Elections

Democratic process by which leaders are chosen. Israel must hold parliamentary elections at least once every five years

Supporters of Poland's President Andrzej Duda hold placards during a presidential election campaign
Polish President Duda wins election, new battles with EU loom

Duda got 50.4% of the vote, the exit poll showed, while Rafal Trzaskowski, the liberal mayor of Warsaw and preferred candidate of the main opposition party, the centrist Civic Platform (PO) had 49.6%

By REUTERS
13/07/2020
Polish state media accuses opposition of supporting Jewish restitution

The issue of restitution of property confiscated from Jews during the Holocaust has long been a contentious issue in Polish politics and has played a major role in tensions between Poland and Israel.

12/07/2020
Supporters of Poland's President Andrzej Duda hold placards during a presidential election campaign
Jewish group slams Polish public TV for 'hateful' role in election race

"What's wrong with Polish public TV?... Yesterday it again warned against 'satisfying Jewish demands'. Is that b/c you assume this hateful campaign would speak to many Poles? Think abt what message t

By REUTERS
10/07/2020
Kanye West breaks ranks with Trump, vows to win presidential race

He said he would run under a new banner - the Birthday Party.

By REUTERS
08/07/2020
PRIME MINISTER Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White Party leader Benny Gantz pass each other in the
Gantz: 'Early elections will be very bad for Israel'

According to Gantz, his allies in the government "will do everything in our power to prevent a fourth election at this time."

By LEON SVERDLOV
05/07/2020
Kanye West
Kanye West announces 2020 presidential bid

While West may be entering his name in the race only months away from November 3, he has already received his first celebrity endorsement: Elon Musk.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
05/07/2020
Vladimir Putin at a polling station during the presidential election in Russia
Russians grant Putin right to extend his rule until 2036 in 'landslide'

Golos, a non-governmental organisation that monitors elections, has said it will not be able to confirm the outcome of the vote as legitimate.

By REUTERS
01/07/2020
Vladimir Putin at a polling station during the presidential election in Russia
Putin tells Russians to vote for changes that could extend his rule

Under the proposed changes Putin would be allowed to run for another two six-year back-to-back terms after his current term

By REUTERS
30/06/2020
Former vice president Joe Biden (Left) and US President Donald Trump (Right)
There's still a long time until the US elections - analysis

One-hundred-and-twenty-six days. More than four months. In political terms, that is an eternity.

29/06/2020
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