Africa This Week: February 15, 2021

February 15, 2021 Your weekly roundup of news and analysis of elections in Africa, usually posted on Mondays and occasionally updated throughout the week. For a full electoral calendar and interactive map, click here. Somalia’s Port of Mogadishu. Photo… Read More


Freedom House Rating: Free Government Type: Presidential Republic Population: 3.4 million Nicknamed the “Switzerland of South America,” Uruguay is wealthier than the its neighbors and politically neutral. The three major parties are the center-left and social democratic Frente… Read More


Switzerland, Basel-Landschaft Local Elections: May 17, 2020 Freedom House Rating: Free Government Type: Federal Republic (formally a confederation) Population: 8.3 million ( total for Switzerland), 55,000 (canton of Basel-Landschaft) In Switzerland’s October 2019 federal elections, the right-wing populist… Read More

21votes Official Relaunch: Coming Soon

We’re officially relaunching soon, with a fully updated Global Election Map and our weekly roundup of key election news for each region, plus a few design improvements on our site. In the meantime, we’ll continue to tweet major… Read More

Kiribati Presidential Election: June 22, 2020

Kiribati elections Kiribat parliament

Kiribati’s parliament building. Photo credit: Wikimedia/Flexmaen (CC BY-SA 4.0) KEY FACTS Freedom House Rating Free Government Type Presidential Republic Population 109,367 UPCOMING ELECTIONS Presidential Election June 22, 2020 PAST ELECTIONS Parliamentary Elections April 14, 2020 Presidential Election March… Read More

A Busy Weekend for Democracy

October 19, 2019 This weekend,…

Europe This Week – October 3, 2019

Europe elections campaign sign in Portugal

News, analysis and opinions on…

Elections This Weekend – July 20-21, 2019

This is a big weekend for elections….