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#Ballot Box

# ballot-box - Sunday 19 December, 2021

Chile to vote for a new president amid fears of mass protests
# Ballot Box
# Ballot Box

Chile to vote for a new president amid fears of mass protests

Dec 19th 2021, 12:29 PM 6,853 Views 1 Comment

A neck-and-neck race is underway between an ultra-conservative lawyer and a former student activist.

# ballot-box - Saturday 1 June, 2019

Irish people are split over whether we should have another go at e-voting
# Democracy
# Democracy

Irish people are split over whether we should have another go at e-voting

Jun 1st 2019, 7:01 AM 22,206 Views 77 Comments

Fewer than half of poll respondents thought it was a good idea.

# ballot-box - Friday 24 May, 2019

Turnout picks up in final hours of voting in elections and divorce referendum
# Voting
# Voting

Turnout picks up in final hours of voting in elections and divorce referendum

Updated May 24th 2019, 7:00 PM 54,665 Views 135 Comments

Polling stations close at 10pm tonight.

# ballot-box - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

The Government wants you to tell it how to make voting easier
# Electoral Reform
# Electoral Reform

The Government wants you to tell it how to make voting easier

Jan 2nd 2019, 12:37 PM 10,100 Views 97 Comments

The Government now intends to reform and modernise the electoral registration process.

# ballot-box - Monday 30 July, 2018

Mugabe hopes his former party will lose Zimbabwe election
# Polling Day
# Polling Day

Mugabe hopes his former party will lose Zimbabwe election

Jul 30th 2018, 7:52 AM 10,089 Views 16 Comments

Voters in Zimbabwe are going to the polls today in the country’s first election without Robert Mugabe on the ballot.

# ballot-box - Thursday 29 March, 2018

'Abortion is a licence to kill'- Save the 8th launches its referendum campaign
# Referendum
# Referendum

'Abortion is a licence to kill'- Save the 8th launches its referendum campaign

Mar 29th 2018, 4:28 PM 40,954 Views 352 Comments

The campaign claimed today that it has already canvassed 300,000 homes.

# ballot-box - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Mary Lou may be Sinn Féin's leader-in-waiting, but whether that translates to votes is another story
# After Gerry
# After Gerry

Mary Lou may be Sinn Féin's leader-in-waiting, but whether that translates to votes is another story

Jan 21st 2018, 8:01 AM 16,696 Views 166 Comments

A new poll shows that it won’t change how two-thirds of voters view the party.

# ballot-box - Saturday 25 November, 2017

How much would a general election delay a referendum on the Eighth Amendment?
# Ballot Box
# Ballot Box

How much would a general election delay a referendum on the Eighth Amendment?

Nov 25th 2017, 4:23 PM 15,359 Views 118 Comments

For one, a summer referendum would be out the window.

# ballot-box - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

Taoiseach says he is not opposed to holding a 'referendum day'
# Cast Your Vote
# Cast Your Vote

Taoiseach says he is not opposed to holding a 'referendum day'

Jul 4th 2017, 5:59 PM 17,245 Views 46 Comments

Varadkar says he has no intention of putting a referendum on the Eighth Amendment “on the long finger”.

# ballot-box - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Islanders will be able to vote on the same day as the rest of the country
# All Together Now
# All Together Now

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

Dec 6th 2016, 8:23 PM 10,116 Views 19 Comments

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

# ballot-box - Sunday 3 July, 2016

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

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

Jul 3rd 2016, 12:19 PM 14,986 Views 14 Comments

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

# ballot-box - Saturday 23 May, 2015

'I vote Yes': A kid slipped this adorable note into a ballot box in Dublin
# Just Say Yes
From The Daily Edge
# Just Say Yes

'I vote Yes': A kid slipped this adorable note into a ballot box in Dublin

May 23rd 2015, 11:45 AM 7,595 Views 3 Comments

Stick a fork in us. We’re done.

# ballot-box - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Does this ballot paper look confusing to you?
# WHITE SPACE
# WHITE SPACE

Does this ballot paper look confusing to you?

May 5th 2015, 6:05 AM 27,869 Views 51 Comments

One TD thinks we need to rethink the layout of the ballot paper before the next election.

# ballot-box - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Ballot papers unchanged since 1963 need to be 'modernised'
# What's The Question?
# What's The Question?

Ballot papers unchanged since 1963 need to be 'modernised'

Jun 12th 2014, 12:42 PM 3,405 Views 14 Comments

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

# ballot-box - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Woman gets gold ring back after dropping it into ballot box
# Golden Ticket
# Golden Ticket

Woman gets gold ring back after dropping it into ballot box

May 24th 2014, 3:59 PM 10,189 Views 6 Comments

A witness at the Mayo count centre this afternoon said she was “damn delighted” to get it back.

# ballot-box - Friday 4 October, 2013

Poll: Will you be voting today?
# Decision Time
# Decision Time

Poll: Will you be voting today?

Oct 4th 2013, 9:40 AM 14,351 Views 219 Comments

Both sides have given their opinions, the polls are open, but will you be visiting one today?

# ballot-box - Saturday 9 February, 2013

Poll: Do you think Fianna Fáil will return to government in the next election?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think Fianna Fáil will return to government in the next election?

Feb 9th 2013, 10:10 AM 19,365 Views 243 Comments

A new opinion poll shows the party are back on top, but will they move across the Dáil chamber the next general election?

# ballot-box - Friday 25 February, 2011

Poll: Are you going to vote today?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you going to vote today?

Feb 25th 2011, 9:59 AM 3,457 Views 0 Comments

Are you determined to make it to the polling station today – or do you think it doesn’t make a difference?