In Italy, a presidential election with an uncertain outcome

Italian head of state Sergio Mattarella (left) and his chairman, Mario Draghi, at the Quirinale Palace in Rome in February 2021. GUGLIELMO MANGIAPANE / AFP From the left to the far right via the 5-star Movement (M5S, anti-system), the presidential election has been the main subject of concern for Roman political staffs for several months. … Read more

the presidential candidates get ahead of the head of state for the wishes

Emmanuel Macron, President of the Republic, gives his press conference to present the French presidency of the Council of the European Union from the Elysee Palace in Paris on December 9, 2021. JEAN CLAUDE COUTAUSSE FOR “THE WORLD” As every year, the President of the Republic will give his own at 8 p.m., but his … Read more

Leftist candidate Gabriel Boric wins presidential election

Gabriel Boric, in Santiago, on December 19, 2021, after the official announcement of his victory in the Chilean presidential election. MATIAS DELACROIX / AP He is the face and the symbol of political renewal in Chile. The left-wing candidate, Gabriel Boric, won the second round of the presidential election on Sunday, December 19, ahead of … Read more

Why the theme of inequalities does not emerge in the presidential campaign

In Marseille (Bouches-du-Rhône), August 30, 2021. NICOLAS TUCAT / AFP Political analysts and pollsters are themselves surprised: in the campaign that is starting, the theme of inequalities is strangely absent. Hidden behind that of purchasing power, which inflation has propelled to the top of the concerns of the French, it arouses at this stage much … Read more

French presidential candidate Éric Zemmour beaten at rally that ended in beatings – Observer

You have free access to all Observer articles by being our subscriber. French presidential candidate Éric Zemmour was allegedly attacked this Saturday in a campaign action in the Paris suburbs, in which there were more violent clashes that have targeted anti-racist demonstrators. The moment of aggressive approach to the French presidential candidate was captured on … Read more

outgoing Adama Barrow declared winner of presidential election, opponents contest results

Support for outgoing President Adama Barrow, declared the winner of the presidential election in The Gambia, Sunday 5 December. JOHN WESSELS / AFP It was a crucial vote for this young democracy. Outgoing President Adama Barrow was declared the winner of the presidential election in The Gambia on Sunday (December 5th). Even before the final … Read more

Eric Zemmour presidential candidate in a clip that makes the rights holders of the images scream

The far-right polemicist Eric Zemmour formalized Tuesday, November 30 his presidential candidacy in a dramatic video, followed by a tense interview on TF1. MARTIN BUREAU / AFP Is this proof of amateurism? Or a clearly premeditated strategy? Immediately put online Tuesday, November 30 at noon on YouTube, and broadcast live on 24-hour news channels, the … Read more

Yannick Jadot wants to unite the left in the presidential election, Anne Hidalgo replies that only “social democracy” can achieve it

The ecological presidential candidate Yannick Jadot on the France 2 set, November 18, 2021, in Paris. JULIEN DE ROSA / AFP With less than five months from the deadline, they still believe in the victory of the left in the presidential election … provided that the union is done under their colors. Despite voting intentions … Read more

the second round of the presidential election in Chile is geared towards a duel between the ultra-conservative right and the left coalition

The leader of the Chilean Republican Party movement, José Antonio Kast, at his campaign headquarters in Santiago on November 21, 2021. ESTEBAN FELIX / AP Chilean voters should have the choice, in the second round of the presidential election, between two political models at the opposite ends. According to partial results covering 65.52% of the … Read more

“From the perspective of the 2022 presidential election, clarity on the choices is a condition of the legitimacy of the action to come”

The Elysée Palace, in Paris, on November 10, 2021. LUDOVIC MARIN / AFP Chronic. A presidential election is used to choose a person, but just as much to define and decide collective choices. This is what happened in 2007, and more or less in 2017. But this was not the case for Mitterrand’s second term, … Read more