Georgia: Presidential Election Set for Run-Off After Strong Opposition Result

In Presidential Elections held in Georgia on 28 October Salome Zurabishvili, the candidate backed by the governing Georgian Dream party, gained 38.66% of the vote, narrowly ahead of Grigol Vashadze, the united opposition candidate, with 37.7% of the vote. Davit Bakradze, the European Georgia candidate, secured 10.97% of the vote. The elections will now go … Continue reading Georgia: Presidential Election Set for Run-Off After Strong Opposition Result

Bosnia: Elections in the Federation Produce Mixed Political Results

The elections which took place across Bosnian on 7 October saw the candidate of from the Party of Democratic Action (SDA) once again winning the Bosniak position on the Bosnian Presidency. The contest for Croat presidency position, however, saw significant change with the defeat of the candidate of the nationalist Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ), and … Continue reading Bosnia: Elections in the Federation Produce Mixed Political Results

Bosnia: Elections in the Republika Srpska Bring Political Continuity and Signs of Change

n the elections across Bosnia on 7 October the Republika Srpska saw Milorad Dodik securing the position of Serb representative in the Bosnian presidency, the candidate he backed winning the contest for the President of the Republika Srpska, and his party becoming the largest group in the Republika Srpska assembly. Dodik is, however, set to … Continue reading Bosnia: Elections in the Republika Srpska Bring Political Continuity and Signs of Change