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#Elections

# elections - Thursday 1 January, 1970

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# 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.

# elections - Monday 26 January, 2015

The boyish Prime Minister out to restore Greece’s luck

Who is Alexis Tsipra?

Who are Syriza?

Are they as radical as is claimed?

# elections - Saturday 24 January, 2015

One Irish TD is travelling to Greece for a possible Syriza victory party

Paul Murphy says a Syriza win could provoke a ‘further radicalisation in Ireland’.

# elections - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Opinion: Battle lines are being drawn – this year, eight EU states will vote

2015 is going to be a significant year in the European Union, as citizens in eight member states will be able to vote – beginning with Greece this Sunday.

# elections - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Enda accused of ‘betraying’ young people by scrapping voting age referendum

The Government had committed to holding a vote on the issue back in 2013.

# elections - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Al Murray, aka The Pub Landlord, is standing against Nigel Farage in the UK general election Pub Landlord

# elections - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

ECB warns countries to get economies in order as ‘populist parties’ are on the rise

An official said that these parties were only offering quick solutions.

# elections - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Shufflin’, celebrating and protesting: The political year in pictures

There were resignations, a Cabinet reshuffle and the issue of water charges.

# elections - Monday 29 December, 2014

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

# elections - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Here’s why Benjamin Netanyahu says he “can’t lead” Israel right now

He’s called for early elections.

# elections - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Someone named ‘Captain Jack Sparrow’ ran for election in the United States Sparrow

Someone named ‘Captain Jack Sparrow’ ran for election in the United States

Finally a candidate we can believe in.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Catch up as you wake up.

# elections - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Republicans eye the Senate in close midterm vote

Democrats could lose Senate seats in as many as 10 states.

# elections - Monday 20 October, 2014

Opinion: US midterm elections – why they’re important to America and the world USA

Opinion: US midterm elections – why they’re important to America and the world

The midterms are equally worthy of your attention as the US presidential elections.

# elections - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

You could soon be able to vote while on your holidays

There’s nothing like missing a good vote to make you homesick.

# elections - Monday 15 September, 2014

# elections - Friday 15 August, 2014

A Colorado town is suing all its voters after an incredibly messy election

The town of Montezuma has 61 voters, and 12 of them ran for mayor.

# elections - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge A small town in America has elected a dog as their mayor This Is Dog

A small town in America has elected a dog as their mayor

The 7-year-old will be sworn in on Saturday.

# elections - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Ex-IRA man, anti-drugs campaigner, occasional Joe Dolan impersonator: Meet the Lord Mayor

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…

We spent €35k last year monitoring elections in Tajikistan, Armenia and Azerbaijan

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

Opinion: Losing the election hit so hard I thought I might never recover

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

That’s all, folks: The six remaining local election seats have been filled

Three Fine Gael, two Sinn Féin, and one Fianna Fáil councillors have been elected to Monaghan County Councils.

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

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

# elections - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Ex-army chief Sisi declared Egypt’s president-elect with 96.9% of votes

It comes almost a year after he overthrew elected Islamist leader Mohamed Morsi.

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