Georgia: Opposition Calls for Protests After Second Round of Presidential Election

The results of the Georgian Presidential elections second round run-off on 28 November showed Salome Zurabishvili, the candidate of the governing Georgian Dream party to have defeated Grigol Vashadze, the candidate of the United Opposition. Zurabishvili secured 59.52% of the vote to 40.4% for Vashadze. The opposition have stated that this electoral victory was secured … Continue reading Georgia: Opposition Calls for Protests After Second Round of Presidential Election

Bosnia: Power Struggles Break Out in Republika Srpska Parties in Elections Aftermath

The victory of Milorad Dodik in the Republika Srpska in Bosnia’s recent elections has been followed by a series of defections, disruption, and splits within opposition parties. In the immediate aftermath of the elections this will allow Dodik to further strengthen his position. In the longer-term, however, the situation within the opposition parties is likely … Continue reading Bosnia: Power Struggles Break Out in Republika Srpska Parties in Elections Aftermath

Sweden: Political Deadlock Continues After New Attempt to Form Government Fails

On the morning of 14 November Ulf Kristersson, leader of the centre-right Moderate Party, failed to secure enough parliamentary support for a proposed Moderate and Christian Democrat minority government. This was the latest attempt to form a new administration following the inconclusive 9 September parliamentary elections. Negotiations on the formation of a new government are … Continue reading Sweden: Political Deadlock Continues After New Attempt to Form Government Fails