Charles RichardsonJul 6, 2017
A chaotic election in Papua New Guinea represents, among other things, the failings of Australian colonialism.
Charles RichardsonJun 2, 2017
Malta's very stable political system shows no sign of changing in tomorrow's election.
Charles RichardsonMay 25, 20172 Comments
The US Supreme Court strikes a blow against gerrymandering but also exposes the depth of its own partisan divisions.
Charles RichardsonMay 1, 20175 Comments
France's politicians are looking ahead to the aftermath of Sunday's runoff election, and trying to work out how the new president will put together a parliamentary majority.
Charles RichardsonApr 20, 20178 Comments
The polls unanimously tell us that Emmanuel Macron is the preferred choice for French president. The question is whether the electoral system will translate that into reality.
Charles RichardsonMar 27, 2017
Final results from Western Australia confirm the dimensions of Labor's victory. They also show the upper house, for all its undemocratic structure, reflecting the popular vote rather well.
Charles RichardsonFeb 18, 2017
Ecuador's leftist president is respecting term limits and bowing out. Change is on the way, which may not be good news for Julian Assange.
Charles RichardsonDec 11, 2016
Two almost-neighboring countries in south-eastern Europe go to the polls tonight, in the last major elections of 2016.
Charles RichardsonDec 8, 20166 Comments
Hillary Clinton's victory keeps getting bigger in terms of votes. But America seems stuck with a system where votes don't matter.