Thailand’s election results were due on Monday, with the junta appearing poised to hold on to power in a vote that saw its main rival diminished but vaulted a new pro-democracy force into the kingdom’s politics.
Around 90,000 polling stations across the country opened at 8 a.m., and will close at 5 p.m., reports Efe news. Voters will elect 500 members of the House of Representatives, the lower house, for a four-year term.
Singapore is due to hold its next national ballot by early 2021, although analysts say it could come as soon as this year. The PAP has never seen its vote share drop below 60 per cent
The National Elections Committee (NEC) has announced the names of the members of the Emirates Committees for the fourth cycle of the Federal National Council (FNC) elections scheduled for October, which carries out co-ordination functions with the election management in all substantive and administrative matters related to the conduct of the electoral process.
The European Parliament filling the final top EU job on Wednesday elected an Italian social democrat as its new president.
He is already facing strong opposition in the 650-seat parliament to his plan to take Britain out of the European Union without a deal if necessary on Oct.31.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s AKP party on Tuesday said it will seek a re-run of Istanbul’s disputed mayoral election after the ruling party lost and authorities rejected its demand for a full recount.
Widodo ran with Islamic cleric Ma'ruf Amin against former military general Prabowo Subianto, who secured 45 percent of votes, according to unofficial "quick counts" of sample votes by private pollsters.
Indonesian authorities warned on Thursday against unrest as a firebrand ex-general rejected unofficial election results that appeared to hand President Joko Widodo another term as leader of the world’s third-biggest democracy.
Registered overseas voters at the Philippine Embassy and at the Philippine Overseas Labour Office (POLO-AUH) in Al Qubaisa, Abu Dhabi flowed in continually on Thursday, the sixth day of the 30-day overseas voting (OV) for the May 13 Manila mid-term (legislative-general-local) elections.