Tag: snap elections
UK PM Boris Johnson's proposal for an election on Oct 15 secured 298 votes to 56, far short of the 434 needed, as Labour abstained.
The victory is the first hurdle for lawmakers who will seek to pass a law forcing Boris Johnson to ask the EU to delay Brexit until Jan 31.
Pavel Filip has dissolved parliament and called for snap elections in Moldova after the court suspended pro-Russia president Igor Dodon.
Angela Merkel's conservatives ruling coalition has fallen which could likely increase a chance for a federal election next year.
Alexis Tsipras may call for snap elections after suffering a heavy defeat in yesterday's European Parliament elections.
Van der Bellen says it was most important that Austrians were given the chance for a new start to rebuild trust in its government.
Sanchez took power just over eight months ago after he ousted his conservative rival in a dramatic parliamentary no-confidence vote.
The longtime premier says calling snap elections now would be 'irresponsible' as he vowed to push on despite a coalition crisis.
Prime Minister says the call for a snap election is necessary as opposition parties are apparently divided and blocking Brexit.
Selangor menteri besar says his government cannot betray the mandate given by the people of Selangor to the Opposition coalition in 2013.
PKR vice-president says proposal to hold snap elections in Penang should be resolved amicably and internally.
Penang Umno chief Zainal Abidin says with Umno and PKR assemblymen's rejection of snap polls, it is as good as a 'no confidence vote' against Chief Minister.
Pulau Betong assemblyman Mohd Farid Saad says if DAP is keen to conduct snap polls, then all its 19 reps must resign in order to conduct fresh elections.
Umno and Gerakan slam Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng for asking Najib Razak to call for a snap general election.
State elections best platform for Penangites to decide between CM's corruption charge and inaction against PM over 1MDB.
Members will discuss implications of a snap election proposed by the DAP-led state government.
Political analysts say people are tired of politics and this could translate to lower turnout and lukewarm support for opposition coaltion in Penang vote.
He is expected to meet with state Barisan Nasional MPs and assemblyman tomorrow and the state coalition's Supreme Council members on Monday