Elections

Liz Truss beat Rishi Sunak to become the leader of the Conservative Party. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Liz Truss to Become UK Prime Minister After Winning Conservative Party Leadership
Truss has revealed little about her stance on crypto save for two statements that indicate she may be open to innovative-friendly regulation.
Liz Truss beat Rishi Sunak to become the leader of the Conservative Party. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

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Coinbase Wants You to Register to Vote (for Pro-Crypto Candidates)
The U.S.-based exchange’s newly launched crypto policy education initiative includes a voter registration tool.
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ADAM CEO and Congressional candidate Michelle Bond (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Crypto Booster Bond Loses Primary Bid for New York Congressional Seat
Michelle Bond relied on crypto industry backing, including from boyfriend Ryan Salame of FTX Digital Markets, but didn’t push the crypto cause in race.
ADAM CEO and Congressional candidate Michelle Bond (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

Kenyans watching the results of last week's presidential election. (Ed Ram/Getty Images)
Kenya's Crypto Crowd Hopes President-Elect Will Be Better Than Predecessor
Being the younger candidate and the one with a youth-friendly campaign, William Ruto is expected to be more crypto positive, locals hope.
Kenyans watching the results of last week's presidential election. (Ed Ram/Getty Images)

ADAM CEO Michelle Bond (Michelle Bond)
ADAM CEO Michelle Bond Announces Bid for US Congress
Bond, who describes herself as an “America First conservative,” is running as a Republican in New York’s 1st congressional district.
ADAM CEO Michelle Bond (Michelle Bond)

FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried Says He Could Donate up to $1B on 2024 Election
FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried Says He Could Donate up to $1B on 2024 Election
Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO of crypto empire FTX, said he intends to donate anywhere from $100 million to $1 billion during the 2024 U.S. election. “The Hash” panel discusses what...
FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried Says He Could Donate up to $1B on 2024 Election

Emmanuel Macron (Aurelien Meunier/Stringer/Getty Images)
Incumbent Macron Wins French Presidential Election
The centrist will remain in power after a campaign in which Web 3 proved to be a non-issue.
Emmanuel Macron (Aurelien Meunier/Stringer/Getty Images)

Crypto donations to political parties are to be banned in Ireland out of fears over foreign interference in elections. (Roibu/Shutterstock)
Ireland's Political Parties to Be Banned From Accepting Crypto: Report
The move is being made to counter concerns over Russian interference in Irish elections.
Crypto donations to political parties are to be banned in Ireland out of fears over foreign interference in elections. (Roibu/Shutterstock)

South Korean President-elect Yoon Suk-Yeol celebrates his victory (Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)
Conservative Candidate Yoon Suk-Yeol Wins South Korea’s Presidential Election
Yoon defeated his Liberal Party opponent in a contest in which cryptocurrency issues were unusually prominent.
South Korean President-elect Yoon Suk-Yeol celebrates his victory (Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

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Crypto Policy Is on the Agenda in Seoul as South Koreans Head to the Polls
Platforms of both major parties mention digital assets during a campaign that is historically close.
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