February 20, 2018
Centre-left parties in Germany and Italy are putting their futures on the line next week. There's a thriving industry in trying to work out what's gone wrong with social democracy.
February 16, 2018
It's time to have another look at what's been happening to the Green vote. Unfortunately, it depends a bit on what you're trying to measure.
February 15, 2018
South Africa's odd constitutional structure witnesses another change at the top.
February 9, 2018
Three elections and a referendum: reports from Costa Rica, Cyprus, Ecuador and Monaco.
February 5, 2018
Uncertainty on several fronts surrounds next month's Italian election, which could be Silvio Berlusconi's most unlikely comeback yet.
February 4, 2018
A close contest looms in Costa Rica, with both Trumpism and religious fundamentalism in the mix.
January 30, 2018
Presidents are re-elected in Czechia and Finland – one narrowly, one very comfortably – while Cyprus's election goes to a second round next Sunday.
January 25, 2018 2
Czechia's Trumpist president is running neck-and-neck with his challenger.
January 24, 2018
Germany heads for another grand coalition. It's not a rerun of the 1930s, regardless of what some commentators think.
January 19, 2018
Catalonia has returned from the Christmas break to find that its constitutional crisis is no nearer a solution.