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In Sri Lanka’s Presidential Election, a Question of Security vs. Rights

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lankans on Saturday voted for president after a year of political meltdowns and deadly terrorist attacks, in an election that could return the polarizing Rajapaksa family to power. The two leading candidates [...]

Another Election in Spain Threatens to Deepen the Political Deadlock

MADRID — In September, Pedro Sánchez, Spain’s caretaker Socialist prime minister, called off coalition talks with a smaller left-wing party, Unidas Podemos, saying that he “could not have slept at night” if he had allowed its [...]

Morales Pledges New Bolivia Election After International Audit

Faced with unrelenting protests over the results of disputed elections in which he claimed victory, President Evo Morales of Bolivia announced on Sunday that he would call new elections. The announcement came hours after the Organization [...]

The Latest: Virginia election a test of anti-Trump fervor

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Latest on Virginia’s legislative elections (all times local): 9 a.m. Virginian residents are voting to decide which party should control the statehouse in a widely watched contest that will test how voters feel [...]

Nigel Farage, Brexit Party Leader, Says He Won’t Run in Election

LONDON — Nigel Farage, who has fared better in fighting for Brexit than in winning elections, has said he will not run for a seat in Parliament in Britain’s general election in December. But he vowed to lead his Brexit Party in [...]

Boris Johnson Has Big Lead in U.K. Election. That Might Not Mean Much.

Mr. Farage could also hammer Mr. Johnson for failing to pull Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, as he promised, or for his deal with Brussels, which Mr. Farage claims will align Britain too closely with Europe and, as Mr. Trump [...]

Britain to Hold Election in December, Opening New Phase in Brexit Odyssey

Britain last held a cold-weather election in February 1974, when an embattled Conservative prime minister, Edward Heath, went to the voters during a time of economic upheaval and labor unrest with a stark manifesto, “Who governs Britain?” [...]

Texan gets 3 years over fake PAC funding in 2016 election

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – A Texas man must serve three years in federal prison for creating fake political action committees in 2016 supporting Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders that raised more than $ 500,000. Kyle Gerald [...]

Johnson Loses First Attempt to Call Election in Latest Brexit Maneuver

Despite the lack of trust between the political parties, there is a convergence of interests. Under Mr. Johnson, the Conservatives want to appeal to Britons to give them a mandate to leave the European Union quickly. The Liberal Democrats [...]

Canada’s Election Is Today. Here’s What You Need to Know.

A rock star of progressive liberalism overseas, Mr. Trudeau faces one of the toughest political challenges of his life in this election, which is the tightest in recent memory. What’s Happening Monday? The Canadian national vote is, [...]