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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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Irish voters to grade austerity

What looked like a smooth path to electoral victory for the Irish government has suddenly turned rocky.

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French voters beat back ultra-right advance

The runoff elections for regional governments in France on Sunday, December 13, produced a defeat for the ultra right.

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Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff re-elected in close vote

Rousseff won most of Brazil's  26 states including Minas Gerais, Neves' home state where she was the governor from 2003 to 2010.

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Canadian conservative senators back off of voter suppression efforts

A Canadian Senate Committee has joined the ranks of critics demanding that the Conservative government revise Republican-style voter suppression legislation that it is determined to implement.

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Canadian right trying to copycat U.S.-style voter suppression

The right-wing Conservative Party government of Stephen Harper is trying to push through U.S. Republican-style voter suppression legislation in Canada.

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90% voter turnout in Cuban regional, national elections

On February 3 in Cuba, 7, 877 906 voters cast two ballots - one for provincial assembly delegates and the other for local deputies to the National Assembly.