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From TheJournal.ie Expect some not-so-subtle election promises as Fine Gaelers land in Wexford Fine Gael National Conference

Expect some not-so-subtle election promises as Fine Gaelers land in Wexford

‘Let’s take Ireland forward together’ is the theme of the Fine Gael’s National Spring conference, which kicks off today in Wexford.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea's election: There's just one approved name on today's ballot Kim Jong One

North Korea's election: There's just one approved name on today's ballot

Analysts say the election is held largely as a political rite to enable the authorities to claim a mandate from the people.

From TheJournal.ie 'It can feel daunting': Ireland's first Deaf candidate wants to break down the electoral barriers Local Elections

'It can feel daunting': Ireland's first Deaf candidate wants to break down the electoral barriers

30-year-old Micheál Kelliher is running as an Independents 4 Change candidate in the Cabra-Glasnevin constituency.

From TheJournal.ie Billy Kelleher says he wants to head to Europe as MEP Brian Crowley to outline his intentions tomorrow European Elections

Billy Kelleher says he wants to head to Europe as MEP Brian Crowley to outline his intentions tomorrow

Billy Kelleher voiced his interest in contesting the European elections today.

From TheJournal.ie Bangladesh prime minister re-elected amid violent clashes in which at least 17 people were killed Landslide

Bangladesh prime minister re-elected amid violent clashes in which at least 17 people were killed

Opposition politicians have condemned the election as “farcical”, claiming vote-rigging took place.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Who would you vote for if a general election was held today? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who would you vote for if a general election was held today?

February 2019 will mark three years since the last general election.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you want a general election in 2019? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you want a general election in 2019?

The Dáil could run until 2021 – but would you rather go to the polls before then?

From TheJournal.ie E-voting machines won't be returning for future elections Polls

E-voting machines won't be returning for future elections

The minister said Irish citizens have no urge to depart from the pencil and the ballot paper.

From TheJournal.ie 100 years ago this week, Sinn Féin swept to power in the historic 1918 General Election Election 18

100 years ago this week, Sinn Féin swept to power in the historic 1918 General Election

The election was a monumental moment in Irish history.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Irish citizens living abroad be allowed to vote in the Irish presidential election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Irish citizens living abroad be allowed to vote in the Irish presidential election?

It’s understood a referendum on the matter will be held next May.

From TheJournal.ie Florida is on the verge of another election recount; Trump calls it 'a disgrace' Democracy Dude

Florida is on the verge of another election recount; Trump calls it 'a disgrace'

The “purple” state will learn tomorrow whether there will be recounts in two bitter and tight US Midterm election races.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: No 'blue wave', no big upsets, and a big win for Congress diversity Blue Vs Red

As it happened: No 'blue wave', no big upsets, and a big win for Congress diversity

The ‘blue wave’ has been dismissed as a ‘ripple’ – but there’s been historic gains for diversity within Congress.

From TheJournal.ie 'The vote was built on hate': Brazilians in Ireland react to election of far-right president Bolsonaro Jair Bolsonaro

'The vote was built on hate': Brazilians in Ireland react to election of far-right president Bolsonaro

The far-right politician has previously said he is “very proud” to be homophobic.

From TheJournal.ie What is the long-term impact of Peter Casey's result on Irish politics, if there is one? Opinion

What is the long-term impact of Peter Casey's result on Irish politics, if there is one?

Ireland may be resistant to the temptations of populism but we are not immune, writes Larry Donnelly.

From TheJournal.ie This has been the lowest turnout in Irish presidential election history Aras 18

This has been the lowest turnout in Irish presidential election history

Just 43.87% of the electorate voted in the presidential election.

From TheJournal.ie Here's your guide to voting in the presidential election and blasphemy referendum Vote Vote Vote

Here's your guide to voting in the presidential election and blasphemy referendum

What, when, where – and a bit of who and which, if you need help with that as well.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what the presidential candidates think about Trump, Brexit and the Eighth Amendment Aras 18

Here's what the presidential candidates think about Trump, Brexit and the Eighth Amendment

We’ve asked the six nominees why they are running and where they stand on a number of important issues.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are live debates influencing how you'll vote in the presidential election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are live debates influencing how you'll vote in the presidential election?

Last night, four of the six presidential candidates took part in the first TV debate of the campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Polarising presidential candidates seek broader appeal ahead of Brazil's run-off election Bolsonaro V Haddad

Polarising presidential candidates seek broader appeal ahead of Brazil's run-off election

The two remaining candidates launched rejigged campaigns this week.

From TheJournal.ie Naughten leaves Fine Gael short on numbers, but Brexit may mean we avoid an election Thin Ice This post contains videos

Naughten leaves Fine Gael short on numbers, but Brexit may mean we avoid an election

The slight Dáil majority enjoyed by Fine Gael has become even more wafer-thin in recent weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Most Irish people want election campaign posters banned Aras 18

Most Irish people want election campaign posters banned

In a survey of 1,000 adults, 77% responded that they wanted a ban on presidential posters.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: The budget is done, now do you want an election? Moving Swiftly Along This post contains a poll

Poll: The budget is done, now do you want an election?

Does one logically follow the other?

From TheJournal.ie Today is your final chance to register to vote in the presidential election and blasphemy referendum Quick Quick Quick
From TheJournal.ie Far-right candidate Bolsonaro wins Brazil vote but not outright victory First Round

Far-right candidate Bolsonaro wins Brazil vote but not outright victory

The former paratrooper was stabbed while campaigning in September.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you registered to vote? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you registered to vote?

The deadline to register to vote in this month’s election and referendum is fast approaching.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think mayors should be elected directly? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think mayors should be elected directly?

Should constituents directly elect their mayor, or should councillors retain that responsibility.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the use of posters during election campaigns be scrapped? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the use of posters during election campaigns be scrapped?

One presidential candidate already said they won’t use posters during their campaign.

From TheJournal.ie The manner in which Gemma O'Doherty's candidacy was railroaded reinforces her main arguments Opinion

The manner in which Gemma O'Doherty's candidacy was railroaded reinforces her main arguments

Political power in Ireland is held entirely in the hands of a small elite, who govern largely in their own interest. The rest of us are on the outside looking in, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

From TheJournal.ie Sean Gallagher joins Michael D Higgins on ballot sheet for presidency Aras 2018

Sean Gallagher joins Michael D Higgins on ballot sheet for presidency

The presidential election will be held on 26 October.

From TheJournal.ie Sweden faces political deadlock after far-right make election gains Election

Sweden faces political deadlock after far-right make election gains

Noting the parliamentary deadlock, Prime Minister Stefan Lofven extended an invitation to the opposition.

From TheJournal.ie Italy's Salvini touts plan to 'save Europe' after Steve Bannon talks The Movement

Italy's Salvini touts plan to 'save Europe' after Steve Bannon talks

Salvini said that next year’s elections for the bloc were a chance for “historical change”.

From TheJournal.ie A tale of two letters: Election speculation rife this week as Leo says it's 'prudent' to be ready Fine Gael Think-In

A tale of two letters: Election speculation rife this week as Leo says it's 'prudent' to be ready

Leo wants to talk but Micheál’s not ready. Are we in for a bad break up?

From TheJournal.ie Mnangagwa calls for Zimbabwe to unify as opposition cries foul Zimbabwe

Mnangagwa calls for Zimbabwe to unify as opposition cries foul

His plea for unity came after allegations of foul play sparked a deadly crackdown on protesters in Harare on Wednesday.

From TheJournal.ie Zimbabwe opposition leader lashes 'unverified fake results' as Zanu-PF claim victory Deadly Clashes

Zimbabwe opposition leader lashes 'unverified fake results' as Zanu-PF claim victory

Robert Mugabe’s successor Emmerson Mnangagwa has been declared winner of the historic election.

From TheJournal.ie Zimbabwe government vows to enforce security crackdown to prevent further protests Tense

Zimbabwe government vows to enforce security crackdown to prevent further protests

Three people were shot dead during demonstrations yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Three shot dead after Zimbabwean army opens fire on protest Election

Three shot dead after Zimbabwean army opens fire on protest

Earlier official results showed that the country’s ruling Zanu-PF party won the most seats in parliament.

From TheJournal.ie Voting closes after high turnout in Zimbabwe's first post-Mugabe election Decision Time

Voting closes after high turnout in Zimbabwe's first post-Mugabe election

Officials overseeing the polls said long queues at many polling stations suggested a high turnout nationwide.

From TheJournal.ie Mugabe hopes his former party will lose Zimbabwe election Polling Day

Mugabe hopes his former party will lose Zimbabwe election

Voters in Zimbabwe are going to the polls today in the country’s first election without Robert Mugabe on the ballot.

From TheJournal.ie Gavin Duffy seeking nomination for presidential election Running

Gavin Duffy seeking nomination for presidential election

Duffy, best known for being a Dragon’s Den panelist, confirmed the news on Twitter this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Watchdog fears foreign ads could influence Irish referendums and elections Foreign Ads

Watchdog fears foreign ads could influence Irish referendums and elections

The Standards in Public Office said it is concerned about political interference from organisations outside of Ireland.

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