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#Election

# election - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Leader ratings: How did you rate the party leaders in tonight's Prime Time debate?

Miriam O’Callaghan and David McCullagh hosted the RTÉ debate this evening.

What's your big election question for Leo Varadkar? It's YOUR chance to ask

We want to know what matters to you. Get your questions in.

Explainer: Why was the election postponed in Tipperary and what happens now?

An independent candidate died yesterday – and now it looks like Tipperary won’t get to vote until the end of the month.

# election - Monday 3 February, 2020

Mary Lou McDonald to appear in RTÉ party leaders' debate

The decision came after a meeting of the RTÉ Election Steering Group.

# election - Sunday 2 February, 2020

From Tallaght to Rathfarnham, the fight is on in one of Dublin's most unpredictable battlegrounds

There are five sitting TDs running but we went canvassing with two hopefuls.

# election - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Leader ratings: How did you rate the party leaders in tonight's Virgin Media One debate?

Matt Cooper and Ivan Yates helmed the debate at Ballymount tonight.

# election - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

'We're not trying to scare people': Coveney says Brexit not coming up on the doorsteps, but that might change

Coveney said Brexit is coming at us like a ‘freight train’.

# election - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Poll: Are live debates influencing how you'll vote in the General Election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are live debates influencing how you'll vote in the General Election?

Last night, the seven leaders from the main political parties took part in a live TV debate.

# election - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Poll: Will you vote in the general election on 8 February? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you vote in the general election on 8 February?

The polling date is just over two weeks away.

Opinion: Young people don't vote? You may be right, but we might surprise you

Without a willingness to inform ourselves and vote, we simply have no leg to stand on, write Adam Hallissey and Ben Quigley, creators of Progressivebrief.com.

# election - Sunday 19 January, 2020

Poll: Will you vote along party lines on 8 February? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you vote along party lines on 8 February?

Do you have a strong allegiance to a political party?

# election - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Micheál says he won't use the government jet to fly back home to Cork if he becomes Taoiseach

Martin said ministers do need to travel abroad from time-to-time.

# election - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

# election - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Explainer: The dos, don'ts and expected rows around candidate election posters

Love them or loathe them, there’ll be no avoiding them over the next three and a half weeks.

This will be the first Saturday general election since 1918

Some referendums have taken place on Saturdays.

# election - Monday 13 January, 2020

'Political stunt' or 'a government drawing to a finish': Election fever has officially taken hold

Several politicians have taken to the airwaves this morning.

# election - Sunday 12 January, 2020

Leo Varadkar has 'made a decision' on the election but won't tell us what it is yet

The Taoiseach told RTÉ’s This Week that ‘there is protocol around this’.

# election - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

'No big surprise if the Dáil doesn't return next week': Campaigning well under way as FG target FF housing policy

Fine Gael general election candidates have been given a document targeting Fianna Fáil’s housing policy.

# election - Friday 3 January, 2020

Poll: Who would you vote for if a general election was held today? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who would you vote for if a general election was held today?

February 2020 will mark four years since the last general election.

# election - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Poll: Do you want a general election in 2020? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you want a general election in 2020?

The Dáil could run until 2021 – but would you rather go to the polls before then?

# election - Friday 27 December, 2019

Spotify to suspend political advertising in 2020

The company said it does not have the necessary level of robustness in its systems to responsibly validate and review this content.

# election - Saturday 21 December, 2019

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s all the news you need to know as you start your day.

# election - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Fine Gael confirms Verona Murphy to be dropped from party's general election ticket

It’s in the wake of a controversial by-election campaign which saw her come in for sustained criticism.

# election - Saturday 14 December, 2019

Katy Hayward: The very basis on which Northern Ireland was created has been ripped up by the election

Northern Ireland has elected a group of MPs more moderate and more diverse than the parliament they are entering, writes Katy Hayward.

# election - Friday 13 December, 2019

Johnson says he has an 'overwhelming mandate' to take Britain out of EU by end of January

Johnson lead the Tories to a massive victory in the general election.

'Why would my leadership be in any doubt?': Arlene Foster on DUP's election outcome

For the first time, nationalist parties have more MPs than unionist parties.

'Johnson unleashed': UK papers react to Boris' election victory

The UK papers have reacted to what Boris Johnson has called a “historic” election.

Boris Johnson has led the Tories to a thumping victory. Here's everything you need to know

It was an exhaustive night of counting and a momentous election for the future of the UK.

# election - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Israel's parliament paves way for third election in 12 months

Premier Benjamin Netanyahu and rival Benny Gantz have been unable to form a government.

# election - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Boris Johnson avoids interview by going into fridge as final day of campaigning kicks off Milking It This post contains videos

Boris Johnson avoids interview by going into fridge as final day of campaigning kicks off

A YouGov seat-prediction poll indicated the Tories could win a 28-seat majority tomorrow.

# 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

Johnson rejects Trump’s advice to form pact with Farage General Election This post contains videos

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.