Tag: Elections

The Democratic Establishment Is Going All Out To Beat Nina Turner

Moderate Democratic groups, donors and even some Republicans are flooding Ohio’s 11th Congressional District with millions of dollars in a bid to elect Shontel Brown...

After Navalny, Challenging Russia’s Putin Is Getting Even Harder

MOSCOW—Challenging Vladimir Putin has always been difficult. Now his opponents say it is almost impossible, as the Kremlin launches a full-court press against anyone daring...

Haiti Inaugurates New Leader Two Weeks After President’s Assassination

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti— Ariel Henry, a prominent neurosurgeon backed by the U.S., became Haiti’s new prime minister Tuesday, as it began official ceremonies to mourn assassinated...

Pedro Castillo Is Declared Peru’s President-Elect

Pedro Castillo, a far-left union activist whose rise has jarred Peru’s political establishment, was declared president-elect Monday night amid deepening social unrest in a country...

Judge: Newsom can’t be listed as Democrat on recall ballot

A judge has ruled California Gov. Gavin Newsom can’t put his Democratic Party affiliation on the ballot voters see when they decide whether to remove...

Eric Adams wins Democratic primary in NYC’s mayoral race

NEW YORK — Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams has won the Democratic primary for mayor of New York City after appealing to the political center...

French far-right chief lays out plans for presidential race

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen says she will stick with her strategy of making her party a more mainstream political force despite a stinging...

Rioters accused of erasing content from social media, phones

PHOENIX — They flaunted their participation in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol on social media and then, apparently realizing they were in...

Macron, Le Pen Stumble in France’s Regional Elections Amid Resurgence of Establishment Parties

PARIS—The centrist ranks of President Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen’s far-right party both failed to notch victories in France’s regional elections Sunday as voters...

Ethiopia’s Nobel Prize-Winning Leader Faces Election as War Rages in Tigray

Ethiopia’s election was meant to be the crowning moment for Nobel Peace Prize-winning Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, a popular recognition of his efforts to break...

Terrorist Attacks, Immigration Debates Push French Voters Rightward, Boosting Le Pen

L’ISLE-SUR-LA-SORGUE, France—Wedged between river tributaries in southeastern France, L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is known for its cobblestone streets and its sun-dappled outdoor market. But ahead of local elections...

Iranian Hard-Liner Ebrahim Raisi Set to Win Presidency Amid Nuclear Talks

TEHRAN—A hard-line Iranian judge opposed to the country’s outreach to the West was headed for victory Saturday in Iran’s presidential election after a politically moderate...

Iranians Vote for New President Amid Talks to Save Nuclear Deal, Revive Economy

TEHRAN—Iranians voted Friday in a presidential election heavily skewed in favor of hard-liners, as Tehran negotiates the revival of an international nuclear deal that would...

Iran’s Presidential Election 2021: Who Are the Candidates and What Is at Stake?

Iranians headed to the polls Friday to elect a new president, as the Islamic Republic confronts challenges from a cratering economy to heightened tensions with...

Peru Faces Political Turmoil After Divisive Presidential Vote Is Disputed

LIMA, Peru—Nine days after a divisive presidential election, Latin America’s once-admired economic star, Peru, is grappling with political upheaval as the trailing candidate insists the...

Nicaraguan President Defies U.S. in Harsh Crackdown on Opposition

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, 75, who is running for a fourth consecutive term, has launched a broad campaign of repression since early June aimed at...

The FGR opens an investigation against the influencers who broke the electoral ban

The institution in charge of Alejandro Gertz Manero reported that it received numerous complaints through its citizen service systems. Free Book Preview: Brand Renegades Discover...

Russian Court Strikes Blow at Alexei Navalny’s Network

MOSCOW—A Russian court declared the opposition network of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny as extremist in a move that bans the groups, the Kremlin’s most definitive...

French President Emmanuel Macron Appears to Get Slapped in Video

PARIS—A man appeared to slap French President Emmanuel Macron across the face Tuesday during a visit to a small town in southern France, in a...

Israel’s Prime Ministers in Waiting: Who Are Naftali Bennett and Yair Lapid?

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s rivals agreed to form a coalition government that would dislodge the country’s longest-serving leader with Naftali Bennett as his successor,...

Mexicans Vote in Midterm Election Seen as Referendum on Populist President

MEXICO CITY—Mexicans were set to vote Sunday in a midterm election that will determine whether populist leader Andrés Manuel López Obrador faces significant constraints on...

Peru to Choose Far-Left Teacher or Right-Wing Politician as Next President

LIMA, Peru—After 15 months contending with a brutal Covid-19 pandemic and sharply rising poverty, Peruvians on Sunday will choose between presidential candidates on opposite ends...

5 reasons you should gift to your children now

In 2020, some family business owners held off on preparing gifting programs that would transfer assets from them to their children to see which way...

Yogi Adityanath: It is not possible to cremate someone on the quiet, no data fudging in UP: Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath in an interaction with ET speaks on a range of issues including the Covid-19 pandemic, vaccination drive and the...

Netanyahu could lose PM job as rivals attempt to join forces

JERUSALEM — A former ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday said he would seek to form a coalition government with the Israeli leader’s...