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CHARLES RICHARDSON | December 10, 2015 | ELECTIONS | 2 |

South America’s shift to the right

Venezuela’s government turns out to be neither as popular nor as undemocratic as left and right (respectively) would have had you believe.

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CHARLES RICHARDSON | December 05, 2015 | ELECTIONS | |

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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CHARLES RICHARDSON | November 13, 2015 | AUSTRALIA | 2 |

Please to remember 11 November

More about the 1975 constitutional crisis, and how easy it is to misunderstand the role of the House of Representatives.

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CHARLES RICHARDSON | November 10, 2015 | ELECTIONS | |

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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CHARLES RICHARDSON | November 08, 2015 | ELECTIONS | 2 |

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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CHARLES RICHARDSON | November 07, 2015 | ELECTIONS | 1 |

Election preview: Myanmar

Myanmar/Burma votes for a new parliament, but a democratic future is by no means guaranteed.

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CHARLES RICHARDSON | November 06, 2015 | AUSTRALIA | 2 |

Here we go again – Brandis and bigotry

George Brandis launches an attack on religious bigotry – by which he apparently means criticism of religious-based public policy that he agrees with.

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CHARLES RICHARDSON | November 01, 2015 | ELECTIONS | |

Turkey, again

Another Turkish election looks like throwing up the same options as the last one.

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CHARLES RICHARDSON | October 30, 2015 | ELECTIONS | 1 |

Republicans searching for a Clinton

Another update on the American presidential race, where Republicans are trying to work out how far they’re prepared to go in the direction of electability.

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CHARLES RICHARDSON | October 29, 2015 | ELECTIONS | 2 |

Two big ones for the right

Big swings to the right in Poland and Argentina suggest change is on the way. But electoral systems matter as much as actual votes.

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