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From TheJournal.ie PICS: Queues as people line up to cast their votes in US election US 2012 This post contains images

PICS: Queues as people line up to cast their votes in US election

Some voters complained of queues and delays after polls opened at 6AM, while others expressed relief at being able to vote in storm-ravaged areas.

From TheJournal.ie Children's Referendum: Varadkar hits out at the No side Children’s Referendum

Children's Referendum: Varadkar hits out at the No side

The Minister has strongly criticised what he labelled “the constant misinformation” being propagated by the No side.

Obama v Romney: Who’s better at holding babies? Baby Love This post contains images

Obama v Romney: Who’s better at holding babies?

It’s time to get down to what really matters in this election.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you vote in the children's referendum? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you vote in the children's referendum?

Concerns have been raised about turnout in the 10 November referendum. Will you be casting your vote?

From TheJournal.ie Column: Europeans saying Obama has to win? It makes me want to scream Opinion

Column: Europeans saying Obama has to win? It makes me want to scream

It makes little difference to us who sits in the Oval Office – and we shouldn’t kid ourselves otherwise, says David Cronin.

From TheJournal.ie Poll shows that, given the chance, Ireland would reelect Barack Obama What If

Poll shows that, given the chance, Ireland would reelect Barack Obama

The Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll showed that 79 per cent of the 1,000 people surveyed said that they would vote for Obama.

Why is Snoop Dogg voting for Obama and not Romney?

It has to do with dancing horses, basketball and Beyonce.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Ireland needs a new political party and here’s how we do it Opinion

Column: Ireland needs a new political party and here’s how we do it

Ireland has reached a point where the current political establishment is not serving the interests of the people, argues Martin Critten who intends to form a new party with a Citizens’ Charter.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael TD calls for elections and referenda to be held at weekends Voting This post contains a poll

Fine Gael TD calls for elections and referenda to be held at weekends

Alan Farrell wants polling days to be held on Saturdays or Sundays in order to prevent school disruptions and allow for more people to vote.

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 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 IN PICS: Referendum count day so far In Pictures This post contains images

IN PICS: Referendum count day so far

Counting has started in the 2012 Fiscal Compact referendum. Early tallies suggest that the Yes side looks like it’s going to win.

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 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 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 To the polls: Enda, Gerry and Michael D cast their votes In Pictures This post contains images
From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you intend to vote today in the referendum? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you intend to vote today in the referendum?

Voting turnout for referendums is traditionally lower than for general elections. Do you plan to cast a vote today?

From TheJournal.ie Where’s my polling station? Do I need ID? How to cast your vote today Voting

Where’s my polling station? Do I need ID? How to cast your vote today

Ireland’s 3.13 million registered voters have the opportunity to cast their votes in hundreds of polling stations across Ireland’s 43 constituencies today.

From TheJournal.ie Referendum roundup: 2 days to go Fiscal Compacted

Referendum roundup: 2 days to go

Austerity treaty, stability treaty or somewhere in between? TheJournal.ie keeps you up to date with our evening Fiscal Compact referendum bulletin.

From TheJournal.ie Referendum roundup: 3 days to go Fiscal Compacted

Referendum roundup: 3 days to go

Austerity treaty, stability treaty, or somewhere in between? TheJournal.ie keeps you up to date with our evening Fiscal Compact referendum bulletin.

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

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Your essential round-up of today’s biggest news, plus any bits and pieces you may have missed.

From TheJournal.ie Human rights court rules that prisoners should be allowed to vote Voting Rights

Human rights court rules that prisoners should be allowed to vote

In Ireland prisoners currently have the right to vote, but it’s not the same story across the EU. The ECHR has ruled that a blanket ban is illegal.

From TheJournal.ie Syrians vote on new draft constitution as violence continues Syria

Syrians vote on new draft constitution as violence continues

Opposition parties are boycotting the vote and have called for Assad to step down immediately.

From TheJournal.ie Paul Gogarty: I'm considering joining Fianna Fáil One Year On This post contains videos

Paul Gogarty: I'm considering joining Fianna Fáil

Former Green Party TD Paul Gogarty reflects on his life since losing his seat in last year’s general election.

From TheJournal.ie Cautious welcome given to progress on constitutional convention Reform

Cautious welcome given to progress on constitutional convention

Interest groups have welcomed the latest reports that draft proposals on the makeup of the convention are imminent – as long as there is sufficient consultation.

From TheJournal.ie One year after #GE11: Join TheJournal.ie’s voter panel GE11

One year after #GE11: Join TheJournal.ie’s voter panel

We want to hear from people across the country: How do you feel about that historic election 12 months later?

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

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest stories – plus the bits and pieces you may have missed.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should 16-year-olds be allowed to vote in elections? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should 16-year-olds be allowed to vote in elections?

The National Youth Council of Ireland wants the voting age lowered. Do you think 16-year-olds should be franchised?

From TheJournal.ie Youth lobby launches campaign seeking votes for 16-year-olds Suffrage

Youth lobby launches campaign seeking votes for 16-year-olds

The National Youth Council of Ireland says people who can work, pay taxes and join the army should be given a vote.

Students compete to have doodle shown on Google Ireland homepage Google Doodle This post contains images

Students compete to have doodle shown on Google Ireland homepage

75 students from primary and secondary schools across Ireland have had their drawings chosen from almost 2,000 entries to this year’s competition.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Abolish the Seanad? Here's a better idea to fix our political system Opinion

Column: Abolish the Seanad? Here's a better idea to fix our political system

Parish-pump politics is crippling our democracy – so Simon Tuohy offers a radical new proposal to fix the system.

From TheJournal.ie Huge day of protest against vote fraud begins in Russia Russia

Huge day of protest against vote fraud begins in Russia

Tens of thousands of Russians are due to attend protests today over allegedly fraudulent parliamentary elections.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt goes to the polls - amid turmoil on the streets Egypt This post contains images

Egypt goes to the polls - amid turmoil on the streets

The parliamentary elections are significant as it is the first time Egyptians have voted since the overthrow of former president Hosni Mubarak in February.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should there be a gender quota in general elections? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be a gender quota in general elections?

As Mary Mitchell-O’Connor hosts an all-women meeting of TDs and senators, we are asking you: Should there be a minimum quota on the number of women putting themselves forward for political election?

From TheJournal.ie Column: I'm interested in who will be President - but I won't have had my say Opinion

Column: I'm interested in who will be President - but I won't have had my say

Film-maker and writer Liam Nolan on the disenfranchisement of Irish citizens who are still on the electoral register but have no arrangements made for them to vote if they have to move abroad.

From TheJournal.ie The count begins: What happens today... Counting Day

The count begins: What happens today...

Counting kicks off at 43 constituency centres around the state at 9am this morning, but the first count may not be officially announced until around 7pm this evening.

X Factor USA viewers can now vote using Twitter

They can also use Facebook – and are allowed to submit up to 50 votes from each account.

From TheJournal.ie Polls open across the country for Áras and referendums Voting Day

Polls open across the country for Áras and referendums

Over 3million people are registered to vote today, and polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm.

From TheJournal.ie How to make your vote(s) count at the polls Voting

How to make your vote(s) count at the polls

What you need to know about voting in the presidential election and the two referendums.

From TheJournal.ie Donegal islands take to the polls as campaigns enter final days Island Voting

Donegal islands take to the polls as campaigns enter final days

Voting on Irish islands typically starts a few days before the rest of the state to allow adequate time for transporting and counting the votes.