Elections

Haiti Loses Its Last Elected Officials as Senate Terms End

Haiti reached an unfortunate milestone on Tuesday morning, as the last ten senators in its parliament departed from their offices, leaving the country with no elected officials whatsoever. (Prime Minister Ariel Henry is still there, but he was not elected – he became “acting” leader of the government after the assassination of President Jovenel Moise in July 2021.)

Haiti's Senate President Jocelerme Privert attends a session in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. Privert, an opposition lawmaker who was jailed for over two years before being cleared of charges he orchestrated a 2004 massacre of former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide's opponents is the new chief of Haiti's Senate. ( …

Exclusive – Trump on Elections: Republicans ‘Have No Choice,’ ‘We Have to Fight’ Like Democrats to Outdo Them with Mail Voting, Ballot Harvesting

MIAMI, Florida — Former President Donald Trump told Breitbart News exclusively here on Friday that Republicans must engage and fight Democrats on mail voting and ballot harvesting like the Democrats fight, saying the GOP has “no choice” but to “live with the system that stinks” for now until Republicans get back into power and can change it for the better.

ormer President Trump Holds Rally In Support Of Wisconsin Candidates WAUKESHA, WISCONSIN - AUGUST 05: Former President Donald Trump greets supporters during a rally on August 05, 2022 in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Former President Trump endorsed Republican candidate Tim Michels in the governor's race against candidate Rebecca Kleefisch, who is supported …

Solomon Islands Delays Elections, Opponents Denounce Unconstitutional Power Grab

The Solomon Islands Parliament on Thursday voted to postpone the next general election until late April 2024, roughly seven months behind schedule. Opposition leaders blasted the move as an unconstitutional power grab by pro-China Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, who claimed the delay was necessary because the island nation will host the Pacific Games in November 2023.

Prime minister of the Solomon Island Manasseh Sogavare (C) arrives for the opening remarks of Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) in Suva on July 12, 2022 (Photo by William WEST / AFP)

Report: Midterm Elections See Record Ad Spending

The 2022 midterms are on pace to blow past the 2018 cycle’s record ad spending after nearly $3.6 billion has already been spent on political and issue ads so far, according to data provided to Axios by an analytics firm AdImpact.

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Brazil’s Bolsonaro Trolls Leonardo DiCaprio for Sharing Environmental Fake News

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro traded barbs with actor Leonardo DiCaprio on Friday after DiCaprio urged young Brazilians to vote for a “healthy planet,” implicitly suggesting they vote against the incumbent president in the October general election. Bolsonaro retaliated by dismissing DiCaprio as a tool of “crooks who serve foreign special interests.”

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