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#Elections

From TheJournal.ie Here's what happened when seven politicians took questions from kids Kids Talk

Here's what happened when seven politicians took questions from kids

Tough questions on the campaign trail.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Who will you vote for in the general election? GE16 This post contains a poll
From TheJournal.ie Iowa's extremely confusing system for picking White House hopefuls, explained It Starts Here

Iowa's extremely confusing system for picking White House hopefuls, explained

After months of controversy and debate, the race for the White House starts for real today.

From TheJournal.ie Spain's election result could well be harbinger of things to come for Ireland Clear As Mud This post contains videos

Spain's election result could well be harbinger of things to come for Ireland

The traditional two-party system took a bit of a hit and the make up of the next government is looking unclear.

From TheJournal.ie Women allowed vote in Saudi Arabia for the first time in historic elections Small Step Forward

Women allowed vote in Saudi Arabia for the first time in historic elections

In a country where they can’t drive or walk alone in public, Saudi women will be allowed to vote this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Alexis Tsipras has resigned and a snap election has been called in Greece Surprise

Alexis Tsipras has resigned and a snap election has been called in Greece

Alexis Tsipras has announced the vote will take place in September.

From TheJournal.ie Did social media really turn 'No' votes to a 'Yes'? Opinion

Did social media really turn 'No' votes to a 'Yes'?

Elections – like referendums – are determined by the undecided.

From TheJournal.ie This election candidate got ZERO votes No Vote

This election candidate got ZERO votes

He says he definitely voted for himself.

From TheJournal.ie This article on female politicians was "misrepresented" - not sexist, says paper Accusations

This article on female politicians was "misrepresented" - not sexist, says paper

It also focused on the posters of five male politicians.

From TheJournal.ie Not sure who to vote for? This app will tell you Elections Made Easy This post contains videos

Not sure who to vote for? This app will tell you

Smartvote to the rescue.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny says more tax cuts are on the way Interview

Enda Kenny says more tax cuts are on the way

He also ruled out going into coalition with Fianna Fáil or Sinn Féin.

From TheJournal.ie The boyish Prime Minister out to restore Greece's luck Syriza

The boyish Prime Minister out to restore Greece's luck

Who is Alexis Tsipra?

From TheJournal.ie Who are Syriza? Explainer

Who are Syriza?

Are they as radical as is claimed?

From TheJournal.ie One Irish TD is travelling to Greece for a possible Syriza victory party On A Debt Plane

One Irish TD is travelling to Greece for a possible Syriza victory party

Paul Murphy says a Syriza win could provoke a ‘further radicalisation in Ireland’.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Battle lines are being drawn – this year, eight EU states will vote Austerity

Opinion: Battle lines are being drawn – this year, eight EU states will vote

2015 is going to be a significant year in the European Union, as citizens in eight member states will be able to vote – beginning with Greece this Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie Enda accused of 'betraying' young people by scrapping voting age referendum U-turn

Enda accused of 'betraying' young people by scrapping voting age referendum

The Government had committed to holding a vote on the issue back in 2013.

From TheJournal.ie ECB warns countries to get economies in order as 'populist parties' are on the rise Eurozone

ECB warns countries to get economies in order as 'populist parties' are on the rise

An official said that these parties were only offering quick solutions.

From TheJournal.ie Shufflin', celebrating and protesting: The political year in pictures Pictorial Yearly

Shufflin', celebrating and protesting: The political year in pictures

There were resignations, a Cabinet reshuffle and the issue of water charges.

From TheJournal.ie Today's top stories in 6 seconds News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

From TheJournal.ie Here's why Benjamin Netanyahu says he "can't lead" Israel right now Dissolved

Here's why Benjamin Netanyahu says he "can't lead" Israel right now

He’s called for early elections.

Someone named 'Captain Jack Sparrow' ran for election in the United States

Finally a candidate we can believe in.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Catch up as you wake up.

From TheJournal.ie Republicans eye the Senate in close midterm vote Midterm Elections

Republicans eye the Senate in close midterm vote

Democrats could lose Senate seats in as many as 10 states.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: US midterm elections – why they’re important to America and the world USA

Opinion: US midterm elections – why they’re important to America and the world

The midterms are equally worthy of your attention as the US presidential elections.

From TheJournal.ie You could soon be able to vote while on your holidays Elections

You could soon be able to vote while on your holidays

There’s nothing like missing a good vote to make you homesick.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil and Labour spent €1.1m on EU elections and they've no MEPs to show for it Big Spenders

Fianna Fáil and Labour spent €1.1m on EU elections and they've no MEPs to show for it

Neither topped the spending charts though.

From TheJournal.ie A Colorado town is suing all its voters after an incredibly messy election The Little Town That Couldnt

A Colorado town is suing all its voters after an incredibly messy election

The town of Montezuma has 61 voters, and 12 of them ran for mayor.

A small town in America has elected a dog as their mayor

The 7-year-old will be sworn in on Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-IRA man, anti-drugs campaigner, occasional Joe Dolan impersonator: Meet the Lord Mayor Dublin

Ex-IRA man, anti-drugs campaigner, occasional Joe Dolan impersonator: Meet the Lord Mayor

Christy Burke’s been the headlines recently for his comments about the British royal family. He sat down at the Mansion House this week for a chat about his past, and his plans for the next 12 months…

From TheJournal.ie We spent €35k last year monitoring elections in Tajikistan, Armenia and Azerbaijan Let's Be Diplomatic

We spent €35k last year monitoring elections in Tajikistan, Armenia and Azerbaijan

The current roster of election observers, drawn up in May of last year, includes about 200 people with previous experience of elections or public office.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Losing the election hit so hard I thought I might never recover Politics

Opinion: Losing the election hit so hard I thought I might never recover

When I heard the vote count, I felt like I’d been thrown off a moving train, whipped, dragged and tortured.

From TheJournal.ie That's all, folks: The six remaining local election seats have been filled Election 14

That's all, folks: The six remaining local election seats have been filled

Three Fine Gael, two Sinn Féin, and one Fianna Fáil councillors have been elected to Monaghan County Councils.

From TheJournal.ie The six local election seats still empty will be filled by this afternoon Monaghan

The six local election seats still empty will be filled by this afternoon

Voting in Ballybay-Clones had been postponed following the death of a candidate.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-army chief Sisi declared Egypt's president-elect with 96.9% of votes Elections

Ex-army chief Sisi declared Egypt's president-elect with 96.9% of votes

It comes almost a year after he overthrew elected Islamist leader Mohamed Morsi.

From TheJournal.ie McDonald: 'You are not regarded as competent. Have you got that message Taoiseach?' Fight Fight Fight

McDonald: 'You are not regarded as competent. Have you got that message Taoiseach?'

Enda Kenny said that Sinn Féin just want to promise free services and haven’t a notion how to pay for it.

From TheJournal.ie Kenny and Gilmore off to Brussels to discuss outcome of European elections Fallout

Kenny and Gilmore off to Brussels to discuss outcome of European elections

The European leaders will discuss the impact of the election results as well as the Ukraine crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Number of women sitting on local councils jumps by 30 per cent Women For Election

Number of women sitting on local councils jumps by 30 per cent

Fianna Fáil has the lowest proportion with just 14 per cent of their elected councillors being women.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Monday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about Gilmore resigning, the elections and two bodies found in search of missing Dublin men.