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# elections - Friday 1 September, 2017

Jubilant scenes as judge declares controversial Kenyan election null and void

President Uhuru Kenyatta won a second term in a widely criticised election last month.

# elections - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Dodgy technology and dead people voting - Kenya has a job on its hands preventing fraud in its coming election

Recent elections in the African nation have been beset by claims of vote-rigging and intimidation.

# elections - Friday 21 July, 2017

Watchdog sent 90 files to gardaí over possible election offences

The Standards in Public Office Commission gave the details in its annual report, published today.

# elections - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Here's what Irish political parties are doing to encourage women to run in next election

Women for Election is launching a fundraiser, it says the rise of women in the last election could mean that people will now ‘rest on their laurels’.

# elections - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Macron promises 'revolution' as he unveils gender equal list of political outsiders

“We aim to build a majority for change,” the president-elect said.

# elections - Saturday 11 March, 2017

'The Taoiseach is too slow and too mesmerised': Gerry Adams calls for Brexit clarity

Gerry Adams also accused the British government of threatening Sinn Féin with the prospect of another election.

# elections - Monday 6 March, 2017

Threat of a far-right French presidency is real 'but France will not give in', says Hollande

Alain Juppe ruled himself out as a candidate today.

# elections - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Marine Le Pen could be prosecuted for tweeting photos of Islamic State killings

The European Parliament lifted immunity from prosecution today.

# elections - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Le Pen's personal assistant charged in 'fake jobs' scandal

Meanwhile, Emmanuel Macron won the support of a key centrist.

# elections - Saturday 18 February, 2017

As if we didn't have enough to worry about - here are five reasons why a GREXIT is back on the agenda

The will-they-won’t-they Greek financial crisis dominated the summer of 2015.

# elections - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Explainer: Everything you need to know about the French presidential election Va Va Vote This post contains videos

Explainer: Everything you need to know about the French presidential election

The world is watching for the next Brexit or Trump, but will it happen?

# elections - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

From The42 OCI reverse decision to ban media from presidential elections Reversal

OCI reverse decision to ban media from presidential elections

The Olympic Council of Ireland elections have traditionally been open to the press.

# elections - Saturday 21 January, 2017

Profile: Gambia's enigmatic leader who refused to cede power (and claims he can cure AIDS with herbs)

Yahya Jammeh, who had until last night refused to accept his losing result in last month’s election, has led the west African nation since seizing power in a coup 22 years ago.

# elections - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Martin McGuinness is stepping away from politics and will not seek re-election

The outgoing Deputy First Minister said he was not “physically able” to continue in his current role.

# elections - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Kenyan MP urges women to boycott sex until men register to vote

Mishi Mboko said it was the best bet for beating the current government at the polls.

# elections - Monday 16 January, 2017

The deadline has passed and Northern Ireland is heading for a snap election

Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire will have no choice but name a date for elections later today.

# elections - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Enda Kenny says he doesn't regret the comments he made in the Dáil about Donald Trump

When asked about Trump’s comments in the Dáil in May, Kenny described the comments as both “racist and dangerous”.

# elections - Friday 30 December, 2016

Lotto wins, election votes and Olympic medals - it's the YEAR in numbers

From celebrity deaths, to centenary commemorations – 2016 was certainly a year to remember (or forget).

# elections - Saturday 12 November, 2016

"I - and most pundits - got it wrong about Trump v Clinton"

Now that the first shock has abated, TheJournal.ie columnist Larry Donnelly ponders on a world post-Trump victory.

# elections - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Building a giant wall, protecting gun owners and stopping immigration - here are the policies that got Trump elected

The president-elect’s vague policy proposals resonated with a lot of voters.

# elections - Monday 4 July, 2016

Australian Prime Minister told to quit after "Brexiting" himself

“He has taken this nation to an election on the basis of stability; he has delivered instability.”

# elections - Sunday 3 July, 2016

All smiles, but Australia's in political limbo after voters punish government

There could be a hung parliament thanks to how citizens chose to vote.

# elections - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Election count underway in Australia with top parties neck and neck

Leaders of the major parties have each promised to bring stability to a government long mired in chaos.

# elections - Monday 27 June, 2016

Spain's conservatives have scored a big election victory in the wake of Brexit

The Popular Party (PP) increased its number of seats in the second election in six months.

# elections - Friday 6 May, 2016

London elects its first Muslim mayor

Vote-counting was taking place across Britain and Northern Ireland today.

# elections - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Hitler's name just won't go away as Labour's 'anti-semitism' row rumbles on Jewish State This post contains videos

Hitler's name just won't go away as Labour's 'anti-semitism' row rumbles on

Ken Livingstone apologised for loads of things but not for involving the Nazi leader.

Think our politicians are bad at deal-making? There's a fresh election in Spain

There’s not much enthusiasm for the new vote – but it may bring an end to the political limbo.

# elections - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Averil Power loses out to Lynn Ruane in battle for Seanad seat

There’ll be plenty of familiar faces in the upper house.

# elections - Thursday 18 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge Twitter has come up with some gas alternative #ElectionBands Lucinda In The Sky

# elections - Thursday 11 February, 2016

Here's what happened when seven politicians took questions from kids

Tough questions on the campaign trail.

# elections - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Poll: Who will you vote for in the general election? GE16 This post contains a poll

# elections - Monday 1 February, 2016

Iowa’s extremely confusing system for picking White House hopefuls, explained

After months of controversy and debate, the race for the White House starts for real today.

# elections - Monday 21 December, 2015

Spain's election result could well be harbinger of things to come for Ireland Clear As Mud This post contains videos

Spain's election result could well be harbinger of things to come for Ireland

The traditional two-party system took a bit of a hit and the make up of the next government is looking unclear.

# elections - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Women allowed vote in Saudi Arabia for the first time in historic elections

In a country where they can’t drive or walk alone in public, Saudi women will be allowed to vote this weekend.

# elections - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Alexis Tsipras has resigned and a snap election has been called in Greece

Alexis Tsipras has announced the vote will take place in September.

# elections - Sunday 31 May, 2015

Did social media really turn 'No' votes to a 'Yes'?

Elections – like referendums – are determined by the undecided.

# elections - Monday 18 May, 2015

This election candidate got ZERO votes

He says he definitely voted for himself.

# elections - Thursday 30 April, 2015

This article on female politicians was "misrepresented" - not sexist, says paper

It also focused on the posters of five male politicians.

# elections - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Not sure who to vote for? This app will tell you Elections Made Easy This post contains videos

Not sure who to vote for? This app will tell you

Smartvote to the rescue.

# elections - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Enda Kenny says more tax cuts are on the way

He also ruled out going into coalition with Fianna Fáil or Sinn Féin.

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