Czech government survives no-confidence vote

In this file photo taken on Jan 12, 2022, Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala delivers a speech in the Czech Parliament in Prague. (MICHAL CIZEK / AFP) PRAGUE – The Czech government survived an opposition attempt to overthrow it in a no-confidence vote, a widely expected outcome of the motion which the cabinet had called […]

Slovenia set for 2nd round presidential election

Presidential candidate Anze Logar (right) and former Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa shake hands as they wait for the first official results of the presidential election, in Ljubljana, on Oct 23, 2022. (JURE MAKOVEC / AFP) LJUBLJANA – Slovenia is due to hold the second round of presidential election on Nov 13 after no candidate […]

Far right taps jaded mood across EU

Gains by populist parties show failures of establishment players, experts say Leader of Italian far-right party "Fratelli d'Italia" (Brothers of Italy), Giorgia Meloni reacts on Oct1, 2022 during a visit to the "Villagio Coldiretti" in Milan, a three-day event organized by the Italian Italian Farmers' Association. (PIERO CRUCIATTI / AFP) The success of far-right parties […]

Kenya’s Ruto declared winner in presidential election

William Ruto(left), and his deputy Rigathi Gachagwa, show the certificate after the announcement in the presidential race at the Centre in Bomas, Nairobi, Kenya, on Aug 15, 2022. (SAYYID ABDUL AZIM / AP) NAIROBI – Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto has won the presidential election, the electoral commission chairman announced on Monday evening. The Independent […]

Odinga ahead in Kenya’s presidential race, results show

Recently elected MPs and governors from Azimio party, led by presidential candidate Raila Odinga, gather at their campaign headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, Aug 13, 2022. (MOSA'AB ELSHAMY / AP) NAIROBI – Veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga led Kenya's presidential race, official election results showed on Saturday, pushing Deputy President William Ruto into second place. With […]

Government Association Endorses Blockchain for Elections

Washington, D.C., Aug 3, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – The 2020 US elections were a painful display of a breakdown in public trust. Declining trust in elections threatens democratic institutions all over the world, and it is imperative we restore it in our democratic institutions. US Federal law requires that overseas, military, and […]