“Preparing for a contentious round of elections, Nigeria announced Tuesday a set of voting-day restrictions that would halt the movement of all but the most essential traffic in the West African...
Jordan: MPs Scuffle Over Draft Election Law
“Jordan's parliament session was adjourned on Sunday after legislators scuffled during a heated debate over an election draft law. The incident occurred as tensions rise within parliament while MPs are discussing the draft election law for a final approval before the end of their ordinary session on June 25...[More than] 20...MPs vowed to resign if parliament does not overhaul the proposed law, which critics say favours candidates loyal to the regime...The Muslim Brotherhood, Jordan's largest opposition movement, as well as several leftist parties have indicated that they will boycott a parliamentary election in December if the law is approved.”
Officials in parliament traded insults and fists during a debate regarding the draft election law (Photo: Al Jazeera)
March 25, 2015
International Business Times
March 24, 2015
Today, the National Legislative Assembly passed an amendment to the 2011 Transitional Constitution extending the President’s term for three years from 9 July 2015 to 9 July 2018. The amendment,...
March 18, 2015
“Haitian government and election authorities on Monday expressed concern about the security of the upcoming elections as UN peacekeepers plan to pull out of six of the Caribbean country’s ten...