Anwar Ibrahim’s rebirth and Malaysia’s LGBT+ rights
Malaysia's new government freed jailed leader Anwar Ibrahim; a University of Melbourne expert looks at what his political rebirth may mean for LGBT+ rights.
Malaysia’s remarkable election outcome
Malaysia's election results surprised many; University of Melbourne experts examine the unexpected outcome through a lens of constitutional rights and the law.
Timor-Leste’s political impasse
Timor-Leste's elections need to resolve its political crisis so issues of policy like reducing poverty can be addressed, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Russia’s strange yet predictable election
Russians go to the polls to re-elect Vladimir Putin as President. A University of Melbourne expert says if that sounds like a foregone conclusion, well, it is.
South Australia votes: A divided electorate
University of Melbourne analysis finds the SA-BEST party could hold the balance of power if neither the Liberals nor Labor win outright in South Australia.
Will Berlusconi make a comeback in Italy? It’s anybody’s guess
Italians are voting to elect a new government and a new prime minister; a University of Melbourne expert finds it's a very unpredictable political contest.
Political thinker John Keane on the rise of corrupt political regimes that employ democratic rhetoric, social media and economic growth to win over the public.
Q&A: The UK election and the Brexit big picture
As British PM Theresa May announces a snap UK election to strengthen her hand in Brexit talks, the University of Melbourne puts the key questions to an expert.
Blasphemy, treason and democracy: Jakarta goes to the polls
Indonesian voters are at the polls to elect a new governor of Jakarta, the University of Melbourne's Tim Lindsey talks through the religious and racial tensions
iVote West Australia: Who voted for you?
Voters casting online ballots must be able to trust the process. In a world where hackers have been accused of meddling in elections, iVote is not the answer.