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Round two of the French elections. What happens now?

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, April 27, 2017

As we all now know, Emmanuel Macron, of the newly formed political movement En Marche, and Marine Le Pen, of the Front National (FN), go through to the next round… Read more…

The Netherlands are the champions

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, March 16, 2017

On Wednesday, 15 March, Dutch nationals, including 77,500 Dutch expats living around the world, voted for Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s centre-right party. Rutte’s centre-right party (VVD) won the most… Read more…

The Dutch vote: a bellwether for the rest of Europe?

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, February 17, 2017

Campaigning for the Dutch election began on Wednesday, 15 February. Political leaders in the Netherlands have until polling day on 15 March to shape the electorates’ minds. It’s a fast-paced… Read more…

Switzerland is a great place to be a girl according to new report

By Angloinfo World Editor - Tuesday, October 18, 2016

The Girls Opportunity Index ranked Switzerland ninth in the table, after analyzing five key indicators: child marriage, adolescent fertility, maternal mortality, women MPs and lower-secondary school completion.   The index… Read more…

British government propose votes for life rule in wake of Brexit

By Angloinfo World Editor - Wednesday, October 12, 2016

The British government publishes details of its plan to end the 15 year rule for British citizens living abroad and voting in British elections.     The new policy aims… Read more…

One month to register for US General Election

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, September 9, 2016

It only takes a few steps to make sure your vote in the U.S. General Election is counted no matter where you are in the world. For many U.S. states,… Read more…

The Brexit glossary

By Angloinfo World Editor - Wednesday, June 29, 2016

After the historic leave vote at the EU referendum expats will be wondering what the future holds. Much of the language of the referendum and its consequences are confusing to… Read more…

American expat voter registration – sign up now

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, March 9, 2016

It’s now even easier for American expats to register to vote in both the primary and general election contests, according to the U.S. Department of State. Read on to find… Read more…

British expats ‘win’ right to vote

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, May 11, 2015

The Conservatives were the only party to promise to scrap the 15-year voting limit on British expats and replace it with votes for life… now they’ve won will they manage… Read more…

10 things you need to know about registering as an overseas voter

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, March 20, 2015

This guest blogpost is brought to you by the UK’s Foreign & Commonwealth Office. British nationals who have been registered to vote in the UK within the last 15 years… Read more…

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