In California, many voters felt a sigh of relief that the electoral process has ended. The resident of the Golden State also voted to ban the death penalty and legalize marijuana.
More than a dozen US states filed a joint lawsuit arguing that President Donald Trump's national emergency is unconstitutional. The suit stresses that it is Congress who has the authority on funding matters.
Observers say Saturday's vote to re-elect Muhammadu Buhari or his main rival Atiku Abubakar is too close to call. The election was marred by technical issues that delayed the opening of polling stations in some areas.
Germany's top court has found that the country's electoral law discriminates against the disabled. More than 80,000 people requiring full-time care are currently excluded from European and federal elections.
The Democratic Alliance has launched its manifesto for the country's May elections, promising to tackle graft. The party faces a resurgent ruling ANC which has governed the country since the end of apartheid in 1994.
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