The Midwestern state is the first to head to the polls on abortion since the Supreme Court ended the national right to the procedure. The ballot is being monitored closely as a test case for abortion across the country.
The proposal to label natural gas and nuclear energy as "green" as a guide for private investors has been met with resistance along the way. A tight vote is expected.
The vote by lawmakers in the Democratic-majority House follows mass shootings in Uvalde, Texas, and Buffalo, New York. The measure is unlikely to pass in the Senate.
Just 10 days ahead of a runoff that will determine who will lead the European Union's second-largest economy for the next five years, opinion polls show incumbent President Emmanuel Macron is slightly ahead of his far-right rival Marine Le Pen. FRANCE 24's reporters Julia Kim and Florence Villeminot attended their latest rallies. Plus, our Campaign Commentator Angela Diffley delves into the latest referendum frenzy among the candidates.
Nearly a million East Timorese voted for a new president amid a protracted political crisis and economic uncertainty in Asia's youngest nation. Leading candidates have vowed to end the political impasse.
16 Dec 2021
The vote was 222 to 208 in favor of holding Donald Trump's fourth and final chief of staff in contempt after a refusal to cooperate with the January 6 insurrection investigation.
20 Nov 2021
As Bulgaria heads to the polls on November 14, foreign-educated nationals who have returned are trying to drive badly needed reforms and tackle the country’s dominant problem — corruption.
26 Oct 2021
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, once praised for his reforms, has ensured he faces no real challenge at the polls.
24 Oct 2021
Benin is one of the few countries on the African continent to legalise abortion for most circumstances. The law was passed on Wednesday night following a debate in Parliament, but still needs to be ratified by the constitutional court before it takes effect.
27 Sep 2021
Germany votes in one of the most unpredictable elections in its recent history, with Angela Merkel's conservatives and the centre-left Social Democrats in a tight race for her crown as she prepares to leave the political stage.
26 Sep 2021
A controversial broadcast reform bill was rejected by the Polish Senate by a 53-37 margin. The bill now returns to the lower house of parliament where it will test the ruling party.
17 Sep 2021
Russian President Vladimir Putin votes online in a parliamentary election, after he announced this week he was self-isolating due to a coronavirus outbreak at the Kremlin.