Democratic Senator Warnock wins Georgia runoff election against Walker

Democratic Senator Raphael Warnock and Republican Senate candidate Herschel Walker. Photo / AP Democratic Senator Raphael Warnock defeated Republican challenger Herschel Walker in a Georgia runoff election, ensuring Democrats an outright majority in the Senate for the rest of President Joe Biden’s term and helping cap an underwhelming midterm cycle for the GOP in the … Read more

Latest political poll: National and Act have a clear majority; Luxon closes gap on Ardern in preferred PM rankings

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s symbolic support of local makers, wearing feather earrings made from up-cycled bicycle tubes by Ronja Schipper. Photo / Mark Mitchell. National and Act have a clear majority in tonight’s 1 News-Kantar poll and could govern alone. National is on 38 percent, up 1 point, Labor is on 33 percent, down 1 … Read more

Malaysia election live: Palace extends deadline for blocs to form majority to Tuesday

KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysians cast their ballots Saturday in a watershed election, with multiple parties running neck and neck amid global economic headwinds. Nearly 1,000 candidates — the oldest being 97-year-old former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad — are battling for 221 parliamentary seats. The latest surveys showed none of the three major camps on track … Read more