Electability

Buzzwords Electability = capable of being elected (as to public office) Also see: electable Headlines https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-problem-with-electability Recommended Listening Politics Podcast: What Does It Mean To Be ‘Electable’? Planeta.com

Mexico 2018 Elections

Mexico Flag Mexico’s 2018 Federal elections took place on July 1, 2018. For those following Mexico on the web, we have compiled some of the headlines, videos and key links. Outcomes Third time’s the charm (la tercera es la vencida) for Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Key Links http://www.ine.mx http://centralelectoral.ine.mx https://www.pscp.tv/INEMexico https://www.youtube.com/user/IFETV https://twitter.com/inemexico Questions = Preguntas …

Germany Elections 2017

Germany hosts its national elections today, September 24, to elect the members of the 19th Bundestag. The new Bundestag will have to elect a Chancellor with an absolute majority of its members, who will in turn form a new government. Hashtags: #btw17  #bundestagswahl2017 The Christian Democratic Union/Christian Social Union (CDU/CSU), led by Angela Merkel, has maintained a …

New Zealand Elections 2017

New Zealand Flag New Zealand hosts its national elections today, September 23, 2017, to determine the membership of the 52nd New Zealand Parliament. Hashtags: #vote17  #nzpol #nzelection New Zealand uses the Mixed Member Proportional (MMP) voting system, which gives voters two votes: one for a political party and one for their local electorate MP. Voters will elect at …

Woodrow Wilson Center Hosts Andrés Manuel López Obrador

Mexico flag Washington, DC – Less than one year from Mexico’s presidential election, the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute and the Inter-American Dialogue welcome the former head of government of Mexico City and three-time candidate, Andrés Manuel López Obrador for an open and frank discussion of his policy proposals and his view on domestic and foreign …

2017 Ecuador Election

The April 2 election in Ecuador pit conservative banker Guillermo Lasso and ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno, who appears to have won by a narrow margin. The winner will be sworn in to a four-year term in May. Key Links http://www.presidencia.gob.ec Twitter Moment ⚡️ “Ecuador Elections” Ecuador Elections Planeta Ecuador

Buzzword Bingo 2016

Photo: NASA Marshall, Orbits WOTY, aka the Word of the Year, is given by various organizations and highlight language which reflect the popular discourse. While Planeta.com does not officially release a ‘Word of the Year,’ we do compile our favorites each year, part of a game we call Buzzword Bingo. Among our favorite words from 2016: …

Election time in Australia #AusVotes 2016

Election time in Australia. Federal elections were held on Saturday, July 2, 2016 and results not announced for a week.. We updated this page over the agonizing wait, particularly from tweets with the hashtag #AusVotes The election took place after an extended eight-week official campaign period. It was the first double dissolution since the 1987 election. Key Links http://www.aec.gov.au/election …