Global Feb. 27, 2008

Putin’s Popularity Propels Chosen Successor in Russian Election

Opinion polling — showing a consistent Russian preference for a strong leader over a democratic government — suggests the outcome of Russia’s presidential election is a foregone conclusion.

Global Jan. 3, 2008

Despite Progress and an Upbeat Pre-Election Mood, Ethnic Conflicts Have Long Worried Many Kenyans

Despite economic progress and an upbeat pre-election mood, a recent Pew poll found greater concern in Kenya about tribal rivalries than in all but two other African nations surveyed.

Religion Dec. 12, 2007

South Korea’s Coming Election Highlights Christian Community

The fact that the presidential frontrunner is a Protestant Church leader highlights the growing numbers, influence and religious intensity of South Korea’s Christians.

Religion Mar. 21, 2007

Nigeria’s Presidential Election: The Christian-Muslim Divide

The campaign leading up to the election is a reminder of the sharp Christian-Muslim divide in Africa’s most populous country.

Pew Research Center Jul. 6, 2006

Mitofsky on Mexico’s Standoff

Dean of exit pollsters sees Calderon hanging on to lead and expresses confidence in Mexican election system.

Hispanic Feb. 22, 2006

Pew Hispanic Center Survey of Mexicans Living in the U.S. on Absentee Voting in Mexican Elections

Strict requirements, insufficient information about registration procedures and lack of public interest hobbled Mexico’s first effort to conduct absentee voting among its more than ten million adult citizens living in the United States.

Global Feb. 3, 2005

Iraqi Vote Mirrors Desire for Democracy in Muslim World

High voter turnout in Sunday’s elections has strengthened hope that Iraq can ultimately emerge as a model of working democracy in the Muslim world.