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Justin Trudeau’s party projected to win most seats in Canada’s election
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Justin Trudeau’s party projected to win most seats in Canada’s election

Tue 7:04 AM 9,476 Views 11 Comments

It is expected that the incumbent will form a minority government.

Orban party blames opposition for Hungary primaries debacle after alleged cyber attack
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Orban party blames opposition for Hungary primaries debacle after alleged cyber attack

Sep 19th 2021, 11:25 AM 16,117 Views 28 Comments

Voting in the primary elections to find a candidate to challenge Orban was suspended on Saturday.

Myanmar junta chief says new elections will be held in two years
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Myanmar junta chief says new elections will be held in two years

Aug 1st 2021, 6:31 PM 8,849 Views 7 Comments

The country has been in turmoil since the army ousted the civilian leader in February.

Opinion: It’s harder for the Dublin Bay South voters to not elect a woman - and that's progress
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Opinion: It’s harder for the Dublin Bay South voters to not elect a woman - and that's progress

Updated Jul 9th 2021, 11:52 AM 19,133 Views 87 Comments

Caitriona Gleeson of Women for Election says Ireland’s record of women entering politics is a matter of concern but this by-election is a step forward.

Le Pen's French far-right beaten in regional elections – exit polls
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Le Pen's French far-right beaten in regional elections – exit polls

Jun 28th 2021, 7:00 AM 21,315 Views 25 Comments

The voting was being closely scrutinised as a litmus test of whether the anti-immigration National Rally was gaining in acceptability.

German far-right party predicted to make gains in regional election
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German far-right party predicted to make gains in regional election

Jun 2nd 2021, 7:21 AM 14,632 Views 60 Comments

Surveys have the AfD neck-and-neck with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s CDU.

Indian prime minister’s party takes electoral hit amid Covid-19 surge
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Indian prime minister’s party takes electoral hit amid Covid-19 surge

May 3rd 2021, 7:25 AM 23,070 Views 7 Comments

Modi stands weakened but faces no threats to staying on as the country’s leader until his term ends in 2024.

'Privileged' Arteta responds to reports linking him with Barcelona job
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'Privileged' Arteta responds to reports linking him with Barcelona job

Mar 3rd 2021, 10:48 AM 7,610 Views 8 Comments

The 38-year-old says he is ‘happy’ as Arsenal manager, amid speculation that Barca presidential candidate Joan Laporta wants him to return to the Catalan giants.

Voting during a pandemic? Plans for social distancing at polling stations and new Electoral Commission announced
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Voting during a pandemic? Plans for social distancing at polling stations and new Electoral Commission announced

Jan 8th 2021, 1:25 PM 9,783 Views 15 Comments

Minister Darragh O’Brien described the proposed bill as the “most significant development for our electoral system in decades”.

New president and vice-president elected to garda body during controversial conference
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New president and vice-president elected to garda body during controversial conference

Dec 29th 2020, 5:02 PM 48,274 Views 23 Comments

Members vented their frustration during the conference.

Egypt starts voting in first stage of parliament elections
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Egypt starts voting in first stage of parliament elections

Oct 24th 2020, 12:27 PM 14,620 Views 3 Comments

The elections will be held in two phases, with the first covering 14 provinces today and tomorrow.

Ninety protesters arrested in Hong Kong over demonstrations against delayed election
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Ninety protesters arrested in Hong Kong over demonstrations against delayed election

Sep 6th 2020, 4:35 PM 16,502 Views 6 Comments

Hong Kong elections were due to have taken place today but were postponed for a year by the authorities.

Belarus president brands opposition 'sheep' as protests against election result continue
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Belarus president brands opposition 'sheep' as protests against election result continue

Aug 10th 2020, 9:52 PM 17,121 Views 11 Comments

Dozens were injured and thousands detained hours after Sunday’s disputed vote.

Police and protesters clash amid accusations of rigged Belarus presidential vote
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Police and protesters clash amid accusations of rigged Belarus presidential vote

Aug 10th 2020, 7:18 AM 13,913 Views 4 Comments

Opposition candidate Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya rejected the results of the exit poll.

Hong Kong postpones upcoming elections claiming coronavirus outbreak is to blame
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Hong Kong postpones upcoming elections claiming coronavirus outbreak is to blame

Jul 31st 2020, 1:25 PM 8,608 Views 11 Comments

The chief executive said Hong Kong has the support of the Chinese government in making the decision.

Hong Kong democracy activists disqualified from running in legislative elections
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Hong Kong democracy activists disqualified from running in legislative elections

Jul 30th 2020, 10:41 AM 14,019 Views 23 Comments

Hong Kong says only those who pledge allegiance to both local government and China can run.

Trump threatens to hold up funds for two states over postal voting
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Trump threatens to hold up funds for two states over postal voting

May 21st 2020, 6:58 AM 30,183 Views 58 Comments

Trump has since rolled back on his threat but still claimed that widespread postal voting promotes “a lot of illegality”.

Here are all the TDs we're saying goodbye to after they lost their seats
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Here are all the TDs we're saying goodbye to after they lost their seats

Updated Feb 11th 2020, 9:00 AM 231,107 Views 170 Comments

35 deputies did not get re-elected, including some high profile names.

YouTube says it will remove election-related videos that are 'manipulated' to mislead voters
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YouTube says it will remove election-related videos that are 'manipulated' to mislead voters

Feb 4th 2020, 7:14 AM 5,736 Views 17 Comments

The move comes amid growing concern about so-called “deepfake” videos altered by using artificial intelligence.

Electoral Commission one step closer as government approves initial plan for regulator
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Electoral Commission one step closer as government approves initial plan for regulator

Dec 30th 2019, 11:40 AM 6,660 Views 9 Comments

An Electoral Commission has been on the cards for over a decade.

Column: The results of the UK general election could hugely impact the Irish border - and not for the first time
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Column: The results of the UK general election could hugely impact the Irish border - and not for the first time

Dec 9th 2019, 6:40 AM 12,071 Views 7 Comments

A December election does not come around often, writes Cormac Moore.

Dublin City Council to consider introducing 'exclusion zones' for election posters
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Dublin City Council to consider introducing 'exclusion zones' for election posters

Dec 3rd 2019, 6:15 AM 10,085 Views 21 Comments

Over 200 complaints were made about the location of posters during the local and European elections.

Fine Gael minister: Political parties 'need to look at' vetting procedures for election candidates
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Fine Gael minister: Political parties 'need to look at' vetting procedures for election candidates

Nov 24th 2019, 4:24 PM 15,099 Views 41 Comments

It follows controversial comments by candidate Verona Murphy.

Whistleblower: White House officials 'locked down' transcript of call with Ukrainian leader
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Whistleblower: White House officials 'locked down' transcript of call with Ukrainian leader

Sep 26th 2019, 2:38 PM 18,109 Views 50 Comments

According to the intelligence community official, the transcript was loaded into a system that is used to store “especially sensitive” classified information.

Israel's Netanyahu calls on main opposition leader to form a unity government
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Israel's Netanyahu calls on main opposition leader to form a unity government

Sep 19th 2019, 8:58 AM 8,114 Views 45 Comments

Netanyahu said he preferred to form a right-wing coalition but the results showed that would not be possible.

Varadkar receives dozens of similar emails from voters about FG boycott after Maria Bailey case
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Varadkar receives dozens of similar emails from voters about FG boycott after Maria Bailey case

Jul 20th 2019, 10:00 PM 70,894 Views 89 Comments

FOI documents show correspondence sent to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in the wake of the Maria Bailey swing fall case.

Work is finally to begin on an Electoral Commission for Ireland
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Work is finally to begin on an Electoral Commission for Ireland

Jul 19th 2019, 6:30 AM 9,466 Views 21 Comments

It’s hoped an electoral commission will solve problems with the electoral register and address issues redrawing constituency lines.

Bertie Ahern worried Ireland was 'a laughing stock with our stupid old pencils', so why was e-voting never introduced?
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Bertie Ahern worried Ireland was 'a laughing stock with our stupid old pencils', so why was e-voting never introduced?

Jun 2nd 2019, 10:00 PM 35,279 Views 99 Comments

The history of e-voting in Ireland is a long, winding, costly saga.

Irish people are split over whether we should have another go at e-voting
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Irish people are split over whether we should have another go at e-voting

Jun 1st 2019, 7:01 AM 22,144 Views 77 Comments

Fewer than half of poll respondents thought it was a good idea.

We should be having four by-elections this year, but will the Dáil make it that far?
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We should be having four by-elections this year, but will the Dáil make it that far?

May 31st 2019, 6:00 AM 21,579 Views 37 Comments

The European elections have thrown up some tricky timeline issues.

This is what happens to ballot papers once election counting is done and dusted
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This is what happens to ballot papers once election counting is done and dusted

May 30th 2019, 6:20 AM 42,053 Views 25 Comments

On Friday, people around the country turned out at local polling stations to cast their vote on the ballot papers.

Who is my local councillor? Here is a full list of all the seats
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Who is my local councillor? Here is a full list of all the seats

May 28th 2019, 9:30 PM 805,134 Views 121 Comments

A comprehensive list of everyone who has nabbed a seat.

'It seemed silly at the time': How a 2014 Supreme Court ruling led to record levels of spoiled votes this year
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'It seemed silly at the time': How a 2014 Supreme Court ruling led to record levels of spoiled votes this year

May 28th 2019, 7:30 PM 34,711 Views 35 Comments

More than 4% of European election votes were deemed invalid this year.

Green Party's Ciarán Cuffe elected MEP
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Green Party's Ciarán Cuffe elected MEP

May 27th 2019, 8:40 PM 26,547 Views 70 Comments

The Green Party has its first MEP in decades.

As it happened: All to play for as first European election counts announced From TheJournal.ie
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As it happened: All to play for as first European election counts announced

As it happened: Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael securing majority of votes as Sinn Féin takes a hit From TheJournal.ie
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As it happened: Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael securing majority of votes as Sinn Féin takes a hit

Election count day 2: What can we expect today?
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Election count day 2: What can we expect today?

May 26th 2019, 6:00 AM 18,816 Views 9 Comments

The story of Friday’s election is still being written.

Almost two-thirds of voters in favour of united Ireland, exit poll results show
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Almost two-thirds of voters in favour of united Ireland, exit poll results show

May 25th 2019, 9:40 AM 29,950 Views 108 Comments

65% of voters polled indicated they’d vote in favour of such a proposal.

Your complete guide to TheJournal.ie's election and referendum coverage this weekend
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Your complete guide to TheJournal.ie's election and referendum coverage this weekend

May 24th 2019, 7:02 PM 13,075 Views 31 Comments

We’ll keep you covered as counts take place on Saturday and Sunday.

At least six dead as protestors clash with police over Indonesian election result
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At least six dead as protestors clash with police over Indonesian election result

May 22nd 2019, 10:45 PM 5,844 Views 0 Comments

Jakarta’s governor Anies Baswedan said about 200 people had been injured.

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