UK exit poll suggests majority for Johnson’s Conservatives

Europe 12/12/19, 12:41

An exit poll in Britain’s election projected Thursday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party would likely win a solid majority of seats in Parliament, a decisive outcome that should allow Johnson to fulfill his plan to take the U.K. out of the European Union next month. The survey, released just ...

Germany’s Social Democrats head for a pasting in Bremen vote

Europe 05/26/19, 11:50

The Social Democrats, Germany's main center-left party, appears headed for its worst-ever result in a state election in Bremen, which it has run for 73 years, as well as a dire showing in the European Parliament election.Exit polls for ARD and ZDF television put support for the Social Democrats at ...

Update: Polls open in Belgium in EU, national elections

Europe 05/26/19, 01:11

The Latest on elections for the European Parliament (all times local):8:05 a.m.Belgians are heading to the polls in European Union, national and regional elections Sunday.List of candidates are placed in a polling station ahead of Sunday's European Elections, in Rozzano, near Milan, Italy, Saturday, May 25, 2019. Some 400 million ...

Update: Vote counting starts in Australian election

World 05/18/19, 03:21

The Latest on Australia's general election (all times local):6:20 p.m.Votes are being counted after Saturday's Australian election, with senior opposition lawmakers gaining confidence they will form a center-left government with a focus on slashing greenhouse gas emissions.Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, left, is assisted by his wife, Jenny, as he ...

Update: Israeli exit polls show race too close to call

World 04/09/19, 14:14

The Latest on Israel's election (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Israeli exit polls indicate Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud and the rival Blue and White party are locked in a race that is too close to call. Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu casts his vote with his wife Sara during Israel's parliamentary elections ...

Israelis vote in election focused on longtime PM Netanyahu

World 04/08/19, 23:09

Voting has begun in the Israeli elections as the country decides whether longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu remains in power.Polling stations opened at 7 a.m. Tuesday with exit polls expected at the end of the voting day at 10 p.m. Official results are expected to come in overnight.Clouded by a ...

Midterm coverage a roller-coaster, maybe to expected result

Politics 11/07/18, 02:51

After hours of television commentating, swinging needles on election meters and reams of statistics from obscure counties called up on computer screens, CNN's Jake Tapper had a revelation about Tuesday's midterm elections. "Actually," he said, "this is pretty much what we thought was going to happen." The House of Representatives appeared on ...

Poland’s ruling populists face setback in mayoral races

Europe 11/05/18, 06:58

Poland's populist ruling party has been dealt a blow in mayoral races, with projections showing it failing to win control of any of the nation's largest cities.Final results in weekend runoff elections are expected Monday afternoon. But a mix of partial results and exit polls shows that in 107 mayoral ...

Update: Exit poll: Poland ruling party losing mayorships

Europe 11/04/18, 16:14

The Latest on local elections in Poland (all times local):9:05 p.m.Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, left, welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, ahead of intergovernmental consultations in Warsaw, Poland, Friday Nov. 2, 2018. Merkel is visiting Warsaw amid calls by Polish officials that Germany pay Poland billions of dollars for ...

Update: German govt parties lose ground in state vote

Europe 10/28/18, 13:06

The Latest on Germany's local election the central state of Hesse (all times local):6 p.m.Exit polls show Chancellor Angela Merkel's party leading in a state election in the central German region of Hesse, but a significant drop in support for both her conservatives and their center-left partners in the national ...

Irish President Michael Higgins on track to win 2nd term

Europe 10/27/18, 07:03

Irish President Michael Higgins is on track to win a second term as election officials begin counting votes from this week's ballot.An exit poll for broadcaster RTE suggests the 77-year-old Higgins received 58 percent of the vote in an election contested by six candidates. A poll for the Irish Times ...

Poland’s ruling populists see power, appeal checked

Europe 10/22/18, 11:02

Poland's populist ruling party has seen its fortunes turn after nearly three years of aggressive governing and vast popularity. First, the European Union's top court checked a key element of the party's overhaul of the courts. Local elections Sunday revealed limits to its appeal.Law and Justice claimed victory in the ...

Update: Exit poll: Pro-EU candidate wins Poland vote

Europe 10/21/18, 21:22

The Latest on Poland's local elections (all times local):9 p.m.Exit polls show that pro-European Union opposition candidate has won Warsaw mayoral race in local elections, preserving the party's control of the capital city.The Ispos survey says that Rafal Trzaskowski, a former European lawmaker, garnered 51.4 percent support and will become ...

Update: Exit polls: Top party losing Bavaria majority

Europe 10/14/18, 12:15

The Latest on the state election in Bavaria, Germany (all times local):6:00 p.m.Exit polls indicate German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative allies are losing their absolute majority in Bavaria's state parliament by a wide margin.The ARD and ZDF public television exit polls had the Christian Social Union winning 35.5 percent of ...

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