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Canadians fight voter suppression efforts

Opposition continues to grow against efforts by the right-wing Conservative government of Stephen Harper to impose voter suppression legislation in Canada.

 

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South Africa: Parties split over Zuma corruption claims report

ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe took issue with the timing of the report's release, noting that it had "provided some ammunition to many of these parties that have nothing to offer to the electorate."

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Left candidate wins in El Salvador elections

The candidate of the left wing FMLN, Salvador Sanchez Ceren, appears to have won the Mar. 9 presidential runoff elections.

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Left surges in Salvador presidential elections

Shocking pollsters and pundits, the left surged in the presidential elections in El Salvador, giving a substantial plurality to the candidate of the left-wing FMLN Salvador Sanchez Ceren.

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In Okinawa, anti-base mayor's re-election sends a message

In Okinawa's Nago City mayoral election, which centered on the plan to construct a new U.S. military base in the city, anti-base incumbent Inamine Susumu won with a wide margin.

Venezuela municipal elections bolster Maduro’s leftist policies

Venezuelans went to the polls to elect mayors and municipal councils on Dec. 8. 

Honduras’ Libre Party says election was stolen

The TSE named right-wing National Party candidate Juan Hernandez as winner and a large Libre Party march through Tegucigalpa was protesting election fraud.

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Right-wing candidate declared winner in Honduras vote

The Supreme Electoral Tribunal gave 774,757 votes to National Party presidential candidate Juan Orlando Hernandez and 623, 080 votes to Libre party candidate Xiomara Castro de Zelaya.

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Forming a German government: Bumper cars for the Bundestag?

The noise is terrific and everyone zooms back and forth, round and round, clashing with everybody else. And there may be no real winner -- except perhaps the man at the cash register.

El Salvador prepares for elections: Will the U.S. intervene?

On February 2, there will be a presidential election in El Salvador, to replace outgoing left-center President Mauricio Funes.

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