Today we get up to speed on election results from three countries: India, Indonesia and Brazil.
In April, Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi won India's election with his BJP party securing victory by a fairly large margin. In July, the former governor of Jakarta, Joko Widodo, won against a former general and was sworn into office on Oct. 20. On Sunday, Dilma Rousseff won re-election in Brazil with 51.6 percent of the vote, doing well in the poorer northern portion of the country by promising reform.
Learn more about India:
• Narendra Modi: India's saviour or its worst nightmare? (The Guardian)
• India's elections and the politics of development (Washington Post)
• Promising the good times (Economist)
Learn more about Indonesia:
• In Southeast Asia, Indonesia Is an Unlikely Role Model for Democracy (New York Times)
• A Jab at Indonesia's President-Elect as Parliament Curbs Local Voting (New York Times)
• As Indonesia Prepares for its New President, Some Things to Remember (Wall Street Journal)
Learn more about Brazil:
• Dilma Rousseff pledges unity after narrow Brazil election victory (The Guardian)
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