Charles RichardsonDec 4, 2016
A referendum in Italy and a runoff election are both tests of Europe's political future.
Charles RichardsonDec 2, 2016
France's president decides to bow out of a contest that seemed hopeless. But it's not clear that his party will do any better in his absence.
Charles RichardsonNov 29, 2016
No surprises in the second round of France's Republican primary, but it foreshadows a fascinating presidential election in five months' time.
Charles RichardsonNov 23, 2016
François Fillon, whether you think of him as a liberal or conservative, is now the odds-on favorite to be the next president of France.
Charles RichardsonNov 20, 2016
France's centre-right opposition is voting to select a presidential candidate, amid differing views on how to deal with the threat from the far right.
Charles RichardsonNov 10, 20161 Comment
Donald Trump's victory comes courtesy of the electoral system, not the voters' choice. And that's not something unusual.
Charles RichardsonSep 20, 2016
Russia's Vladimir Putin secures, unsurprisingly, a large parliamentary majority, but courtesy of the electoral system as much as public opinion.
Charles RichardsonSep 1, 20163 Comments
Spain's politicians continue their comprehensive failure to work with the parliament that voters have given them.
Charles RichardsonAug 1, 2016
Another way of looking at the Trump-Brexit analogy.