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#Voting

From TheJournal.ie Trump threatens to hold up funds for two states over postal voting Elections

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland stick with Saturday voting for general elections? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: High turnout reported as final votes cast across the country Ge2020

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

Polling stations around the country are open until 10pm.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Who will be getting your number one vote on the ballot paper? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie When do the polls close? What should I bring? Everything you need to know before casting your vote Vote Vote Vote
From TheJournal.ie Let's keep this as simple as possible: Should you vote all the way down the ballot paper? PR-STV

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

We offer two takes on it from election experts.

From TheJournal.ie In Photos: Voting takes place on Gola island off the Donegal coast Gola Island

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

The isle lies two kilometres off the north west coast.

From TheJournal.ie Islanders set to cast ballots in Donegal, Galway and Mayo Voting

Islanders set to cast ballots in Donegal, Galway and Mayo

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you plan to vote in the general election tomorrow? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Election 2020: Here's what each candidate wants to do for your constituency General Election

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

Find out what candidates say they will do if elected.

From TheJournal.ie 'Offer a lift': Calls for people to mind their older neighbours as storm due on voting day Storm Ciara

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you decided who you're voting for yet? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

The country goes to the polls next Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you read political party manifestos before casting your vote? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

The general election is just two weeks away.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Young people don't vote? You may be right, but we might surprise you Ge2020

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you vote along party lines on 8 February? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

Do you have a strong allegiance to a political party?

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you happy the General Election is being held on a Saturday? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you vote to extend presidential voting rights to Irish citizens abroad? Poll This post contains a poll

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

The referendum could happen next year.

From TheJournal.ie Majority of people in Ireland want to allow Irish citizens abroad to vote in presidential elections Irish Abroad

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland introduce compulsory voting? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland introduce compulsory voting?

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

From TheJournal.ie Turnout is 'diabolically' low in by-elections as polls close Polls

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong voters wait in hundred metre-long queues to cast their ballot in elections Democracy

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

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

From TheJournal.ie TDs must be in designated seats for Dáil votes to take place for time being, Ceann Comhairle says Votegate

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the voting age be lowered to 16? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the voting age be lowered to 16?

Wales and Scotland have made this change, should we?

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should citizens in the North be allowed vote in Irish presidential elections? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Referendum commission over extending voting rights abroad set up Presidential Elections

Referendum commission over extending voting rights abroad set up

Tánaiste Simon Coveney announced the measure today.

From TheJournal.ie Erdogan's ruling party set to lose Istanbul election Turkey

Erdogan's ruling party set to lose Istanbul election

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

From TheJournal.ie Bertie Ahern worried Ireland was 'a laughing stock with our stupid old pencils', so why was e-voting never introduced? A Costly Lesson

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Turnout picks up in final hours of voting in elections and divorce referendum Voting

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

Polling stations close at 10pm tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you be voting today? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be voting today?

Polls close at 10pm.

From TheJournal.ie 'I Voted' stickers at Dublin city polling booths aim to raise awareness of the ballot box Voting

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

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

From TheJournal.ie QUIZ: Do you know who this MEP is? Ep2019

QUIZ: Do you know who this MEP is?

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you registered to vote? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you registered to vote?

The European and local elections are taking place next month.

From TheJournal.ie Indian man chops off index finger in desperation after voting for wrong party in national election Uttar Pradesh

Indian man chops off index finger in desperation after voting for wrong party in national election

Pawan Kumar became confused by the symbols on the electronic voting machine.

From TheJournal.ie Residents on Ireland's islands will now vote on the same day as the rest of the country Voting Rights

Residents on Ireland's islands will now vote on the same day as the rest of the country

The changes won’t be in place before the May election date

From TheJournal.ie Here are the candidates running in the European Parliament elections The Candidates

Here are the candidates running in the European Parliament elections

There are 59 candidates running across the three constituencies.

From TheJournal.ie Nearly a billion people expected to vote as Indian election gets underway Voting

Nearly a billion people expected to vote as Indian election gets underway

Opinion polls put 68-year-old incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi as favourite.

From TheJournal.ie E-voting machines won't be returning for future elections Polls

E-voting machines won't be returning for future elections

The minister said Irish citizens have no urge to depart from the pencil and the ballot paper.

From TheJournal.ie On this day 100 years ago, Irish women got the vote Centenary

On this day 100 years ago, Irish women got the vote

We take a look at the important moments leading up to the momentous event.

From TheJournal.ie Turnout reported to be low as voting enters final hours Vote Late Vote Often

Turnout reported to be low as voting enters final hours

Polls close at 10pm.

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