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Canada's Liberals win Quebec seat in sign of pre-election strength - Reuters


Reuters

Canada's Liberals win Quebec seat in sign of pre-election strength
Reuters
The Liberals, who now hold 41 of Quebec's 78 seats, privately say they need to win another 12 in the province to offset expected losses elsewhere and maintain their majority in the House of Commons in an election in October 2019. Quebec polls show the ...
Liberals score upset victory in Quebec by- election The Globe and Mail

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Harley-riding Rauner kicks off re-election bid with new video, Madigan criticism - Chicago Tribune


Chicago Tribune

Harley-riding Rauner kicks off re-election bid with new video, Madigan criticism
Chicago Tribune
Gov. Bruce Rauner kicked off his re- election bid Monday with a campaign video featuring the Republican politician clad in a helmet and black leather motorcycle gear, riding his Harley-Davidson alone past a sometimes-desolate landscape of urban, rural ...
Rauner launches re- election bid, vows to keep fighting corruption Chicago Sun-Times
Rauner officially announces re- election bid WGN-TV
Gov. Rauner makes re- election bid official with video The State Journal-Register

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Pennsylvania governor sets special election to fill the seat of a GOP congressman who resigned amid scandal - Business Insider


Business Insider

Pennsylvania governor sets special election to fill the seat of a GOP congressman who resigned amid scandal
Business Insider
(AP) — Pennsylvania will hold a special election March 13 to complete the term of disgraced Republican U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy, an anti-abortion lawmaker who resigned after his hometown newspaper revealed he had suggested a mistress get an abortion ...
Special election to replace Tim Murphy in Congress scheduled for March Tribune-Review

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Pennsylvania sets March 13 special election to replace disgraced GOP congressman - Washington Post


Washington Post

Pennsylvania sets March 13 special election to replace disgraced GOP congressman
Washington Post
The next special election for a House seat has been set, with Gov. Tom Wolf (D-Penn.) scheduling the race to replace former representative Tim Murphy (R-Pa.) for March 13. Like 2016's four special House elections, which were held to replace Republicans ...

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Correction: Argentina-Elections story - Washington Post


New York Times

Correction: Argentina-Elections story
Washington Post
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — In a story Oct. 23 about congressional elections in Argentina, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Argentina's president won a legislative majority. It was a plurality. A corrected version of the story is below ...
Argentina president: Reforms expected after election victory ABC News
Argentina's Leader, Mauricio Macri, Bolstered by Election Results New York Times
Argentina's Macri Wins Big Endorsement in Midterm Elections Bloomberg

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Kenya Braces for a Disaster of an Election - Foreign Policy (blog)


Foreign Policy (blog)

Kenya Braces for a Disaster of an Election
Foreign Policy (blog)
NAIROBI — Three days before they are due to vote in a presidential rerun, Kenyans have no idea whether the main opposition leader will participate, who will be on the ballot besides the incumbent president, and whether the country's independent ...
Kenya election re-run marred by insecurity - diplomats BBC News
Kenyatta: Kenya's Presidential Election Must Go On Voice of America
Kenya's election rerun could be a major setback for African democracy Washington Post
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Japan's ruling coalition retains a supermajority in snap election - The Economist


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Japan's ruling coalition retains a supermajority in snap election
The Economist
Right after he announced the snap poll, the governor of Tokyo, Yuriko Koike, formed a new political party that looked as if it might pose a serious challenge. Instead, Mr Abe won a big victory in the election on October 22nd. He will probably remain ...
Election win won't boost unpopular Shinzo Abe's ratings CNBC
Abe, Fresh Off Election Victory, Now Gets to Host Trump Foreign Policy (blog)
What Japan's Election Outcome Means for the US, East Asia Daily Signal
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Wall Street at record levels after Abe's election win - Reuters


Reuters

Wall Street at record levels after Abe's election win
Reuters
“Investors are being cheered on by the global markets after the Japanese election,” said Peter Cardillo, Chief Market Economist at First Standard Financial in New York. “The strength continues based on the prospect of fiscal reform and good earnings.”.
Wall Street at record levels after Abe's election win - Yahoo Finance Yahoo Finance

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Czech election websites hacked, vote unaffected: Statistics Office - CNBC


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Czech election websites hacked, vote unaffected: Statistics Office
CNBC
The websites used for presentation of the Czech Republic's election results were hacked on Saturday afternoon, the Czech Statistical Office (CSU) said on Sunday, adding that the vote count was not affected. Czechs voted on Friday and Saturday in the ...
Czech Election Won by Anti-Establishment Party Led by Billionaire New York Times
Populist Billionaire Media Mogul Andrej Babis Wins Czech Election NBCNews.com
Far-right scores surprise success in Czech election Reuters
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Kenya's Presidential Election Rerun Further Fuels Political Crisis - NPR


Kenya's Presidential Election Rerun Further Fuels Political Crisis
NPR
The rerun elections are scheduled for Thursday. But there's one big problem: Kenya's opposition leader is calling for a boycott, and the elections chief says he can't guarantee a fair election. LAKSHMI SINGH, HOST: In Kenya, there's a rerun of ...