Charles RichardsonApr 14, 2016
The daughter of Peru's jailed authoritarian leads in her country's presidential election. Meanwhile, South Korea's president, with a similar background, suffers a rebuff at the polls.
Charles RichardsonMar 23, 2016
Political crisis in Brazil raises thoughts about the relative stability of presidential and parliamentary systems – a question with obvious relevance to the United States presidential election.
Charles RichardsonFeb 24, 20162 Comments
In what looks like a win for Latin American democracy, Bolivia's voters appear to have turned down a proposal to extend presidential term limits.
Charles RichardsonJan 8, 2016
Twenty elections to watch out for around the world in 2016.
Charles RichardsonDec 10, 20152 Comments
Venezuela's government turns out to be neither as popular nor as undemocratic as left and right (respectively) would have had you believe.
Charles RichardsonOct 29, 20152 Comments
Big swings to the right in Poland and Argentina suggest change is on the way. But electoral systems matter as much as actual votes.
Charles RichardsonOct 25, 2015
A three-way race for president in Argentina looks like confirming the country's leftward direction, but there may be troubled times ahead.
Charles RichardsonDec 20, 20143 Comments
American sanctions against Cuba have had more than fifty years to work, but haven't. Sanctions against Russia, however, are doing unexpectedly well.
Charles RichardsonOct 27, 2014
A summary of yesterday's four elections, in Brazil, Ukraine, Tunisia and Uruguay.