Charles RichardsonApr 22, 20164 Comments
Queensland's Labor government has turned the clock back to compulsory preferential voting in the pursuit of short-term electoral advantage.
Charles RichardsonMar 24, 2016
Another set of primary results fail to clinch the presidential nomination on either side. With 19 states to go, the contests are moving into somewhat different territory.
Charles RichardsonMar 19, 20164 Comments
Queensland's politicians want to give themselves an extra year before being accountable to their voters. The voters may not be so keen on the idea.
Charles RichardsonFeb 17, 20161 Comment
Don't depend on the media to explain what's at stake with Senate voting reform, or even to point out the biases of their sources.
Charles RichardsonDec 18, 2015
Spain has undergone a political upheaval in the last four years, making Sunday's election the most unpredictable anyone can remember.
Charles RichardsonDec 5, 2015
French regional elections tomorrow will tell us more about the size of the surge for the far-right National Front and the impact of the recent terrorist attacks.
Charles RichardsonOct 21, 20151 Comment
The polls got it right in Switzerland; less so in Canada, but for explicable reasons.
Charles RichardsonOct 19, 20152 Comments
Canada's Liberals look set to avenge their dreadful 2011 result tonight, meaning that the country might be set for fairer elections in future.
Charles RichardsonOct 14, 20151 Comment
Vienna holds off a challenge from Austria's far-right party. Meanwhile, Swiss elections look like confirming the right's strength there, but in Switzerland votes bear little relationship to political power.