Democracies survive if political norms and traditions are upheld. So the recent actions of GOP legislators in Wisconsin and other states to hamstring incoming Democrats put democracy at risk.
The re-election of a former coup leader as Fiji's prime minister comes as Australia pays more heed to the south-west Pacific.
Luke Foley was little known among the voting public but seen as doing a competent job against an unpopular government before being forced out as leader over sexual misconduct claims.
Big city mayors with serious commitments to limiting greenhouse gases did well at the polls on Tuesday.
While a divided Congress will likely mean gridlock, there are two economic policies likely to see significant change: trade and infrastructure.
Pollsters at the University of Texas in Austin explain why the numbers just don't add up for the Democrat.
Ensuring the integrity of democratic elections from hackers and electronic tampering, and boosting public confidence in democracy, isn't very difficult, nor expensive.
The mayor of Tallahassee underspent three rivals to win the state's Democratic primary. But what awaits in the general election?
Morrison would be mistaken if he believed his party’s salvation lay in a further lurch to the right in pursuit of an ill-defined "base"
We asked experts to explain what's behind the last minute decisions for vice presidential candidates in the next election.
Vote buying is deeply rooted in Indonesia despite opposition from the society and the fact that the proportion of votes influenced is fairly small.
Ex-offenders should be given a fair chance to redeem themselves after serving their time.
Russian government agents allegedly penetrated US state and county election databases. Scholars of election security offer insight and recommendations about what to do now.
An objective elaboration and analysis of the government debt situation in Indonesia to help answer the public's concern on the prospect of the country's economy in the future.
Libya’s proposed elections and any subsequent interim government will fail if the country’s challenges aren’t addressed.
Timor-Leste's vibrant democracy is seen as a bright light in a troubled region, but political instability could threaten the progress it has made.
Will female candidates rule Indonesia's regional election this year?
A social media post on President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo wearing denim jackets and sneakers on a motorbike has gone viral. What is behind Jokowi's latest stint on social media?
Researchers reveal the ways the US election system is under threat – only one of which has anything to do with Russia.
But there's little evidence the high spending changed any minds, says a political scientist who lives in the district.