While most major media and expert pundits say Joko Widodo will be the next Indonesian President, Prabowo Subianto is also claiming victory tonight. Lily Yulianti Farid reports.

The media is backing the Denis Napthine-led Coalition to govern Victoria for another four years, despite opinion polls showing voters are likely to toss out his government at tomorrow’s election.

Communism, rationing and the British Empire: the 1949 Liberal election campaign
Katie Wood

University of Melbourne students on that thing called the economy, September 7 and exactly how many pollies are Slytherins…
The Farrago Team

As per tradition, the public broadcaster is giving Labor and the Coalition free airtime for political campaigning.
Ryan Sheales

Sometimes the only thing that will get noticed in an election campaign is an orange fish costume. Cameron Wheatley

The Indian Festival of Colours puts a vibrant face on power playing.

Amitabh Mattoo

An Australian TV journalist working in New Dehli provides an insight into the difficulties providing comprehnsive coverage of the sprawling Indian elections. [Video]

With the Victorian election shaping as a closer contest than many might have anticipated, Nicholas Reece lays out the political landscape and identifies the issues likely to decide the next government.

The Napthine government thought the union movement would deliver it victory courtesy of an anti-union scare campaign. Instead, the unions were decisive in the Coalition's defeat.

How might voters react when a political candidate pledges not to do things?
Ryan Sheales

Is Rupert Murdoch opposing Labor's re-election because of the NBN? 
Emma Dawson

Watch the major parties' TV campaign ads all in one place.

A perspective on the disengagement of young people in Australia and the US. Sandra Silea

For the determined vote rigger, new technology is no barrier to old-fashioned ballot-box skulduggery. This election, Indian officials are trying to stay a step ahead with a radical technology - the paper trail.
Vanessa Teague 

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