New Zealanders start voting in Oct 14 general election
Voting before election day has increased in popularity, and in 2020, 68% of votes were cast in advance, report says.
Varsity makes U-turn after protest over exams during polls?
Outrage on campus over plan to continue with exams denying students their right to vote on Aug 12.
NZ court rules voting age of 18 is discriminatory
The Supreme Court found that the current voting age of 18 was inconsistent with the country's Bill of Rights, which gives people a right to be free from age discrimination when they have reached 16.
12 polling stations opened in Baram as voting resumes after weather delay
Polling at a number of stations in the constituency was suspended on Nov 19 due to bad weather.
Early voting brings GE15 one step closer
Nearly 95% of 224,828 early voters comprising military and police personnel and their spouses cast their ballots on Nov 15.
For the fed up, not voting 'also an option' in GE15
Disappointed in government and opposition alike, they say they will vote based on candidates, or perhaps not at all.
Increasingly bitter race to replace UK PM Johnson narrows to four
A new prime minister will be announced on Sept 5, after the Conservative Party's 200,000 members cast postal ballots over the summer.
Five contenders to be next UK PM to face off in TV debate
An initial field of 11 challengers has been whittled down following two days of votes by lawmakers, but no individual has yet emerged as the obvious successor to Boris Johnson.
Analysts see small voter turnout if GE15 is held in haste
They refer to the outcome of the recent state elections in Melaka and Johor, saying political fatigue may also play a role.
South Korea scrambles to rework Covid-19 poll plans after early voting lapses
Some voters received ballot papers that had already been used, while others had to wait in long queues in the cold weather, with at least one reported to have fainted.
New York allows non-citizens to vote in municipal elections
The local law will allow lawful permanent residents and persons authorised to work in the US who reside in New York and do not have US citizenship to participate in municipal elections.
Polling stream temporarily closed after voter tests positive for Covid-19
The voter did not show any Covid-19 symptoms when voting.
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