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# Polls

Last month
November 2023
Larry Donnelly: Polls are now showing that if Biden and Trump ran now, Trump would win
Our columnist says Biden is not for turning and this could be the undoing of the Democrats in a year’s time.
This year
Sinn Féin makes gains in new poll, while government parties stay far behind
Sinn Féin’s gains come after a significant dip in the polls in June, when the party lost 5%.
Opinion: The Commission has done the state some service but more TDs won’t solve the big issues
Dermot Ryan says while the boundary changes this week are welcome, a new system of electing TDs is necessary for a modern Ireland.
Last year
Stormont election: Voter turnout estimated at 54% as counting set to begin
The process is taking place to elect 90 MLAs to the devolved Stormont Assembly, with 239 candidates running.
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen closing gap on Emmanuel Macron, new polls show
Macron has long been favourite for the two-round election on 10 and 24 April.
All time
Two opinion polls find Sinn Féin is the most popular party in the country
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar’s personal satisfaction rating has fallen by nine points in one of the polls.
Who do you think will win tomorrow's TG4 All-Ireland championship finals?
All eyes on the Croke Park triple-header.
The Explainer: Did the polls get it right in the US election?
We chat to polls expert Kevin Cunningham of TU Dublin to find out more.
Did the US election polls get it right this time around? Here's what we know so far
It’s still too soon to judge the total accuracy of US pollsters, but let’s take a look at current knowledge.
Russia holds regional polls in shadow of Alexei Navalny's poisoning
The vote is seen as a key test of the Kremlin’s control of local politics.
Poll: Will you be happy if pubs reopen this month?
Cabinet is expected to permit the reopening of wet pubs from 21 September.
Eyes on February election as Varadkar schedules parliamentary party meeting for Friday
Will Leo cut and run?
Turnout is 'diabolically' low in by-elections as polls close
Forty-three candidates are on the ballot papers across the four constituencies.
The numbers are looking good for Boris Johnson - but can we trust the opinion polls?
Love them or hate them it’s impossible to escape them.
Amid talk of a snap general election last year, some Independent TDs were spending thousands on polling
Throughout 2018, speculation was rife that a snap general election could be on the cards.
Erdogan's ruling party set to lose Istanbul election
Election authorities annulled the first vote in March after Erdogan’s ruling party alleged corruption.
Israel votes to hold new elections after Netanyahu fails to form government
Parliament voted 74-45 in favour of dissolving itself and setting elections for 17 September.
Almost two-thirds of voters in favour of united Ireland, exit poll results show
65% of voters polled indicated they’d vote in favour of such a proposal.
Australia's Liberal Party retains power in shock election win over Labor rivals
Just under 17 million people cast their vote across the country.
Voting begins in Spanish snap election marked by far-right resurgence
Polls predict far-right party Vox could take more than 10% of the votes.
Here are the candidates running in the European Parliament elections
There are 59 candidates running across the three constituencies.
Netanyahu set to remain Prime Minister as rival concedes defeat
The win would likely see ‘Bibi’ become the longest-serving leader of the country.
Two elected Ireland MEPs may have to wait until Brexit actually happens before taking up their seats
Brexit is also impacting on May’s European elections
E-voting machines won't be returning for future elections
The minister said Irish citizens have no urge to depart from the pencil and the ballot paper.
Have you ever bought anything because an influencer flogged it?
Be honest.
RTÉ to announce result of Eighth Referendum exit poll on tomorrow's Late Late Show
The exit poll will interview 3,000 people immediately after they have voted.
Explainer: There are two seats up for grabs in the Seanad today - here's what you need to know
Members of the Dáil and the Seanad will be voting by secret ballot.
Sinn Féin gets Mary Lou bounce in latest opinion poll
Fine Gael is less popular, but people are happier with the government.
Poll: Should schools open on Saturdays to make up for the 'snow days'?
Calls have been made to make up for lost time.
Poll: Who would you vote for if an election was today?
Two years on, who would you vote for?
You'll be asked to vote in quite a few referendums over the next two years
The referendum on the Eighth Amendment will be held in May or June 2018.
Labour wants the HPV vaccine to be rolled out to boys sooner rather than later
The plan was originally to roll the free vaccine out to boys – but this has yet to happen.
Poll: Would you feel safer with driverless cars on the road?
Automation is gathering pace.
South African president survives no-confidence motion
Criticism of Jacob Zuma from within his party has grown amid multiple corruption scandals.
Dodgy technology and dead people voting - Kenya has a job on its hands preventing fraud in its coming election
Recent elections in the African nation have been beset by claims of vote-rigging and intimidation.
UK on election countdown during last few hours of voting
The polls close at 10pm.
Political polling is still usually right (apart from the odd surprise), says a new study
Polls correctly predict elections nine out of 10 times, according to new research.
The pollsters got it VERY wrong in the US this week - how can they learn from their mistakes?
Only one polling organisation was consistently giving Trump the edge in advance of polling day. So what happened?
The big Brexit question: 'Should we side with the UK or the EU?'
The outcome of Brexit will likely leave both parties poorer, writes Kevin Cunningham.
What on earth will happen if Donald Trump DOESN'T win the election?
Donald Trump seemed to be preparing for a loss by insisting the vote is rigged weeks before the election. But what effect is that having on his more incendiary supporters?