Former justice minister Angelino Alfano narrowly leads Rome mayor Gianni Alemanno to be the Italian center-right’s candidate for prime minister.
Meanwhile, current Democratic Party leader Pier Luigi Bersani and Florence mayor Matteo Renzi are essentially tied in advance of primaries later this month.
More context in Sierra Leone’s election later this week.
Rafael Correa will, as expected, run for reelection as Ecuador’s president next spring.
Germany’s Green Party gets new leadership.
The campaign has begun in advance of Romania’s Dec. 9 general election.
Ukraine’s opposition begrudgingly accepts their loss in the Oct. 28 parliamentary elections.