If the 2017 polls are to get the election right, they have to nail one variable in particular: turnout among the young.
Over the past 300 years, Western educated elites have debated, founded and expanded the right to vote.
Media coverage of elections is changing as the industry adopts new practices and politicians become more invested in their personal brands. But can the press remain objective?
The election TV debates have shown the candidates to be out of touch.
The chancellor looks ever more secure as a surge by the SPD falls flat in North-Rhine Westphalia.
Registration data and polling alike tell an encouraging story for once.
Being president of France won't be easy for Emmanuel Macron. Without the support of an established political party, his legislative agenda may go nowhere fast.
Move over Westminster – political watchers may need to keep an eye on the Irwell rather than the Thames.
Seoul's Blue House looks set to host its first liberal president in a decade.
France seems more divided than ever going into the run-off vote between Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen on May 7.
It all comes down to how many people abstain.
Can new Metro Mayors save our struggling town centres?
Kenyan voters are aware of their central role in the electoral process, yet they tend to limit their leadership choices. Are they ready to break away from tradition in the 2017 elections?
The first round of the presidential election has left French citizens and politicians divided – and the top candidates' four-way split doesn't favour governance of the country.
François Hollande promised to make France’s youth a priority, but was a disappointment to them. While current candidates often showcase young supporters, will they have a voice after the election?
Wondering how the U.K. government can just decide to dissolve itself and call for a general election? As our expert explains, it's not uncommon.
The Democratic Republic of Congo desperately needs a peaceful election but with the UN threatening to scale back its DRC mission, the likelihood of a successful poll is being threatened
Democrat Jon Ossoff will face Republican Karen Handel in a runoff on June 20.
The prime minister knows how to use the element of surprise to her advantage.
Some American voters hope that instant runoff can make our elections better. But a mathematician has an idea for another solution.