Elections | Institute for War and Peace Reporting




27 Feb 15
Despite multiparty process, there's little doubt who will win parliamentary polls.
12 Feb 15
Around 1,500 people across 15 provinces get a chance to rate their leader’s record so far.
Maithripala Sirisena on January 9, a day after he was elected Sri Lankan president. (Photo: Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)
16 Jan 15
Incumbent Mahinda Rajapaksa expected an easy win, but instead he was ousted by a candidate pledging to govern as “a servant, not an authoritarian”.
Afghan president Mohammad Ashraf Ghani visiting Germany, December 5, 2014. (Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
15 Jan 15
Interviews reflect sense of disappointment that new president hasn’t lived up to expectations.
Bosnia's parliament building in Sarajevo. (Photo: Rapsak/Flickr/CC license)
22 Dec 14
A proper federal structure might rationalise an over-complex system of governance, but neither institutional change nor EU accession is enough to fix Bosnia's problems.
12 Dec 14
Voters urged to hold parliamentarians to higher standards in next year’s election.
Kamchybek Tashiev (on the left) and Omurbek Babanov (Photo: Eleonora Mambetshakirov)
14 Nov 14
Former rivals join in anticipation of stiff competition in 2015 polls.
Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko speaking the day a parliamentary election was held, October 26, 2014. (Photo: David Ramos/Getty Images)
3 Nov 14
Some surprises in electoral results for country struggling with conflict and economic woes.
A polling booth in Kiev, October 26, 2014. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
29 Oct 14
Few polling stations open, and voters in those areas were lukewarm about the polls’ significance to them.