A provincial election in Sri Lanka’s northern province resulted in a landslide victory for the Tamil National Alliance, the former political proxy of the Tamil Tiger rebels during the country’s 25-year civil war.
The European Parliament launched a new awareness campaign this week, aiming to further engage Europeans in the democratic process before the upcoming elections next May.
President Hamid KARZAI has signed a legislative decree to increase the size of the Wolesi Jirga by one seat.
At a conference of the reconstruction and reconciliation of Somalia, President Hassan Sheikh MAHMUD stated that the Federal Government of Somalia is committed to holding general elections by September 2016
The final version of the new constitution of Fiji has been released to the public ahead of its expected assent on September 6, 2013.
With early elections becoming likely, civil society organizations and non-governmental organizations have stepped up efforts to monitor campaign funding.
A civil society group in Chile, Marca Tu Voto, has been in contact with Chile’s Electoral Services (Servel) regarding an initiative to have them count marking on ballots in the upcoming presidential election.
A unanimous agreement has been reached between the interim government, political parties, and civil society in Guinea-Bissau over the type of voting cards to be used for this November’s presidential and parliamentary elections.
Afghanistan: Ahead of next April’s presidential and local elections, efforts are ongoing to register new voters for the election.
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