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People in Joe Biden's ancestral home of Ballina celebrate his victory in the US election
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People in Joe Biden's ancestral home of Ballina celebrate his victory in the US election

Nov 7th 2020, 7:11 PM 40,088 Views 56 Comments

“He’s a really nice fella. He’s good to talk to.”

'This is not over': Election observers criticise Trump's 'baseless accusations' and say it is 'vital' that every ballot is counted
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'This is not over': Election observers criticise Trump's 'baseless accusations' and say it is 'vital' that every ballot is counted

Nov 5th 2020, 9:04 AM 23,247 Views 34 Comments

A report drawn up by a group of international observers has found there were deliberate attempts by Trump to undermine the election process.

As it happened: Trump makes unsubstantiated claims of election 'fraud' as presidential race hangs on knife-edge
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As it happened: Trump makes unsubstantiated claims of election 'fraud' as presidential race hangs on knife-edge

Updated Nov 4th 2020, 8:36 AM 344,561 Views 83 Comments

Follow our liveblog for all the updates as the results come in.

The challenges facing US media outlets this year in projecting the next elected president
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The challenges facing US media outlets this year in projecting the next elected president

Nov 3rd 2020, 11:21 PM 11,744 Views 3 Comments

Media outlets play a significant role in analysing election data and projecting a winner.

Poll: Will you stay up to watch the US election?
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Poll: Will you stay up to watch the US election?

Oct 24th 2020, 10:20 AM 48,416 Views 68 Comments

TheJournal.ie will have you covered on the night and throughout the following day as results pour in.

'This is not a reality show': Obama takes aim at Donald Trump’s handling of coronavirus
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'This is not a reality show': Obama takes aim at Donald Trump’s handling of coronavirus

Oct 22nd 2020, 6:48 AM 22,244 Views 46 Comments

Obama’s visit to Philadelphia underscores the significance of Pennsylvania.

Explainer: How does the US voting system work?
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Explainer: How does the US voting system work?

Oct 18th 2020, 9:00 PM 48,163 Views 51 Comments

People have already starting casting their votes in the 2020 election.

Trump uses fear tactics in bid for Midwest states
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Trump uses fear tactics in bid for Midwest states

Oct 18th 2020, 9:37 AM 43,984 Views 145 Comments

Michigan and Wisconsin were instrumental to the president’s 2016 victory, but he is in danger of losing them.

Record flood of early votes transforms US election
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Record flood of early votes transforms US election

Oct 17th 2020, 8:27 AM 78,707 Views 51 Comments

Democrats have so far out-voted Republicans by a 2-1 ratio in the 42 states where figures are available.

Joe Biden raises record $383 million in September
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Joe Biden raises record $383 million in September

Oct 15th 2020, 9:12 AM 31,805 Views 97 Comments

Biden said he was “humbled” by the level of financial support.

Donald Trump and Joe Biden zero in on key swing states
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Donald Trump and Joe Biden zero in on key swing states

Oct 14th 2020, 9:04 AM 21,674 Views 52 Comments

Trump held a rally in Pennsylvania on Tuesday while Mr Biden spoke with seniors in Florida.

Biden says campaign raised record-breaking $364 million in August as Democratic nominee heads to Kenosha
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Biden says campaign raised record-breaking $364 million in August as Democratic nominee heads to Kenosha

Sep 3rd 2020, 7:03 AM 17,745 Views 42 Comments

His campaign has called it “the best month of online fundraising in American political history.”.

Republicans paint dark picture of future if Donald Trump loses election
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Republicans paint dark picture of future if Donald Trump loses election

Aug 25th 2020, 6:59 AM 36,288 Views 96 Comments

Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley was among the key speakers at the first night of the Republican National Convention.

US postmaster insists election mail will be delivered despite cuts
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US postmaster insists election mail will be delivered despite cuts

Aug 22nd 2020, 10:58 AM 20,869 Views 32 Comments

Louis DeJoy was speaking before a Senate committee into cuts to the Postal Service ahead of November’s poll.

Republicans push back against Trump’s suggestion to delay US election
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Republicans push back against Trump’s suggestion to delay US election

Jul 31st 2020, 6:00 PM 32,495 Views 53 Comments

Donald Trump did not deny that he was trying to cast doubt about the election results when asked directly in a news conference.

Donald Trump suggests delaying presidential election amid unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud
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Donald Trump suggests delaying presidential election amid unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud

Jul 30th 2020, 2:19 PM 32,375 Views 98 Comments

There is no evidence of widespread voter fraud through postal voting, even in states with all-mail votes.

Trump not ready to commit to election results if he loses
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Trump not ready to commit to election results if he loses

Jul 19th 2020, 6:45 PM 71,653 Views 153 Comments

The American leader has seen his presidential popularity erode over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

Former White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren endorses Joe Biden for president
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Former White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren endorses Joe Biden for president

Apr 15th 2020, 4:35 PM 10,480 Views 62 Comments

Biden, 77, now has the endorsement of all former major Democratic candidates.

Bernie Sanders suspends US presidential campaign
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Bernie Sanders suspends US presidential campaign

Apr 8th 2020, 4:37 PM 26,288 Views 70 Comments

He said that “while the campaign ends, the struggle for justice continues on”.

Poll: Who do you think will win the Democratic nomination?
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Poll: Who do you think will win the Democratic nomination?

Mar 2nd 2020, 9:17 AM 31,216 Views 77 Comments

Democrats in 14 States will vote tomorrow for who they want to see take on President Donald Trump in November.

Majority of people in Ireland want to allow Irish citizens abroad to vote in presidential elections
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Majority of people in Ireland want to allow Irish citizens abroad to vote in presidential elections

Dec 25th 2019, 7:00 AM 8,463 Views 80 Comments

That’s according to an Amárach/Claire Byrne Live poll carried out for TheJournal.ie.

The Democrats debate: Candidates take jabs at Joe Biden over his age and 'hurtful' comments on race
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The Democrats debate: Candidates take jabs at Joe Biden over his age and 'hurtful' comments on race

Jun 28th 2019, 7:16 AM 12,190 Views 27 Comments

A series of debates are being held by the Democrats to whittle down the 10 candidates vying to become the party’s presidential nominee.

'Ireland out of step for too long': Campaigners in London to march for Irish abroad vote in presidential elections
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'Ireland out of step for too long': Campaigners in London to march for Irish abroad vote in presidential elections

Mar 15th 2019, 9:17 AM 14,586 Views 81 Comments

VICA says a yes vote would help honour the international role of the Irish President.

Referendum to give Irish abroad vote in presidential elections delayed to last week in October
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Referendum to give Irish abroad vote in presidential elections delayed to last week in October

Feb 5th 2019, 3:55 PM 9,530 Views 76 Comments

The referendum was initially due to take place in May but Cabinet today approved to move it to the autumn.

'Michael D is a formidable president': Adams says Sinn Féin was never going to win Áras election
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'Michael D is a formidable president': Adams says Sinn Féin was never going to win Áras election

Dec 12th 2018, 3:36 PM 20,903 Views 43 Comments

Adams says that Sinn Féin did not engage with its voters.

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

Dec 6th 2018, 8:14 AM 26,875 Views 155 Comments

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

Opinion: 'A group of Irish lads held a knife to my throat when I was just 11 - but I don't hate Irish people'
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Opinion: 'A group of Irish lads held a knife to my throat when I was just 11 - but I don't hate Irish people'

Nov 1st 2018, 7:00 AM 44,976 Views 107 Comments

Hazel Chu writes about the presidential election and her fears around how people will treat her young Irish-born Chinese daughter.

Why was the campaign so lacklustre? For the same reason 'no-one bothered going to Dublin matches this summer'
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Why was the campaign so lacklustre? For the same reason 'no-one bothered going to Dublin matches this summer'

Oct 28th 2018, 2:10 PM 26,443 Views 29 Comments

We take a look at some of the factors that led to such a mundane Áras campaign.

Michael D Higgins' speech outlines his plans for the next seven years
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Michael D Higgins' speech outlines his plans for the next seven years

Oct 27th 2018, 9:44 PM 30,534 Views 77 Comments

President Michael D Higgins says he would focus on equality, togetherness and strong sustainable communities during his next term.

Taoiseach: 'There was an element of anti-Traveller sentiment in the vote'
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Taoiseach: 'There was an element of anti-Traveller sentiment in the vote'

Oct 27th 2018, 7:31 PM 30,757 Views 115 Comments

Varadkar said Michael D Higgins had received a resounding endorsement from the Irish people.

Peter Casey says he is waiting on an apology from Leo Varadkar
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Peter Casey says he is waiting on an apology from Leo Varadkar

Oct 27th 2018, 2:29 PM 35,546 Views 109 Comments

Asked if he thinks he is the Trump of Irish politics he replied: ‘God, I hope not.’

Opinion: 'It's such a worrying time for Travellers. Is every fifth person I meet a Traveller hater?'
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Opinion: 'It's such a worrying time for Travellers. Is every fifth person I meet a Traveller hater?'

Oct 27th 2018, 11:43 AM 93,625 Views 0 Comments

Activist Eileen Ní Fhloinn says it worries her as a Traveller woman “to see the brazen and openness of anti-Traveller sentiment that’s out there on social media and political forums”.

'I brought to the fore something that was there already': Presidential Candidate Peter Casey stands by his comments on Travellers
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'I brought to the fore something that was there already': Presidential Candidate Peter Casey stands by his comments on Travellers

Updated Oct 27th 2018, 10:13 AM 36,913 Views 208 Comments

Casey has said he’ll take a long time “probably until lunchtime” to decide what to do next.

Islanders to cast their ballots in the presidential election today
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Islanders to cast their ballots in the presidential election today

Oct 25th 2018, 7:05 AM 6,413 Views 14 Comments

Registered voters off the coast of Galway, Mayo and Donegal will cast their ballots today.

Poll: Who will you vote for in the presidential election?
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Poll: Who will you vote for in the presidential election?

Oct 24th 2018, 8:44 AM 145,886 Views 283 Comments

The final TV debate with all six candidates took place last night.

The Candidate: Listen back to all six interviews with the Áras hopefuls here
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The Candidate: Listen back to all six interviews with the Áras hopefuls here

Oct 23rd 2018, 6:00 PM 6,107 Views 28 Comments

Haven’t decided who you’re going to vote for? Look no further.

Michael D Higgins: 'I'm not a millionaire. I don't see the merit in this kind of discourse'
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Michael D Higgins: 'I'm not a millionaire. I don't see the merit in this kind of discourse'

Oct 22nd 2018, 5:47 PM 39,007 Views 157 Comments

One of Higgins’ rivals has claimed that those without personal wealth or the backing of political parties will soon be unable to become president.

'I would make sure everyone who's homeless had shelter': We asked these second class students what they'd do as President
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'I would make sure everyone who's homeless had shelter': We asked these second class students what they'd do as President

Oct 21st 2018, 8:00 AM 8,836 Views 4 Comments

Abolish school uniforms? Extend the weekend?

Michael D Higgins enjoys commanding lead in latest presidential opinion polls
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Michael D Higgins enjoys commanding lead in latest presidential opinion polls

Oct 21st 2018, 7:35 AM 36,593 Views 114 Comments

Although Higgins has a huge lead, the polls may not reflect the recent furore surrounding Peter Casey.

Seán Gallagher: RTÉ reading out a statement for Michael D Higgins was 'bizarre'
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Seán Gallagher: RTÉ reading out a statement for Michael D Higgins was 'bizarre'

Oct 20th 2018, 1:51 PM 47,151 Views 51 Comments

During the debate, Gavin Duffy told Claire Byrne that “It’s not your job to be a spokesperson for the President.”

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