Pivotal elections in history

Published: 28th June 2024

2024 is and continues to be a year of national and regional elections around the world. Some have passed under the international radar; others have sprung out leading to huge ramifications. In the UK the polls are predicting changes, France has already had its shake up, and India, the EU and South Africa have all heard their people speak in ways their leaders didn’t necessarily want. What is more there are still elections to come in the USA and potentially in Ukraine. 

Despite this many are disillusioned with modern politics and democracy might well be in danger, so let us have some historical perspective on all these and have a look at just what a pivot point elections can be: