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Kosovo political parties fail to elect parliament’s speaker

The political groups in Kosovo’s parliament have failed to reach a compromise on electing a new speaker, creating uncertainty that the coalition that won a June election can muster majority votes. The political groups met Friday, a day after new lawmakers were sworn in. The June 11 election’s winners, former leaders of Kosovo’s war of […]

Anambra will vote individuals, not political party – Ezeemo

Governorship candidate of the Progressive Peoples Alliance, PPA in the forthcoming Anambra governorship election, Mr Godwin Ezeemo has said that the people of the state would not vote candidates according to the political parties they vie on, but the individuals vying in such parties and the impact they have made in the society. Ezeemo, a […]

Retired Virginia Beach attorney sues GOP, accusing the Republican Party of fraud over failed Obamacare repeal | Virginia Politics

NORFOLK A retired attorney in Virginia Beach is so incensed that Republicans couldn’t repeal the Affordable Care Act he’s suing to get political donations back, accusing the GOP of fraud and racketeering.  Bob Heghmann, 70, filed a lawsuit Thursday in U.S. District Court saying the national and Virginia Republican parties and some GOP leaders raised millions […]

Issue of LGBT rights being exploited by parties to win votes

Issue of LGBT rights being exploited by parties to win votes Time and time again political parties set the agenda on sectarian lines. Supporting or opposing policies not on their individual merits but simply to act in a contrary manner to their opponents. Instead of engaging on often nuanced, complex matters through debate and […]

State of the parties: The Welsh Liberal Democrats

Image caption Mark Williams (L) lost his seat to Plaid Cymru’s Ben Lake (second from right) at the general election In the fourth of our summer series looking at political parties, BBC Wales’ Tomos Livingstone examines the Welsh Liberal Democrats. “There is still a party out there that wants to win and fight on and […]

New election bill, new hope for democracy – Opinion

The legislature has recently passed the new general election bill despite dissenting opinion from the opposition parties. The new bill is a watershed moment for democracy in Indonesia – it guarantees political stability and upholds democratic legitimacy, while keeping election costs down. The bill comprises significant changes for the 2019 simultaneous elections as it increases […]