#Presidential Candidate

2023: We need a pro-Nigerian President, Arewa Youth berates Sagay

The Arewa Youth Forum, (AYF) Monday disclosed that what the nation needs beyond 2023 is a pan-Nigerian President that will carry everybody along and work for the development of the country. Reacting to the report credited to Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC)...
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This is how much presidential candidates in Ghana need to win an election

A new research by the Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) has found that a presidential candidate will need at least $100 million to win an election in Ghana. “And for the cost for running for president, the study estimated that the most viable sum of money that a person who needed to run for president was $100 million…this is why we need to engage in conversations more to reform the state of monetisation of Ghana’s politics,” a CDD-Ghana representative said.

What Important Questions to Ask Presidential Candidates of Philippine Election 2022?

Prof Frederick V. Rael has been teaching for almost 20 years in various local colleges and universities in the Philippines. The Philippine election of 2022 is upcoming. The filing of the candidacy last October signaled the start of the circus-like campaign. Filipino voters are again being courted by political candidates through their beautiful campaign jingles and expensive TV ads as well as enticing posts on Social Media. Troll armies ( now a seasonal job in the Philippines) are getting their handsome paycheck again. Social media are flooded by fake accounts, fake news, and constant bickering of political candidates.

‘Mayor Pete’ Trailer Shows the Rise of Pete Buttigieg to Presidential Candidate

Amazon Prime Video has released a new trailer and poster for their upcoming documentary Mayor Pete about former presidential candidate and sitting Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg. We get a look into how Buttigieg took the leap from upstart small-town mayor to presidential hopeful and how the political life took its toll on his family. With his husband Chasten Buttigieg standing beside him in the poster and the caption "A campaign love story," it's clear how Buttigieg's run was a team effort.

Ballot access rules for disqualified presidential candidates

Ned’s post on Section 3 of the Fourteenth Amendment walks through challenges pertaining to former president Donald Trump’s eligibility. It’s a sound legal analysis (although I’m sure there are disputes among some as to the facts, and there’s much uncertain about the politics), but I wanted to build on one point he raises: “That way, if Trump is judicially ruled ineligible—becoming constitutionally equivalent to Obama—his name can be kept off the ballots in 2024, and no voter will waste a vote by casting a ballot for a constitutionally ineligible candidate.”

Ruling Party, Top Presidential Candidate Decline in Ratings

The MP’s support in South Jeolla Province plummeted 13.9 percentage points to 49.4 percent. It enjoyed 63.3 percent support there in early October, before Lee became its official presidential candidate, suggesting growing disillusionment supporters in the southwestern region. Other surveys also show Lee lagging behind the PPP’s leading presidential hopefuls,...

Pandora Papers: Nigeria’s Anti-graft Agency, EFCC Invites Ex-Vice Presidential Candidate, Peter Obi For Questioning

The previous governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, whose secret and unlawful offshore actions PREMIUM TIMES reported within the ongoing Pandora Papers sequence, has been summoned for questioning by the EFCC, Nigeria’s anti-corruption company. It’s the first recognized motion by any Nigerian legislation enforcement company since PREMIUM TIMES began reporting...
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Former Congressman, Presidential Candidate Ron Paul Endorses Huffines for Governor

Former Texas Congressman and Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul has thrown his support behind former State Sen. Don Huffines in the race for Texas Governor. In a statement released on Thursday, Paul announced his support for Huffines, who is currently challenging Gov. Greg Abbott for the Republican nomination for his job in 2022. Paul praised Huffines as the right candidate for Texas and called on voters to get out and demand a change.

PDP chairmanship: Ayu agrees to resign if North produces presidential candidate

Ex-President of the Senate, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu has emerged as consensus candidate for the National Chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).The Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi Zoning Committee had zoned the position to the North ahead of the opposition party’s convention on October 30-31. Ayu, ex-Minister of Internal Affairs from Benue State, was chosen on Thursday after a second meeting of a northern caucus at Bauchi State Governor’s Lodge in Abuja. The three Northern zones presented a candidate each for screening for a consensus candidate.