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Early trends in Nigeria's presidential election show opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari is leading incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan by about two million votes. With results from over half of the country's states declared, the ex-military ruler has won 11.5 million votes, while Jonathan has...

The campaign for election to the British Parliament officially got under way on Monday after Prime Minister David Cameron formally asked Queen Elizabeth II to dissolve the House. Opening his campaigning ahead of the May 7 general election, Cameron claimed "Britain is back on her feet again" under...

Elections in parts of Nigeria have been extended until Sunday after delays and a number of attacks. Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission or INEC said it has been monitoring field reports on the accreditation process since the commencement of the poll this morning. Whereas the process...

The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) Thursday formally opened an election observation mission (EOM) a month ahead of the 26 April early presidential election in Kazakhstan. The mission's deployment follows an invitation from the authorities of Kazakhstan. The mission...

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