March 16, 2018 1
South Australians go to the polls, with little reason to think that the electoral system will reflect their wishes.
March 4, 2018
The centre-left's predicament in Italy probably looks worse than it is. But in the circumstances that's not much consolation.
February 5, 2018
Uncertainty on several fronts surrounds next month's Italian election, which could be Silvio Berlusconi's most unlikely comeback yet.
January 19, 2018
Catalonia has returned from the Christmas break to find that its constitutional crisis is no nearer a solution.
November 13, 2017 5
So the Coalition no longer has a majority in the House of Representatives. Here's why that's no big deal.
October 23, 2017
Another election, another bad result for the centre-left. The future direction of Czech politics is uncertain, although public opinion remains basically centrist.
September 24, 2017
New Zealand copied its democratic electoral system from Germany, but also copied its least democratic and now pointless feature.
September 14, 2017
Norway's government is returned, partly due to the electoral system. Next stop, New Zealand and Germany.
September 11, 2017
The non-rise of European populism continues, with Norway's establishment parties facing off in a close election.
July 6, 2017
A chaotic election in Papua New Guinea represents, among other things, the failings of Australian colonialism.