The vote count in Papua New Guinea's national election goes on, with incumbent PM James Marape saying he has the numbers to form a coalition government.
Voters in Kansas have rejected a push to deny the right to abortion in an early indicator of whether the issue will motivate voters in the US midterm elections.
The Australian Electoral Commission says partnering with social media platforms helped reduce the spread of misinformation ahead of the 2022 federal election.
Senegal's opposition coalition says it has won legislative elections, contradicting President Macky Sall's ruling coalition which has also claimed victory.
Liberal deputy leader Sussan Ley wants to light a fire under the party’s WA division as it bids to rebound from the recent election blowout by booting the Albanese Government from office after just one term.
Mathias Cormann has once again refused to confront the blame party members have placed on him as former leader of the Liberal’s powerful The Clan faction in the wake of humiliating election spankings.
Rebecca Le May
President Jair Bolsonaro's attack on the legitimacy of Brazil's electronic voting system threatens democracy in the country ahead of October's poll, critics say
A major spending bill approved by Brazil's congress has provided a timely shot in the arm for the October re-election hopes of President Jair Bolsonaro.
Thousands of New Zealanders living in Australia may soon be giving the power to vote in elections and have an easier pathway to citizenship.
Will Baston – nephew of former Barnett Government Minister Ken Baston – appears set to contest the North West Central by-election for the WA Liberal Party.
Josh Zimmerman & Kate Campbell
Strong security is in place for Papua New Guinea's national election to try to avoid the violence of the last poll in 2017 that left more than 200 people dead.
The loss of two Conservative party seats in key by-elections has renewed doubts about the future of Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
French President Emmanuel Macron's centrist alliance has won the first round of lower house elections by a razor-thin margin over the left bloc.
French voters will decide whether Emmanuel Macron gets a working majority in parliament with the president's coalition facing a strong challenge from the left.
WA Premier Mark McGowan has indicated he will never forgive outgoing North-West Central MP Vince Catania, saying he has ‘betrayed and upset’ voters and his former political party.
Jake Dietsch and Phil Hickey
At 27 years of age, and a proud Muslim woman, refugee Fatima Payman is on the verge of a defining federal political career.
Voters in four inner-city suburbs have been told they will have to visit the polls for a second time this year to exercise their democratic rights.
Newly elected Liberal Party leader Peter Dutton says he has a “great affinity” with WA and won’t engage in a “juvenile” tit for tat with Mark McGowan after the Premier branded him an “extremist”.
Peter Law and Kimberley Caines
Former guerrilla Gustavo Petro has led the first round of Colombia's presidential election and will face businessman Rodolfo Hernandez in the June run-off.
Oliver Griffin, Carlos Vargas and Julia Symmes Cobb
Colombian voters are set to choose between a former rebel promising generous social programs and a centre-right candidate warning against his economic policies.
Julia Symmes Cobb
Former treasurer Josh Frydenberg has conceded the election in his seat of Kooyong to independent candidate Dr Monique Ryan.
Liberal leader David Honey confirmed his status this morning after being spotted on Friday wearing a mask, despite previously questioning the validity of WA’s mask mandates.
In a tearful speech, Liberal Tim Wilson acknowledged the federal election result and the loss of his Victoria seat of Goldstein were shattering.
Liberal senator and former government minister Jane Hume says she hopes incoming prime minister Anthony Albanese can form a majority Labor government.
Paul Osborne and Colin Brinsden
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