Raila Odinga said the result announced on Monday, declaring his rival William Ruto as president-elect, should be annulled. The dispute looks set to go to court.
Followers of the Shiite Muslim cleric Muqtada al-Sadr set up a tent city to blockade Parliament, paralyzing any progress toward forming a new government.
Kenya is often held up as a beacon of democracy in Africa, but as the latest election showed, it is not always pretty. Disputes started even before a winner was named.
Leaders who take principled stands often pay a political price.
The fast-growing platform’s poor track record during recent voting abroad does not bode well for elections in the U.S., researchers said.
The party confronts a mood of frustration among the rising electoral force that helped vault it to power. The campaign in Georgia will test that bond.
An attempt at radical transparency by the election commission, which uploaded raw ballot numbers online, led to divergent tallies. “People are so tense that they cannot even think straight.”
Now that Joe Manchin has saved the Democratic agenda, how should liberals think about him?
Mr. Sunak is viewed by many in his party as too distant from ordinary Britons, and is being blamed by some for setting off the rebellion that toppled Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Readers react to a guest essay critical of email fund-raising appeals with a desperate tone. Also: The raid at Mar-a-Lago; the Alex Jones case.
What should you make of the F.B.I.’s search of Donald Trump’s home? We offer a guide.
A big-budget production depicts the family as victims of a political vendetta, a popular narrative during the recent presidential election in the Philippines.
The two front-runners for the presidency — one making his fifth attempt — said victory was within reach. But a dispute over the results seems inevitable, and the next phase could be turbulent.
It’s getting hard to keep track of all the charges against Brazil’s president.
Kenyans vote for a new president on Tuesday, ending a heated race that shows why, in a troubled region, the East African nation matters more than ever.
The Hungarian prime minister, whose anti-immigrant rhetoric and attacks on democratic norms have been widely rebuked, spoke at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Dallas.
While Kansas rejected extremism, Arizonans embraced it. What a puzzle this country is.
The Kansas abortion vote and the congressional push on same-sex marriage show how progressives can confront the Supreme Court.
Selling out democratic principles is not the way for Democrats to hold on to their slim House majority.
In Michigan, primary voters rejected the young conservative who voted to impeach Trump, while two other Republicans who did so fought for political survival in Washington.
At a garden party I attended in a wealthy Nairobi suburb, the guests talked global politics and the upcoming presidential election in Kenya.
Turnout was high for a referendum that drew national attention.
The British prime minister may be leaving Downing Street, but few expect him to cede the spotlight, or abandon the prospect of one day regaining his position.
Mark Finchem, a full-throated MAGA warrior, is a leading contender to be Arizona’s next secretary of state. He has said he won’t concede if he loses.
After his predecessors’ imprisonment, the union’s president is being challenged for re-election in the first direct vote by its membership.
In Russian-occupied regions in Ukraine, local leaders are forcing civilians to accept Russian rule. Next come sham elections that would formalize Vladimir V. Putin’s claim that they are Russian territories.
Democrats are on the defensive with vital political constituencies rattled by inflation. But amid concerns over abortion rights and democracy, Republicans still have problems in the highly educated suburbs.
Mr. Pence, speaking in Washington hours before Donald Trump was set to do the same, tried to draw distinctions with the former president after a week of revelations related to Jan. 6, 2021.
The changing politics of the No. 3 House Republican leader tell us a lot about the transformation of the G.O.P.
In healthy democracies, the fringe bends toward the center. In our democracy, the center always seems to be lurching toward the fringe.
A series of tragedies and challenges have soured the mood of Texans and made the governor’s race perhaps the most competitive since the 1990s.
Here’s how to put them in their place.
The downfall of Italy’s prime minister has raised concerns across Europe about the power of populist movements and whether they will erode unity against Russian aggression.
After the collapse of his national unity government, Prime Minister Mario Draghi of Italy went to the president to step down again, deepening the country’s political crisis.
The two emerged as the final candidates after five rounds of voting, and now will try to win over an electorate that had wearied of Mr. Johnson’s seemingly endless scandals.
Days after Mario Draghi tendered his resignation, the Italian leader offered a way out of political crisis. Now it depends on the parties to accept or reject it.
Despite clamor for change amid the country’s economic collapse, Ranil Wickremesinghe, who is tied to the exiled former president, was elected by lawmakers to replace him.
President Jair Bolsonaro elevated his vote-fraud claims from a matter of domestic politics to foreign policy, heightening international fears that he would dispute the coming election.
Rishi Sunak, the former chancellor of the Exchequer, is the current front-runner, but Penny Mordaunt, a junior trade minister, is making a surprisingly strong run for the leadership position.
A confidence vote showed fatal fractures in Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s grand coalition, as the anti-establishment Five Star Movement withheld support and set off a political crisis.
The former chancellor of the Exchequer led a pack of candidates after the first round, while an obscure trade minister surprised in second place.
The way we designed our system of political representation incentivizes the worst and most extreme elements of our politics.
For most people, “freedom of choice” in elections is an illusion. We are captives of the two-party system.
Many of Shinzo Abe’s goals are central to the Liberal Democrats’ platform, and party members hoped the slain ex-leader’s memory would inspire sympathy votes on Sunday.
“Must each of us lose a loved one before the gun lobby is stopped?” a reader asks. Also: Justice Jackson’s tough task; threats against election workers.
Election fraud claims from 2020 are widespread on talk radio, contributing to the belief that the midterm results cannot be trusted.
Once mocked for his inexperience and perceived arrogance, Israel’s caretaker premier taught voters a lesson in political maturity and humility.
In the 25 years since the handover to China, life on Queen’s Road, the first thoroughfare built by the British after they seized the territory, has been transformed.
Before Xi Jinping’s tightly controlled appearance, Hong Kong sent officials, diplomats and others to hotels for days of isolation and Covid tests.
The decision brought down the coalition government and installed Yair Lapid, a centrist, as interim prime minister. Exhausted and exasperated voters now face a fifth election since April 2019.