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Next year will see seismic elections around the globe, from America to South Africa, Britain to India, Mexico to the EU. We explore the issues that will dominate each, and assess democracy in 2024.

The World Today Published 1 December 2023 Updated 30 November 2023 1 minute READ

Roxanne Escobales

Former Editor, The World Today, Communications and Publishing

The year 2024 is being billed as the biggest exercise in global democracy as billions of people have the opportunity to cast their vote in elections around the world. The outcomes will shape geopolitics for years to come.

While many expect to see the United States presidential election pit President Joe Biden against Donald Trump, what is at stake is democracy itself, writes Leslie Vinjamuri, with American electoral choices causing ripples beyond its borders.

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