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December 27, 2018 8:09 PM Madagascar presidential candidate's team cries foul after rival declared winner

ANTANANARIVO (Reuters) - Madagascar presidential election candidate Marc Ravalomanana’s campaign team said they had filed a formal complaint on Thursday after the electoral commission declared Andry Rajoelina the winner. The two former presidents — Ravalomanana and the man who ousted him in a 2009 coup, Rajoelina — had previously said they would accept 138

December 14, 2018 2:32 PM Arkansas election determined by roll of dice after tie

Arkansas city council candidates rolled the dice with their election Thursday – literally. The Hoxie City Council runoff election between incumbent Alderwoman Becky Linebaugh and challenger Cliff Farmer ultimately resulted in a tie with 223 votes each. So, to determine the winner, both candidates rolled dice at the Lawrence County courthouse 218

November 29, 2018 10:54 AM OSCE says one side in Georgian presidential election had 'undue advantage'

TBILISI (Reuters) - The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) said on Thursday that one side in Georgia’s presidential election had enjoyed an “undue advantage” after a ruling party-backed candidate Salome Zurabishvili won a run-off on Wednesday. French-born Zurabishvili who was backed by the ruling party won 59.6 percent of the vote in the runoff 91

November 26, 2018 6:34 PM Official: Nooses, signs found on Mississippi Capitol grounds

JACKSON, Miss. – A Mississippi official says two nooses and six signs were found on the grounds of the Mississippi state Capitol. Chuck McIntosh, a spokesman for the Mississippi Department of Finance and Administration, which oversees the Capitol, says the nooses and signs were found Monday morning shortly before 8 a.m. on the south side of the Capitol 75

November 14, 2018 3:35 PM Hillary Clinton: Abrams would have already won Georgia race if ‘she had a fair election’

In an 'Ingraham Angle' exclusive, pollster Frank Luntz gets a read from independent voters in New Hampshire. Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Tuesday questioned the legitimacy of Georgia’s gubernatorial contest, saying Democrat Stacey Abrams would have already won the uncalled contest if the election was fair. “If she had a fair election 182

November 8, 2018 10:16 PM US mid-terms 2018: Florida senate race recount triggered

Two days after the US mid-term elections, Florida's senate race remains unresolved, along with several others across the country. Though outgoing Governor Rick Scott claimed victory over incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson on Tuesday, a statewide vote recount has now been triggered. Florida's gubernatorial race between Democrat Andrew Gillum and Republican 112

November 4, 2018 5:03 PM Runoff elections across Poland watched as national harbinger

A woman checks her ballot paper, during the second round of the local elections at a voting station in Lomianki, Poland, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. Polish people voted Sunday in local runoff elections to choose the mayors of several key cities, including Krakow and Gdansk, and more than 640 other towns and smaller localities. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski) 94

October 30, 2018 10:38 PM Jerusalem mayoral race could require runoff: Israeli media

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The race for mayor of Jerusalem was too close to call late on Tuesday and could require a runoff after no single candidate won enough votes to clinch victory, Israeli media reported. Israel held municipal elections nationwide, with much attention on the race in Jerusalem, where the country’s religious and political divides are often 86

October 26, 2018 7:16 PM Brazil’s Likely Presidential Victor Sets Shift to Right

If he wins as projected, Jair Bolsonaro would join the growing ranks of populists across the world SÃO PAULO—Jair Bolsonaro, a combative ex-army captain, is projected to win Brazil’s presidency by a large margin on Sunday, joining the growing ranks of populists across the world and shifting Latin America’s largest economy sharply to the right 46

October 25, 2018 10:51 PM Brazil's Haddad makes final push to win over Lula's backers

Employees of the Regional Electoral Tribunal carry boxes containing electronic voting machines that will be used in the second round of the Brazilian elections, at an electoral control center, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. Brazilians return to the polls on Oct. 28 for the second round of voting. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo) Brazil's 94