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An Iberian update

Portugal gets a new president and Catalonia gets a new premier, but Spain is still waiting.

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What to watch for in 2016

Twenty elections to watch out for around the world in 2016.

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Holiday reading

As usual, news is a bit thin at this time of the year, but for those who are looking for holiday reading in the political sphere I’ve put together some links to interesting stuff that I’ve come across recently.

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Spain as it happens

Results are coming in from a close and path-breaking Spanish election.

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Election preview: Spain

Spain has undergone a political upheaval in the last four years, making Sunday’s election the most unpredictable anyone can remember.

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What happened in France

The National Front’s failure to win control of any French regions isn’t particularly surprising or mysterious.

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Fascism on both sides of the Atlantic

There’s been some very interesting discussion on whether to call Donald Trump a fascist, a debate that has particular resonance with the rise of the National Front in France.

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New regions, new politics

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.

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Unsurprising results

A big win for the opposition in Myanmar/Burma, and a hung parliament in Croatia. No surprises, although some seem surprised anyway.

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Election preview: Croatia

Croatia’s centre-left government, which brought the country into the EU, has a fight on its hands for re-election.

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