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Supreme Court declines to overturn ban on corporate contributions to candidates

The US Supreme Court on Monday refused to take up a case that would have given businesses the right to contribute money directly to candidates. 253 more words

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Mayors, Judges And US House Seat Up In Pennsylvania Election

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – This week’s election in Pennsylvania will decide nominees or officeholders for several high-profile offices, including mayor in Philadelphia and Allentown and a U.S. 134 more words


Naidu, Mamata to protest over EVMs as exit polls predict majority for NDA?

Telugu Desam Party leader and Andra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu Naidu seems busy seeking support from Opposition parties to revolt against the Lok Sabha 2019 results on May 23, if the verdict goes in favour of the ruling NDA alliance. 237 more words


Australia: Migrant groups hopeful for new dialogue after Fraser Anning's political demise

Some reactions to the Australian election results, beyond the overall result:

With some of Australia’s most divisive politicians unsuccessful in this election, Australia’s Islamic community are hoping it will mean more productive political discussions around race.

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പോള്‍, പോള്‍... എക്‌സിറ്റ് പോള്‍

എക്‌സിറ്റ് പോള്‍ തെറ്റിയതിന്റെ ഏറ്റവും വലിയ ഉദാഹരണം 2004ലെ പൊതുതിരഞ്ഞെടുപ്പാണ്. 2004ലും 2019ഉം തമ്മില്‍ സാമ്യതകളേറെയാണു താനും. ഇപ്പോഴത്തെപ്പോലെ അന്നും ഒരു ബി.ജെ.പി. സര്‍ക്കാര്‍ തുടര്‍ഭരണത്തിനായി ജനവിധി തേടുകയായിരുന്നു. ഇപ്പോഴത്തെ നരേന്ദ്ര ദാമോദര്‍ദാസ് മോദി സര്‍ക്കാരിനെക്കാള്‍ എന്തുകൊണ്ടും ഭേദപ്പെട്ട അഭിപ്രായമായിരുന്നു അടല്‍ ബിഹാരി വാജ്‌പേയിയുടെ സര്‍ക്കാരിനെക്കുറിച്ച് ഉണ്ടായിരുന്നത്. 17 more words


A Rubaiyat parody to cheer the political gloom?

Charles Mugleston has sent us a topical contribution to the blog.  He comments:

An-other… election looms – so wondered if this wry, ripe and amusing poem might be of interest to your readers to help lighten the Brrrrexit gloom, humph’n  ha ? 35 more words

Exit polls and markets: Beware! Play the expected euphoria with caution

It will be interesting to see how the new government will generate additional revenues to fund populist schemes already announced without dampening the market mood. 464 more words