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Dr Trevor McCrisken explains why the 2020 Presidential Race still hasn't been called

"Usually by a couple of days into the counts you do have a clear idea of which candidate will win which states. This year it’s much more difficult to call because of the time it’s taking to get through some of these really quite substantial numbers of ballots, of postal votes especially, in some of the crucial states - so we don’t yet have either candidate at the magical 270 Electoral College votes needed for a win."


Super Tuesday: who will be the next leader of the Democratic party?

Super Tuesday is the most important day in the US race to the White House so far, as 14 states vote on who should be the US Democratic presidential candidate.

Dr Trevor McCrisken from the department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick comments on who could take the title - Biden, Sanders or Bloomberg.

Tue 03 Mar 2020, 09:58 | Tags: Politics, USA, America, election, Politics and International Studies, us

Expert comment on the progress of the 2019 UK election campaign - Dr Muireann O'Dwyer

This is developing into an election that isn't defined by Brexit, and one where turnout is really going to matter, says Dr Muireann O'Dwyer from Warwick's Department of Politics and International Studies.


Should the courts intervene in prorogation? Expert comment from Professor John McEldowney

"Prorogation in the circumstances of Brexit sits uneasily with ideas of fair play, compromise and negotiation." Professor John McEldowney from Warwick Law comments on the legal challenges to the Prime Minister's decision to prorogue Parliament.


The election of Cuba's new leader is no surprise - expert comment

Cuba’s parliament will elect Miguel Diaz-Canel as its new president, ending the Castro family’s long rule of nearly 60 years. The 57-year-old bureaucrat will take Raul Castro’s place as the government works to ensure the survival of one of the world’s last remaining communist states. Dr Stephanie Panichelli-Batalla, Assistant Professor, Global Sustainable Development comments


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