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Douglas Carswell

Douglas Carswell to resign from parliament and force a by-election following his defection to UKIP - @SophyRidgeSky

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Afghanistan elections 2014

Afghan candidate Ghani pulls observers from election audit after rival drops out, UN to continue audit, Ghani official says - @Reuters

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Afghanistan elections 2014

UN says 'temporary disruption' to Afghan election audit after candidate threatens to pull out, spokesman says - @Reuters

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2014 US elections

Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne loses GOP primary for re-election after scandal-plagued term - @AP

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2014 US elections

Former Arizona Rep. Ruben Gallego wins Democratic primary in 7th Congressional District - @AP

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2014 US elections

Retired Air Force pilot Wendy Rogers wins GOP primary in Arizona's 9th Congressional District - @AP

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State Treasurer Doug Ducey wins Republican primary for Arizona governor - @AP

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2014 election for Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn's seat

State Sen. Connie Johnson wins Democratic runoff in race to fill Oklahoma US Senate seat - @AP

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2014 US elections

Scott Milne wins GOP primary to face incumbent Peter Shumlin in Vermont gubernatorial election - @Politico

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Florida gubernatorial election 2014

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist wins Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott - @AP

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Boris Johnson

London mayor Boris Johnson seeking to become Conservative candidate for Uxbridge and South Ruislip at 2015 UK General Election, spokesman says - @BBCBreaking

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Afghanistan elections 2014

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah threatens to pull out of the country's election audit, his spokesman says - @AFP

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

More: Ukraine's Poroshenko says move to dissolve parliament was in coherence with the Ukrainian constitution, noting that the ruling coalition collapsed several weeks ago - @AP

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elections

#BREAKING: #Ukraine president dissolves parliament and announces early elections in October. - @KTVU

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Ukrainian President Poroshenko announces he's dissolving parliament, with early elections to be held Oct. 26 - @v_solohub, @Reuters

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Afghanistan elections 2014

Spokesmen for Afghanistan presidential candidates Abdullah Abdullah: 'We believe this act is completely against all applicable constitutional law of Afghanistan and the standards of freedom of speech'; and Ashraf Ghani 'personally condemned the expulsion as against Afghan law, against electoral law and a violation of freedom of speech' - @nytimesworld

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American Civil Liberties Union

ACLU files lawsuit challenging Big Island special election http://t.co/1p5XYm5w5e #breaking - @KITV4

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Indonesia presidential election, July 2014

Indonesia's constitutional court rejects Prabowo Subianto's presidential election appeal, upholds Joko Widodo victory - @Reuters

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Indonesia presidential election, July 2014

Photo: Protesters appear calm after standoff with police at court in Jakarta, Indonesia - @simonroughneen

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Indonesia presidential election, July 2014

Photo: Police firing tear gas at protesters earlier today outside court in Jakarta, Indonesia, where ruling on poll challenge is being held - @Reuters via @STForeignDesk

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