Election 2024

Sen. Sherrod Brown's Ohio is one of several swing states in which a new Harris poll measured crypto sentiment. (Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)
Poll: Most People Cringe About Crypto, But Enough Care to Warrant Politicians' Attention
A survey of swing-state voters shows that as many as 21% of them are serious about crypto policies, though more than two thirds of people distrust the digital-assets movement.
Sen. Sherrod Brown's Ohio is one of several swing states in which a new Harris poll measured crypto sentiment. (Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

Labour Leader Keir Starmer (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
UK Local Elections Show Swing to Labour With General Election Pending
The government, which has adopted a pro-crypto stance, must hold a general election by end-January.
Labour Leader Keir Starmer (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Indonesia flag (Bisma Mahendra/Unsplash)
Indonesia’s Election Results May Be Good for Crypto, Industry Watchers Say
The presidential election in February initially ended in controversy when the winning duo claimed victory before official results were released.
Indonesia flag (Bisma Mahendra/Unsplash)

EU parliamentary elections will take place in June. (Guillaume Périgois/Unsplash)
Ahead of EU Elections, Crypto Industry Pushes Blockchain Merits as Policy Focus Shifts to AI
Industry watchers are hoping for a younger, tech-savvy cohort of politicians that can drive innovation-friendly policy forward.
EU parliamentary elections will take place in June. (Guillaume Périgois/Unsplash)

South African President and African National Congress (ANC) President Cyril Ramaphosa (Per-Anders Pettersson/Getty Images)
South Africa’s Election Won’t Interfere With Crypto Policy: Industry Watchers
South Africa's general elections are set for May 29, and crypto observers are paying close attention to its crypto licensing regime that's expected to clear dozens of firms.
South African President and African National Congress (ANC) President Cyril Ramaphosa (Per-Anders Pettersson/Getty Images)

Kishida reiterated “Web3 is part of the new form of capitalism,” referring to his flagship economic policy intended to drive growth and wealth distribution. (Photo by Takayuki Masuda/ CoinDesk Japan)
Japan's Embrace of Web3 Uncertain as Ruling Party Under Threat
Liberal Democratic Party leader and Prime Minister Fumio Kishida once called Web3 a “new form of capitalism,” but he faces a party leadership election in September.
Kishida reiterated “Web3 is part of the new form of capitalism,” referring to his flagship economic policy intended to drive growth and wealth distribution. (Photo by Takayuki Masuda/ CoinDesk Japan)

Mexico City (Robbie Herrera/Unsplash)
In Mexico’s Biggest Election Yet, Crypto Remains on the Sidelines
The favorite to win, Mexico City’s former Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum, is expected to remain aligned with her party’s previous position on crypto, one that focuses more on protect...
Mexico City (Robbie Herrera/Unsplash)

Crypto industry support may have helped lift Shomari Figures to his win in an Alabama congressional primary this week. (Courtesy of Figures for Congress)
Crypto PAC Spent Millions to Get Alabama Candidate on Path Toward Congress
Shomari Figures just won the Democratic primary in Alabama after $2.7 million in outside support from one of the digital assets industry's main campaign-finance operations.
Crypto industry support may have helped lift Shomari Figures to his win in an Alabama congressional primary this week. (Courtesy of Figures for Congress)