Tag: Candidates

Sort: Date | Title | Views | | Random Sort Ascending
View:

Tweet on Tory candidate’s account says teenage girls smell ‘buttery and creamy’

34 Views0 Comments

A Conservative local election candidate has caused outrage after a post on his account said 16-year-old girls smell “buttery [and] creamy”. On Saturday a post on the Twitter account of Jonty Campbell, who has stood fo...

‘We’ve had lots of switchers’: Labour candidates optimistic in Worthing

31 Views0 Comments

“Normally, I can go either way, but I don’t like what’s going on in the Conservative party,” says Dawn Gibbs, standing on her doorstep in the seaside town of Worthing. “At the last general [election] I did vote Conser...

Liberal candidates accused of ‘plagiarising’ South Australian Labor premier’s campaign ads

98 Views0 Comments

Two Liberal party candidates for the forthcoming federal election have been accused of “plagiarising” ads from the recent successful state campaign of South Australia’s Labor premier, Peter Malinauskas. Assistant trea...

Macron v Le Pen: who are the candidates in the French election runoff?

34 Views0 Comments

Centrist Emmanuel Macron and the far-right Marine Le Pen are through to the second round of the French presidential election. Who are they and what do they stand for? Macron, 44, came to power in 2017 as France’s youn...

Federal Liberals select nine election candidates in NSW seats despite legal challenge

49 Views0 Comments

A special committee of the federal Liberal party has forged ahead with appointing election candidates in New South Wales, despite a legal challenge now before the NSW court of appeal about the validity of the committe...

Maryland Democrat’s leaked email casts doubt over Black candidates’ electability

27 Views0 Comments

Doubts about the electability of Black candidates “should have no place in America in 2022”, a contender for the Democratic nomination for governor in Maryland said, after an email from a party official and donor expr...

Alarm as Trump backs ‘big lie’ candidates for key election posts in Michigan

27 Views0 Comments

Donald Trump has endorsed rightwing Republican candidates who support his baseless claims of a stolen election for key posts in Michigan, raising the prospect of a Trumpist take over of how the key battleground state ...

Priti Patel’s search for new Met police chief could include overseas candidates

64 Views0 Comments

Could the UK’s most powerful police officer be brought in from outside the force? Or might Priti Patel look even farther afield – to Australia, or even the United States – instead of recruiting from within Scotland Ya...

Republicans to field more than 100 far-right candidates this year

24 Views0 Comments

More than 100 far-right candidates are running for political office across the country as Republicans this year according to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), a non-profit that monitors hate groups. Aside from those e...

France’s divided leftwing candidates called on to back ‘people’s primary’

43 Views0 Comments

A group of political activists will make one desperate last attempt this month to save the bitterly divided French left from an electoral catastrophe in the presidential election with a “people’s primary” to designate...

Pro-Beijing candidates sweep Hong Kong ‘patriots’-only elections

42 Views0 Comments

Pro-Beijing candidates will occupy nearly every seat in Hong Kong’s new legislature, after party loyalists swept the first elections under a revamp by Beijing ensuring that only “patriots” could run for office. The el...

Chile: candidates battle for moderate votes as presidential race nears end

35 Views0 Comments

Chile’s presidential race is hurtling towards its conclusion with the two remaining candidates battling to secure moderate votes in a deeply divided political landscape. Far-right candidate José Antonio Kast secured a...

Chilean presidential candidate’s father was member of Nazi party

41 Views0 Comments

The German-born father of Chilean presidential candidate José Antonio Kast was a member of the Nazi party, according to a recently unearthed document – revelations that appear at odds with the far-right candidate’s ow...

Black candidates for US Senate smash fundraising records for 2022 midterms

54 Views0 Comments

African American candidates running for the US Senate smashed campaign fundraising records over the past three months, raising hopes of transforming a body that remains overwhelmingly white. There have only been 11 Bl...

Germany coalition candidates united on lowering voting age to 16

45 Views0 Comments

The three parties on track to form Germany’s next coalition government have been locked in tense negotiations over the future of Europe’s powerhouse. But regarding one seemingly radical issue, they are united – loweri...

Hard-left and far-right presidential candidates meet in French TV ‘cockfight’

59 Views0 Comments

Two men; two completely different visions for France. In a debate that lasted more than two hours, the hard-left presidential candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon and the hard-right Éric Zemmour, expected to be a presidential...

« Prev