Albania's ruling Socialists win local polls overwhelmingly

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Preliminary results show that Albania's ruling Socialist Party won all but two districts in last weekend's municipal elections that were boycotted by the opposition. ...

No referendums to take place in Taiwan until 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s lawmakers passed an amendment to the Referendum Act on Monday (June 17), ensuring that no referendum will be held alongside the 2020 presidential election, ...

Taiwan's DPP to revise proposed amendment to Referendum Act

The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) caucus will propose during a legislative session a revision to its proposed amendments to the Referendum Act that would have required people to provide ph...

Ally of Kazakhstan's longtime ex-leader wins presidency

MOSCOW (AP) — Preliminary results show an ally of Kazakhstan's former president has won the presidential election. The Central Election Commission in this Central Asian country said ...

Taiwan lawmakers brawl during vote for Central Election Commission chair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Lawmakers from the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) tore down voting booths and brawled with colleagues from the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in order to prevent v...

Ting Shou-chung to appeal 2018 Taipei mayoral election result again

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Kuomintang (KMT) legislator Ting Shou-chung (丁守中), who lost Taipei’s 2018 municipal election to Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲), announced on Saturday (May 25) that he ...

Launch of electronic referendum system may be postponed due to data risks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Central Election Commission (CEC) said in a legislative hearing Monday (May 6) the launch date for the electronic referendum joint signature system may be delayed due ...

TV star Zelenskiy officially named new Ukrainian president

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Election authorities in Ukraine have officially named TV star and comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy as the country's new president. The Central Election Commission on...

Brawl breaks out in Taiwan legislature over appointment of CEC head

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A brawl broke out today in Taiwan's Legislative Yuan as lawmakers clashed over a vote for the selection of a new chairman of the Central Election Commission (CEC). A mee...

Zelenskiy wins Ukraine's presidential election with 73%

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Full preliminary results show TV comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy won Ukraine's presidential election with 73% of the vote. The Ukrainian Central Election Commission...

The Latest: EU pledges support for new leader in Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on the results of Ukraine's presidential vote in which TV actor Volodymyr Zelenskiy won in a landslide (all times local): 12 noon Th...

Comic Zelenskiy wins Ukraine presidential vote in landslide

MOSCOW (AP) — Results from nearly all polling stations show that TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy has won the Ukrainian presidential runoff vote in a landslide. The Central Election Commi...

Taiwan DPP Chair says Tsai-Lai meeting under arrangement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chair of Taiwan’s Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Cho Jung-tai (卓榮泰) said today (Wednesday, April 3) that a meeting between President Tsai Ing-wen and primary ele...

Taiwan activists deliver anti-nuclear referendum petition

A local anti-nuclear coalition submitted a referendum petition Tuesday to the Central Election Commission (CEC) for initial screening. The petition initiated by the National Nuclear Abolition Actio...

Taiwan to elect president and Legislative Yuan on January 11, 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The next presidential and legislative elections will take place next January 11, the Central Election Commission (CEC) announced Tuesday. It was already known a Saturday in J...