Posts tagged vote


How could something as seemingly remote as the issue of Scottish independence have an effect on Caribbean states? The long arm of colonial history connects more than you might think.

How a Vote for Scottish Independence Could Affect the Caribbean

How could something as seemingly remote as the issue of Scottish independence have an effect on Caribbean states? The long arm of colonial history connects more than you might think.

How a Vote for Scottish Independence Could Affect the Caribbean

Will the people of Scotland vote to stay or to go? The results of the referendum are to be announced by 7am tomorrow morning.

Twitter and Facebook have been flooded with heated discussions, with the #indyref hashtag mentioned over 2.6 million times just in the past 30 days.

To Go or Not to Go? Scotland Votes on Independence from UK

Afghanistan’s voters are in a defiant mood as they ready themselves for the polls, ignoring an intensification of civillian-focused attacks by “desperate” Taliban insurgents.
Afghanistan: “My Best Weapon to Fight the Taliban is My Voter Card”

Afghanistan’s voters are in a defiant mood as they ready themselves for the polls, ignoring an intensification of civillian-focused attacks by “desperate” Taliban insurgents.

Afghanistan: “My Best Weapon to Fight the Taliban is My Voter Card”


This time, we, the 15,000 Costa Ricans living abroad, are key, our votes might avoid a run-off.


PHOTOS: Costa Ricans in the Diaspora Vote for the First Time

This time, we, the 15,000 Costa Ricans living abroad, are key, our votes might avoid a run-off.

PHOTOS: Costa Ricans in the Diaspora Vote for the First Time

The interactive platform Ojo al voto wants to provide young voters with useful and straightforward information about the upcoming presidential and legislative elections in Costa Rica, scheduled for February 2, 2014.
Online Platform ‘Ojo al Voto’ Seeks to Lure Young Costa Rican Voters

The interactive platform Ojo al voto wants to provide young voters with useful and straightforward information about the upcoming presidential and legislative elections in Costa Rica, scheduled for February 2, 2014.

Online Platform ‘Ojo al Voto’ Seeks to Lure Young Costa Rican Voters

Citizens? They are no longer Chilean citizens… do they pay taxes from abroad?

One of #SADC election observer hardly working at one of the most important election office


Madagascar On Tenterhooks As Election Proceeds

One of #SADC election observer hardly working at one of the most important election office

Madagascar On Tenterhooks As Election Proceeds

should I vote for you on the basis of your jingle? Your flag waving ability? The loudness of your music truck and how many car alarms you managed to set off? Or perhaps I should vote based on your good looks?
Amid threats of terrorism and reports of rigging, determined voters in Pakistan turned out in high numbers, braving chaotic polling stations and long lines on May 11, 2013 to have their say in the country’s first ever democratic transition of power.
Pakistanis Vote in Huge Numbers Despite Threats, Alleged Poll Rigging

Amid threats of terrorism and reports of rigging, determined voters in Pakistan turned out in high numbers, braving chaotic polling stations and long lines on May 11, 2013 to have their say in the country’s first ever democratic transition of power.

Pakistanis Vote in Huge Numbers Despite Threats, Alleged Poll Rigging

'Thanks for not voting kids!'

This cheeky video shows a fake politician, reelected for the eighth time, thanking young Chileans who did not vote.

It’s been released by a group of NGOs to encourage youth to vote in Chile’s municipal elections - the country’s first ever voluntary vote.