A major hurdle in South Sudan is the presence of detractors who could undermine the successful implementation of peace agreements.
Alexei Navalny, a persistent thorn in the side of Russian President Vladimir Putin, died on Feb. 16, 2024, in prison, authorities said.
After months of indefinite postponement, presidential and parliamentary elections will finally be held over the next two years.
Scientists estimate that for every 100,000 people targeted with specific political ads, several thousand can be persuaded.
After frontbench resignations, MPs going rogue and months of speculation, the Apple Isle is headed to the polls. What can we expect?
A survey of people across 24 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean found widespread concern over the economy and crime.
Voter turnout, or the amount of people that turn up to vote in an election, is key to upholding democratic values. Does it matter on which day a country goes to the polls?
Imprecision in election polling has long been recognized. But advance polls are still useful in recognizing trends in voter preferences, and candidates’ weak points.
The PTI, the party of jailed former prime minister Imran Khan, won the most seats of any one party – but fell short of reaching the threshold for a majority government.
With an unprecedented number of votes happening around the world, the information environment will be chaotic, to say the least.
AI is likely to be used to help us run elections in the near future but there are risks as well as reward.
As many as 204 million Indonesians are registered to vote in what will be the world’s largest single-day election in 2024.
Mass arrests and the suspension of constitutional rights have been a feature of President Nayib Bukele’s tenure. A fresh mandate from voters will likely entrench his hardline approach.
2024 is expected to be a year of elections around the world, and as often happens, anti-immigrant rhetoric is on the rise. Art can play a critical role in challenging that rhetoric.
Some aspects of Argentine President Javier Milei’s programme resemble the far right, but others do not. Without excluding him from this movement, we should recognize there are differences.
Good governance is the missing link in Nigeria’s democratic experience since 1999.
A battle over the voting districts in Detroit has landed in the Supreme Court, but any ruling may come too late for 2024 state elections.
Those who reject recourse to the courts in favour of street demonstrations are taking the wrong approach to the current democratic turning point.
In 2024, more than 40% of the world’s population is eligible to vote in an election. The scale is unprecedented, but not all elections are made equal. What will it mean for democracy?
A candidate from the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party looks set to win the presidency despite Beijing’s pressure and rhetoric.