Charles RichardsonJan 8, 2016
Twenty elections to watch out for around the world in 2016.
Charles RichardsonNov 10, 2015
A big win for the opposition in Myanmar/Burma, and a hung parliament in Croatia. No surprises, although some seem surprised anyway.
Charles RichardsonNov 7, 20151 Comment
Myanmar/Burma votes for a new parliament, but a democratic future is by no means guaranteed.
Charles RichardsonMar 23, 2015
Gone in the same week, Malcolm Fraser and Lee Kuan Yew. Compare and contrast.
Charles RichardsonJul 22, 2014
Joko Widodo will be the new president of Indonesia, but his rival – with the media's help – has succeeded in sowing doubts about his victory.
Charles RichardsonJul 9, 2014
Indonesia's presidential election is being billed as a vote for or against democracy. Reformist candidate Joko Widodo seems to have a narrow edge.
Charles RichardsonMay 20, 20141 Comment
Martial law is declared in Bangkok, but the government remains in place for now. The generals seem set on trying to impose some sort of compromise.
Charles RichardsonMay 15, 2014
Communist neighbors China and Vietnam are at loggerheads over a long-standing territorial dispute that for practical purposes was settled 40 years ago.
Charles RichardsonApr 15, 2014
Early Indonesian figures show that it's going to be a very mixed bag of a legislature.