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John Quincy AdamsDec 1, 1824

Abraham LincolnFeb 27, 1860

Ulysses GrantNov 3, 1868

Rutherford B. HayesNov 7, 1876

Charles TupperJul 8, 1896

William McKinleyJun 19, 1900

Theodore RooseveltJul 6, 1904

Wilfrid LaurierSep 21, 1911

Richard Bedford BennettAug 7, 1930

Winston ChurchillJul 26, 1945

Kwame NkrumahFeb 11, 1951

David Ben-GurionAug 1, 1951

LBJMar 31, 1968

Robert MugabeMar 4, 1980

Margaret ThatcherJun 9, 1983

President ReaganNov 6, 1984

Bill ClintonNov 3, 1992

Nelson MandelaMay 6, 1994

Osama bin LadenOct 29, 2004

Paul MartinJan 24, 2006

Barack ObamaDec 9, 2008

Vladimir PutinMar 4, 2012

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Election - Historical Events
Date Event
1192-04-28

Assassination of Conrad of Montferrat (Conrad I), King of Jerusalem, in Tyre, two days after his title to the throne confirmed by election. Killing carried out by Hashshashin.

1659-12-16

General Monck demands free parliamentary election in Scotland

1694-12-03

English parliamentary election set for every 3 years

1794-02-28

US Senate voids Pennsylvania's election of Abraham Gallatin

1824-12-01

US House of Representatives begins to decide outcome of election deadlock between John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson (Adams wins)

1834-10-14

In Philadelphia, Whigs and Democrats stage a gun, stone and brick battle for control of a Moyamensing Township election, resulting in one death, several injuries, and the burning down of a block of buildings.

1845-01-23

Uniform US election day for president & VP authorized

1845-11-04

First nationally observed uniform election day in US

1853-05-17

Thorbeckes liberals win 2nd-Parliamentary election

1853-07-14

New Zealand holds its first general election

1854-01-30

1st election in Washington Territory; 1,682 votes cast

1860-02-27

Abraham Lincoln makes a speech at Cooper Union in the city of New York that is largely responsible for his election to the Presidency.

1867-04-01

Blacks vote in municipal election in Tuscumbia, Alabama

1867-08-01

Blacks vote for 1st time in a US state election in the South (Tenn)

1868-11-03

Ulysses Grant (R) wins US presidential election over Horatio Seymour (D)

1876-11-07

Pres Rutherford B. Hayes & Samuel J Tilden claim presidential victory Tilden (D) wins election but Electoral college selects Hayes (R)

1877-01-25

Congress determines presidential election between Hayes-Tilden

1877-02-27

US Electoral College declares R Hayes winner presidential election

1878-07-30

German anti-semitism begins during the Reichstag election

1893-11-28

Women vote in a national election for the first time: the New Zealand general election.

1894-10-29

First election of Hawaiian Republic

1894-12-09

Roman Catholics win Parliamentary election in Belgium

1896-07-08

Charles Tupper resigns as Prime Minister of Canada after losing the June 23rd election, his 69-day term the shortest in Canadian history

1897-06-15

Liberals/social-democrats win Dutch 2nd Parliamentary election

1900-03-06

After a meeting in Indianapolis, USA, a group forms the Social Democratic Party and nominates Eugene Debs as its candidate for President in the forthcoming election (becomes the Socialist Party in 1901)

1900-06-19

In the USA, the Republican Party nominate President William McKinley for re-election, but choose a new candidate for Vice-President: Theodore Roosevelt

1901-03-29

Edmund Barton is elected Prime Minister in Australia's first election of its parliament

1901-12-31

In the first election under their new constitution, Cuba elects a Congress and their first president, Tomas Estrada Palma

1903-05-23

1st direct primary election law in US adopted, by Wisconsin

1904-07-06

The US Democratic Party nominates little known New York judge Alton B Parker for presidential nominee - virtually assuring the election of Theodore Roosevelt

1906-01-12

Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman's cabinet (which included amongst its members H.H. Asquith, David Lloyd George, and Winston Churchill) embarks on sweeping social reforms after a Liberal landslide in the British general election.

1906-02-24

Tomas Estrada Palma defeats Jose Gomez in the election for president of Cuba, but Gomez and his followers refuse to accept results and sponsor an uprising

1907-01-26

1st federal corrupt election practices law passed

1907-02-26

Louis Botha Het Volk Party wins a majority in the election in Transvaal, South Africa

1908-05-24

Belgium Catholic socialist/liberal parliamentary election

1910-11-08

1st Washington State election in which women could vote

1911-09-21

Canadian Prime Minister Wilfrid Laurier loses the election to Robert Bordon of the Conservative Party

1913-04-08

17th amendment, requiring direct election of senators, ratified

1913-05-09

17th amendment provides for election of senators by popular vote

1913-05-31

17th amendment (direct election of senators) declared ratified

1913-06-25

Dutch Parliamentary election (confess party looses majority)

1915-11-02

First US election by proportional representation, Ashtabula, Ohio

1922-07-05

1st general election in Netherlands

1922-11-15

British Conservative Party wins election; /Labour Party comes second

1923-01-28

NSDAP 1st election in Munich

1924-05-04

German Republic election fascists & communists win

1924-05-11

Cartel des Gauches wins French parliamentary election

1924-10-29

Labour party loses British parliamentary election

1924-12-07

German election (Social Democrats win, Nazis & Communists lose)

1925-04-05

Belgian Workers Party wins parliamentary election

1925-07-01

SDAP wins 4 chairs in Second-Parliamentary election

1927-01-30

Left wins national election in Thuringen

1927-05-04

Nicaragua agrees to a US supervised presidential election in 1928

1930-08-07

Canadian Prime Minister Mackenzie King loses the election to Richard Bedford Bennett of the Conservative Party

1930-09-14

Nazis gain 107 seats in German election

1931-09-22

In New Zealand, the Coalition Government forms to combat the Depression (their lack of success led to the election of the First Labour Government in 1935)

1932-04-24

German national election (NSDAP 36.3% in Prussia)

1932-07-31

German Election (NSDAP gets 37.3%)

1932-11-06

German election - KPD defeats NSDAP

1932-12-24

Arturo Alessandri wins presidental election in Chile

1935-02-06

1st election to allow women to vote in Turkey

1935-04-05

Croatian Farmers Party wins Yugoslavian election

1935-04-18

Netherlands election (Musserts NSB wins 8% of vote)

1945-07-05

Labour Party wins British parliamentary election

1945-07-26

After Labour landslide in general election, Clement Attlee becomes British Prime Minister

1945-07-26

Winston Churchill resigns as Britain's Prime Minister after election defeat

1945-10-24

France (PC/PS/MRP win parliamentary election (25/24/23%)

1945-11-15

The rules are revised for election of modern players to the Hall of Fame

1946-03-31

The first election is held in Greece after World War II.

1946-04-10

1st election for Japanese Diet

1946-05-29

KVP wins Provincial National election in Netherlands

1946-11-10

Communists win many seats at French parliamentary election

1947-07-21

Indonesia begins 1st political election

1947-08-31

Hungarian communist party wins election

1948-06-07

KVP wins Dutch Second-Parliamentary election

1948-12-18

Indonesia begins its 2nd political election

1949-01-25

1st Israeli election - Ben-Gurion's Mapai party wins

1949-05-30

NPS/VHP win 1st general election in Suriname

1949-06-25

Presidential election in Syria (some women allowed to vote)

1949-06-26

1st Belgian parliamentary election where women can vote (CVP gains)

1950-02-24

Labour wins British parliamentary election

1950-06-04

CVP wins Belgian parliamentary election

1951-02-11

Kwame Nkrumah wins 1st parliamentary election on Gold coast (Ghana)

1951-06-18

De Gaulle wins French parliamentary election

1951-08-01

David Ben-Gurion's Mapai-party wins Israeli parliamentary election

1952-01-21

Nehru's Congress party wins general election in India

1952-06-25

Dutch social democratic party wins 2nd-Parliamentary election

1952-11-16

Papagos' Greek Concentratie wins Greeks parliamentary election

1954-02-20

General Zahedi wins election in Persia

1954-08-05

Boxing Hall of Fame's 1st election selects 24 modern & 15 pioneers

1954-09-25

Francois "Doc" Duvalier wins Haitian presidential election

1955-05-26

Conservatives win British parliamentary election

1956-04-08

M Bandaranaike's People's front wins election in Ceylon

1956-04-27

Burma Premier U Nu's Volksliga voor Vrijheid loses election

1956-06-13

Parliamentary election: Dutch Democrates 50/KVP 49

1957-01-20

Gomulka wins Poland's parliamentary election

1957-03-05

Eamon de Valera's Fianna Fail-party wins election in Ireland

1957-09-15

Adenauers CDU wins parliamentary election in West Germany

1958-06-01

Belgian christian-democrats win parliamentary election

1958-11-04

Democrats win US congressional election

1959-07-28

Hawaii's 1st US election sends 1st Asian-Americans to Congress

1959-10-08

Conservatives win British general election

1959-11-03

David Ben-Gurion's Mapai party wins Israeli parliamentary election

1960-09-02

The first election of the Parliament of the Central Tibetan Administration, in history of Tibet. The Tibetan community observes this date as the Democracy Day.

1961-09-16

CDU loses West German election

1962-10-08

North Korea reports 100% election turnout, miraculously 100% vote for the Workers' Party

1962-11-07

Richard Nixon tells press he won't be available to kick around any more after losing election for Governor of California

1964-10-16

Harold Wilson's Labour party wins British election

1966-03-31

Labour Party wins British parliamentary election

1968-03-31

LBJ announces he will not seek re-election

1968-05-16

In the Stormont (Northern Ireland parliament) by-election in the city of Londonderry (Derry) the Ulster Unionists retain the seat

1968-06-30

Gaullists win French parliamentary election, 358 of 458 seats

1969-02-03

Northern Ireland Prime Minister Terence O'Neill announces the dissolution of the Stormont parliament and the holding of an election on 24 February 1969

1969-02-24

Northern Ireland Stormont parliament election held leading to fragmentation of the Unionist party into 'Official Unionist' and 'Unofficial Unionist'

1970-03-01

Kreisky's soc-democrats win Austrian parliamentary election

1970-06-18

Edward Heath's Conservative Party win the General Election in UK, replacing the Labour Party

1970-06-19

Conservatives win British parliamentary election

1970-09-04

Salvador Allende wins presidential election in Chile

1970-12-15

Illinois State Constitution is adopted at a special election.

1971-04-28

Dutch social democratic party/D'66/DS'70 win parliamentary election

1972-11-19

Willy Brandts SPD wins West German election

1972-12-05

Australia Labour party wins parliamentary election

1973-03-07

Sheik Mujib ur-Rahman's Awami League wins election in Bangladesh

1973-04-02

ITT admits to asking CIA to influence Chilean presidential election

1974-02-28

Labour Party wins British parliamentary election

1974-03-10

Christian Democrats win Belgium parliamentary election

1974-05-19

Valeri Giscard d'Estaing wins French presidential election

1974-07-09

Trudeau's Liberal Party wins Canadian parliamentary election

1974-10-10

Labour Party wins British parliamentary election

1975-04-25

Mario Soares' Socialist Party wins Portugal's free election

1975-04-26

Mario Soares' Socialist Party wins 1st free election in Portugal

1975-12-13

Australian Conservatives & Liberals win parliamentary election

1976-06-21

Berlinguers PCI wins election in Italy

1976-09-18

Dom Mintoff's Labour Party wins Malta election

1976-10-03

Helmuth Kohl's CDU wins German parliament election

1977-02-15

Social-democrats win Danish parliamentary election

1977-03-20

Premier Indira Gandhi loses election in India

1977-04-17

Christian-democrats win Belgium parliamentary election

1977-05-17

Menahem Begins Likoed-party wins election in Israel

1977-05-25

Dutch social democratic party wins parliamentary election

1977-07-21

Sri Lanka premier Bandaranaike loses election

1977-07-26

The 'Committee of 10' formed by prominent Soweto residents, issues a programme for the election of a new community board to have total autonomy in Soweto, South Africa

1977-08-31

Ian Smith, espousing racial segregation, wins Rhodesian general election with 80% of overwhelmingly white electorate's vote

1978-05-28

Second round of the presidential elections in Upper Volta. The election is won by incumbent Sangoulé Lamizana.

1978-06-18

Victor de la Torre wins Peru election

1979-04-24

Rhodesian bishop Muzorewa wins general election

1979-07-08

Don Martina's MAN party wins election in Dutch Antilles

1980-03-04

Robert Mugabe's ZANU-PF wins parliamentary election in Zimbabwe

1981-04-09

Irish hunger striker Bobby Sands wins a by-election to be elected as a Member of Parliament at Westminster; the law is later changed to prevent prisoners standing in elections

1981-06-12

Only candidate Hassan Gouled Aptidon wins Djibouti pres election

1981-06-21

Socialists/communists win French parliamentary election

1981-11-08

Christian Democrats looses Belgium parliamentary election

1982-05-16

Salvador Jorge Blanco wins presidential election in Dominican Rep

1982-08-18

Japanese election law is amended to allow for proportional representation.

1983-04-24

Austrian socialist party loses parliamentary election

1983-04-25

Portugal's Soares' Partido Socialista wins parliamentary election

1983-06-09

Margaret Thatcher's Conservative Party wins British parliamentary election

1983-11-30

Raúl Alfonsín wins Argentine presidential election

1984-05-06

Jose Napoleon Duarte wins El Salvador presidential election

1984-11-06

President Reagan (R) landslide (won 49 states) re-election over Mondale (D)

1984-11-25

Julio M Sanguinetti wins Uruguay presidential election

1984-12-28

Rajiv Gandhi's Congress party wins election in India

1985-03-10

French socialists lose election (National Front 9%)

1985-03-31

El Salvador's Pres Duartes' Christian-Democrats win election

1985-06-02

Andreas Papandreou's PASOK-party wins election in Greece

1985-09-25

Akali Dal wins Punjab State election in India

1985-10-13

Belgium premier Martens CVP wins parliamentary election

1985-10-29

Major General Samuel K. Doe is announced the winner of the first multiparty election in Liberia.

1985-11-22

PNP/MAN win Antilian parliamentary election

1986-02-07

Corazon Aquino defeats incumbent filippino dictator Ferdinand Marcos but fraudulent returns gave the election to Marcos

1986-02-15

Ferdinand Marcos wins rigged Philippines presidential election

1986-05-16

Joaquín Balaguers PRSC wins Dominican Rep parliamentary election

1986-05-28

Democratic Labor Party wins parliamentary election in Barbados

1986-07-06

Premier Nakasones Liberal Democr Party wins Japan's election

1987-06-15

Bettino Craxi's Socialist Party wins election in Italy

1987-12-13

Belgium Christian Democrats (CVP) loses parliamentary election

1989-02-09

Michael Manley's Socialist Party wins Jamaica parliamentary election

1989-03-12

Madagascar AREMA party wins parliamentary election

1989-11-12

Brazil holds 1st free presidential election in 29 years

1990-04-08

New Democracy wins the national election in Greece.

1990-05-28

Eugenia Charles' Dominican Freedom Party wins election in Dominica

1990-11-25

Lech Walesa wins in Poland's first popular election

1990-12-02

1st parlimentary election in newly reunified Germany

1990-12-09

Lech Walesa wins presidental election in Poland

1991-03-31

Albania offers 1st multi-party election in 50 years

1991-12-01

Colorado party wins Paraguay parliamentary election

1992-06-23

Rabin wins Israeli parliamentary election

1992-11-03

Bill Clinton (D) wins US presidential election over President Bush (R)

1993-03-28

Conservatives win French parliamentary election

1993-03-30

Jamaican premier Percival Patterson wins parliamentary election

1993-06-25

Parliamentary election in Morocco

1993-07-18

Liberal-Democratic Party loses Japan's parliamentary election

1993-08-14

Nigerian presidential election

1993-09-19

Parliamentary election in Poland

1993-10-25

Canada Liberal Party/Bloc Québécois wins parliamentary election

1993-11-28

Carlos Reina wins Honduras presidential election

1994-03-20

El Salvador's 1st pres election following 12-year-old civil war

1994-03-28

Italy's right-wing alliance under Silvio Berlusconi wins election

1994-04-19

Inkatha ends boycott of South African multi-racial election

1994-04-24

Armando Calderon Sol wins El Salvador presidential election

1994-04-26

1st multi-racial election in South Africa begins [3 days] Dr Nomaza Paintin in NZ is 1st black South African to vote

1994-04-28

1st multi-racial election in South Africa ends [3 days]

1994-05-03

D66/Dutch Liberal Party win Dutch 2nd Parliamentary election

1994-05-06

Nelson Mandela and the ANC, finally confirmed winners in South Africa's first post apartheid election

1994-05-17

Bakili Muluzi's UDF wins Malawi presidents/parliamentary election

1994-05-29

Hungary's Socialist Party wins parliamentary election

1994-07-21

Tony Blair is declared the winner of the leadership election of the British Labour Party, paving the way for him to become Prime Minister in 1997.

1994-07-29

H Emans Arubaanse Peoples Party wins parliamentary election

1994-07-29

Parliamentary election in Aruba

1994-08-21

Ernesto Zedillo wins Mexican presidential election

1994-09-12

Parti Québécois wins parliamentary election

1994-09-18

Austrian conservative FVP wins election; extreme right gets 18.5%

1994-09-18

Sweden social-democratic SPD wins parliamentary election

1994-09-24

Parliamentary election in Ukraine

1994-09-30

Vladimir Meciars HZDDS wins Slovakia parliamentary election

1994-10-09

Austrian parliamentary election (23% extreme-right)

1994-10-15

Botswana Pres Ketumile Masires BDP wins parliamentary election

1994-10-30

Leftist coalition wins Marcedonia parliamentary election

1994-11-15

Nepal Communist party Dutch Communist Party-UML wins election

1994-12-18

Socialist Party (ex-communist) wins Bulgaria parliamentary election

1995-03-05

Estonia Centrumlinkse Coalition party wins parliamentary election

1995-03-12

Congress party loses India national election

1995-03-19

Finnish Social Democratic Party wins parliamentary election

1995-05-07

Jacques Chirac wins French presidential election

1995-07-02

Thailand: Banharn Silpa-Archa's party wins election

1995-07-09

Former South Africa President F. W. de Klerk is implicated of knowing and condoning a 'dirty tricks' campaign that was waged against the ANC between 1990 and the 1994 election in a bid to destabilise the organisation

1999-05-02

Panamanian election, 1999: Mireya Moscoso becomes the first woman to be elected President of Panama.

2000-11-07

Controversial US presidential election that was later resolved in the Bush v. Gore Supreme Court Case.

2001-05-13

Silvio Berlusconi's right-wing "House of Freedoms" coalition wins the Italian general election.

2001-06-07

Tony Blair's Labour Party wins another landslide victory in the General Election

2001-07-24

Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, the last Tsar of Bulgaria when he was a child, is sworn in as Prime Minister of Bulgaria, becoming the first monarch in history to regain political power through democratic election to a different office.

2004-03-19

Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian is shot just before the country's presidential election on March 20.

2004-07-05

First Indonesian presidential election by the nation.

2004-10-29

The Arabic news network Al Jazeera broadcasts an excerpt from a video of Osama bin Laden in which the terrorist leader first admits direct responsibility for the September 11, 2001 attacks and references the 2004 U.S. presidential election.

2004-11-21

The second round of the Ukrainian presidential election is held, unleashing massive protests and controversy over the election's integrity.

2005-05-05

The United Kingdom general election takes place, in which Tony Blair's Labour Party is re-elected for a third consecutive term.

2005-09-07

First presidential election was held in Egypt.

2005-09-12

The red-green coalition, led by Jens Stoltenberg, wins the Norwegian parliamentary election, taking 87 of 169 seats in the parliament.

2005-10-10

Negotiations between the CDU/CSU and SPD in Germany had concluded that both parties would form a grand coaltion with Angela Merkel of the CDU as chancellor after both parties lost seats in the 2005 German federal election. She was subsequently elected in the Bundestag as chancellor on November 22 of the same year.

2006-01-24

After losing the federal election to Stephen Harper, Paul Martin resigns as leader of the Liberal party

2006-03-25

Protesters demanding a re-election in Belarus following the rigged Belarusian presidential election, 2006 clash with riot police. Opposition leader Aleksander Kozulin is among several protesters arrested.

2007-02-13

Taiwan opposition leader Ma Ying-jeou resigns as the chairman of the Kuomintang party after being indicted by the Taiwan High Prosecutors Office on charges of embezzlement during his tenure as the mayor of Taipei; Ma also announces his candidacy for the 2008 presidential election.

2007-03-04

Estonian parliamentary election, 2007: Approximately 30,000 voters take advantage of electronic voting in Estonia, the world's first nationwide voting where part of the votecasting is allowed in the form of remote electronic voting via the Internet.

2007-05-04

The Scottish National Party wins the Scottish general election and becomes the largest party in the Scottish Parliament for the first time ever.

2007-05-16

Alex Salmond is elected First Minister of Scotland. He is the first Scottish National Party leader to be elected as First Minister after winning a historic victory at the Scottish general election on the 3rd May.

2007-11-24

Australians elect the Kevin Rudd-led centre-left Australian Labor Party at the federal election, ending the eleven-year tenure of the John Howard-led centre-right Liberal/National coalition government.

2007-11-25

The first European Parliament election and a referendum on changing the voting system (called by the President and declared invalid because of insufficient turnout) were held in Romania.

2008-03-02

Riots in Yerevan, Armenia concerning the Armenian presidential election, 2008 come to a fatal end, with police forces clashing with civilians in their peaceful protest, resulting in 8 deaths.

2008-03-24

Bhutan officially becomes a democracy, with its first ever general election.

2008-12-09

The Governor of Illinois, Rod Blagojevich, is arrested by federal officials for a number of alleged crimes including attempting to sell the United States Senate seat being vacated by President-elect Barack Obama's election to the Presidency

2009-06-12

Protests in Iran following the presidential election.

2010-05-11

Imelda Marcos win election to Philippine House of Representatives representing Ilocos Norte province.

2011-02-25

In the Irish general election, the Fianna Fáil-led government suffered the worst defeat of a sitting government since the formation of the Irish state in 1921.

2012-01-14

Ma Ying-jeou wins re-election as President of the Republic of China with 51% of the vote

2012-02-21

Yemen voters go to the polls for a presidential election where the only candidate on the ballot paper is vice-president Abd Rabbuh Mansur al-Hadi

2012-03-04

Vladimir Putin wins Russian presidential election amid allegations of voter fraud

2012-04-11

Prime Minister of Greece, Lucas Papademos, resigns and calls an election for May 6

2012-05-06

Greeck parliamentary election results in 60% support for parties opposed to austerity measures

2012-06-17

France's Socialist Party wins a majority in the legislative election

2012-06-17

Greek voters return to the polls after the failed May 6 election

2012-07-08

Tens of thousands protest over election corruption in Mexico City after Enrique Pe

2012-09-30

Two opposition Venezuelan politicians are shot dead a week before the presidential election

2012-11-10

The final US presidential election results are declared after Barack Obama wins Florida to defeate Mitt Romney 332-206 in Electoral College votes

2012-12-09

Incumbent Ghanaian president John Mahama wins the general election amidst allegations of fraud

2012-12-19

Park Geun-hye wins the South Korean presidential election to become the nation's first female president

2013-01-26

Miloš Zeman wins the Czech Republic's presidential election

2013-02-17

President Rafael Correa wins the Ecuadorian general election in a landslide victory

2013-02-24

Nicos Anastasiades wins the Cypriot presidential election

2013-02-25

Italy Common Good, a centre left alliance, wins the Italian general election

2013-03-30

Uhuru Kenyatta is declared the rightful winner of the Kenyan presidential election by the Supreme Court

2013-04-06

22 people are killed and 60 are injured by a suicide bombing at an election campaign tent in Baquba, Iraq

2013-04-08

Filip Vujanović's election as President of Montenegro is confirmed by the electoral commission

2013-04-28

8 people are killed and dozens are injured after Taliban attacks on election candidates in Pakistan

2013-08-01

Robert Mugabe continues to maintain power after winning 142 out of 210 seats in the Zimbabwean election

2013-09-07

Tony Abbott becomes Prime Minister of Australia after a Liberal-National Coalitions wins the election

2013-10-27

Giorgi Margvelashvili wins the Georgian Presidential election in a landslide victory

2014-05-10

The African National Congress wins the 2014 South African General Election

2016-03-23

US Election 2016: Trump and Clinton win big in Arizona

2016-04-29

US election 2016: Former House Speaker Boehner calls Ted Cruz 'Lucifer'

2016-07-21

US election: Ted Cruz booed for failing to back Donald Trump

2016-07-27

Obama says it is possible Russia would try to sway US election

2016-09-04

China wary as Hong Kong election exposes underlying strains

2016-09-04

US election: Donald Trump woos black vote at Detroit church

2016-09-06

Clinton voices concern about Russian interference in election

2016-10-19

Obama disputes Trump on rigged election, tells him to 'stop whining'

2016-10-27

More Republicans expect Clinton to win US election than Trump

2016-11-09

Marco Rubio Wins Re-election in Florida Senate Race

2016-12-09

Figures show Trump spent $66 million of his own cash on election campaign

2016-12-13

Pennsylvania and Wisconsin End Election Recount Efforts

2016-12-16

White House supports claim Putin directed US election hack

2016-12-30

Obama sanctions Russia for intervening in 2016 election

2017-04-19

British lawmakers set to approve PM May's June 8 election plan

2017-05-26

Greg Gianforte wins Montana special election a day after being charged with assault

2017-06-02

Putin: 'Patriotically inclined' Russian hackers could be behind election interference

2017-06-03

Putin suggests US hackers could have interfered with election, blamed Russia

2017-10-23

Japan's Abe to push pacifist constitution reform after strong election win

2018-02-18

Facebook plans to use US mail to verify IDs of election ad buyers

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Election - Birthdays
Date Event
1811-03-20

George Caleb Bingham, US, politician/painter (Country Election)

1883-01-03

Clement Attlee, 1964 General Election

1888-9-19

Walter Elliot, The General Election Results

1907-12-09

Ernest Marples, Election 70

1913-07-29

Jo Grimond, Election 83

1915-01-30

John Profumo, General Election

1916-12-23

Robert Blake, Election 92

1919-11-11

Kenneth Harris, Election 70

1922-12-05

Don Robertson, Election

1925-04-12

Ned Miller, Election

1925-10-13

Gustav Winckler, Election Night

1927-03-30

Robert Armstrong, Election 2010

1928-9-02

Horace Silver, Election

1930-02-17

Doug Hoyle, Election Night

1930-10-14

Alan Williams, The Election Results

1932-06-22

John Wakeham, Election 92

1932-08-11

Angela Rumbold, Election 92

1933-10-19

Fred Emery, Election 92

1934-05-09

Bing-Man Tam, Election

1935-03-03

George Gardiner, Election 97

1937-08-21

Donald Dewar, Election 92

1938-05-18

David Lomax, Election 92

1938-06-26

Neil Abercrombie, By the People: The Election of Barack Obama

1938-9-13

John Smith, Election 92

1939-9-29

Rhodri Morgan, Election 2010

1940-07-21

James Clyburn, By the People: The Election of Barack Obama

1941-04-23

Hal Daub, Election

1941-08-21

Dominic Harrod, Election 74

1942-11-20

Joe Biden, By the People: The Election of Barack Obama

1946-06-09

Peter Kilfoyle, Election 92

1947-04-02

Chung Wang, Election

1947-11-15

Bill Richardson, By the People: The Election of Barack Obama

1948-08-19

Tipper Gore, Election 2000

1948-12-13

Brian Wilson, Election 92

1948-12-29

Peter Robinson, Election 2010

1950-07-20

Edward Leigh, Election Night

1950-07-21

Susan Kramer, Election 2015

1950-07-30

Harriet Harman, Election 2010

1951-04-14

Elizabeth Symons, Election 97

1951-06-05

Mark Harelik, Election

1952-04-20

Eric Pickles, Election 92

1953-06-10

John Edwards, By the People: The Election of Barack Obama

1953-07-04

Francis Maude, Election 92

1953-08-17

Casey Hotchkiss, Election

1954-01-01

Bob Menendez, By the People: The Election of Barack Obama

1954-04-09

Iain Duncan Smith, Election 97

1954-07-20

Ta-yu Lo, Election

1955-04-22

Johnnie To, Election

1956-03-23

Andrew Mitchell, Election 2015

1956-10-31

Charles Moore, Election 2010

1956-12-08

Melanie Morgan, Talk Radio and the Presidential Election

1960-03-02

Antony Green, The Election

1960-07-08

Chris Rennard, Election 2010

1961-08-03

Molly Hagan, Election

1961-08-04

Barack Obama, By the People: The Election of Barack Obama

1961-12-05

John Herbsleb, The Election

1962-08-30

Daniel Finkelstein, Election 2010

1963-01-03

Matthew Taylor, Election 92

1963-02-22

Andrew Adonis, Election 2010

1963-03-29

Robert Gibbs, By the People: The Election of Barack Obama

1965-12-25

Ed Davey, Election 2010

1966-11-23

Jillian Crane, Election

1967-08-23

Jim Murphy, Election 2015

1967-10-26

Douglas Alexander, Election 2010

1967-11-24

Shahid Malik, Election 2010

1968-04-14

Nai-Hoi Yau, Election

1968-11-26

Sophie C. Hopkins, Natural Election

1969-04-30

Justine Greening, Election 2015

1969-9-26

Terrance Murphy, Election Fever

1970-02-26

Mark Harper, Election Special

1970-08-15

Maya Soetoro-Ng, By the People: The Election of Barack Obama

1971-06-03

Tim Watson, Election

1972-05-15

Danny Alexander, Election 2010

1973-03-12

Jason Singh, Election

1973-05-14

Fraser Nelson, Election 2010

1974-06-12

Isabel Oakeshott, Election 2015

1975-9-28

Mandy Barnett, Election

1976-11-30

Paul Nuttall, Election 2015

1982-10-30

Jessica Campbell, Election

1984-02-28

Lauren Slattery, Election Day

1988-07-22

Lexi Sakowitz, Election Day

1990-10-25

Jordan Jacinto, Election Day

Election - Deaths
Date Event
1989-07-01

Anna Gaitskell, 1964 General Election

1993-10-24

Jo Grimond, Election 83

1994-05-12

John Smith, Election 92

2000-10-11

Donald Dewar, Election 92

2002-11-16

George Gardiner, Election 97

2003-09-20

Robert Blake, Election 92

2005-06-24

Kenneth Harris, Election 70

2006-03-09

John Profumo, General Election

2010-06-19

Angela Rumbold, Election 92

2013-08-04

Dominic Harrod, Election 74

2014-06-18

Horace Silver, Election

2014-09-05

David Lomax, Election 92

2014-12-21

Alan Williams, The Election Results

2015-03-16

Don Robertson, Election


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