Nupes criticizes “electoral tampering”

The national secretary of Europe Ecology-The Greens, Julien Bayou, surrounded by the candidates of the Nupes in Paris, Tuesday May 17, 2022. EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP The leader of La France insoumise, Jean-Luc Mélenchon, threatened to lodge an appeal with the Council of State in summary proceedings, Tuesday, May 17, so that the New Popular … Read more

Biden enters the Democratic offensive for electoral reform | Univision Politics News

Biden told a crowd in Atlanta that he had had quiet conversations with senators for months about the two bills under debate, stalled because there are not enough Republican votes to move from obstructionist maneuvering to votes. “I’m tired of being quiet!”he said, emphatically on the podium. “I will not give up. I will not … Read more

Justice Department Sues Texas Over New Electoral Maps Affecting Representation of Latinos and Blacks | Univision Politics News

The Justice Department sued Texas and its new electoral maps on Monday, ensuring that they harm the voting rights of minority voters such as Hispanics and Blacks. In question are the electoral maps approved at the end of October amid protests by Democratic legislators, who denounced excessive speed in this process. Republicans, for their part, … Read more

Faced with the rebound of the Covid-19 and a restless presidential pre-campaign, Emmanuel Macron descends into the electoral arena

Emmanuel Macron’s televised address is broadcast in a bar in Lille on November 9, 2021. MICHEL SPINGLER / AP Emmanuel Macron has therefore once again donned the costume of a warlord. That of a President of the Republic determined not to stay with a weapon in the face of the announced arrival of a fifth … Read more

With the third republican blockade of an electoral law, requests to eliminate the ‘filibuster’ skyrocket | Univision Politics News

This Wednesday the Republicans again resorted to the delaying maneuver known as filibuster to block for the third time this year the presentation of legislation that seeks to strengthen the right to vote. The 50 Democrats and independents in the Senate supported the presentation of the Freedom to Vote Law, but all 50 Republicans voted … Read more

In the DRC, the head of the electoral commission in the hands of Félix Tshisekedi

To stay up to date on African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. A protester carries a poster of the opponent Martin Fayulu during a demonstration against the “politicization” of … Read more

for Emmanuel Macron, the electoral stake of the success of the vaccine booster campaign

A woman receives a second booster injection of the Pfizer vaccine in a retirement home in Strasbourg on Friday, September 24, 2021. JEAN-FRANCOIS BADIAS / AP In an election, there is a much more formidable adversary than a political competitor, it is the unforeseen. Emmanuel Macron, who lived the 2017 campaign full of twists and … Read more

oppositions denounce “electoral” measures

The Prime Minister, Jean Castex, interviewed during the 20 hours of TF1, September 30, 2021. THOMAS COEX / AFP The day after the announcement of a “Tariff shield” against the surge in energy prices, oppositions continued to criticize Friday 1is October measures “Electoralists” from the Prime Minister, Jean Castex. The increase in regulated electricity tariffs, … Read more

on the left, with Jadot, the starting line becomes clearer and electoral strategies are refined

After a meeting of leaders of the left for the 2022 presidential election, in Paris, on April 17, 2021. THOMAS SAMSON / AFP With the victory on the wire of Yannick Jadot, Tuesday September 28, it is a whole part of the political uncertainty which dissipates on the left. No more need to test alternative … Read more

From the election of António Costa’s son to the failure of André Ventura: 13 fact-checks on the electoral night – Politics

PS won in most of the 10 most populous counties in the country? Yes. In Lisbon (544,851 inhabitants), the PSD/CDS-PP coalition led by Carlos Moedas. In Sintra (385,954 inhabitants), Basílio Horta do PS was reelected. In Vila Nova de Gaia (304,149 inhabitants), another PS victory. In Porto (231,962 inhabitants), the independent movement led by Rui … Read more