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# voters - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Islanders will be able to vote on the same day as the rest of the country

Fianna Fáil argues that it is no longer necessary for those living on the islands to vote early.

# voters - 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.

# voters - Sunday 3 April, 2016

New poll shows more than twice as many people want Martin as Taoiseach over Kenny

The poll also found that only 54% of Fine Gael voters want Kenny elected Taoiseach.

# voters - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

‘I’m a first time voter and I got to see democracy unfold in front of my eyes at the RDS’

Ruby Hughes was let loose in the RDS count centre and loved it.

# voters - Friday 26 February, 2016

'This is why my vote is so important to me'

Those with Down Syndrome write about the importance of their vote and why they are engaging in the political system.

# voters - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

‘For me, Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are virtually the same’

Columnist Julien Mercille gives us his take on the election ahead.

# voters - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Vincent Browne's People's Debate wraps up after mammoth 40 shows TV3

Vincent Browne's People's Debate wraps up after mammoth 40 shows

The veteran journalist was in the Taoiseach’s constituency of Mayo – however, Enda Kenny did not make an appearance.

# voters - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Beautiful Bray and the demise of the Irish main street

Christina Finn lived and worked as a journalist in the Co Wicklow town when housing and homelessness were big concerns. Are they still?

# voters - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

# voters - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

You risk blowing your savings on a lifetime supply of customised pens when you run for election

How much you spend on your campaign still plays a large role in determining whether you win a seat , writes Roslyn Fuller.

# voters - Sunday 7 February, 2016

'Power is a drug': Alan Kelly's recent interview showed the true colours of Irish politics

We need more than narcissism and hubris in Irish politics, writes Tom Clonan.

# voters - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Digital can deliver vital votes - but how do politicians earn the 'like' love?

Nothing can beat the knock on the door – sure – but this will be the year to pay attention to the ones who don’t answer.

# voters - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Sinn Féin wants a vote pact with other left-wing parties - but not everyone's up for it

The party has confirmed it will join left-wing parties and independents in a voting transfer pact.

# voters - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

If Budget 2016 was a giveaway, it hasn’t convinced voters

Most people are no more likely to vote for Fine Gael and Labour next year.

# voters - Friday 2 October, 2015

More women will be in the next Dáil — that would be the case even without gender quotas

With no guarantee that more women on the ballot means more in the Dáil, maybe the entire system needs to change?

# voters - Saturday 19 September, 2015

'People with disabilities and the homeless aren't being taken care of because of your vote'

We know, deep down, that if it’s a choice between a 1.5% cut to USC or a 2% cut, most people will vote for the latter no matter what the additional cash could do for people in wheelchairs camped outside government buildings, writes Aaron McKenna.

# voters - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

An Australian documentary about the marriage referendum has been getting a huge response

The programme looked at a lot of the key players in the campaign.

# voters - Monday 18 May, 2015

There has been a HUGE surge in voter registration

Did you register on time?

# voters - Friday 24 April, 2015 excludes some Dublin streets, but you could still be on the electoral register

Dublin City Council says it is fixing the problem and urged voters to get in touch.

# voters - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Nearly 1% of voters 'struck off' Dublin City electoral register since January

A number of people have been surprised to find their name is not on the register.

# voters - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Are you voting in the May referendums? Better check you're on the register

The register is updated every year, so you better check you are on it.

# voters - Friday 27 February, 2015

'I shudder to think about a Sinn Féin foreign policy that would alienate allies'

The Minister for Health Leo Varadkar said voters should be worried about what kind of “coalition of extremes” .

# voters - Friday 20 February, 2015

Date for same-sex marriage referendum set for 22 May

He said he hopes support for same sex marriage stands up come polling day.

# voters - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Move to stop Irish people voting in UK election labelled ‘perverse in the extreme’

One Labour TD is definitely not impressed.

# voters - Saturday 13 December, 2014

‘We’re ready’: Fianna Fáil selects two familiar faces to run in the next general election

Party leader Micheál Martin and finance spokesperson, Michael McGrath, were nominated in Cork South Central.

# voters - Monday 1 December, 2014

Micheál Martin: I think Enda Kenny is deluded and no one takes him seriously

The Fianna Fáil leader has hit back at the Taoiseach’s comments about either a Fine Gael or Sinn Féin-led government.

# voters - Thursday 20 November, 2014

UKIP set to win second UK parliament seat

The polls close at 10pm tonight.

# voters - Friday 14 November, 2014

This mayor says she wasn’t throwing gang signs with a convicted felon

The police said the mayor ‘should have known better’.

# voters - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Living abroad, but want to vote? A decision on your rights could be made in the next 7 weeks

A decision on whether to hold a referendum to allow the Irish diaspora to vote in presidential elections is to be made shortly.

# voters - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Ukrainian voters head to the polls in snap elections for a new parliament

Iti’s expected the egislature filled with reformers and nationalists backing President Petro Poroshenko’s drive to bring Ukraine closer to the West.

# voters - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Obama pulls smoothest move ever after voter tells him "don't touch my girlfriend" SWAG

# voters - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Column: What would you ask Enda? Opinion This post contains a poll

Column: What would you ask Enda?

Voters should be allowed to question their political leaders in parliament, according to the UK’s Labour leader Ed Miliband. But is this a cheap gimmick or an idea that could re-invigorate people’s passion for politics?

# voters - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Alex White says it's time to tell the IMF that 'enough is enough'

White says if he is elected the next leader of the Labour party there will be no more “adjustment” of €2 billion or anything close to it.

# voters - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Ballot papers unchanged since 1963 need to be ‘modernised’

The format of referendum ballot papers has remained largely unchanged for over 50 years.

# voters - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Ballot papers might get makeover because they confuse voters

The issue was underlined by last October when voters were given two ballot papers in the referendums.

# voters - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Here are some of the best Irish designed buildings. What's your favourite?

A shortlist of 48 projects have been selected by a jury and now the public are being asked to vote for the one they like best.

# voters - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Poll: What coalition you would like to see emerge after the next General Election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: What coalition you would like to see emerge after the next General Election?

What would be your dream team coalition government look like?

# voters - Monday 26 May, 2014

Petro Poroshenko set to win Ukraine's presidential election

In early returns it’s suggested candy tycoon Petro Poroshenko will be elected president of Ukraine.

# voters - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Right-to-die campaigner Tom Curran looks set to miss out on Arklow seat

The Arklow tally shows Tom Curran at 6.23 per cent. There are six seats for the taking.

# voters - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Election 2014: Finally, the long-anticipated ‘Nidge’ endorsement…

Who’s going to argue with Nidge?

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