got little reprieve from the repressive theocratic state in the run-up to the vote.

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Spain’s elections: Establishment parties punished, road ahead uncertain

On Dec. 20, Spaniards went to the polls for elections to the Cortes, the bicameral parliament. 

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Venezuelan Communist Party leaders analyze election disaster

Our delegation from the North American-based Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle met with leaders of the Venezuelan Communist Party for an assessment of the results.

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The presidential elections and foreign policy

We need to be examining the positions and records of the candidates on both domestic and foreign policy.

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