Electoral Commission

Kenyans flock to vote in high-stakes elections

Kenyans flocked to vote on Tuesday in elections headlined by a knife-edge battle between incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta and his rival Raila Odinga that has sent tensions soaring in east Africa`s richest economy.

Aug 08, 2017, 18:39 PM IST
UK's ruling Conservatives fined over election expenses, police alerted

UK's ruling Conservatives fined over election expenses, police alerted

Britain`s ruling Conservative Party has been fined 70,000 pounds ($85,932.00) for breaching rules which govern spending during an election campaign and the matter has been referred to police, Britain`s Electoral Commission said on Thursday.

Mar 16, 2017, 14:18 PM IST

Polls point to cliffhanger on Australian election eve

Australia`s leaders made last-gasp pitches to wow voters on the eve of elections as polls pointed to a cliffhanger.

Jul 01, 2016, 10:15 AM IST

Two million register to vote in Britain

 More than two million people have registered to vote in the last month in Britain`s tightly-contested general election, official figures showed, with the window closing at midnight (2300 GMT) Monday.

Apr 21, 2015, 02:45 AM IST

Two million register to vote in Britain

 More than two million people have registered to vote in the last month in Britain`s tightly-contested general election, official figures showed, with the window closing at midnight (2300 GMT) Monday.

Apr 21, 2015, 02:45 AM IST

Polling stations re-open in Nigeria after voting extension

Voters unable to cast their ballot because of technical problems in Nigeria`s general election returned to the polls on Sunday, as the main parties traded blows over the use of the technology.

Mar 29, 2015, 13:13 PM IST

Botswana ruling party leads in early election results

Botswana`s ruling party was leading in most local council constituencies as general election results trickled in Saturday, but opposition parties made a strong showing in the capital, the electoral

Oct 25, 2014, 14:07 PM IST

Final poll count sees New Zealand PM Key`s party lose outright majority

New Zealand`s ruling National Party has lost its election night absolute majority, but will remain in power with the support of coalition partners following the completion of vote counting on Saturday. 

Oct 04, 2014, 09:21 AM IST

95 percent of registered Syrian expats voted in embassies: Committee

Syria`s electoral commission said on Saturday that 95 percent of registered expatriate voters took part in a presidential election expected to return incumbent Bashar al-Assad to power, state media said.

Jun 01, 2014, 05:48 AM IST

Peter Mutharika wins Malawi`s disputed presidential vote: Official

Peter Mutharika, the brother of Malawi`s former leader, was Friday declared winner of the country`s disputed presidential election after garnering 36.4 percent of the votes cast.

May 31, 2014, 04:05 AM IST

Watchdog calls for UK voter ID amid South Asian fraud fears

Voters in Britain should have to prove their identity at polling stations, the elections watchdog said, as it launched a study into fraud concerns around ethnic South Asian communities.

Jan 08, 2014, 11:17 AM IST

Disputed polls loom as Albania electoral commission defunct

Fears rose of yet another disputed election in Albania after the commission tasked with certifying the vote remained defunct a day before the Balkan country goes to the polls.

Jun 22, 2013, 21:56 PM IST

Congo`s Kabila re-elected, opposition cries foul

Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila won re-election, the head of the electoral commission said on Friday, urging calm after a provisional result that the opposition called "totally unacceptable".

Dec 10, 2011, 00:10 AM IST

Ivory Coast President sacks government

Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo on state television sacked the government and dismissed the electoral commission because of a crisis sparked by alleged fraud by the commission`s head.

Feb 13, 2010, 17:39 PM IST

Iraq vote to be held March 6: Electoral Commission

Iraq`s parl polls will be held on March 6, a senior Election Comm official told after a meeting between poll organisers and the country`s presidency council.

Dec 08, 2009, 18:53 PM IST