The 420 councilors who serve on 34 provincial councils are for most Afghans the only elected representatives they are likely to meet, making them the face of government for most citizens.
The Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN), as part of its comprehensive effort to observe the 2013 harmonised elections, deployed more than 7,000 observers to every province and constituency in the country.
Throughout Latin America, political and civic leaders are under increasing pressure to solve pervasive problems... [and] new technology is aiding [their] response.
Afghanistan: Ahead of next April’s presidential and local elections, efforts are ongoing to register new voters for the election.
The election marks an important step forward for the Malian people, who cast their ballots with hopes of bringing more stability to their country.
The July 31 election in Zimbabwe will be the first nationwide poll under the country's new constitution, bringing a formal end to the Global Political Agreement established after the disputed 2008 election.
On Sunday, Malian voters will cast ballots for President of the Republic, marking the first time citizens will elect a leader since the March 2012 coup d'état that overthrew the government.
On July 28, Malians will head to the polls for the first time since a military coup in March 2012 ended the presidency of Amadou Toumani Touré.
DG Roundup is ElectionGuide.org’s newest feature. Once a week, DG Roundup will give an overview of developments in democracy and governance from around the world.
On July 28, 2013, Cambodia will hold general elections to elect members to its 123-seat National Assembly.
For the first time, the majority of South Sudanese (52 percent) feel that the country is heading in the wrong direction.
In late January 2013, two weeks after French troops arrived in Mali to counter advancing Islamist rebels, Mali’s National Assembly unanimously adopted a “roadmap for transition” charting a course for the country’s return to stability and democratic rule.
In the world’s largest Muslim country IRI is working with Indonesian women to ensure the country is known for a new statistic: the number of women elected to public office.
As protests in Bulgaria continue to gain momentum, the topic of electoral reform seems like a good place for the parties in power to build bridges with protesters.