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German elections 2017: Exit poll predicts victory for Angela Merkel and major gains for AfD
German elections 2017: Exit poll predicts victory for Angela Merkel and major gains for AfDChancellor Angela Merkel clinched a fourth term in Germany's election on Sunday, but her victory was clouded by the hard-right AfD party winning its first seats in parliament. Merkel, who after 12 years in power held a double-digit lead for most of the ...read more
Source: Daily Telegraph
Published on Sun, 24 Sep 2017 12:20:00 GMT
Polls close in New Zealand's neck-and-neck national election
Polls close in New Zealand's neck-and-neck national electionAUCKLAND, New Zealand – Polls have closed in New Zealand's national elections and the first results are trickling in for what is shaping up to be a close race between conservative Prime Minister Bill English and liberal challenger Jacinda Ardern.read more
Source: FOX News
Published on Sat, 23 Sep 2017 07:08:00 GMT
Liberia elections: Ballot papers arrive in Monrovia
Liberia elections: Ballot papers arrive in MonroviaBallot papers for the Liberia 2017 elections arrived on Saturday night in Monrovia, the capital. They were offloaded off an Egyptian carrier under tight security at the Roberts International Airport before being taken to the National Elections Commission ...read more
Source: africanews.com
Published on Sun, 24 Sep 2017 13:55:00 GMT
Merkel casts vote in election she’s expected to win
Merkel casts vote in election she’s expected to winGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel cast her vote on Sept. 24 in an election that her Christian Democratic Union party is expected to win, allowing her to serve a fourth term. German Chancellor Angela Merkel cast her vote on Sept. 24 in an election that her ...read more
Source: Washington Post
Published on Sun, 24 Sep 2017 09:48:00 GMT
Vulnerable NJ Republican navigates messy Trump-era politics
Vulnerable NJ Republican navigates messy Trump-era politicsIn Washington, Leonard Lance is often overlooked. But the gray-haired Republican in deep-blue New Jersey may become a crucial moderate vote in the fight to enact President Donald Trump's agenda. And Lance's ability to navigate the confused politics of the ...read more
Source: The Miami Herald
Published on Sun, 24 Sep 2017 13:02:00 GMT
German elections: Merkel seeks fourth term
German elections: Merkel seeks fourth termGermans are debating the upcoming vote for chancellor and other offices. CNN's Atika Shubert talks to a German farmer about people's concerns. CNN 1:52read more
Source: CNN on MSN.com
Published on Sat, 23 Sep 2017 17:34:07 GMT
Congo president: Election timeline should be released 'soon'
Congo president: Election timeline should be released 'soon'Congo President Joseph Kabila says a timeline for his country's delayed and highly anticipated presidential election should be released "soon." Kabila said Saturday at the U.N. General Assembly that Congo is moving toward elections with "undeniable tenacity.read more
Source: ABC News
Published on Sat, 23 Sep 2017 06:55:00 GMT
Unaffiliated voters could get a voice in how congressional and legislative districts are determined
Unaffiliated voters could get a voice in how congressional and legislative districts are determined“We’re putting a proposal on the ballot for 2018,” Toni Larson of the League of Women Voters told Anne Trujillo on this week’s Politics Unplugged. “We’re trying to make it an even split and non-partisan proposal, which is difficult when you ...read more
Source: Denver Channel ABC News
Published on Sun, 24 Sep 2017 13:09:00 GMT