elections

After postponing national elections by a week for logistical reasons, Nigerians went to the polls on Saturday, February 23 for presidential and national assembly elections. The presidential elections are now over, but they produced worrisome shadows and lapses to reflect on, particularly as gubernatorial and state assembly elections are slated for Saturday, March 9. The…

Read more The shadows of Nigeria’s 2019 presidential elections

During the tumultuous campaign season, the 24-hour news cycle of U.S. politics hardly reported on anything but the election. However, if you seek out international news, you likely heard about the volatile peace accord vote in Colombia one month ahead of U.S. elections. While many in Colombia do support an end to the conflict, a…

Read more Votes Reveal Divisions

Although the results of Haiti’s first round presidential election have been released, the elections are far from over. One week ago today, the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) announced preliminary results from the first round of elections. With low voter turnout and many reports of fraud, many are questioning the legitimacy of the results. Several candidates are also…

Read more The votes are counted, but it is far from over