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How 2024's global elections will shape the world

With over 50 countries going to the polls, 2024 is set to be a record year for elections – making this a key year for global politics.

The presidential race in the United States is under way while in the UK, voters are waiting for Rishi Sunak to confirm the general election date.

India - the most populated nation in the world - will also choose its new prime minister this year and in Africa, at least 16 countries are set to vote.

Our correspondents in the UK, US, Europe, Africa and Asia will be reporting on the elections as they unfold and here, they explain how this record-breaking year could change the world as we know it.

Watch the video above to hear their analysis.

Film produced by Mairi Ankers