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# polling - Monday 10 February, 2020

Poll: Should Ireland stick with Saturday voting for general elections?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland stick with Saturday voting for general elections?

Feb 10th 2020, 11:16 AM 36,374 Views 60 Comments

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

# polling - Saturday 8 February, 2020

How do people get those jobs at polling stations (and how much do they pay)?
# General Election
# General Election

How do people get those jobs at polling stations (and how much do they pay)?

Feb 8th 2020, 9:30 AM 125,878 Views 96 Comments

Staff are required for both polling stations on Election Day and count centres throughout Ireland.

# polling - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Poll: Are you happy the General Election is being held on a Saturday?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you happy the General Election is being held on a Saturday?

Jan 15th 2020, 8:29 AM 41,069 Views 69 Comments

Next month’s election will be the first Saturday election since 1918.

# polling - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Hong Kong voters wait in hundred metre-long queues to cast their ballot in elections
# Democracy
# Democracy

Hong Kong voters wait in hundred metre-long queues to cast their ballot in elections

Nov 24th 2019, 7:42 AM 7,597 Views 4 Comments

One-third of registered voters had cast their ballot in the first five hours.

# polling - Friday 9 August, 2019

Amid talk of a snap general election last year, some Independent TDs were spending thousands on polling
# Voter Polling
# Voter Polling

Amid talk of a snap general election last year, some Independent TDs were spending thousands on polling

Aug 9th 2019, 6:00 AM 18,240 Views 12 Comments

Throughout 2018, speculation was rife that a snap general election could be on the cards.

# polling - Monday 17 June, 2019

Donald Trump trailing five Democrats in latest opinion poll
# Presidential Campaign
# Presidential Campaign

Donald Trump trailing five Democrats in latest opinion poll

Jun 17th 2019, 8:19 AM 28,354 Views 65 Comments

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

# polling - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Gsoc launches public interest probe into voter registration irregularities in Kerry
# Kerry
# Kerry

Gsoc launches public interest probe into voter registration irregularities in Kerry

May 23rd 2019, 6:12 PM 14,804 Views 0 Comments

The matter is also being investigated by gardaí.

# polling - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

At least 30 killed in suicide blast on Pakistan polling station
# Suicide Attack
# Suicide Attack

At least 30 killed in suicide blast on Pakistan polling station

Jul 25th 2018, 12:28 PM 6,020 Views 18 Comments

The attack was claimed by the Islamic State group through its official Amaq news agency.

# polling - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Atheist Ireland calls for bibles to be removed from referendum polling stations
# Losing My Religion
# Losing My Religion

Atheist Ireland calls for bibles to be removed from referendum polling stations

Jan 13th 2018, 7:30 AM 28,237 Views 234 Comments

The group calls the current system “discriminatory”.

# polling - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Fine Gael's lead in the polls over Fianna Fáil is down - but people are pretty happy with Leo
# Poll Position
# Poll Position

Fine Gael's lead in the polls over Fianna Fáil is down - but people are pretty happy with Leo

Oct 15th 2017, 7:37 AM 9,621 Views 54 Comments

The party remains the most popular in the country, but now commands a four point lead over its main opposition.

# polling - Sunday 24 September, 2017

How Germany's complex electoral system could cause problems for Angela Merkel
# Winner Takes Some
# Winner Takes Some

How Germany's complex electoral system could cause problems for Angela Merkel

Sep 24th 2017, 6:30 AM 9,408 Views 33 Comments

Germany has a few unique quirks to its electoral system that could force Merkel into a difficult coalition.

# polling - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Labour support falling as latest polls see Fianna Fáil on top
# Poll Positions
# Poll Positions

Labour support falling as latest polls see Fianna Fáil on top

Nov 13th 2016, 12:18 PM 13,411 Views 80 Comments

Fianna Fáil remain the most popular party in the state.

# polling - Friday 24 June, 2016

Did opinion polls get it wrong - again?
# Polls Apart
# Polls Apart

Did opinion polls get it wrong - again?

Jun 24th 2016, 12:23 PM 11,883 Views 28 Comments

Not really.

# polling - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Now they're polling above Labour, AAA-PBP want to be grouped with the big parties
# Playing With The Big Boys
# Playing With The Big Boys

Now they're polling above Labour, AAA-PBP want to be grouped with the big parties

Nov 18th 2015, 6:17 PM 16,513 Views 69 Comments

They’re sick of being lumped as ‘Independent/Others’.

# polling - Saturday 16 May, 2015

How did the polls change in the run up to other recent referendums?
# It Could Be Close
# It Could Be Close

How did the polls change in the run up to other recent referendums?

May 16th 2015, 8:30 AM 22,675 Views 94 Comments

History has shown us they’re not exactly a perfect science.

# polling - Friday 8 May, 2015

The polls got it wrong in the UK. Here's why...
# Shy Voters
# Shy Voters

The polls got it wrong in the UK. Here's why...

May 8th 2015, 7:30 PM 22,039 Views 77 Comments

Whoops.

# polling - Friday 13 March, 2015

More than a quarter of the country now supports Fine Gael
# Blues And Reds
# Blues And Reds

More than a quarter of the country now supports Fine Gael

Mar 13th 2015, 10:44 AM 16,990 Views 252 Comments

And a third supports the government parties.

# polling - Saturday 27 September, 2014

State of Play: How are the US Senate mid-terms looking?
# Midterms
# Midterms

State of Play: How are the US Senate mid-terms looking?

Sep 27th 2014, 8:30 PM 6,857 Views 35 Comments

Very good. If you’re a Republican.

# polling - Sunday 17 August, 2014

The Burton Bounce: Labour double support in latest polls
# Burton Bounce
# Burton Bounce

The Burton Bounce: Labour double support in latest polls

Aug 17th 2014, 7:00 AM 19,109 Views 208 Comments

The party is set to enjoy a 7% bounce according to polls published tomorrow.

# polling - Friday 23 May, 2014

Why are schools used as polling places?
# Poll Position
# Poll Position

Why are schools used as polling places?

May 23rd 2014, 9:00 AM 38,558 Views 181 Comments

There are some very sensible reasons why hundreds of primary schools will close today to facilitate voting.

Countdown's over (finally), here's what you need to vote today
# Mark Your Card
# Mark Your Card

Countdown's over (finally), here's what you need to vote today

May 23rd 2014, 6:30 AM 11,696 Views 96 Comments

You don’t need a polling card, but might need some ID.

# polling - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Selfies in the polling booth are a bad idea, says Department
# Selfless Acts
# Selfless Acts

Selfies in the polling booth are a bad idea, says Department

May 22nd 2014, 11:40 AM 14,987 Views 20 Comments

Consider yourselves warned… Yes, that includes you, Taoiseach.

# polling - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Sinn Féin leads in Dublin, but Hayes faces a fight
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Sinn Féin leads in Dublin, but Hayes faces a fight

Apr 27th 2014, 7:57 PM 21,713 Views 126 Comments

Another good result for Sinn Féin means a bad result for the junior Finance Minister.

# polling - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

ESB warns candidates: Don't put your posters on electrical poles or you may die
# Topping The Poles
# Topping The Poles

ESB warns candidates: Don't put your posters on electrical poles or you may die

Apr 23rd 2014, 7:15 AM 10,523 Views 52 Comments

Or be pretty badly injured.

# polling - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Government takes a beating in new opinion polls
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

Government takes a beating in new opinion polls

Apr 19th 2014, 7:55 PM 19,869 Views 184 Comments

But it is good news for Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil.

# polling - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Sinn Féin gain in the polls following collapse in Government support
# Back In The Game
# Back In The Game

Sinn Féin gain in the polls following collapse in Government support

Mar 1st 2014, 9:32 PM 28,167 Views 272 Comments

The Millward Brown poll for the Sunday Independent sees a drop in support for Fine Gael and Labour.

# polling - Friday 4 October, 2013

Poll: Will you be voting today?
# Decision Time
# Decision Time

Poll: Will you be voting today?

Oct 4th 2013, 9:40 AM 14,342 Views 219 Comments

Both sides have given their opinions, the polls are open, but will you be visiting one today?

# polling - Thursday 3 October, 2013

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# The 9 At 9
# The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Oct 3rd 2013, 8:41 AM 7,580 Views 1 Comment

It’s pretty horrible outside folks, but here are the nine things you want to know as you start your day.

TD publishes bill to set 7am to 10pm polling hours in stone
# Polling Hours
# Polling Hours

TD publishes bill to set 7am to 10pm polling hours in stone

Oct 3rd 2013, 8:23 AM 3,769 Views 33 Comments

Andrew Doyle said the variation in polling hours in some elections is causing confusion and resulting in potential lower turnouts.

# polling - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# The 9 At 9
# The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Oct 2nd 2013, 8:41 AM 12,556 Views 15 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# polling - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Polling begins in the Meath East by-election
# Meath East
# Meath East

Polling begins in the Meath East by-election

Mar 27th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,152 Views 126 Comments

There are 11 candidates in the running for the Meath East seat following the death of Shane McEntee TD.

# polling - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Children's Referendum count begins
# Referendum
# Referendum

Children's Referendum count begins

Nov 11th 2012, 7:49 AM 8,628 Views 110 Comments

Results are expected by noon.

# polling - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

TV guide: the US Presidential Election on the box
# D'Telly
# D'Telly

TV guide: the US Presidential Election on the box

Nov 6th 2012, 3:10 PM 6,075 Views 20 Comments

RTÉ, TV3, BBC or Sky – the choice is yours. Here’s what they are offering.

# polling - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Egypt's presidential election results due tomorrow
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt's presidential election results due tomorrow

Jun 23rd 2012, 3:07 PM 1,471 Views 1 Comment

Tensions are high as the country awaits confirmation of its first new president in three decades.

# polling - Friday 1 June, 2012

Poll: How did you vote yesterday?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How did you vote yesterday?

Jun 1st 2012, 7:09 AM 10,749 Views 149 Comments

Or did you vote at all? Let us know in today’s poll.

# polling - Thursday 31 May, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

May 31st 2012, 4:46 PM 4,474 Views 2 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Polling stations quiet with low turnout so far
# Referendum
# Referendum

Polling stations quiet with low turnout so far

May 31st 2012, 4:09 PM 6,280 Views 92 Comments

As they head to the booths, voters have been telling us how turnout figures are looking pretty dismal…

Where’s my polling station? Do I need ID? How to cast your vote today
# Voting
# Voting

Where’s my polling station? Do I need ID? How to cast your vote today

May 31st 2012, 8:56 AM 24,934 Views 42 Comments

Ireland’s 3.13 million registered voters have the opportunity to cast their votes in hundreds of polling stations across Ireland’s 43 constituencies today.

# polling - Thursday 27 October, 2011

Polls open across the country for Áras and referendums
# Voting Day
# Voting Day

Polls open across the country for Áras and referendums

Oct 27th 2011, 7:31 AM 749 Views 6 Comments

Over 3million people are registered to vote today, and polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm.

# polling - Sunday 23 October, 2011

Tunisia set to vote in first free elections
# Democracy
# Democracy

Tunisia set to vote in first free elections

Oct 23rd 2011, 7:54 AM 107 Views 2 Comments

Tunisian men and women go to the polls today in the first free elections since the country gained independence from France in 1956.

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