French elections this past weekend have shaken up the political system. A prime minister resigned, a woman-immigrant was elected mayor of Paris for the first time, and a far-right fringe party may be gaining some serious traction among voters.
Uganda's longtime President Yoweri Museveni is running for re-election. He's expected to win, but many in Uganda say the election may not be free and fair. Dennis Porter reports from the capital, Kampala.
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.