local body elections
Opposition and civil society criticizes delay of local body polls in Sri Lanka
Local polls were to be held last year but were delayed due to Sri Lanka’s economic crisis. After another postponement was announced in February, judicial intervention led to the polls being scheduled for April 25
Communist-led coalition sweeps local body elections in the southern Indian State of Kerala
The alliance led by the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has won more seats in local government bodies than the opposition groups combined
Left and progressive parties make significant gains in Norwegian local body elections
Even though the Labour Party and the Conservatives emerged as the leading parties, they lost 8.2% and 3.1% of their vote share when compared to the 2015 elections.