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Counting set to get underway in Dublin Bay South by-election
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Counting set to get underway in Dublin Bay South by-election

Jul 9th 2021, 7:15 AM 12,299 Views 23 Comments

Counting is set to get under way at 9am.

Internet blackout as Republic of Congo votes in presidential election
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Internet blackout as Republic of Congo votes in presidential election

Mar 21st 2021, 9:28 AM 9,690 Views 2 Comments

Access to the internet and social media was cut hours before polls opened.

From Sharpies to 'dumped ballots': The misinformation being shared about voting in the US
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From Sharpies to 'dumped ballots': The misinformation being shared about voting in the US

Nov 5th 2020, 3:01 PM 24,998 Views 18 Comments

Here are some claims of electoral fraud being spread on social media, and the facts behind those claims.

Swing state Georgia breaks turnout record on first day of early US election voting
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Swing state Georgia breaks turnout record on first day of early US election voting

Oct 13th 2020, 10:10 PM 54,999 Views 68 Comments

The high turnout saw eager voters waiting in hours-long queues to cast their ballots in the election.

Judge in Texas blocks Republican governor's order limiting ballot drop-off sites
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Judge in Texas blocks Republican governor's order limiting ballot drop-off sites

Oct 10th 2020, 5:03 PM 38,731 Views 19 Comments

The judge said the move would restrict the right of some voters.

Nicola Sturgeon sets out plans for independence referendum draft bill in 2021
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Nicola Sturgeon sets out plans for independence referendum draft bill in 2021

Sep 1st 2020, 5:58 PM 36,084 Views 39 Comments

Nicola Sturgeon also announced a raft of measures to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic.

Russians cast early votes in ballot that could extend Putin's rule until 2036
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Russians cast early votes in ballot that could extend Putin's rule until 2036

Jun 25th 2020, 7:08 AM 11,303 Views 32 Comments

The reforms would reset Putin’s presidential term-limit to zero, allowing him to run two more times.

'Insane idea': MPs queue and complain after being forced return to vote in the House of Commons
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'Insane idea': MPs queue and complain after being forced return to vote in the House of Commons

Jun 2nd 2020, 10:25 PM 24,440 Views 13 Comments

The government said it expected some ‘teething problems’ to the new voting system.

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 30,180 Views 58 Comments

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

Poll: Should Ireland stick with Saturday voting for general elections?
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Poll: Should Ireland stick with Saturday voting for general elections?

Feb 10th 2020, 11:16 AM 36,380 Views 60 Comments

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

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As it happened: High turnout reported as final votes cast across the country

Poll: Who will be getting your number one vote on the ballot paper?
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Poll: Who will be getting your number one vote on the ballot paper?

Feb 8th 2020, 9:26 AM 75,597 Views 251 Comments

Voting is already underway, but who will get your first preference today?

When do the polls close? What should I bring? Everything you need to know before casting your vote
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When do the polls close? What should I bring? Everything you need to know before casting your vote

Feb 8th 2020, 12:05 AM 58,152 Views 125 Comments

Happy voting!

Let's keep this as simple as possible: Should you vote all the way down the ballot paper?
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Let's keep this as simple as possible: Should you vote all the way down the ballot paper?

Feb 8th 2020, 12:05 AM 119,401 Views 134 Comments

We offer two takes on it from election experts.

In Photos: Voting takes place on Gola island off the Donegal coast
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In Photos: Voting takes place on Gola island off the Donegal coast

Feb 7th 2020, 10:40 PM 18,428 Views 12 Comments

The isle lies two kilometres off the north west coast.

Islanders set to cast ballots in Donegal, Galway and Mayo
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Islanders set to cast ballots in Donegal, Galway and Mayo

Feb 7th 2020, 10:04 AM 10,294 Views 12 Comments

The 12 islands have a total electorate of over 1,250.

Poll: Do you plan to vote in the general election tomorrow?
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Poll: Do you plan to vote in the general election tomorrow?

Feb 7th 2020, 9:27 AM 44,147 Views 188 Comments

Polling stations will be open around the country from 7am to 10pm tomorrow.

Election 2020: Here's what each candidate wants to do for your constituency
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Election 2020: Here's what each candidate wants to do for your constituency

Feb 7th 2020, 7:10 AM 104,597 Views 49 Comments

Find out what candidates say they will do if elected.

'Offer a lift': Calls for people to mind their older neighbours as storm due on voting day
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'Offer a lift': Calls for people to mind their older neighbours as storm due on voting day

Feb 7th 2020, 6:15 AM 7,717 Views 1 Comment

Met Éireann has issued status yellow wind and rainfall warnings for Ireland on Saturday, the day of the general election.

Poll: Have you decided who you're voting for yet?
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Poll: Have you decided who you're voting for yet?

Feb 2nd 2020, 1:10 PM 49,143 Views 228 Comments

The country goes to the polls next Saturday.

Poll: Do you read political party manifestos before casting your vote?
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Poll: Do you read political party manifestos before casting your vote?

Jan 25th 2020, 11:00 AM 23,860 Views 122 Comments

The general election is just two weeks away.

Opinion: Young people don't vote? You may be right, but we might surprise you
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Opinion: Young people don't vote? You may be right, but we might surprise you

Jan 22nd 2020, 9:10 AM 14,076 Views 72 Comments

Without a willingness to inform ourselves and vote, we simply have no leg to stand on, write Adam Hallissey and Ben Quigley, creators of Progressivebrief.com.

Poll: Will you vote along party lines on 8 February?
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Poll: Will you vote along party lines on 8 February?

Jan 19th 2020, 11:00 AM 37,296 Views 149 Comments

Do you have a strong allegiance to a political party?

Poll: Are you happy the General Election is being held on a Saturday?
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Poll: Are you happy the General Election is being held on a Saturday?

Jan 15th 2020, 8:29 AM 41,070 Views 69 Comments

Next month’s election will be the first Saturday election since 1918.

Poll: Will you vote to extend presidential voting rights to Irish citizens abroad?
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Poll: Will you vote to extend presidential voting rights to Irish citizens abroad?

Dec 28th 2019, 8:01 AM 30,307 Views 75 Comments

The referendum could happen next year.

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 8,646 Views 80 Comments

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

Martin accepts it's 'an issue' FF Senator failed to vote on 75% of days he signed in
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Martin accepts it's 'an issue' FF Senator failed to vote on 75% of days he signed in

Dec 24th 2019, 8:18 AM 29,458 Views 65 Comments

Keith Swanick did not vote on 84 of the 114 voting days he signed in during a three-year period examined by RTÉ.

Poll: Should Ireland introduce compulsory voting?
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Poll: Should Ireland introduce compulsory voting?

Dec 2nd 2019, 8:48 AM 28,540 Views 103 Comments

Concerns have been raised about the low turnout in the by-elections last weekend.

Turnout is 'diabolically' low in by-elections as polls close
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Turnout is 'diabolically' low in by-elections as polls close

Nov 29th 2019, 7:05 AM 10,712 Views 30 Comments

Forty-three candidates are on the ballot papers across the four constituencies.

Hong Kong voters wait in hundred metre-long queues to cast their ballot in elections
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Hong Kong voters wait in hundred metre-long queues to cast their ballot in elections

Nov 24th 2019, 7:42 AM 7,598 Views 4 Comments

One-third of registered voters had cast their ballot in the first five hours.

TDs must be in designated seats for Dáil votes to take place for time being, Ceann Comhairle says
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TDs must be in designated seats for Dáil votes to take place for time being, Ceann Comhairle says

Oct 22nd 2019, 3:24 PM 8,742 Views 13 Comments

Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl addressed the Dáil on the matter before Leaders’ Questions today.

Poll: Should the voting age be lowered to 16?
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Poll: Should the voting age be lowered to 16?

Oct 12th 2019, 9:55 AM 45,363 Views 198 Comments

Wales and Scotland have made this change, should we?

Poll: Should citizens in the North be allowed vote in Irish presidential elections?
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Poll: Should citizens in the North be allowed vote in Irish presidential elections?

Sep 29th 2019, 9:30 AM 44,566 Views 185 Comments

A Referendum Commission was set up this week to examine the issue ahead of a vote.

Referendum commission over extending voting rights abroad set up
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Referendum commission over extending voting rights abroad set up

Sep 27th 2019, 10:22 AM 7,958 Views 59 Comments

Tánaiste Simon Coveney announced the measure today.

Erdogan's ruling party set to lose Istanbul election
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Erdogan's ruling party set to lose Istanbul election

Updated Jun 23rd 2019, 5:45 PM 15,076 Views 14 Comments

Election authorities annulled the first vote in March after Erdogan’s ruling party alleged corruption.

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 35,236 Views 99 Comments

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

Turnout picks up in final hours of voting in elections and divorce referendum
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Turnout picks up in final hours of voting in elections and divorce referendum

Updated May 24th 2019, 7:00 PM 54,655 Views 135 Comments

Polling stations close at 10pm tonight.

Poll: Will you be voting today?
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Poll: Will you be voting today?

May 24th 2019, 8:56 AM 27,818 Views 94 Comments

Polls close at 10pm.

'I Voted' stickers at Dublin city polling booths aim to raise awareness of the ballot box
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'I Voted' stickers at Dublin city polling booths aim to raise awareness of the ballot box

May 19th 2019, 7:30 AM 9,672 Views 27 Comments

The stickers will be available at polling stations in the Dublin City Council electoral area.

QUIZ: Do you know who this MEP is?
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QUIZ: Do you know who this MEP is?

Apr 28th 2019, 9:00 PM 35,206 Views 33 Comments

Have you been paying attention to these politicians over the last five years?

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