With the November 24 presidential and parliamentary elections just around the corner, experts gathered at the Heritage Foundation on Tuesday to discuss the candidates and the implications of the upcoming vote.
On Tuesday 19 November, Nepali voters head to the polls to elect a new Constituent Assembly, tasked with forming a new government and drafting a new constitution for the country.
The re-run presidential election in the Maldives saw Mohamed Nasheed gain the most votes in the first round.
Voters in Chile will elect a new President, and members of the Senate and Chamber of Deputies.
On February 2, 2014, the Republic of El Salvador will hold its first presidential election since the Leftist Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front (FMLN) came to power in 2009.
The Maldives is experiencing a constitutional crisis after current president Mohammed Waheed HASSAN refused to step down from office when his term officially ended on November 10.
The legitimacy of Afghanistan's next government will hinge in large measure on whether next April's elections are regarded as credible, particularly in light of fraud that marred the country’s polls in 2009 and 2010.
Provisional results from Madagascar show a run-off will be held on December 20, 2013 between top candidates ROBINSON and RAJAONARIMAMAPIANINA
President Emomali RAHMON takes 83% of the vote to win a third presidential term.
Eight members of the Legislative Assembly are elected to 4-year terms.
On 5 November 2013, IFES hosted a panel discussion on the current status of women's empowerment in Libya.
Local elections held throughout Kosovo were marred by violence in the North, where the majority Serb population was participating for the first time.
Candidate for Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia elected president in first peaceful transition of power.
President Cristina FERNANDEZ DE KIRCHNER's Front for Victory retains majority in both houses of National Congress.
Elections to the Chamber of Deputies in the Czech Republic leave no party with a majority.
In Afghanistan, where 64 percent of the population is under 25, engaging young people in the political process is of vital importance if the country is to become a representative democracy.
Members of the Ngok Dinka tribe in the disputed border territory of Abyei held a unilateral referendum on 27-29 October on whether or not to become part of South Sudan.
Despite receiving a majority, a lack of quorum in Sammarinese elections invalidates two nationwide referendums.
The CSV, led by Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker, won the most seats, but could lose control of the Chamber of Deputies.
Electoral officials have set the new date for the Maldivian presidential election.
Observers are alarmed at the number of voter identification cards being sold on the streets of Afghanistan ahead of the April 5 elections.
The Maldivian Supreme Court has annulled the results of the country’s Presidential election held on September 7.
Despite many years of elections, Malawi continues to grapple with a history of voting based on regional loyalties, lack of political tolerance, abuse of state resources and a media monopoly—problems that often result in an unfair playing field for candidates.
The Austrian Grand Coalition maintains its majority in National Council elections.
In elections to the Staten on September 27, the AVP retained their majority.