# elections - Friday 15 August, 2014
The town of Montezuma has 61 voters, and 12 of them ran for mayor.
# elections - Wednesday 13 August, 2014
The 7-year-old will be sworn in on Saturday.
# elections - Saturday 21 June, 2014
Christy Burke’s been the headlines recently for his comments about the British royal family. He sat down at the Mansion House this week for a chat about his past, and his plans for the next 12 months…
The current roster of election observers, drawn up in May of last year, includes about 200 people with previous experience of elections or public office.
# elections - Friday 20 June, 2014
When I heard the vote count, I felt like I’d been thrown off a moving train, whipped, dragged and tortured.
# elections - Sunday 8 June, 2014
Three Fine Gael, two Sinn Féin, and one Fianna Fáil councillors have been elected to Monaghan County Councils.
Voting in Ballybay-Clones had been postponed following the death of a candidate.
# elections - Tuesday 3 June, 2014
It comes almost a year after he overthrew elected Islamist leader Mohamed Morsi.
# elections - Wednesday 28 May, 2014
# elections - Tuesday 27 May, 2014
The European leaders will discuss the impact of the election results as well as the Ukraine crisis.
Fianna Fáil has the lowest proportion with just 14 per cent of their elected councillors being women.
# elections - Monday 26 May, 2014
Everyone’s talking about Gilmore resigning, the elections and two bodies found in search of missing Dublin men.
The Taoiseach says it was anger that led to his party’s poor performance over the weekend, but the problem is more fundamental than that.
# elections - Sunday 25 May, 2014
It’s been good for Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil but bad for Labour and Fine Gael. But what about the Greens, Socialists and independents? We take stock of the local elections as the counts draw to a close.
There has been some criticism of the Labour leader after the party received just 7 per cent of the vote in the local elections.
Labour’s electoral “shellacking” and a far from impressive performance from Fine Gael means there is plenty for both parities to consider in the days and weeks ahead.
As the results rolled in, the candidates seeking election to Dublin City Council took it differently.
# elections - Saturday 24 May, 2014
Everyone’s talking about the elections, an Irish man who drowned in Sydney and shootings in California and Brussels.
Adams said that his party could now be the biggest in Dublin as well as Belfast.
The publicity over the Fianna Fáil strategy in Blackrock appears to have paid off.
Andrews is from a strong Fianna Fáil family but will join Dublin City Council for his new party.
The little victories that made us smile.
Political hopefuls call for better public spaces, clean streets, motherhood and apple pie – but many are happy to leave their campaigning rubbish about.
# elections - Friday 23 May, 2014
There are some very sensible reasons why hundreds of primary schools will close today to facilitate voting.
You don’t need a polling card, but might need some ID.
# elections - Thursday 22 May, 2014
The children of Craggagh NS cast their ballots today. Here’s how it went…
If you’re feeling disillusioned with politics, you’re not alone – and that’s why you need to make your voice heard.
Recent canvassing has reminded me of my own first foray as a political candidate: I was 22 years old, nomination papers in hand, knees knocking together.
# elections - Monday 19 May, 2014
Politicians will be blitzing the country this week. But after a raft of polls in the last few days, certain patterns are becoming clear….
A one-stop-shop for Limerick voters that tells you what candidate best matches your views.
# elections - Sunday 18 May, 2014
A rundown of political communication methods since the 1920s.
Unvouched expenses would not be tolerated in the any other business, and taxpayers shouldn’t have to tolerate it either.
They’re a crazy bunch on that mainland.
# elections - Saturday 17 May, 2014
Jan Van De Ven is running as a candidate in the Ireland South constituency, and if elected would introduce a system of eDemocracy.
# elections - Thursday 15 May, 2014
However, Human Rights Ireland said that “issues still remain” with the system.
# elections - Saturday 10 May, 2014
You need to print this out, NOW.
Raymond Whitehead wants to spread the message that there is a democratic way of running countries – “not the dictatorship we have now”.
# elections - Friday 9 May, 2014
The Jewish Representative Council of Ireland claims a canvasser made remarks regarding the former Minister for Justice Alan Shatter.
# elections - Thursday 8 May, 2014
The party has 56 percent of the vote, down signficantly from the 66 percent it won at the last election.
# elections - Wednesday 7 May, 2014
The run up to the vote had been marked by nostalgic rhetoric and voter fury.
# elections - Tuesday 6 May, 2014
Coghlan will join the race (sorry) after being nominated tonight.