Jailed Tunisian media magnate Nabil Karoui said he’s “reasonably optimistic” about winning Tunisia’s presidential runoff, where he is facing independent law professor Kais Saied.
President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday he wanted to give parliament the power to choose Russia’s prime minister along with other responsibilities, but said he would like to keep Russia’s strong presidential system in place.
Buttigieg was a surprise hit in a race where favourites Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden are both more than 70 years old.
The electoral commission announced on Monday that voters gave conservative political outsider Kais Saied a sweeping mandate to be Tunisia’s next president, thanks largely to young people who flocked to his side.
Tunisians cast ballots on Sunday to choose their next president in an election that has raised hard tests for the young democracy as voters rejected established politicians and a major candidate spent weeks behind bars.
Sanders and Warren are both so far left that many question whether they can win suburban voters generally and college-educated voters in particular.
In what would be the day's biggest upset, Biden was projected by Edison Research to have won Texas, the biggest prize after California. Sanders invested heavily in Texas and was counting on its sizeable Latino population to propel him to victory.
Biden, the 77-year-old former vice president, spoke to a large crowd of supporters in Missouri, one of six states that will hold Democratic primaries on Tuesday, one week after the "Super Tuesday" elections brought about a dramatic reversal of fortunes in his favour.
Today, they appear online as lonely candidates hunkered down in their homes, forced off the trail and into campaign reinvention mode as the intensifying coronavirus pandemic upends the Democratic presidential primaries along with every other aspect of American life.
The former vice president's third big night in as many weeks came amid tremendous uncertainty as the Democratic contest collides with efforts to slow the spread of the virus that has shut down large swaths of American life.