Tags » Incumbent

Calon Walikota & Wakil Walikota ( Risma-Whisnu )Diawasi Panwaslu Surabaya

LENSApolitik, Surabaya – Setelah resmi menjadi Calon Walikota dan Calon Wakil Walikota  Surabaya, pasangan incumbent Tri Rismaharini – Whisnu Sakti Buana mulai diawasi gerak-geriknya oleh Panitia Pengawas Pemilu (Panwaslu) Kota Surabaya. 129 more words


For A Free Country

My latest column is up at AND Magazine.

Here is an excerpt:

It seems that with every election, America’s entrenched political class becomes even more entrenched, and it’s easier then ever to let a feeling of futility sink in.

123 more words

example: XI

While contemplating (not for very long) the assumed limited capacity of the government in successfully tracking, or otherwise, interrupting the capabilities of ISIS using social media for recruitment and launching of terrorist acts, boils down to this fact—the government does not desire to interrupt or limit the enemey known as… 478 more words

How does every vote matter?

The expected performance of the SNP at this election is in danger of making a mockery of our ‘democratic’ process.

Looking at the forecast number of seats based on our current First Past The Post (FPTP) system and comparing this to the results under my simplistic version of Proportional Representation (PR) based purely on the percentage of votes cast nationally you get the following results (I am aware that this alternative system needs designing and implementing but this is just for illustrative purposes and the sake of argument): 336 more words


Will fracking be a political turn-off in Lancashire marginals?

Candidates who support fracking in marginal seats could face an electoral backlash, according to Greenpeace following polling in Lancashire. 674 more words


Arise, old Sun.

“Happy New month, Happy new day, Happy new Era! Congratulations Nigeria. You did it! The winner in all of this is the Nigerian spirit! Tough, witty, resilient, ready, fighter … Winner ! 226 more words


Maithripala Sirisena defeats incumbent Mahinda Rajapaksa to become Sri Lanka's new president

AP News (myway): New Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena was sworn into office Friday and vowed to curtail the powers amassed by his predecessor, who was swept aside in a stunning election upset. 110 more words