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From TheJournal.ie Putin's party dominates elections with 45% of the vote Putin It Up To Them

Putin's party dominates elections with 45% of the vote

The election follows a tumultuous few years that have seen Russia seize the Crimea peninsula from Ukraine and start a military operation in Syria.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Who should be British Prime Minister - Theresa May or Andrea Leadsom? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who should be British Prime Minister - Theresa May or Andrea Leadsom?

The Tory leadership race is down to two women.

From TheJournal.ie We can learn a thing or two from the Australians when it comes to elections Opinion

We can learn a thing or two from the Australians when it comes to elections

Australia’s mandatory voting laws ensure everyone’s voices are heard argues Barry Dunning

From TheJournal.ie Australians can vote for the Sex Party, Hemp Party and Smokers' Rights Party in this week's election Minor Parties

Australians can vote for the Sex Party, Hemp Party and Smokers' Rights Party in this week's election

Voting is mandatory in Australia for all adults, with turnout never falling below 90% since it became compulsory in 1924.

From TheJournal.ie We've been promised four referendums - but not one on abortion To The Voting Booths

We've been promised four referendums - but not one on abortion

Instead, a ‘Citizens’ Assembly’ will be able to make recommendations to the Dáil on issues like the Eighth Amendment.

From TheJournal.ie Would you vote if there was another election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Would you vote if there was another election?

Sinn Féin has said that they “aren’t afraid” should another election be called.

From TheJournal.ie Nearly 1,000 Tesco staff vote for industrial action Every Worker Counts

Nearly 1,000 Tesco staff vote for industrial action

The row centres on a two-tiered contract system.

From TheJournal.ie Getting more women in the Dáil can't be a once off thing, such progress must continue Opinion

Getting more women in the Dáil can't be a once off thing, such progress must continue

In comparison to the 2011 general election, there has been an increase of over 40% in the number of women in the Dáil.

From TheJournal.ie People are voting in the US Democratic primaries this evening... in Dublin Getting Political

People are voting in the US Democratic primaries this evening... in Dublin

Democrats Abroad have been voting as part of ‘Global Presidential Primary’.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm a first time voter and I got to see democracy unfold in front of my eyes at the RDS' Opinion

'I'm a first time voter and I got to see democracy unfold in front of my eyes at the RDS'

Ruby Hughes was let loose in the RDS count centre and loved it.

From TheJournal.ie WHERE IT'S AT: Neck and neck between Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael as counts go through the night Election 2016

WHERE IT'S AT: Neck and neck between Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael as counts go through the night

We have all the news, results and reaction for what has been one of the most dramatic elections in recent times.

From TheJournal.ie LIVEBLOG: Bad news for government TDs as votes counted across the country Election 2016

LIVEBLOG: Bad news for government TDs as votes counted across the country

Join us throughout the day for the latest news from the count centres.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you back a coalition between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you back a coalition between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil?

It’s not an unlikely prospect.

From TheJournal.ie Exit poll: Fianna Fáil surge but it's bad news for Fine Gael-Labour coalition Exit Poll
From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you use your vote today? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you use your vote today?

Tell us here.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Polling Day 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Polling Day

All the news you need to know as you prepare to cast your vote.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is why my vote is so important to me' Opinion

'This is why my vote is so important to me'

Those with Down Syndrome write about the importance of their vote and why they are engaging in the political system.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: How does Ireland's voting system work? PR-STV

Explainer: How does Ireland's voting system work?

Here’s all you need to know about what happens to your vote.

From TheJournal.ie 'Gender quotas won't substantially alter the outcome of the next Dáil' Opinion

'Gender quotas won't substantially alter the outcome of the next Dáil'

The question of gender quotas continues to be a turbulent issue, not only in Ireland, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

From TheJournal.ie 'Living in Hong Kong, my citizenship means more than just what’s written on my passport' GE16

'Living in Hong Kong, my citizenship means more than just what’s written on my passport'

The ‘home to vote’ campaign pushed for us all to come home, the message is different now, writes Aaron Mc Nicholas.

From TheJournal.ie The deadline for voter registration is TODAY: here's what you need to know Election 2016

The deadline for voter registration is TODAY: here's what you need to know

If you’re still hoping to register, you might want to get your form in sharpish.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm an American, but Sarah Palin and Donald Trump do not speak for me' Opinion

'I'm an American, but Sarah Palin and Donald Trump do not speak for me'

‘I’m not sure when there began to be such a disconnect between myself and the campaign oratory – and whether I have changed or if it’s the American discourse.’

From TheJournal.ie The eight things you need to know to be ready for this general election It's On

The eight things you need to know to be ready for this general election

Who runs the country now? How do you vote? And how can you check if you’re registered?

From TheJournal.ie Should 16-year-olds be able to vote? One party thinks so Marriage Ref Effect

Should 16-year-olds be able to vote? One party thinks so

Fianna Fáil also wants politics to be a mandatory school subject.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you willing to pay more tax to help people with disabilities and the homeless? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you willing to pay more tax to help people with disabilities and the homeless?

Tax cuts are expected in the next Budget because it’s a popular move – would you forego that so services can be improved?

From TheJournal.ie Number of women running in next election already exceeds 2011 levels Women In Politics

Number of women running in next election already exceeds 2011 levels

So far 89 women have confirmed candidacy – and we don’t even know when they election will be yet.

From TheJournal.ie Young people are powerful. Let's harness our newfound voting spirit to change Ireland. Opinion

Young people are powerful. Let's harness our newfound voting spirit to change Ireland.

The number who recently registered to vote was enough to elect six TDs…. There’s a new politicised generation that politicians must pay heed to.

From TheJournal.ie People are coming #HomeToVote and it's making Ireland fierce emotional Planes Trains Automobiles

People are coming #HomeToVote and it's making Ireland fierce emotional

Chopping a giant onion here, sorry.

From TheJournal.ie Saw a bible at your polling station? Here's why Explainer

Saw a bible at your polling station? Here's why

Not everyone is happy about the situation.

From TheJournal.ie No selfies or badges: What you need to know before you vote today Polls Are Open

No selfies or badges: What you need to know before you vote today

Here’s everything you need to know.

From TheJournal.ie The voting has already begun in the marriage referendum Ballot On An Island

The voting has already begun in the marriage referendum

Islanders get to cast their vote the day before people on the Irish mainland.

From TheJournal.ie Louis Walsh joins the Irish celebs backing a Yes vote Yes Or No

Louis Walsh joins the Irish celebs backing a Yes vote

How are other well-known Irish names voting in the referendum? We take a look.

From TheJournal.ie Someone has finally made a properly funny video about the same-sex marriage referendum Just For Laughs
From TheJournal.ie Checktheregister.ie excludes some Dublin streets, but you could still be on the electoral register Double Check

Checktheregister.ie excludes some Dublin streets, but you could still be on the electoral register

Dublin City Council says it is fixing the problem and urged voters to get in touch.

From TheJournal.ie Islamic Centre issues advice to Irish Muslims on same-sex marriage referendum Voting

Islamic Centre issues advice to Irish Muslims on same-sex marriage referendum

Shaykh Umar Al-Qadri, said Muslims must believe in equality and inclusiveness.

From TheJournal.ie Why is the government trying to push emigrants even further away? Opinion

Why is the government trying to push emigrants even further away?

The opinions of thousands of young, educated Irish emigrants are not worth considering – or so the government seems to think.

From TheJournal.ie Boko Haram militants shoot Nigerian voters dead at polling stations Boko Haram

Boko Haram militants shoot Nigerian voters dead at polling stations

Militant group Boko Haram followed through on a warning to disrupt the process.

From TheJournal.ie Netanyahu beat this almost-Irish candidate to stay Israel's Prime Minister Isaac Herzog

Netanyahu beat this almost-Irish candidate to stay Israel's Prime Minister

A new government will be formed within weeks.