Why can’t the Australian Election Commission just register everyone when they turn 18?

Why can’t the Australian Election Commission just register everyone when they turn 18?

About half a million Australians are unlikely to vote in the federal election in May. Most important points: Young people are most likely to lose their rights if they do not register in time The Australian Election Commission is enrolling some people directly The electoral roll is closed at 8 p.m. on Monday The Australian … Read more

French far-left does not give voting instructions after internal consultation

French far-left does not give voting instructions after internal consultation

FILE PHOTO – Jean-Luc Melenchon, leader of the far-left opposition party La France Insoumise (France Unbowed – LFI), and L’Union popular (people’s union) candidate for the 2022 French presidential election, deliver a speech after partial results in the first round of the 2022 French presidential election, in Paris, France, April 10, 2022. REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier Register … Read more

French prosecutor examines EU anti-fraud agency report on Le Pen

French prosecutor examines EU anti-fraud agency report on Le Pen

Marine Le Pen, French far-right National Rally (Rassemblement National) party candidate for the 2022 French presidential election, gestures at a campaign rally in Avignon, France, April 14, 2022. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, April 17 (Reuters) – French prosecutors said Sunday they were investigating a report by the … Read more

Pennsylvania could become an open primary state in renewed drive for legislation

Pennsylvania could become an open primary state in renewed drive for legislation

Voters registered as Independents are not eligible to vote in the May 17 primaries in Pennsylvania, as the state is one of only nine to ban people without party membership from voting in the primaries. However, a bill that would open the state’s primaries to independent voters received another push from lawmakers on Tuesday. The … Read more

US arrests 210,000 migrants at Mexican border in March, record highs

US arrests 210,000 migrants at Mexican border in March, record highs

WASHINGTON, April 16 (Reuters) – US border authorities arrested 210,000 migrants attempting to cross the border into Mexico in March, the highest monthly total in two decades and underlined the challenges ahead for US President Joe Biden in the coming months. The March total is a 24% increase from the same month a year earlier, … Read more