Regardless of his party's final vote, Arvind Kejriwal has transformed India's political landscape. Mosiqi Acharya profiles the man whose anti-corruption zeal struck a nerve and triggered a movement.

From humble beginnings, presidential frontrunner Joko Widodo has made his "can do" reputation first in business and then in politics. Helen Pausacker explores the history that has shaped him.

A former special forces commander with noble lineage but a past with allegations of human rights abuses, Prabowo Subianto is reinventing himself as a champion of the people as he campaigns to be the next Indonesian President. By Helen Pausacker

Singer Tex Perkins is the latest celebrity seeking to enter politics. Dr Lauren Rosewarne asks whether a candidate's celebrity status is the best guage of their potential political effectiveness. 

Family First, who first saw success with Steven Fielding, are contesting 39 lower house seats this election. UniPollWatch reports that when it comes to candidate selection, the party lives up to its name.

The challenges of multiculturalism have been well documented. Pamie Fung writes that as the Asian population continues to grow, another challenge is emerging in the political sphere – proper representation.