If only expensive documents such as passports are acceptable forms of identification at polling stations, many people may be denied their democratic rights. Free voter cards are essential.
Supporters of Joao Lourenco and the ruling MPLA during an election campaign rally in Luanda.
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Angola's recent election results showed the ruling MPLA losing support across the country. If opposition claims are to be taken seriously, the losses could be more severe than they appear.
Let the campaigns begin.
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The choice of the 'establishment' campaign has irked others in the Eurosceptic camp.
Malcolm Turnbull on Wednesday laid into the banks with damning comments about ethical lapses and failure to put customers first.
Malcolm Turnbull argues it is so vital to revive a tough watchdog in the construction industry that there will be a double dissolution if the Senate refuses to agree. Critics such as Queensland independent…
Students can vote to start an election all over again.
Students have helped solve the mystery of the million missing voters. We should thank them by giving them a reason to show up on May 7.
NSW is expected to see a surge in online voting before the March 28 election – but for peace of mind, old-fashioned paper ballots are still hard to beat.
The NSW election will be Australia's biggest test of electronic voting, with up to 250,000 votes set to be cast online or by phone. But many questions remain about the integrity and privacy of those votes.
Electoral Commissioner Ed Killesteyn has resigned following confirmation of a fresh senate poll in Western Australia.
The Australian Electoral Commissioner, Ed Killesteyn, has resigned a day after confirmation that Western Australians will…