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Election Day could be postponed due to Hurricane Sandy

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How Mitt Romney can still win US presidential election

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The odds appear to be stacking up against Mitt Romney winning the 2012 presidential election on Tuesday. Among political journalists, campaign reporters and most pollsters, there’s a congealing conventional wisdom that President Barack Obama is about to be re-elected. On Sunday, new national polls from Pew put Barack Obama up three, and NBC/Wall Street Journal, which gave him a one-point ad...

Ten of lesser-spotted things about American presidential politics and about 2012 campaign

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Ten of lesser-spotted things about American presidential politics and about 2012 campaign. 1. Why is Election Day always a Tuesday? Even though America’s voter turnout is among the lowest in mature democracies and more than a quarter of people who do not vote claim they are too busy, efforts to move elections to weekends have failed. The Tuesday after the first Monday in November was set as...

Center for Responsive Politics says the estimated price tag for the US elections in 2012 is almost $6 billion

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..., director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center and author Packaging the Presidency. “Most of the time, they’re trying to mobilize their base.” “Money matters,” she says starkly. “You would be giving up the election if you decided to stop advertising.” Projected spending estimates for 2012 US elections: • Total cost – $5.8 billion • Presidential ele...

The final voting precincts on the west coast won't even begin to be tallied until early Wednesday morning, but the election could be decided much earlier than that

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Egypt's presidential poll results have been delayed by the election authorities, raising further tension across the country

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...r recent constitutional amendments which gave the SCAF sweeping political and legislative powers. If the Muslim Brotherhood has won the election, there are doubts over whether the authorities would allow them to take power after fighting them for so many decades. There is increasingly fevered speculation about whether the election will be cancelled or rigged, he adds. Egypt's presidential pol...

Egyptians are set to vote in the second round of their first free presidential election in a two-day run-off

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Egyptians are set to vote in the second round of their first free presidential election in a two-day run-off. Mohammed Mursi, head of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party, is up against Ahmed Shafiq, Hosni Mubarak’s last prime minister. The ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces has promised to hand over power to the winner by 1 July at the latest. But the build-up t...

Nicolas Sarkozy says he averted recession and will preserve a "strong France” while Francois Hollande contends the country is in "serious crisis" and needs change

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France is prepared for the second round of presidential election that could see a socialist winner for the first time since 1988. In the first round socialist Francois Hollande won 28.6% of the vote, ahead of incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy on 26.2%. Rising unemployment and the euro crisis have dominated the campaign. Nicolas Sarkozy says he averted recession and will preserve a “strong France...

Ghana's incumbent President John Mahama has been won presidential election

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...fices were barricaded by police as the results were announced. “Ladies and gentlemen, based on the results given, I declare John Dramani Mahama president-elect,” electoral commission chief Kwadwo Afari-Gyan told journalists. He said turnout had been about 80%. Ghana’s incumbent President John Mahama has been won presidential election Ghana, one of the world’s fastest growi...

Egyptians are starting to vote in their first free presidential election, 15 months after ousting Hosni Mubarak in the Arab Spring uprising

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Egyptians are starting to vote in their first free presidential election, 15 months after ousting Hosni Mubarak in the Arab Spring uprising. Fifty million people are eligible to vote, and queues are forming at some polling stations. The military council which assumed presidential power in February 2011 has promised a fair vote and civilian rule. The election pits Islamists against secularists, an...

Six candidates are running for Iran’s presidential race

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Some 50 million voters across Iran are casting their ballots in the country’s key presidential elections. Although all six candidates are seen as conservatives, one of them, cleric Hassan Rouhani, has been reaching out to the reformists in recent days. The election will decide a successor to outgoing leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s eight years in power have been characteri...

Nicolas Maduro will run as the governing party candidate with Henrique Capriles expected to stand for the opposition

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...Lula da Silva who courted businesses and investors while also developing social programmes. Despite the outpouring of grief and affection for Hugo Chavez, whose lavish state funeral was held on Friday, the opposition believe they have a chance of winning the election. Millions of Venezuelans have filed past his coffin as it continues to lie in state in a military museum in Caracas. Nicolas Maduro...

Kenyan Deputy PM Uhuru Kenyatta appears to have won the presidential election by the tightest of margins as the provisional results indicate

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Kenyan Deputy PM Uhuru Kenyatta appears to have won the presidential election by the tightest of margins as the provisional results indicate. After all the votes were counted Uhuru Kenyatta had polled 50.03% of the vote, 4,109 votes over the threshold required for outright victory. However, the official result is not expected before 11:00 on Saturday. Rival candidate Raila Odinga is set to file a...

Egypt is awaiting the delayed results of the presidential run-off election held last weekend

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Egypt is awaiting the delayed results of the presidential run-off election held last weekend. The results are due in the coming hours, after the election commission heard appeals by the two candidates. Mohammed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood and former Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq have both claimed victory and vowed to form unity governments. Thousands of their supporters spent the night in the c...

Mali presidential candidates Soumaila Cissé and Ibrahim Boubacar Keita

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...ion Mission in Mali (Minusma) is currently deploying, as France begins to withdraw its 3,000 troops. The UN has stressed the importance of the election to the restoration of constitutional order and the start of national dialogue and reconciliation. A record 49% of the 6.8 million registered voters cast a ballot in first round on 28 July. Mali presidential candidates Soumaila Cissé and Ibrahim Bo...

New Jersey residents told they can vote via email as the Northeast scrambles to prepare polling stations after Sandy

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As the East Coast tries to get back on its feet after the damage from Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey has announced that residents can vote by email in the upcoming presidential election. Flooding, damaged roads and power outages have forced many Jerseyites from their homes and the electronic option will allow first responders who are working away from home and those displaced by the storm to cast th...

Barack Obama and his rival Mitt Romney are on track to raise more than $2 billion by Election Day

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President Barack Obama and his rival Mitt Romney are on track to raise more than $2 billion by Election Day – making it by far the most costly presidential race in history. By November 6, both candidates will have each passed the $1 billion barrier in donations. Barack Obama is already there, according to financial disclosures filed yesterday. The president and his Democrat Party have tallied up...

Nicos Anastasiades has won the Cypriot presidential election with 57.5 percent of the vote

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Nicos Anastasiades has won the Cypriot presidential election with 57.5% of the vote. It was a comfortable victory of the centre-right leader over Communist-backed Stavros Malas on 42.5%. Stavros Malas has conceded victory. Nicos Anastasiades takes power as Cyprus stands on the brink of bankruptcy, hit by the knock-on effect of Greece’s economic woes. He favors a quick deal with foreign lend...

Polls open across Mali for a presidential election aimed at reuniting the country after months of political turmoil

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...rth were displaced by fighting. The majority of them will not be able to vote. Islamist militants in the north have also warned Muslims not to take part and have threatened to attack polling stations. There are also concerns about the fairness of the electoral process in the northern town of Kidal, which is still occupied by Tuareg rebels. Polls open across Mali for a presidential election aimed...

Socialist Francois Hollande has won most votes in the first round of France's presidential election, early estimates say

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Socialist Francois Hollande has won most votes in the first round of France’s presidential election, early estimates say. Francois Hollande got 28.4% of votes, according to projections based on partial results, against 25.5% for centre-right incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy. Nicolas Sarkozy and Francois Hollande will face each other in a second-round run-off on 6 May. The election has been dominat...

Nicolas Sarkozy is facing a tough challenge from Socialist Francois Hollande, who has said it is "the left's turn to govern"

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...overseas territories – including Martinique and Guadeloupe in the Caribbean, Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean and French Polynesia. Those territories vote early because results will be known on Sunday evening in mainland France – when it is still mid-afternoon in Caribbean islands and other overseas territories. The presidential vote will be followed by a parliamentary election in Ju...

Left-wing incumbent Hugo Chavez, first elected in 1999, is being challenged by opposition leader Henrique Capriles

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Venezuelan voters are set to go to the polls in what is predicted to be the country’s most tightly contested presidential election in a decade. Left-wing incumbent Hugo Chavez, first elected in 1999, is being challenged by opposition leader Henrique Capriles. Hugo Chavez wants to continue what he calls his socialist revolution while Henrique Capriles has promised to restore economic growth....

The ballot count in Kenya's presidential elections has been rigged, says the running mate of Prime Minister Raila Odinga

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The ballot count in Kenya’s presidential elections has been rigged, says the running mate of Prime Minister Raila Odinga, who is trailing behind his rival, Uhuru Kenyatta. “We have evidence the results we have received have been doctored,” said Raila Odinga’s running mate Kalonzo Musyoka. He said the vote count should be stopped but added that his comments were not a call...

Abdulla Yameen is half-brother to Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, who ruled for 30 years in Maldives

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According to near-final results, Abdulla Yameen has won the presidential election run-off vote in the Maldives. Abdulla Yameen had 51.3% of the vote compared with 48.6% for ex-President Mohamed Nasheed, with 98% of ballots counted, the Election Commission said. Mohamed Nasheed had won 47% in the first round this month, just short of the 50% needed for outright victory, in an election process mire...

President-elect Francois Hollande and the new First Lady Valerie Trierweiler celebrating in Paris

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Francois Hollande has been celebrating his victory in France’s presidential election. Socialist Francois Hollande – who polled just under 52% of votes in Sunday’s run-off election – said he was “proud to have been capable of giving people hope again”. Centre-right incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy is the first French president not to win a second term since 1981. Franc...