Democracy sausage

Graphic Democracy sausage = colloquial name given to the sausages cooked and sold as part of fundraising efforts at polling places on election day in Australia. 2019 elections take place May 18. New Book: From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage https://amzn.to/2UulWIB https://www.textpublishing.com.au/books/from-secret-ballot-to-democracy-sausage-how-australia-got-compulsory-voting https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/bigideas/how-australia-got-its-unique-system-of-voting-and-elections./10963578 My interview with Judith Brett on her fascinating book on compulsory voting, …

USA 2018 Midterms

Photo: Vote Rolling coverage of the 2018 midterm elections in the USA: Live Coverage https://fivethirtyeight.com/live-blog/2018-election-results-coverage https://www.politico.com/election-results/2018/election-day-live-updates-analysis/nov-6 https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/elections/live-blog/live-blog-midterm-election-2018-updates-news-analysis-n930691 Headlines The GOP’s 2018 Autopsy: Democracy Is Our Enemy https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/trumps-base-isnt-enough five-energy-and-environment-ballot-questions-to-watch therevelator.org/environmental-ballot-initiatives important-science-issues-every-state North Dakota https://www.publicintegrity.org/2018/10/30/22398/north-dakota-voter-id-law-backlash Lots of news outlets are jumping on the North Dakota voter ID story these days. But there's some larger context that's important. …

Elections

Buzzwords Election = a formal and organized process of electing or being elected, especially of members of a political body Examples https://planeta.com/usa-2020-elections USA 2018 Midterms Democracy and the Internet #electionnz Mexico 2018 Elections Planeta.com Democracy Politics Snap Election

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 …

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