Election Violence Erupts in France Ahead of Final Round of Parliamentary Elections

Meudon, France – As tensions rise ahead of the final round of parliamentary elections in France, more than 50 candidates and activists have fallen victim to physical attacks, Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin reported. The recent assault on government spokeswoman Prisca Thevenot, her deputy, and a party activist as they were putting up election posters in … Read more

Dictatorship Defiance: Top Modi Opponent Returns to Jail Amidst Elections Fallout

New Delhi, India – A prominent critic of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted his determination to combat what he described as “dictatorship” before heading back to prison on Sunday. Arvind Kejriwal, the chief minister of Delhi, returned to jail after standing in contentious elections expected to result in yet another significant victory for Modi … Read more

Heatwave Claims 61 Lives in India Ahead of Lok Sabha Elections

Mirzapur, India – As a blistering heatwave sweeps across several regions of India, the toll of suspected heatstroke deaths rises to at least 61 on May 31. Among the victims are 23 poll personnel who were involved in the final phase of the Lok Sabha election, scheduled to conclude on Saturday. In Bihar, 14 people, … Read more

German Politician Targeted in Latest Concerning Attack Ahead of Elections

Berlin, Germany – Recent attacks on a prominent German politician have raised concerns amongst citizens as the country approaches elections. The targeted individual, a seasoned political figure, was confronted by assailants which has sparked apprehension among the populace. The incident has brought into question the safety and security of political figures as the election season … Read more

Attack on NIA Official Sparks Political Turmoil in Bengal Ahead of Elections

Kolkata, India – The political landscape in West Bengal is intensifying as the Lok Sabha elections draw near, with an attack on the NIA team in East Midnapore sparking heated exchanges between the BJP and the TMC. Prime Minister Narendra Modi criticized Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s government for allegedly protecting corrupt individuals, while Banerjee accused … Read more

“Elections” This year will see more elections than ever. But don’t call it a win for democracy

This year’s elections will be a significant test for democracy worldwide, with approximately 4 billion people in 76 nations set to head to the polls, marking the most extensive election year on record. While some of these elections are expected to be fair, others in countries like Russia and North Korea are likely to be … Read more

Explosive Incidents Disrupt Pakistan General Elections

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Multiple explosions rocked Pakistan during the general elections, causing chaos and concern among voters and officials. The blasts occurred at the time of the elections, raising questions about the safety and security of the electoral process in the country. The exact number of explosions and their impact on the electoral proceedings are … Read more

Explosions Kill 30 People in Balochistan Ahead of Pakistan’s General Elections

QUETTA, Pakistan – On the eve of Pakistan’s general elections, tragedy struck Balochistan province as two separate explosions took the lives of at least 30 individuals and left another 40 injured. The blasts occurred near election offices belonging to Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI) and an independent candidate, sparking fear and chaos in the region. Deputy Commissioner … Read more

Terrorist Attack Leaves Six Dead in North Waziristan Ahead of Elections

MIR ALI, Pakistan – The escalating violence in the town of Mir Ali in North Waziristan district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has claimed the lives of six people, as the region grapples with a surge in terrorism ahead of the upcoming countrywide elections. The victims, who were from Punjab and ran barber shops in the local … Read more

Ranked Choice Voting or Rigged Election?

Since Alaska’s primary election, a heated debate among politicians has erupted over ranked-choice voting. Some legislators argue that the electoral system “gives all Americans a voice” and is “sensible” regarding weeding out extreme candidates. In contrast, others call it a “scam” that “disenfranchises voters.”