Tag: <span>election</span>

Bronwyn Bishop to recontest next federal election

Posted December 09, 2015 18:34:09 Federal MP Bronwyn Bishop intends to recontest her seat of Mackellar at the subsequent federal election. The 73-year-old MP resigned as speaker of the Property of Representatives in August amid ongoing pressure following she spent far more than $ 5,000 to charter a helicopter from Melbourne to Geelong to attend…

Burkina Faso votes in landmark presidential election

Updated November 30, 2015 12:15:45 Photo: Presidential candidate Roch Marc Kabore votes in the course of the the country’s presidential and legislative election. (Reuters: Joe Penney) Voters in Burkina Faso have cast their ballots in the country’s very first presidential election in decades, a year following veteran leader Blaise Compaore was toppled in a well-known…

Argentines contemplate past policies and future in election

By PETER PRENGAMAN, Related Press BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — From rising crime to soaring prices, Argentines will have a lot on their thoughts in the course of Sunday’s runoff election that is seen as a referendum on the left-leaning policies of polarizing President Cristina Fernandez and could eventually have ripple effects across South America….