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Leaving the country if your candidate loses? Sure you are

Oct 17, 2012
The complicated world of election polling.
Posted In: dubner, freakonomics, elections, polls

Dutch elections could impact EU debt crisis

Sep 12, 2012
Voters have been at the polls today in the Netherlands -- and the results could have a big impact on the troubled euro zone.
Posted In: Netherlands, elections, Europe debt crisis

Mexico to announce official election results

Jul 4, 2012
Mexico announces the official results of its presidential election today. Preliminary results showed Enrique Peña Nieto of the Institutional Revolutionary Party won the election, but the runner up is demanding a recount.
Posted In: Mexico, elections

Mexicans hope new leader will help create jobs

Jul 2, 2012
Mexicans have picked a new president: Enrique Peña Nieto, with the Institutional Revolutionary Party -- known as the PRI. Voters tossed the party out 2000 after years of corruption and economic crisis, so why are they back?
Posted In: Mexico, elections

Mexican economy poised to grow after election

Jul 2, 2012
In Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto of Institutional Revolutionary Party has taken the presidency. He inherits an economy that's on the upswing, and Americans may soon be buying a lot more "Made in Mexico" goods.
Posted In: Mexico, elections, manufacturing

Egypt announces new president-elect Mohamed Morsi

Jun 25, 2012
Egypt has a new president-elect. It's Mohamed Morsi, whose political party, the Muslim Brotherhood, was banned while former President Hosni Mubarak was in office.
Posted In: Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood, elections

After elections, Egyptian economy looks forward

Jun 25, 2012
Mohamed Morsi will be the next president of Egypt. One of his other major challenges is to remake the economy. Egypt suffers from high unemployment and income inequality, among other maladies.
Posted In: Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood, elections

A tour guide in Egypt on the country's latest elections

Jun 20, 2012
In Egypt, tens of thousands of protestors have returned to Tahrir Square in Cairo. They're responding to the country's recent presidential election between a member of the Muslim Brotherhood and a candidate tied to former President Hosni Mubarak.
Posted In: Egypt, elections, Muslim Brotherhood

Pro-bailout New Democracy party wins in Greece

Jun 18, 2012
It appears Greece will be staying in the eurozone for at least a bit longer, as the pro-bailout, pro-austerity New Democracy party narrowly beat the anti-bailout Syriza party in yesterday's elections.
Posted In: Greece, Europe debt crisis, elections

Some stability comes with Greek election results

Jun 18, 2012
The Greek election result has so far brought modest relief to financial markets around the world. A victory by the New Democracy party suggests Greece is not headed for a quick and messy exit from the euro.
Posted In: Greece, elections

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