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It’s that of the year again when a job has been advertised, and you as a politician over the next few months will present yourself for an interview to me putting your best foot forward to make sure that you become the candidate of choice. 398 more words


Support them! Do they support you?

Do you know how much a presidential campaign costs? Not the actual amount but a rough figure? A round number that you can use to put things into perspective. 1,264 more words


Dubious Independent Candidates: Kenya in August 8th 2017

Politics can be a game of silent killers. In Kenya, there is a new breed of politicians coming to the fore due to the nature of the new Katiba. 724 more words

Are "Independent" Candidates Really Independent?

Peter Kenneth, William Kabogo & Buzeki in Kasarani Safaricom Stadium on 20/05/2017. They led Kenya Association of Independent candidates (KAIC), whose members are mainly from Central Kenya and R. 386 more words

A Declaration by Yao Lifa and 57 Other Candidates for People’s Representative in Qianjiang City, Hubei Province

November 6, 2016

Mr. Yao Lifa (姚立法) has been an advocate of grassroots elections in China since 1998. – The Editors    

We live on the lowest rung of society; we yearn for a brighter future.      632 more words


For Over 36 Years, Grassroots Elections in China Have Made No Progress - An Interview With Hu Ping

November 1, 2016

Updated on November 17: 5-minute BBC video tells everything you need to know about Chinese elections.

Yaxue Cao: This year is also an election year in China, with county- and district-level elections of People’s Representatives on November 15.

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Record Number of Beijing Residents Declare Their Independent Candidacy for Local People’s Congress Seats

China Change, October 22, 2016

“Participation is the simplest, most direct, most realistic, and most effective political action.” — Yao Lifa, 2016

“Actually, the result is not what is most important. 1,398 more words