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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

NATO says it 'does not recognize the reported elections held on 14 September in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Ukraine' - statement

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Brazil presidential election 2014

Brazilian election poll shows President Rousseff with 36% voter support, Marina Silva with 27% and Aecio Neves with 15% in 1st-round vote - @Reuters

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Scotland's independence referendum

Vine: Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond returns to his hometown before Thursday's independence referendum - @jimwaterson

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Sweden

'I am leaving party politics,' says Sweden's long-serving finance minister Anders Borg, after his 4-party Alliance government loses general election to the center-left - @Reuters

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Indonesia

Indonesian president Yudhoyono backs direct election of district leaders - @Reuters

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Sweden

Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt: 'The centre-left has more seats (in parliament) than the Alliance. So tomorrow I am going to hand in mine and my government's resignation' - @Reuters

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Sweden

Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt concedes election defeat, says he will step down - @AP

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Sweden

Swedish TV exit poll shows opposition winning parliamentary election but without majority - @AP

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Sweden

Sweden's center-left opposition appeared headed for a narrow election victory, according to polls - @Reuters

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Scotland's independence referendum

Editor's note: As @Freedland notes, poll findings released today on the Scottish independence referendum vary widely depending on the publication. We will continue to monitor polling samples and update if there is a newsworthy shift ahead of the vote on Sept. 18. - Aaron

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London, England, GB

London Mayor Boris Johnson selected as a candidate for Parliament in next election - @SkyNews

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Toronto mayoral election 2014

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford withdrawing from October mayoral election, city clerk confirms - @CBCAlerts, @CP24

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elections

#BREAKING: Rob Ford has withdrawn from the mayoral election #TOpoli - @CityNews

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Scotland's independence referendum

51% support 'No' and 49% support 'Yes' in Scottish independence referendum, new Guardian/ICM poll shows - @guardian

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Ohio, US

Federal judge strikes down Ohio's law forbidding lies in political campaigns, saying voters should decide whether campaign is telling the truth - @Enquirer

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Scotland's independence referendum

YouGov poll shows Scottish support for staying in the United Kingdom at 52% - @Reuters

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Toronto mayoral election 2014

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's brother, Councillor Doug Ford, said his family needs privacy; says he'll discuss mayoral campaign in coming days - @CTVToronto

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Brazil presidential election 2014

Brazil election poll shows President Rousseff with 36% voter support, Marina Silva with 33% - @Reuters

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Scotland's independence referendum

Lloyds Bank confirms it has contingency plans to move its headquarters from Edinburgh, Scotland, to London in the event of a yes vote on independence - @bbckamal

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El Dorado, CA, US

#BREAKING: Shiva Frentzen wins El Dorado County special election to replace ousted supervisor Ray Nutting. - @FOX40

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