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#Electoral Reform

# electoral-reform - Friday 19 July, 2019

Work is finally to begin on an Electoral Commission for Ireland

It’s hoped an electoral commission will solve problems with the electoral register and address issues redrawing constituency lines.

# electoral-reform - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

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

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

# electoral-reform - Monday 17 December, 2018

The government wants to know if you're okay with it using your PPS number to clean up the electoral register

Duplication on the register is rife and changes are needed to ensure Ireland has a modern electoral register, says the minister.

# electoral-reform - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Calls to reform 'outdated and cumbersome' electoral register system

Politicians have said there are significant inaccuracies on the register.

# electoral-reform - Thursday 12 February, 2015

This TD wants to radically change the way we elect him and his 157 colleagues

Brendan Griffin has proposed a way of potential ending ‘parish pump’ politics.

# electoral-reform - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Convention report recommends longer polling hours and larger constituencies

More than half of delegates at the constitutional convention think the number of members in the Dáil should be left unchanged.

# electoral-reform - Monday 10 June, 2013

People who are not TDs or Senators 'should be appointed as Ministers'

The Constitutional Convention has made a number of recommendations on reforming politics in Ireland.

# electoral-reform - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Could Ireland change how it elects its TDs? Here are the options

The Constitutional Convention has agreed that changes to Dáil elections might also include an entirely new electoral system.

# electoral-reform - Sunday 19 May, 2013

The system for electing TDs could be about to face a massive overhaul

The 100-member Constitutional Convention has voted to investigate “an entirely new electoral system” for picking TDs.

# electoral-reform - Friday 22 June, 2012

Fine Gael TD calls for elections and referenda to be held at weekends Voting This post contains a poll

Fine Gael TD calls for elections and referenda to be held at weekends

Alan Farrell wants polling days to be held on Saturdays or Sundays in order to prevent school disruptions and allow for more people to vote.

# electoral-reform - Saturday 9 July, 2011

Police in Malaysia fire tear gas at protesters, arrest 1,667

Malaysia’s biggest political rally in four years has ended with hundreds of arrests, as protesters defied warnings to stay at home and electoral reform.

# electoral-reform - Thursday 17 February, 2011

UK fixes date for referendum to change election system

The UK will hold only its second-ever national referendum on May 5, when voters will decide on dropping ‘first past the post’.