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#Election

# election - Friday 6 December, 2019

Johnson and Corbyn to face final head-to-head debate tonight before UK general election

The party leaders will face each other in Maidstone in the BBC’s prime ministerial debate at 8.30pm.

# election - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Johnson on track to secure comfortable majority in UK general election, MRP poll suggests

This polling model accurately predicted back in 2017 that Theresa May would lose her majority.

# election - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Michelle O'Neill re-elected as vice-president of Sinn Féin

More than 2,000 party members had their say over two-days on who should be the deputy leader of the party.

# election - Friday 15 November, 2019

Tweet-gate and a former minister looking for a comeback: The Dublin Fingal lowdown

The upcoming by-election is to replace MEP Clare Daly.

# election - Monday 11 November, 2019

Spain's Socialists win election as far-right Vox party make large gains

Right-wing populist and anti-migrant leaders across Europe celebrated Vox’s strong showing.

# election - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

RTÉ’s restructuring plan, the boil water notice and the Trump impeachment probe made the headlines today.

# election - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Northern Ireland’s police chief appeals for calm during upcoming UK general election

His comments come as officers continue to investigate telephone threats made to Ulster Unionist Party.

# election - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Nigel Farage says he will not stand as MP in upcoming UK general election

Farage is heading up his new Brexit Party into its first general election.

# election - Friday 1 November, 2019

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Johnson rejects Trump’s advice to form pact with Farage

The British prime minister also said “it’s a matter of deep regret” the 31 October Brexit deadline was missed.

# election - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

'It's time to stuff the turkey': UK front pages react to decision to hold general election

The British public will go the polls on Thursday 12 December.

# election - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Boris Johnson will try again today to get MPs to back an early December election

Johnson failed in his bid last night to get enough MPs to trigger a poll in December.

# election - Monday 28 October, 2019

Far-right party makes major gains in German state election Afd

Far-right party makes major gains in German state election

Bjoern Hoecke previously labelled Berlin’s Holocaust memorial a “monument of shame”.

MPs to vote on December election as EU decides Brexit extension length

Boris Johnson previously said he would prefer to be “dead in a ditch” than miss the 31 October deadline.

# election - Saturday 26 October, 2019

Minister blames Bercow for making it 'very difficult' to leave EU by October deadline

“It looks like they may well give us an extension.”

# election - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Boris Johnson will ask MPs to back 12 December election if EU agrees to Brexit extension

This comes as the EU is expected to formally announce its decision on an extension tomorrow.

# election - Thursday 17 October, 2019

'Thanks my friend': Barack Obama endorses Justin Trudeau in unprecedented move

Obama tweeted yesterday that he was proud to work with Trudeau.

# election - Saturday 14 September, 2019

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael support nearly tied in new poll

Fianna Fáil has benefited from a jump in support.

# election - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says he wants a general election in May 2020

At the party’s annual away day, Varadkar said he has always believed that the next election should take place in the summer of 2020.

# election - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Justin Trudeau announces general election for Canada this October

Parliament was dissolved today.

# election - Monday 9 September, 2019

As it happened: No breakthroughs as Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar met in Dublin

There’s still plenty more Brexit action to come today. Stay with us for updates.

Micheál Martin rules out election this year and says 'national interest' must come first

Martin said the country will most likely go to the polls in early spring next year.

# election - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

MPs reject Boris Johnson’s motion to hold general election on 15 October

Members of Parliament earlier voted to delay Brexit in a bid to stop Britain leaving the EU without a deal.

A swear word and clapping in the Commons: Boris Johnson's first PMQs were an explosive affair

The usually smooth talker stumbled through his answers and let some things slip through this afternoon.

# election - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Italy forms new government as Five Star leader signs up for coalition deal with Democratic Party

Italy’s left-leaning Five Star Movement has confirmed plans for a coalition with the Democratic Party.

# election - Monday 17 June, 2019

Donald Trump trailing five Democrats in latest opinion poll

The Fox News poll showed Biden leading Trump by 49% to 39% among all registered voters nationwide.

# election - Thursday 30 May, 2019

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# election - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Seán Kelly elected as first Ireland South MEP

The Fine Gael candidate was first elected to the European Parliament in June 2009.

# election - Friday 24 May, 2019

Exit poll shows Greens will top European poll in Dublin amid big gains for the party

The exit poll has Ciarán Cuffe on 23%, with Fine Gael’s Frances Fitzgerald on 14%.

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Poll: Will you be voting today?

Polls close at 10pm.

# election - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

101 problems: Election posters blocking traffic signals and obstructing paths in Dublin

Most complaints are about posters being at a height that is too low or are obstructing traffic signals and signs.

# election - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Micheál Martin says some people on the doorsteps are calling on him to pull the plug on this government

‘People do say to me in some areas – go for it,’ said Martin.

# election - Sunday 5 May, 2019

RTÉ now lists all candidates in a constituency whenever one is mentioned on air

How does RTÉ achieve balance with its election coverage? The ‘stopwatch’ approach and listing all its candidates.

# election - Monday 29 April, 2019

Spanish election: PM's party stays in power as far-right wins seats for first time since Franco's death

The Socialist Party fell short of an absolute majority, but increased its share of seats since the last election in 2016.

# election - Friday 19 April, 2019

Indian man chops off index finger in desperation after voting for wrong party in national election

Pawan Kumar became confused by the symbols on the electronic voting machine.

# election - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Incumbent Ukrainian president pleads for support as comedian looks set to win the presidency

In a televised address the incumbent pleaded with voters to support him.

# election - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Candidates in more than 150 election areas to go poster free for upcoming elections

After an eight-week campaign 91 candidates have said they are going poster free.

# election - Sunday 14 April, 2019

A bit of a breather: Brexit has been delayed for up to 6 months, so what's next?

No-deal planning has stopped, European election planning has started, and the May-Corbyn talks go on.

# election - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Netanyahu set to remain Prime Minister as rival concedes defeat

The win would likely see ‘Bibi’ become the longest-serving leader of the country.

# election - Monday 1 April, 2019

As MPs can't agree what to do about Brexit, EU warns 'our patience is running out' COME WHAT MAY This post contains videos

As MPs can't agree what to do about Brexit, EU warns 'our patience is running out'

The House of Commons is set to vote on a number of options today.

# election - Friday 22 March, 2019

Expect some not-so-subtle election promises as Fine Gaelers land in Wexford

‘Let’s take Ireland forward together’ is the theme of the Fine Gael’s National Spring conference, which kicks off today in Wexford.

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