Sierra Leone will hold a run-off vote for president on March 27, the election commission said Tuesday, after the country’s main opposition finished slightly ahead of the ruling party in the first round of voting.
Cuba votes for a new National Assembly on Sunday, a key step in a process leading to the election of a new president, the first in nearly 60 years from outside the Castro family.
Dozens of Italians have been queueing at tax offices to claim money promised by the anti-establishment Five Star Movement in the weekend election — even though the party is not yet in power.
Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement reached out to leftist parties on Wednesday in a bid to end the stalemate from a general election, even as a rightwing alliance lobbied for its right to rule.
Senior members of Italy’s vanquished Democratic Party on Tuesday were defying outgoing leader Matteo Renzi and eyeing a possible deal with the triumphant Five Star Movement after an election that ended in deadlock.
Salvadorans voted Sunday in legislative and municipal elections that will serve as a test of strength of leftist President Salvador Sanchez Ceren in his final year of office.
Italians vote on Sunday in one of the country’s most uncertain elections ever, with far-right and populist parties expected to make major gains and Silvio Berlusconi set to play a leading role.
Henri Falcon, the main opponent to unpopular President Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela’s presidential election, is in the unusual position of being unloved by both Maduro’s ruling socialists and the main opposition alike.
Italian populist and far-right parties have their eye on making major gains in this weekend’s election, spooking investors and European capitals after a campaign dominated by fears about immigration and the economy.
Italy’s rival political parties wrap up a bitter campaign on Friday ahead of an election on Sunday in which former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi could once again play a leading role.