ELECTION

Congo opposition leader Fayulu takes clear lead for Sunday election

Congo opposition leader Fayulu takes clear lead for Sunday election

Published 28/12/2018

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Opposition candidate Martin Fayulu is the clear favorite to win Democratic Republic of Congo’s long-delayed election on Sunday, a poll showed on [more…]

Bangladesh’s violent vote campaigning ends ahead of weekend poll

Bangladesh’s violent vote campaigning ends ahead of weekend poll

Published 28/12/2018

DHAKA (Reuters) - Campaigning for Bangladesh’s general election ended on Friday after weeks of violence, mainly against workers and officials from an opposition alliance, that [more…]

Ahead of Bangladesh vote, opposition says it has been silenced

Ahead of Bangladesh vote, opposition says it has been silenced

Published 28/12/2018

DHAKA/NOAKHALI, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Bangladesh has a general election this weekend, but opposition candidate Abdul Moyeen Khan says he has yet to hold a single [more…]

Collapse in India’s onion prices could leave Modi smarting in election

Collapse in India’s onion prices could leave Modi smarting in election

Published 28/12/2018

HIVARGAON/MUJAHIDPUR, India (Reuters) - A spike in the price of onions has led to the ouster of governments in Indian elections in the past. Now, [more…]

Craps: Dice roll sinks Arkansas candidate who twice missed voting…

Craps: Dice roll sinks Arkansas candidate who twice missed voting…

Published 13/12/2018

(Reuters) - An Arkansas city council candidate who twice showed up too late to vote for himself in a contest that ended in a tie [more…]

Greece’s Varoufakis to run in European election – in Germany

Greece’s Varoufakis to run in European election – in Germany

Published 27/11/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, who was outspoken in his criticism of the austerity policies championed by Berlin at the height [more…]

California, New Jersey Republicans concedes, Utah representative sues

California, New Jersey Republicans concedes, Utah representative sues

Published 15/11/2018

(Reuters) - A Republican U.S. representative of Utah who is trailing her Democratic challenger filed a lawsuit on Wednesday seeking to halt vote counting while [more…]

Buy, sell or hold: Ten ways to trade the U.S. election

Buy, sell or hold: Ten ways to trade the U.S. election

Published 05/11/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Buy the dollar but sell FAANGs, buy real estate and machinery, but sell the overall market. Or, do nothing at all. [more…]

Trump, Obama tout clashing visions of U.S. as elections near

Trump, Obama tout clashing visions of U.S. as elections near

Published 05/11/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Barack Obama made dueling election appearances on Sunday, offering sharply different views on the country’s problems but [more…]

Non-stop ads and robocalls: welcome to America’s costliest election

Non-stop ads and robocalls: welcome to America’s costliest election

Published 05/11/2018

PALMDALE, Calif. (Reuters) - Wendy Burke has had enough. Campaign advertisements bombard her favorite TV shows. Dozens of election pamphlets fill her mailbox. Every day, [more…]