October 20, 2014
by Taylor Gillan
The Bolivian top electoral court on Sunday confirmed the reelection of President Evo Morales, making this the politician's third consecutive term. The president, who will serve in office until January 2020, received 61 percent of the vote. According to the electoral court, a recount will be ...[read more]
March 25, 2013
by Benjamin Minegar
The Supreme Court of Kenya on Monday ordered scrutiny of two documents used to tally votes in the March 4 presidential election and ordered a recount of all votes from 22 polling stations. The Coalition for Reform and Democracy (CORD) and two other groups reportedly petitioned the court for a ...[read more]
November 6, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
Ukrainian opposition parties on Tuesday demanded the recount of votes from 13 districts that maintained power for President Viktor Yanukovich. The Batkivshchyna, the country's far-right nationalist party Svoboda and Ukrainian Democratic Alliance for Reform Vitaliy Klychko have organized protests ...[read more]
July 6, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
The electoral victory of Enrique Pena Nieto of the Mexico's ruling party Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI) was confirmed by a final vote count on Friday. Nieto, however, is still facing legal challenges brought by his opponent Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador of the left wing party Partido de ...[read more]
July 5, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
After finding evidence of inconsistencies Mexico's electoral authorities on Thursday announced that they will recount votes cast in Sunday's presidential election. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador of the left wing party Partido de la Revolucion Democratica requested a total recount after he finished ...[read more]
June 29, 2012
by Cody Harding
On June 29, 2009, Iran's Guardian Council of the Constitution certified the results of the controversial June 12 presidential election, officially sanctioning the re-election of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Because of discrepancies in the election, there were allegations of fraud and thousands ...[read more]
December 19, 2011
by Cynthia Miley
On December 19, 2009, the Iranian government brought murder charges against 12 prison officials in connection with the deaths of three protestorsfollowing mass protests to the results of the country's June 2009 presidential election. The Iranian government had previouslyacknowledgedthat detain... ...[read more]
January 30, 2011
by Drew Singer
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday told members of the African Union (AU) that a recount of November's Ivory Coast presidential runoff election results would be a "grave injustice and unfortunate precedent." Speaking before a high level meeting on the situation in the Ivory Coast, Ban ...[read more]
May 16, 2010
by Sarah Miley
Iraq's Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) announced on Sunday that the partial recount of the March parliamentary elections will not alter seat allocations awarded in accordance with the provisional results. The commission held that the original count showed no signs of fraud or ...[read more]
May 15, 2010
by Ann Riley
Spokesman for Iraq's Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) Qassim al-Aboudi announced Friday that the completed recount of votes cast in the March 7 parliamentary elections showed no signs of fraud or major irregularities. The official tally after the 11-day recount of 2.5 million ...[read more]

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