The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan. People in Bhutan headed to the polls today in their nation's first parliamentary election. Anchor Marco Werman spoke with the BBC's Chris Morris, who's in Thimphu.
Host Lisa Mullins speaks to Sandy Maisel of Colby College. Professor Maisel has studied electoral systems around the globe and tells us that few countries are envious of how Americans choose their leaders.
He's being called "Obama on the Maas River." Ahmed Aboutaleb is the first Muslim to become a mayor in Holland. Emily Kopp reports on this Muslim immigrant from Morocco who's shattering the political glass ceiling.
On Sunday, Venezuelans vote on whether to abolish term limits. That could allow President Hugo Chavez to run again in 2012. Chavez's last attempt to get rid of term limits failed. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The Wall Street Journal's John Lyons in Caracas.
South Africa has the continent's largest and most important economy. The World's Jason Margolis reports on what Jacob Zuma's expected election as South Africa's president could mean for the whole of Africa.
Iran holds presidential elections on Friday. The incumbent, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad faces three challengers. But don't count him out. The World's Laura Lynch reports on Ahmadinejad's continuing popularity at home.