January 2, 2018 3
A review of the big elections of the last year and the current state of the "populist" threat.
December 17, 2017
The last big election for 2017 sees a closely-fought contest in Chile.
August 4, 2017 5
Events in Venezuela and the United States again cast doubt on the "separation of powers" constitutional model. Can it be reformed or replaced?
April 4, 2017
Three generally expected election results from the weekend, although one of them was a cliffhanger.
March 31, 2017 1
Three elections this weekend offer contrasting lessons on the problems of presidential government.
February 24, 2017
A delayed count in Ecuador has failed to stave off a second round of voting, in which the ruling leftist party will face a difficult challenge.
February 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.
November 28, 2016
The death of Fidel Castro would be a good opportunity for reflection on some serious issues. Instead, many on both sides have embarrassed themselves.
June 10, 2016
And you thought Austria was close? Peru's presidential election finally produces a winner, by a tiny margin.
June 6, 2016
The second round of Peru's presidential election is too close to call. Venezuela's president, on the other hand, is fighting tooth and nail against recall.