Elections

Nigeria has elected a new president in a disputed election. (Emmanuel Ikwuegbu/Unsplash)
Nigeria Picks Bola Tinubu as President Amid Cash Shortages
Tinubu will replace Muhammadu Buhari, whose government issued the eNaira and banned banks from interacting with crypto firms.
Nigeria has elected a new president in a disputed election. (Emmanuel Ikwuegbu/Unsplash)

U.K. member of Parliament Lisa Cameron (Camomile Shumba/CoinDesk)
UK’s Crypto Future Is Bright No Matter Who’s in Charge, Lawmaker Says
Member of Parliament Lisa Cameron’s cross-party group for digital assets is working to ensure crypto regulations remain apolitical amid all the changes in leadership.
U.K. member of Parliament Lisa Cameron (Camomile Shumba/CoinDesk)

The White House South Lawn, Washington D.C. (Joe Daniel Price/Getty Images)
US Midterm Elections to Set the Tone for Bitcoin Miners' Future
The midterm elections are key to determining the industry’s future, which is increasingly under attack by environmental advocates.
The White House South Lawn, Washington D.C. (Joe Daniel Price/Getty Images)

President Joe Biden will have to approve crypto bills next year, requiring bipartisan efforts should the GOP take the House and Senate. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
Crypto Has Prepared for Divided US Government, Republican Rise
A partisan mess on Capitol Hill may not be a bad thing for the crypto industry, which has friends on both sides of the aisle and legislative efforts that are – so far – bipart...
President Joe Biden will have to approve crypto bills next year, requiring bipartisan efforts should the GOP take the House and Senate. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

The U.S. Capitol (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
Here’s What Crypto Traders Expect From the Midterms
Republicans are increasingly confident they will take control of the U.S. Congress and it could be bullish for crypto, according to some analysts and traders.
The U.S. Capitol (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

(Rachel Sun/CoinDesk)
At Stake in the US Midterms: The Future of Money
With some seminal regulatory legislation up for consideration, the makeup of Congress in 2023 matters not only to crypto natives but to everyone.
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Crypto Regulation Outlook Ahead of US Midterm Election
Crypto Regulation Outlook Ahead of US Midterm Election
CoinDesk Global Policy & Regulation Managing Editor Nikhilesh De discusses the role the crypto industry is playing in the upcoming U.S. midterm elections and how the results m...
Crypto Regulation Outlook Ahead of US Midterm Election

Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang had been cautioned by campaign advisers not to dwell on crypto. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Lesson From the US Elections: Don't Mention Crypto
This year’s midterm elections have seen very few candidates willing to even mention cryptocurrency, and they have their reasons.
Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang had been cautioned by campaign advisers not to dwell on crypto. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)