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# Election

Last month
June 2024
Voting gets underway in France's snap election with result projections expected later this evening
Westminster Elections: Where does the UK media stand on the choice between Labour and Conservative?
Eamon Ryan resigns as Green Party leader, Catherine Martin is stepping back, so what happens next?
500 votes 'could be the difference' between three candidates fighting for final Ireland South seat
Ireland South is expected to be decided later today.
Pressure on coalition to cut and run with early election, but leaders say they're going all the way
Five key takeaways on what went wrong for Sinn Féin and what it needs to do to up its game
The party needs to spell out clearly what alternative it is offering the electorate.
Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael top EU poll in Dublin as council results disappoint Sinn Féin
Fine Gael deletes video using music from children's viral rap hit after criticism from studio behind it
This year
2024
Independents remain most popular, while Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil overtake Sinn Féin in latest poll
However, Sinn Féin remains the most popular party among younger voters ahead of the European elections.
Fine Gael is now the most popular political party among those polled, but Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are close behind
Around 23% of people intend to vote for independent candidates in the European elections next Friday
The UK reacts as Rishi Sunak calls a general election for 4 July
Sunak surprised Westminster by calling the election earlier than had been widely expected.
European Elections: Will young people get out and vote?
Leon Diop
Independent candidates overtake Sinn Féin as voters' top choice ahead of European elections
Independents and others have seen a large jump in support in recent weeks, according to a new opinion poll.
Almost a quarter of people (24%) plan to vote for candidates classed as 'independents and others' on 7 June
The next most popular choice is Sinn Féin on 22% (down one point)
Sinn Féin is the most popular party among younger voters, while Fine Gael is the preferred party for over 65s
A six-week election begins in India where PM Narendra Modi seeks rare third term
Úna Ní Raifeartaigh elected as Ireland's new judge at European Court of Human Rights
Belgium launches probe into ‘Russian interference’ in upcoming EU elections
Harris almost certain to be declared new Fine Gael leader on Sunday
Govt insists election not needed in wake of Varadkar resignation
“After seven years in office, I am no longer the best person for that job,” Leo Varadkar said today.
Varadkar’s resignation as Fine Gael leader is effective immediately, but he will stay on as Taoiseach until his successor is elected by the party
A general election is not likely to be called, despite mounting pressure from the opposition
Fine Gael is expected to elect a new leader before the party's Ard Fheis on 6 April
Wales set to appoint its first black leader, and first black leader of any European country
Seán Kelly and John Mullins, former Bord Gáis CEO, to run for Fine Gael in European elections
Poll: Which party would you vote for if there was a general election tomorrow?
Green Party is willing to 'work with every party' to form government, Eamon Ryan says
Uncertainty for Pakistan as indecisive election leans towards candidates loyal to Imran Khan
Last year
2023
McDonald says Sinn Féin aiming to be in government across Ireland in 2024
Russia’s ruling party backs Putin’s re-election bid
Argentines go to the polls in tense presidential election amid economic crisis
New Zealand's National Party to take power after Labour Prime Minister concedes election defeat
Mary Lou McDonald says best government would be one 'without either Fianna Fáil or Fine Gael'
Zimbabwe’s opposition leader claims victory and alleges ‘gigantic fraud’ in election result
Poll: Would you like to see a general election before the end of the year?
Dutch PM hands in resignation to king as government collapses over 'insurmountable' differences
Opposition party headquarters attacked by police in Sierra Leone after election voting
Conservatives sweep back to power in Greek election
Former US vice president Mike Pence to announce White House bid next week - US media
Florida's Republican governor Ron DeSantis has officially launched his presidential campaign
Ron DeSantis ‘to announce 2024 US presidential bid on Twitter Spaces with Elon Musk’
Republican senator Tim Scott launches 2024 US presidential bid
Greece's prime minister wins national elections, hailing victory as 'political earthquake'
Campaigning in Turkey’s pivotal elections ends before tomorrow's vote
Biden shrugs off age concerns after announcing re-election bid, saying 'I feel good'
Finland goes to the polls as far right aims to unseat Prime Minister Sanna Marin