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 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 RichardsonSep 29, 20151 Comment
Elections show Catalonia split down the middle on the question of independence. That's a good reason for Madrid to negotiate, but it's not a mandate for unilateral action.
Charles RichardsonSep 25, 20151 Comment
Voters in Catalonia go to the polls on Sunday in a regional election that will decide whether or not to push for independence. It looks like being close.
Charles RichardsonJul 6, 2015
The result of the Greek referendum is very clear. Now the fight is on to decide what it means.
Charles RichardsonJul 5, 20151 Comment
The hastily-organised Greek debt/bailout referendum could go either way – which is appropriate, since no-one is quite sure what either result would mean.
Charles RichardsonNov 12, 20143 Comments
No surprise that the "yes" vote won a big victory in Catalonia's independence referendum. The question is whether it was big enough to bring the central government to the negotiating table.
Charles RichardsonSep 19, 2014
Scotland votes decisively against reclaiming its independence.
Charles RichardsonAug 16, 2014
The Australian prime minister has a go at telling Scotland which way it should vote in next month's independence referendum. Scots are unlikely to be impressed.