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For Stephen Colbert, a Very Uncomfortable Election Night

New York Times - 08 Nov 2016
Presumably, when it was announced over the summer that Stephen Colbert was planning a special, live election-night broadcast on Showtime, the expectation was that he would riff on a once-in-a-lifetime political event, as momentous as anything he ...

Turkey's Election: High Stakes for the Country, and Erdogan

New York Times - 23 Jun 2018
On Sunday, Turks head to the polls to elect both a new president and Parliament, in an election that will give the country's next president sweeping new executive powers. Two months ago, Mr. Erdogan appeared to have both votes locked up. But thanks to ...

Zimbabwe President Safe After Explosion at Election Rally

Bloomberg - 23 Jun 2018
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa is safe after an explosion at a stadium in Bulawayo where he was addressing a rally before next month's elections, presidential spokesman George Charamba said by phone on Saturday. “It sounded just like ...

US Urges Moldova To Respect Rule Of Law In Election Dispute

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - 23 Jun 2018
The United States State Department has said it is "closely monitoring" the situation surrounding the June 3 mayoral election in the Moldovan capital, Chisinau. The June 22 statement came one day after the Moldovan Appeals Court invalidated the election ...

Trump visits Las Vegas to boost Heller's re-election bid

CNN - 23 Jun 2018
Nevada is one of the nation's most important states in 2018's midterm elections, with a Senate seat, the governor's office and two competitive House seats on the ballot. Trump will raise money for Sen. Dean Heller, perhaps the nation's most endangered ...

St. Louis to Be Site of Election Security Summit

U.S. News & World Report - 23 Jun 2018
Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft announced this week that the National Election Security Summit will be Sept. 10-11. Participants will include national, state and local election authorities, who will be joined by officials from the U.S ...

St. Louis to host election security summit - 23 Jun 2018
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A national gathering in St. Louis in September will focus on election security. Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft announced this week that the National Election Security Summit will be Sept. 10-11. Participants will include ...

Who will Kurds vote for in key Turkey elections? - 22 Jun 2018
The HDP's pro-Kurdish predecessors, which were shut down one after the other by the Turkish judiciary in the 1990s and 2000s, had resorted to entering the polls with independent candidates in a bid to get around the high election threshold.

Maryland primary election guide 2018

WTOP - 22 Jun 2018
At your new polling place, you will be asked to vote using a provisional ballot, but as long as you complete and sign the provisional ballot application, your vote will count, the Board of Elections said. If you moved less than three weeks ago, you can ...

Leneghan to contest election defeat

Delaware Gazette - 23 Jun 2018
Melanie Leneghan, R-Powell, has petitioned the Ohio Supreme Court to issue a writ of mandamus that could ultimately order a new election in Muskingum County for the Republican Party nomination to Ohio's 12th Congressional District. Leneghan and her ...

Turkey's Erdogan, His Main Rival Stage Final Election Rallies

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - 23 Jun 2018
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his main challenger, Muharrem Ince, made a final push for support at rival rallies in Istanbul on June 23, a day before presidential and parliamentary elections widely viewed as the most crucial in Turkey for ...

Nigeria isn't ready to hold free and fair elections next year

Quartz - 22 Jun 2018
The 2019 presidential elections in Nigeria will be the country's sixth since 1999, when it shifted to democracy after a long period of military rule. Most of these elections have been tarnished by acts of violence – including attacks on politicians ...

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