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#Voting

# voting - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Here are the options that could be in the referendum to give vote to Irish abroad

Any changes would likely not be in place until before the 2025 presidential election.

# voting - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Political polling is still usually right (apart from the odd surprise), says a new study

Polls correctly predict elections nine out of 10 times, according to new research.

# voting - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge Just 10 lovely little election stories from the US today Election Day

Just 10 lovely little election stories from the US today

Take a minute away from the stress.

Clinton wins the first ballot of election day - four votes to two

Gary Johnson got the other vote.

# voting - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Paddy Power are so certain Hillary Clinton will win, they're paying out on bets early

Trump’s odds are now at 9/2, representing an 18.2% chance of winning.

# voting - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Putin's party dominates elections with 45% of the vote

The election follows a tumultuous few years that have seen Russia seize the Crimea peninsula from Ukraine and start a military operation in Syria.

# voting - Friday 8 July, 2016

Poll: Who should be British Prime Minister - Theresa May or Andrea Leadsom? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who should be British Prime Minister - Theresa May or Andrea Leadsom?

The Tory leadership race is down to two women.

# voting - Saturday 2 July, 2016

We can learn a thing or two from the Australians when it comes to elections

Australia’s mandatory voting laws ensure everyone’s voices are heard argues Barry Dunning

# voting - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Australians can vote for the Sex Party, Hemp Party and Smokers' Rights Party in this week's election

Voting is mandatory in Australia for all adults, with turnout never falling below 90% since it became compulsory in 1924.

# voting - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

We've been promised four referendums - but not one on abortion

Instead, a ‘Citizens’ Assembly’ will be able to make recommendations to the Dáil on issues like the Eighth Amendment.

# voting - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Would you vote if there was another election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Would you vote if there was another election?

Sinn Féin has said that they “aren’t afraid” should another election be called.

# voting - Friday 15 April, 2016

Nearly 1,000 Tesco staff vote for industrial action

The row centres on a two-tiered contract system.

# voting - Sunday 6 March, 2016

Getting more women in the Dáil can’t be a once off thing, such progress must continue

In comparison to the 2011 general election, there has been an increase of over 40% in the number of women in the Dáil.

# voting - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

People are voting in the US Democratic primaries this evening… in Dublin

Democrats Abroad have been voting as part of ‘Global Presidential Primary’.

‘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.

# voting - Sunday 28 February, 2016

WHERE IT’S AT: Neck and neck between Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael as counts go through the night

We have all the news, results and reaction for what has been one of the most dramatic elections in recent times.

# voting - Saturday 27 February, 2016

LIVEBLOG: Bad news for government TDs as votes counted across the country

Join us throughout the day for the latest news from the count centres.

From The Daily Edge Spare a thought for the Arklow voter who lost her engagement ring in the ballot box Take This Ring
Poll: Would you back a coalition between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you back a coalition between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil?

It’s not an unlikely prospect.

# voting - Friday 26 February, 2016

Poll: Will you use your vote today? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you use your vote today?

Tell us here.

The 9 at 9: Polling Day

All the news you need to know as you prepare to cast your vote.

‘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.

# voting - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Explainer: How does Ireland’s voting system work?

Here’s all you need to know about what happens to your vote.

'Gender quotas won't substantially alter the outcome of the next Dáil'

The question of gender quotas continues to be a turbulent issue, not only in Ireland, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

‘Living in Hong Kong, my citizenship means more than just what’s written on my passport’

The ‘home to vote’ campaign pushed for us all to come home, the message is different now, writes Aaron Mc Nicholas.

# voting - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

The deadline for voter registration is TODAY: here’s what you need to know

If you’re still hoping to register, you might want to get your form in sharpish.

# voting - Sunday 7 February, 2016

‘I’m an American, but Sarah Palin and Donald Trump do not speak for me’

‘I’m not sure when there began to be such a disconnect between myself and the campaign oratory – and whether I have changed or if it’s the American discourse.’

# voting - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

The eight things you need to know to be ready for this general election

Who runs the country now? How do you vote? And how can you check if you’re registered?

# voting - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Should 16-year-olds be able to vote? One party thinks so

Fianna Fáil also wants politics to be a mandatory school subject.

# voting - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Poll: Are you willing to pay more tax to help people with disabilities and the homeless? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you willing to pay more tax to help people with disabilities and the homeless?

Tax cuts are expected in the next Budget because it’s a popular move – would you forego that so services can be improved?

# voting - Monday 17 August, 2015

Number of women running in next election already exceeds 2011 levels

So far 89 women have confirmed candidacy – and we don’t even know when they election will be yet.

# voting - Friday 29 May, 2015

Young people are powerful. Let’s harness our newfound voting spirit to change Ireland.

The number who recently registered to vote was enough to elect six TDs…. There’s a new politicised generation that politicians must pay heed to.

# voting - Friday 22 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Des Bishop offered people lifts to vote and loads took him up on it Pure Sound

People are coming #HomeToVote and it’s making Ireland fierce emotional

Chopping a giant onion here, sorry.

Saw a bible at your polling station? Here’s why

Not everyone is happy about the situation.

No selfies or badges: What you need to know before you vote today

Here’s everything you need to know.

# voting - Thursday 21 May, 2015

The voting has already begun in the marriage referendum

Islanders get to cast their vote the day before people on the Irish mainland.

# voting - Monday 18 May, 2015

Louis Walsh joins the Irish celebs backing a Yes vote

How are other well-known Irish names voting in the referendum? We take a look.

# voting - Friday 15 May, 2015

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