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#Turnout

From TheJournal.ie Turnout for Saturday election was fourth-lowest ever in history of the State Ge2020

Turnout for Saturday election was fourth-lowest ever in history of the State

Turnout was actually down by over two percentage points.

From TheJournal.ie Republicans and Democrats trying to win hearts and minds - but would a high turnout benefit Trump? Midterms

Republicans and Democrats trying to win hearts and minds - but would a high turnout benefit Trump?

Turnout is usually low for US midterms but indications are that the Trump effect could make this the most hotly contested in decades.

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 Polls closed: Here's a snapshot of the turnout across the country Referendums

Polls closed: Here's a snapshot of the turnout across the country

An awful lot of you turned out to vote.

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 This 104-year-old lady has cast her vote. Have you? Pics Of The Day

This 104-year-old lady has cast her vote. Have you?

Turnout is currently running at about 10 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie Minister expects low turnout and senators to respect referendum result Get Out The Vote

Minister expects low turnout and senators to respect referendum result

Phil Hogan said he’s not worried about claims senators may disrupt the government’s legislative agenda if the public votes to abolish the Seanad. Though he was speaking before last night’s defeat in the chamber.

From TheJournal.ie FG’s Helen McEntee retains father’s seat in Meath East by-election Meath East

FG’s Helen McEntee retains father’s seat in Meath East by-election

McEntee, 26, sees off the challenge of FF’s Thomas Byrne – while Labour licks its wounds after dropping down to fifth place.

From TheJournal.ie Turnout of just over 30 per cent as polls close in Meath East by-election Meath East This post contains images

Turnout of just over 30 per cent as polls close in Meath East by-election

Overall turnout in the by-election is expected to be in the low 30s as voters decided who they wanted to replace the late Shane McEntee in the Dáil.

From TheJournal.ie Unions to hold Croke Park II public meeting in Dublin Croke Park

Unions to hold Croke Park II public meeting in Dublin

The unions say they believe the proposals to extend the agreement will “unfairly penalise workers” if passed.

From TheJournal.ie USI president defends student turnout at Children's Referendum Referendum

USI president defends student turnout at Children's Referendum

John Logue said the union advocated for a Yes vote and that thousands of students were unable to return home to vote as they were awaiting grant payments.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands attend rally in Dublin city centre Savita This post contains images

Thousands attend rally in Dublin city centre

Gardaí said that between 10 – 12,000 people attended the rally, which was one of a number held around the country in the the wake of the death of Savita Halappanavar.

From TheJournal.ie 'Day of the week didn't cause low turnout,' insists TD who backs weekend voting Voting

'Day of the week didn't cause low turnout,' insists TD who backs weekend voting

Alan Farrell hopes to introduce legislation that would see all elections and referenda held on weekends or rest days and insists he has not been deterred by Saturday’s low turnout.

From TheJournal.ie So who did turn out to vote? Referendum

So who did turn out to vote?

The turnout to vote was low all around the country – but the highest and lowest turnout coincided with constituencies at either end of the Yes and No vote…

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore: Children's Referendum "never really took fire" Referendum

Gilmore: Children's Referendum "never really took fire"

Meanwhile, Children’s Minister Frances Fitzgerald defended her role in leading the referendum campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Children's Referendum count begins Referendum

Children's Referendum count begins

Results are expected by noon.

From TheJournal.ie PICS: Thousands gather for Waterford Regional Hospital rally Waterford This post contains images

PICS: Thousands gather for Waterford Regional Hospital rally

Thousands gathered to protest the proposed downgrading of the hospital to a county hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Turnout as low as 2 per cent in some polling stations Referendum

Turnout as low as 2 per cent in some polling stations

Will it be the lowest turnout in the history of the State?

From TheJournal.ie In numbers: Ireland's referendum on the Fiscal Compact Prime Numbers

In numbers: Ireland's referendum on the Fiscal Compact

Who’s become more pro-European in the last two years? And what proportion of Irish people actually said Yes?

From TheJournal.ie Most spoiled votes? Highest turnout? How Ireland voted Referendum

Most spoiled votes? Highest turnout? How Ireland voted

And what about in Enda Kenny’s constituency? Or Gerry Adams’?

From TheJournal.ie Ireland must progress in seeking 'long-term sustainable deal' for Ireland's bank debt Referendum

Ireland must progress in seeking 'long-term sustainable deal' for Ireland's bank debt

Taoiseach and Tánaiste say Ireland should get a better deal and that the banking debt should be part of a wider approach to tackling European debt.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Referendum count returns a 'Yes' majority Referendum

As it happened: Referendum count returns a 'Yes' majority

We liveblogged all the results, reactions and fallout from the Fiscal Compact referendum here…. Catch up on what you missed.

From TheJournal.ie Six key constituencies to watch in today's referendum count Count

Six key constituencies to watch in today's referendum count

There’s a couple of bell-weather areas which, if the past is anything to go by, could give a hint as to the total outcome.

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

The 9 at 9: Friday

Every morning, TheJournal.ie brings you the nine things you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Counting of votes to begin but low turnout may affect result Count

Counting of votes to begin but low turnout may affect result

Counting of votes is set to begin at 9 o’clock this morning in 26 count centres around the country.

From TheJournal.ie What effect might the turnout have on the Fiscal Compact referendum? Turnout

What effect might the turnout have on the Fiscal Compact referendum?

Voting started slowly today… but does it ultimately matter? Here are the lessons learned from our previous referendums…

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Your essential evening round-up of the day’s biggest news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed…

From TheJournal.ie Polling stations quiet with low turnout so far Referendum This post contains images

Polling stations quiet with low turnout so far

As they head to the booths, voters have been telling us how turnout figures are looking pretty dismal…

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Friday Take 5

Take 5: Friday

Five things you need to know: the scramble to leave Libya, a war-time era shell in Wexford, and who’s getting to crush Seán Fitzpatrick’s BMW.