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Powerful Photos From Indonesia's Post-Election Protests

Scenes from two days of protest and violence on the streets of Indonesia's biggest city.
VICE Staff
5.24.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Polling Officials Forget to Delete Fake Votes, Decide to Erase Real Ones to Hide Their Tracks

After being accused of manipulating Electronic Voting Machines, the Election Commission is now investigating a new fuck-up in Himachal Pradesh that compromises the democratic process.
Shamani Joshi
5.22.19
VICE Votes

The Secrets Behind How Politicians Get the Masses to Attend Their Rallies

“Bottles are stacked up in big cartons, placed in vans, and then sent to areas frequented by drunkards.”
Zeyad Masroor Khan
5.15.19
VICE Votes

This Bernie Sanders-Inspired Startup Is Funding Election Dreams of India’s Political Outsiders

Managing to raise Rs 7 million to fund student activist Kanhaiya Kumar’s campaign, Our Democracy is quietly shaking up the world of political fundraising.
Zeyad Masroor Khan
5.7.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Indian ‘Yogi’ Wins an Election in Japan

The first Indian ever to win an election in Japan decided to take up the cause after serving curry to locals affected in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami disasters.
Shamani Joshi
4.24.19
VICE Votes

Police Officers and Poll Workers Die of Exhaustion on Indonesia’s Election Day

As many as 54 poll workers died while overseeing the election in the world's third-biggest democracy.
VICE Staff
4.23.19
VICE Votes

Trans People in India Speak Up About Why They Are Unable to Vote This Election

"I earn my livelihood through begging and sex work. Who will give me an income certificate?"
Archana Nathan
4.16.19
VICE Votes

Meet the Politician Who Wants to Make the Cow ‘India’s National Mother’

Gopal Mani Maharaj—an independent candidate contesting for elections—thinks problems like terrorism, violence in Kashmir and the Ayodhya issue can be solved simply by being nicer to cows.
Zeyad Masroor Khan
4.15.19
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10 Questions You’ve Always Wanted to Ask a Kidnapper

“When my men left their homes, they told their families that they might not be coming back alive. And most of them did not.”
Zeyad Masroor Khan
3.29.19
VICE Votes

Goats for Votes and Other Bizarre Stuff Making India’s Election One of the Most Expensive in the World

Chicken biryani, social media spends, chopper rides and using elephants to carry voting machines are all making it a hefty price to pay.
Shamani Joshi
3.13.19
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What This Burnaby Race Says About the NDP’s Federal Election Strategy

It’s do or die for leader Jagmeet Singh. Here’s what he’s telling BC voters.
Jamie Maxwell
2.11.19