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#Election

# election - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Larry Donnelly: Isn’t it nice to have someone we can honestly respect in charge?
# Column
# Column

Larry Donnelly: Isn’t it nice to have someone we can honestly respect in charge?

Feb 7th 2021, 8:30 AM 37,757 Views 88 Comments

Larry Donnelly analyses the new US President’s first few weeks in action.

# election - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Giuseppe Conte resigns as Italy's Prime Minister - so what's next?
# Prime Minister
# Prime Minister

Giuseppe Conte resigns as Italy's Prime Minister - so what's next?

Jan 26th 2021, 12:57 PM 13,614 Views 9 Comments

Conte will remain as a caretaker Prime Minister and will try to form a new government.

# election - Monday 25 January, 2021

Portugal reelects TV pundit as president, after people brave the pandemic to vote
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Portugal reelects TV pundit as president, after people brave the pandemic to vote

Jan 25th 2021, 7:29 AM 15,288 Views 8 Comments

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa was reelected yesterday, amid a turnout higher than expected.

# election - Sunday 24 January, 2021

Portugal chooses president amid surge in virus cases
# Portuguese President
# Portuguese President

Portugal chooses president amid surge in virus cases

Jan 24th 2021, 1:31 PM 14,423 Views 11 Comments

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa is regarded as the clear front-runner among seven candidates.

# election - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Uganda’s Bobi Wine wins growing power despite loss in disputed presidential election
# Kampala
# Kampala

Uganda’s Bobi Wine wins growing power despite loss in disputed presidential election

Jan 19th 2021, 4:29 PM 10,374 Views 6 Comments

Politician and former musician Bobi Wine lost Uganda’s presidential election but his party won at least 56 seats.

# election - Saturday 16 January, 2021

EU urges Israel to facilitate Palestinian vote
# Election
# Election

EU urges Israel to facilitate Palestinian vote

Jan 16th 2021, 6:59 PM 16,464 Views 82 Comments

Palestine intends to hold elections in May and July.

# election - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Biden congratulated as president-elect by top Republican as inauguration to have 'extremely limited' crowds due to Covid
# Mitch McConnell
# Mitch McConnell

Biden congratulated as president-elect by top Republican as inauguration to have 'extremely limited' crowds due to Covid

Updated Dec 15th 2020, 7:12 PM 38,385 Views 61 Comments

Mitch McConnell said “the Electoral College has spoken”.

# election - Monday 7 December, 2020

Romania's Orban resigns as Prime Minister after election setback
# Ludovic Orban
# Ludovic Orban

Romania's Orban resigns as Prime Minister after election setback

Dec 7th 2020, 6:36 PM 14,668 Views 6 Comments

The PNL party came in second in its election, with 25.5% of the vote compared to 30% for the Social Democrats Party.

# election - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Trump loyalists gather in Washington claiming election fraud
# March For Trump
# March For Trump

Trump loyalists gather in Washington claiming election fraud

Nov 14th 2020, 4:10 PM 50,734 Views 103 Comments

Trump yesterday broke his silence after a week without on-camera comments.

# election - Sunday 8 November, 2020

'Warmest congratulations': Leaders from Ireland and around the world welcome Biden election
# The World Is Watching
# The World Is Watching

'Warmest congratulations': Leaders from Ireland and around the world welcome Biden election

Nov 8th 2020, 10:05 AM 27,060 Views 35 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin offered his congratulations to Biden following his win.

# election - Saturday 7 November, 2020

US Election: Here are the main points to know today
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

US Election: Here are the main points to know today

Updated Nov 7th 2020, 7:50 PM 86,191 Views 47 Comments

A winner has been declared at last.

# election - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Poll: Who do you think is going to win the US presidential election?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who do you think is going to win the US presidential election?

Nov 4th 2020, 8:11 AM 46,170 Views 54 Comments

The overall result of the US election is still unclear.

# election - Sunday 1 November, 2020

Poll: Who do you think will win the US presidential election?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who do you think will win the US presidential election?

Nov 1st 2020, 10:30 AM 79,837 Views 170 Comments

It’s just two days until election day.

# election - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Magic mushrooms, flags, wolves and weed: Americans will be voting on all sorts on Tuesday
# No On 24
# No On 24

Magic mushrooms, flags, wolves and weed: Americans will be voting on all sorts on Tuesday

Oct 31st 2020, 9:30 AM 21,291 Views 5 Comments

It’s not just the presidency that’s to be decided.

# election - Friday 30 October, 2020

Social Democrats member alleged to have voted twice in general election
# Election
# Election

Social Democrats member alleged to have voted twice in general election

Oct 30th 2020, 12:05 AM 42,479 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí in Mallow confirmed that they are investigating an allegation of someone voting twice.

# election - Sunday 18 October, 2020

Jacinda Ardern credits virus response for election win
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Jacinda Ardern credits virus response for election win

Oct 18th 2020, 7:25 AM 26,220 Views 53 Comments

The New Zealand Prime Minister won a second term in office in a landslide.

# election - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Jacinda Ardern wins landslide re-election in New Zealand
# Election
# Election

Jacinda Ardern wins landslide re-election in New Zealand

Updated Oct 17th 2020, 3:00 PM 100,184 Views 133 Comments

No leader has achieved an outright majority since New Zealand adopted a proportional voting system in 1996.

# election - Friday 9 October, 2020

Anger as Turkish army reopens Cyprus resort that has turned into ghost town
# Election
# Election

Anger as Turkish army reopens Cyprus resort that has turned into ghost town

Oct 9th 2020, 8:35 AM 40,570 Views 20 Comments

The move threatened to further inflame tensions in the eastern Mediterranean, where Turkey has been engaged in bitter maritime disputes with Greece and Cyprus.

# election - Sunday 13 September, 2020

Russia holds regional polls in shadow of Alexei Navalny's poisoning
# To The Polls
# To The Polls

Russia holds regional polls in shadow of Alexei Navalny's poisoning

Sep 13th 2020, 1:46 PM 17,086 Views 13 Comments

The vote is seen as a key test of the Kremlin’s control of local politics.

# election - Monday 31 August, 2020

'It’s lawlessness, plain and simple': Joe Biden condemns rioting, looting and arson at protests
# United States
# United States

'It’s lawlessness, plain and simple': Joe Biden condemns rioting, looting and arson at protests

Aug 31st 2020, 9:20 PM 20,229 Views 93 Comments

Biden also blamed Donald Trump for “stoking violence” in US cities.

# election - Saturday 29 August, 2020

Trump brands protesters ‘thugs’ at New Hampshire rally
# Thugs
# Thugs

Trump brands protesters ‘thugs’ at New Hampshire rally

Aug 29th 2020, 11:23 AM 36,350 Views 118 Comments

The US president claims he is the only thing standing between ‘democracy and the mob’, and said ‘no-one is safe’ in an America under Joe Biden.

# election - Friday 28 August, 2020

Trump says Biden is destroyer of American 'greatness' as he accepts Republican nomination
# Election
# Election

Trump says Biden is destroyer of American 'greatness' as he accepts Republican nomination

Aug 28th 2020, 7:05 AM 17,315 Views 67 Comments

The US president spoke for 70 minutes at an event held at the White House.

# election - Monday 17 August, 2020

Ardern delays general election after new outbreak of Covid-19 in New Zealand
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Ardern delays general election after new outbreak of Covid-19 in New Zealand

Aug 17th 2020, 7:08 AM 21,532 Views 36 Comments

The New Zealand prime minister has put the election back to October.

# election - Thursday 13 August, 2020

700 more people detained in Belarus as Lukashenko calls protesters 'sheep'
# Disputed Election
# Disputed Election

700 more people detained in Belarus as Lukashenko calls protesters 'sheep'

Updated Aug 13th 2020, 11:49 AM 15,202 Views 12 Comments

More than 6,700 people have been detained following protests over a disputed election.

# election - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

New Zealand could delay election after virus returns
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

New Zealand could delay election after virus returns

Aug 12th 2020, 8:12 AM 25,994 Views 73 Comments

A three-day stay-at-home order for Auckland — a city of 1.5 million people — went into force today.

# election - Sunday 9 August, 2020

Belarus braces for protests as incumbent Lukashenko appears to win presidential election
# Exit Poll
# Exit Poll

Belarus braces for protests as incumbent Lukashenko appears to win presidential election

Aug 9th 2020, 7:10 PM 28,894 Views 42 Comments

Alexander Lukashenko has ruled the ex-Soviet country since 1994, making him Europe’s longest serving leader.

# election - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

'It's hard to be optimistic': Many Poles in Ireland uneasy at re-election of populist president
# Election
# Election

'It's hard to be optimistic': Many Poles in Ireland uneasy at re-election of populist president

Jul 14th 2020, 6:10 AM 28,143 Views 52 Comments

Andrzej Duda saw off a liberal challenger in a closely fought contest.

# election - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Joe Biden proposes 'Buy American' campaign to bolster US firms
# Economy
# Economy

Joe Biden proposes 'Buy American' campaign to bolster US firms

Jul 9th 2020, 2:58 PM 9,902 Views 21 Comments

The former vice-president has called for $700 million to be spent on supporting manufacturing and technology firms.

# election - Monday 22 June, 2020

Coveney says 'we can't rule out' another general election
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

Coveney says 'we can't rule out' another general election

Jun 22nd 2020, 9:14 AM 37,301 Views 118 Comments

Members of Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Green Party are currently voting on whether or not to back the programme for government.

# election - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Senators go to High Court to seek declaration that Seanad can sit without Taoiseach's appointees
# Courts
# Courts

Senators go to High Court to seek declaration that Seanad can sit without Taoiseach's appointees

Jun 16th 2020, 12:53 PM 5,940 Views 0 Comments

There have been concerns that legislation could not be passed without a full complement of senators in place.

# election - Friday 3 April, 2020

Here are all the Senators elected to the 26th Seanad with all seats filled
# The Seanad
# The Seanad

Here are all the Senators elected to the 26th Seanad with all seats filled

Updated Apr 3rd 2020, 10:20 PM 77,787 Views 101 Comments

The identities of the 11 Taoiseach’s nominees will remain unknown.

# election - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Three former TDs elected to the Seanad as counting continues
# Seanad
# Seanad

Three former TDs elected to the Seanad as counting continues

Updated Mar 31st 2020, 12:58 PM 49,569 Views 73 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Fintan Warfield and Fine Gael councillor John McGahon also won a seat.

# election - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Larry Donnelly: Super Tuesday 2 makes Joe Biden the Democratic nominee in-waiting
# US Election
# US Election

Larry Donnelly: Super Tuesday 2 makes Joe Biden the Democratic nominee in-waiting

Mar 11th 2020, 7:00 PM 15,433 Views 38 Comments

Biden was all but counted out by most onlookers before recently, writes Larry Donnelly.

# election - Saturday 7 March, 2020

'Some validity' in criticism of Fine Gael Seanad candidates, says Varadkar
# Election
# Election

'Some validity' in criticism of Fine Gael Seanad candidates, says Varadkar

Mar 7th 2020, 6:48 PM 32,250 Views 44 Comments

The party has 11 female candidates running for election in the Seanad.

# election - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Your Seanad election guide: How you can (or why you can't) vote for the next batch of senators
# Another Election
# Another Election

Your Seanad election guide: How you can (or why you can't) vote for the next batch of senators

Feb 16th 2020, 11:00 AM 33,251 Views 27 Comments

Here’s what you need to know.

Was childcare really that big an issue for voters in the general election?
# Red Line Issues
# Red Line Issues

Was childcare really that big an issue for voters in the general election?

Feb 16th 2020, 6:30 AM 13,503 Views 26 Comments

It was a prominent topic throughout the election but just 3% of voters said it was the most important deciding factor for them.

# election - Saturday 15 February, 2020

Election posters need to be taken down by midnight tonight
# It's All Over
# It's All Over

Election posters need to be taken down by midnight tonight

Feb 15th 2020, 6:00 AM 24,080 Views 54 Comments

If you spot a poster around your area after today, contact your local authority.

# election - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Poll: Do you keep your vote private?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you keep your vote private?

Feb 11th 2020, 9:18 AM 37,984 Views 72 Comments

Do you tell people how you vote?

# election - Monday 10 February, 2020

McDonald: 'I've made contact with Greens, Soc Dems and PBP about government formation'

McDonald: 'I've made contact with Greens, Soc Dems and PBP about government formation'

Feb 10th 2020, 9:07 AM 23,043 Views 78 Comments

She said her preference would be to form a government without Fine Gael or Fianna Fáil.

Turnout for Saturday election was fourth-lowest ever in history of the State
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Turnout for Saturday election was fourth-lowest ever in history of the State

Feb 10th 2020, 12:36 AM 26,790 Views 55 Comments

Turnout was actually down by over two percentage points.

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