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Poll: Are you registered to vote?
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Poll: Are you registered to vote?

Nov 19th 2014, 8:43 AM 14,687 Views 132 Comments

If you want to vote in next year’s marriage equality referendum, the deadline in next Tuesday. Are you registered?

'Day of Destiny': The UK newspapers on Scotland's vote for independence
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# Will I Stay Or Will I Go?

'Day of Destiny': The UK newspapers on Scotland's vote for independence

Sep 18th 2014, 7:53 AM 14,597 Views 94 Comments

‘Don’t leave us this way’ writes The Mirror.

Dublin South West and Roscommon South Leitrim by-elections to take place on 10 October
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# Empty Seats

Dublin South West and Roscommon South Leitrim by-elections to take place on 10 October

Sep 17th 2014, 6:12 PM 5,629 Views 10 Comments

The empty seats are because of Brian Hayes and Luke Ming Flanagan’s election as MEPs.

Fewer young people are registering to vote - so what's the solution?
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Fewer young people are registering to vote - so what's the solution?

Sep 15th 2014, 10:31 AM 6,222 Views 53 Comments

Young people voted in their droves for Sinn Féin and Independent candidates.

Opinion: Marriage equality isn't a foregone conclusion – there's no room for complacency
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Opinion: Marriage equality isn't a foregone conclusion – there's no room for complacency

Sep 5th 2014, 1:00 PM 155 Views 236 Comments

Opinion polls may show increasing support for marriage equality, but I still regularly observe open, brutal and honest homophobia.

Here's when by-elections for two empty Dáil seats are set to take place
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Here's when by-elections for two empty Dáil seats are set to take place

Aug 29th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,537 Views 15 Comments

The two votes are likely to take place before the Budget in October.

Opinion: Voter turnout isn’t a problem, so let’s stop all the hand-wringing
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Opinion: Voter turnout isn’t a problem, so let’s stop all the hand-wringing

Jul 25th 2014, 1:00 PM 94 Views 30 Comments

Do we really need to solve the ‘problem’ of low turnout?

The six local election seats still empty will be filled by this afternoon
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The six local election seats still empty will be filled by this afternoon

Jun 8th 2014, 7:15 AM 6,554 Views 9 Comments

Voting in Ballybay-Clones had been postponed following the death of a candidate.

Smacking, shellacking and John The Baptist - Election 2014 in quotes
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Smacking, shellacking and John The Baptist - Election 2014 in quotes

May 25th 2014, 6:40 PM 7,559 Views 21 Comments

Politicians on both sides have been singing a surprisingly similar tune the last couple of days…

Enda Kenny refuses to rule out coalition with Sinn Féin or Fianna Fáil
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# Hedging His Bets

Enda Kenny refuses to rule out coalition with Sinn Féin or Fianna Fáil

May 25th 2014, 3:30 PM 15,822 Views 166 Comments

The Taoiseach said Sinn Féin has emerged from the local and European elections as “a significant political entity”. He made the comments in Castlebar this afternoon, where he narrowly avoided a group of protestors.

Many polling stations closed as Ukraine votes in crucial presidential election
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# East-west

Many polling stations closed as Ukraine votes in crucial presidential election

May 25th 2014, 10:23 AM 4,280 Views 32 Comments

While turnout has been strong in Kiev, poll stations have remained closed in many eastern cities.

Recount central: Get ready for another long day of #le14
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Recount central: Get ready for another long day of #le14

May 25th 2014, 8:58 AM 2,213 Views 1 Comment

Local election counts went on into the dawn chorus – and many electoral areas face a recount today…

Woman gets gold ring back after dropping it into ballot box
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Woman gets gold ring back after dropping it into ballot box

May 24th 2014, 3:59 PM 10,173 Views 6 Comments

A witness at the Mayo count centre this afternoon said she was “damn delighted” to get it back.

This MEP candidate almost wasn't allowed vote for himself (or anyone else)
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This MEP candidate almost wasn't allowed vote for himself (or anyone else)

May 24th 2014, 8:30 AM 14,644 Views 55 Comments

Direct Democracy Ireland’s Jan Van De Ven was told he could only vote in the locals, despite the fact that he voted in the last European election.

So, that was the election... When will we know the winners? (and losers)
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So, that was the election... When will we know the winners? (and losers)

May 24th 2014, 7:15 AM 13,141 Views 37 Comments

It’s a massive undertaking, with two by-elections taking place alongside the Euros AND the local elections. Here’s what we’re in for…

Voting over: All polls closed in local and European elections
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Voting over: All polls closed in local and European elections

May 23rd 2014, 11:25 PM 17,959 Views 124 Comments

It is estimated that the final turnout is above 50 per cent.

The 11 emotions you go through when casting your vote
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# Vote Early Vote Often

The 11 emotions you go through when casting your vote

May 23rd 2014, 9:30 PM 18,682 Views 40 Comments

From annoyance to confusion to smugness, and back again.

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

May 23rd 2014, 4:13 PM 16,626 Views 107 Comments

Turnout is currently running at about 10 per cent.

Everything you need to know about the European Parliament but were afraid to ask
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Everything you need to know about the European Parliament but were afraid to ask

May 20th 2014, 9:15 PM 14,786 Views 20 Comments

Don’t know your EPP from your elbow? We’ve got you covered.

Poll: Have you ever lied to a politician?
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Poll: Have you ever lied to a politician?

May 20th 2014, 8:50 AM 9,341 Views 67 Comments

Ever told someone you’d vote for them – just so they’d get out of the damn way?

Water and slamming RTÉ: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Midlands North-West
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Water and slamming RTÉ: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Midlands North-West

May 20th 2014, 7:00 AM 9,944 Views 25 Comments

It’s the biggest constituency in the European elections and candidates are battling it out for just four seats.

Voting in Limerick, but not sure for who? This will help
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Voting in Limerick, but not sure for who? This will help

May 19th 2014, 7:30 AM 7,357 Views 14 Comments

A one-stop-shop for Limerick voters that tells you what candidate best matches your views.

Azerbaijan tries to vote Ireland back into the Eurovision
# Eurovision 2014
# Eurovision 2014

Azerbaijan tries to vote Ireland back into the Eurovision

May 10th 2014, 6:12 PM 8,345 Views 8 Comments

They love us! They really love us!

Opinion: If you live in Ireland, you have a say in the local elections
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Opinion: If you live in Ireland, you have a say in the local elections

Apr 30th 2014, 1:00 PM 15 Views 26 Comments

Many are unaware that our local elections rank amongst the fairest internationally, with every legal resident of the country aged 18 and over entitled to take part.

Voting has started in the world's biggest general election in India
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# 814 Million

Voting has started in the world's biggest general election in India

Apr 7th 2014, 11:53 AM 5,855 Views 13 Comments

It’s expected that the country’s 814 milion-strong electorate will shy away from the ruling Congress party.

'Current MEPs? Hardworking, but failures' - Matt Carthy runs for Europe
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'Current MEPs? Hardworking, but failures' - Matt Carthy runs for Europe

Apr 6th 2014, 10:30 AM 10,032 Views 107 Comments

The 36-year-old Sinn Féin candidate has been in politics since 1999.

Afghan voters brave Taliban threats in historic election
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Afghan voters brave Taliban threats in historic election

Apr 5th 2014, 8:11 AM 5,363 Views 52 Comments

Afghanistan’s third presidential election brings an end to 13 years of rule by Karzai, who has held power since the Taliban were ousted in 2001.

Here's when you'll start seeing election posters on lampposts across the country
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Here's when you'll start seeing election posters on lampposts across the country

Mar 20th 2014, 1:27 PM 8,864 Views 48 Comments

We bet you can’t wait…

Referendum on directly-elected Dublin mayor could be held in May
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# Decisions Decisions

Referendum on directly-elected Dublin mayor could be held in May

Mar 12th 2014, 8:31 PM 4,921 Views 36 Comments

Dublin’s four councils most vote on the issue by 31 March.

Explainer: 7 key motions to keep an eye on tomorrow at the 2014 GAA Congress
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Explainer: 7 key motions to keep an eye on tomorrow at the 2014 GAA Congress

Feb 21st 2014, 6:31 PM 3,727 Views 5 Comments

Delegates are getting set to vote on motions tomorrow in Croke Park.

Column: Enda, Ireland won't crumble if emigrants are given a voice in elections
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Column: Enda, Ireland won't crumble if emigrants are given a voice in elections

Feb 12th 2014, 1:00 PM 39 Views 103 Comments

Some Irish emigrants can already vote in the election of representatives in Ireland… so long as they have the right degree, of course, write David Burns and Conor O’Neill.

On the fringes: The smaller parties looking for your vote
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On the fringes: The smaller parties looking for your vote

Feb 2nd 2014, 9:15 AM 8,256 Views 74 Comments

It’s not all establishment parties you know.

Poll: Do you plan to vote in the local elections?
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Poll: Do you plan to vote in the local elections?

Jan 17th 2014, 9:47 AM 10,639 Views 142 Comments

The local elections will be held in May – will you head to the polling stations?

Fine Gael tops latest poll as Taoiseach sees jump in satisfaction levels
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Fine Gael tops latest poll as Taoiseach sees jump in satisfaction levels

Jan 9th 2014, 2:53 PM 8,941 Views 106 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore also saw an increase in satisfaction levels though his party received just ten per cent of the first preference vote.

Joan Burton and Michael Noonan are the most popular ministers
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Joan Burton and Michael Noonan are the most popular ministers

Dec 14th 2013, 12:09 PM 8,618 Views 117 Comments

Fine Gael jumped four points in the poll with 30 per cent of people saying the would vote for the party if there was an election tomorrow.

Do you plan on voting next year? It’s time to check you’re on the register
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Do you plan on voting next year? It’s time to check you’re on the register

Nov 10th 2013, 9:15 AM 7,944 Views 46 Comments

The deadline for inspection of the Draft Register of Electors is the 25 November. Are you on it?

Teens to talk mental health recommendations at Dáil na nÓg
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Teens to talk mental health recommendations at Dáil na nÓg

Nov 8th 2013, 6:45 AM 3,510 Views 8 Comments

The teens will be addressed by the Minister for Children during the event.

Irish-American 'underdog' elected mayor of Boston
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Irish-American 'underdog' elected mayor of Boston

Nov 6th 2013, 8:23 AM 17,071 Views 29 Comments

Meanwhile, Bill de Blasio was elected the first Democrat mayor of New York City in 24 years.

Column: Voting is too often seen as a "right" when it's actually a duty
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Column: Voting is too often seen as a "right" when it's actually a duty

Nov 1st 2013, 7:10 AM 59 Views 119 Comments

Structures need to be put in place to get the most amount of people to vote, to ensure the structures of the country have the greatest legitimacy along with those who govern them.

Extract: Remember the Lisbon Treaty referenda poster campaigns?
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Extract: Remember the Lisbon Treaty referenda poster campaigns?

Oct 28th 2013, 8:30 AM 582 Views 29 Comments

Sometimes what happens in Irish politics is so odd, you have to ask yourself… did that really happen? Paddy Duffy remembers the Lisbon referenda debacles.