Margaret Thatcher and Theresa May never ran as specific candidates at the countrywide level, but rather were elected from within their parties, a much smaller subset of the population. Was that also the case with Angela Merkel? [more inside]
I'm too ignorant to properly evaluate a historical claim that I just read. [more inside]
Has any democracy, in a free, fair and open election, ever chosen a racial minority as a head of state or head of government? [more inside]
I have seen a couple trucks owned by the city (public works trucks) with magnetic signs advertising to "Vote No" on an upcoming proposed charter amendment. I have also seen a flashing sign owned by City Hall with the same message to "Vote No on Prop. 7". Isn't this illegal?
Could a two-term President be elected/appointed to be the vice president? [more inside]
Why would anyone not vote for the Green Party in the upcoming Canadian federal election? [more inside]