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#Polls

# polls - Thursday 12 November, 2020

The Explainer: Did the polls get it right in the US election?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Did the polls get it right in the US election?

Nov 12th 2020, 6:45 AM 18,552 Views 30 Comments

We chat to polls expert Kevin Cunningham of TU Dublin to find out more.

# polls - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Did the US election polls get it right this time around? Here's what we know so far
# Election Polls
# Election Polls

Did the US election polls get it right this time around? Here's what we know so far

Nov 5th 2020, 8:34 PM 17,617 Views 10 Comments

It’s still too soon to judge the total accuracy of US pollsters, but let’s take a look at current knowledge.

# polls - 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 17,092 Views 13 Comments

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

# polls - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Poll: Will you be happy if pubs reopen this month?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you be happy if pubs reopen this month?

Sep 8th 2020, 10:06 AM 59,171 Views 115 Comments

Cabinet is expected to permit the reopening of wet pubs from 21 September.

# polls - Monday 6 January, 2020

Eyes on February election as Varadkar schedules parliamentary party meeting for Friday
# Friday Night Lights
# Friday Night Lights

Eyes on February election as Varadkar schedules parliamentary party meeting for Friday

Jan 6th 2020, 6:39 PM 18,355 Views 58 Comments

Will Leo cut and run?

# polls - Friday 29 November, 2019

Turnout is 'diabolically' low in by-elections as polls close
# Polls
# Polls

Turnout is 'diabolically' low in by-elections as polls close

Nov 29th 2019, 7:05 AM 10,708 Views 30 Comments

Forty-three candidates are on the ballot papers across the four constituencies.

# polls - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

The numbers are looking good for Boris Johnson - but can we trust the opinion polls?
# Numbers Game
# Numbers Game

The numbers are looking good for Boris Johnson - but can we trust the opinion polls?

Nov 20th 2019, 6:00 PM 18,840 Views 13 Comments

Love them or hate them it’s impossible to escape them.

# polls - 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 18,241 Views 13 Comments

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

# polls - Sunday 23 June, 2019

Erdogan's ruling party set to lose Istanbul election
# Turkey
# Turkey

Erdogan's ruling party set to lose Istanbul election

Updated Jun 23rd 2019, 5:45 PM 15,076 Views 14 Comments

Election authorities annulled the first vote in March after Erdogan’s ruling party alleged corruption.

# polls - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Israel votes to hold new elections after Netanyahu fails to form government
# Israel
# Israel

Israel votes to hold new elections after Netanyahu fails to form government

May 30th 2019, 7:19 AM 6,868 Views 9 Comments

Parliament voted 74-45 in favour of dissolving itself and setting elections for 17 September.

# polls - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Almost two-thirds of voters in favour of united Ireland, exit poll results show
# Exit Poll
# Exit Poll

Almost two-thirds of voters in favour of united Ireland, exit poll results show

May 25th 2019, 9:40 AM 29,941 Views 108 Comments

65% of voters polled indicated they’d vote in favour of such a proposal.

# polls - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Australia's Liberal Party retains power in shock election win over Labor rivals
# To The Polls
# To The Polls

Australia's Liberal Party retains power in shock election win over Labor rivals

Updated May 18th 2019, 8:11 PM 24,198 Views 50 Comments

Just under 17 million people cast their vote across the country.

# polls - Sunday 28 April, 2019

Voting begins in Spanish snap election marked by far-right resurgence
# Snap Election
# Snap Election

Voting begins in Spanish snap election marked by far-right resurgence

Apr 28th 2019, 10:51 AM 13,344 Views 83 Comments

Polls predict far-right party Vox could take more than 10% of the votes.

# polls - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Here are the candidates running in the European Parliament elections
# The Candidates
# The Candidates

Here are the candidates running in the European Parliament elections

Apr 16th 2019, 6:10 AM 79,366 Views 43 Comments

There are 59 candidates running across the three constituencies.

# polls - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Netanyahu set to remain Prime Minister as rival concedes defeat
# Israel
# Israel

Netanyahu set to remain Prime Minister as rival concedes defeat

Updated Apr 10th 2019, 6:15 PM 28,200 Views 141 Comments

The win would likely see ‘Bibi’ become the longest-serving leader of the country.

# polls - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Two elected Ireland MEPs may have to wait until Brexit actually happens before taking up their seats
# Polls
# Polls

Two elected Ireland MEPs may have to wait until Brexit actually happens before taking up their seats

Jan 29th 2019, 8:20 PM 10,583 Views 8 Comments

Brexit is also impacting on May’s European elections

# polls - Friday 28 December, 2018

E-voting machines won't be returning for future elections
# Polls
# Polls

E-voting machines won't be returning for future elections

Dec 28th 2018, 7:15 AM 9,973 Views 22 Comments

The minister said Irish citizens have no urge to depart from the pencil and the ballot paper.

# polls - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Have you ever bought anything because an influencer flogged it?
# Influenced
From The Daily Edge
# Influenced

Have you ever bought anything because an influencer flogged it?

May 27th 2018, 4:30 PM 2,821 Views 3 Comments

Be honest.

# polls - Thursday 24 May, 2018

RTÉ to announce result of Eighth Referendum exit poll on tomorrow's Late Late Show
# Exit Poll
# Exit Poll

RTÉ to announce result of Eighth Referendum exit poll on tomorrow's Late Late Show

May 24th 2018, 12:14 PM 74,062 Views 199 Comments

The exit poll will interview 3,000 people immediately after they have voted.

# polls - Friday 27 April, 2018

Explainer: There are two seats up for grabs in the Seanad today - here's what you need to know
# Secret Ballot
# Secret Ballot

Explainer: There are two seats up for grabs in the Seanad today - here's what you need to know

Apr 27th 2018, 6:10 AM 12,999 Views 21 Comments

Members of the Dáil and the Seanad will be voting by secret ballot.

# polls - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Sinn Féin gets Mary Lou bounce in latest opinion poll
# Hello Mary Lou
# Hello Mary Lou

Sinn Féin gets Mary Lou bounce in latest opinion poll

Mar 18th 2018, 11:51 AM 19,881 Views 116 Comments

Fine Gael is less popular, but people are happier with the government.

# polls - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Poll: Should schools open on Saturdays to make up for the 'snow days'?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should schools open on Saturdays to make up for the 'snow days'?

Mar 10th 2018, 8:30 AM 30,714 Views 106 Comments

Calls have been made to make up for lost time.

# polls - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Poll: Who would you vote for if an election was today?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who would you vote for if an election was today?

Feb 25th 2018, 9:47 AM 49,005 Views 222 Comments

Two years on, who would you vote for?

# polls - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

You'll be asked to vote in quite a few referendums over the next two years
# Save The Dates
# Save The Dates

You'll be asked to vote in quite a few referendums over the next two years

Sep 26th 2017, 4:18 PM 39,149 Views 148 Comments

The referendum on the Eighth Amendment will be held in May or June 2018.

# polls - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Labour wants the HPV vaccine to be rolled out to boys sooner rather than later
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Labour wants the HPV vaccine to be rolled out to boys sooner rather than later

Sep 10th 2017, 2:42 PM 13,416 Views 105 Comments

The plan was originally to roll the free vaccine out to boys – but this has yet to happen.

# polls - Friday 25 August, 2017

Poll: Would you feel safer with driverless cars on the road?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you feel safer with driverless cars on the road?

Aug 25th 2017, 10:03 AM 20,672 Views 116 Comments

Automation is gathering pace.

# polls - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

South African president survives no-confidence motion
# ANC
# ANC

South African president survives no-confidence motion

Aug 8th 2017, 6:25 PM 7,101 Views 19 Comments

Criticism of Jacob Zuma from within his party has grown amid multiple corruption scandals.

# polls - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Dodgy technology and dead people voting - Kenya has a job on its hands preventing fraud in its coming election
# The Fix
# The Fix

Dodgy technology and dead people voting - Kenya has a job on its hands preventing fraud in its coming election

Aug 6th 2017, 10:00 AM 4,729 Views 3 Comments

Recent elections in the African nation have been beset by claims of vote-rigging and intimidation.

# polls - Thursday 8 June, 2017

UK on election countdown during last few hours of voting
# Corbyn Or May
# Corbyn Or May

UK on election countdown during last few hours of voting

Jun 8th 2017, 5:46 PM 15,311 Views 42 Comments

The polls close at 10pm.

# polls - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Political polling is still usually right (apart from the odd surprise), says a new study
# Poll Position
# Poll Position

Political polling is still usually right (apart from the odd surprise), says a new study

Feb 5th 2017, 10:00 AM 4,534 Views 22 Comments

Polls correctly predict elections nine out of 10 times, according to new research.

# polls - Saturday 12 November, 2016

The pollsters got it VERY wrong in the US this week - how can they learn from their mistakes?
# Pollmageddon
# Pollmageddon

The pollsters got it VERY wrong in the US this week - how can they learn from their mistakes?

Nov 12th 2016, 7:30 AM 14,308 Views 75 Comments

Only one polling organisation was consistently giving Trump the edge in advance of polling day. So what happened?

# polls - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

The big Brexit question: 'Should we side with the UK or the EU?'
# Opinion
# Opinion

The big Brexit question: 'Should we side with the UK or the EU?'

Nov 1st 2016, 8:30 PM 332 Views 130 Comments

The outcome of Brexit will likely leave both parties poorer, writes Kevin Cunningham.

# polls - Saturday 22 October, 2016

What on earth will happen if Donald Trump DOESN'T win the election?
# Firestarter
# Firestarter

What on earth will happen if Donald Trump DOESN'T win the election?

Oct 22nd 2016, 7:00 PM 41,612 Views 93 Comments

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?

# polls - Monday 10 October, 2016

24 hours after the weekend from hell, Donald Trump is in big trouble in the polls
# Deep Trump Trouble
# Deep Trump Trouble

24 hours after the weekend from hell, Donald Trump is in big trouble in the polls

Oct 10th 2016, 10:09 PM 55,553 Views 92 Comments

Meanwhile, the most prominent Republican in Congress, Paul Ryan, has said he can no longer continue to defend Trump.

# polls - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Exit polls: Germany's anti-migrant populists unseat Merkel's party
# Local Election
# Local Election

Exit polls: Germany's anti-migrant populists unseat Merkel's party

Sep 4th 2016, 5:20 PM 26,373 Views 163 Comments

The polls opened today, exactly a year after Angela Merkel decided to let tens of thousands of migrants into the country.

# polls - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Fianna Fáil is surging in the latest opinion poll
# Comeback Kids
# Comeback Kids

Fianna Fáil is surging in the latest opinion poll

Jul 7th 2016, 7:31 AM 14,993 Views 160 Comments

Micheál Martin is the most popular party leader, with 43% approval.

# polls - Sunday 26 June, 2016

Spanish voters go back to the polls for second election in six months
# Take Two
# Take Two

Spanish voters go back to the polls for second election in six months

Jun 26th 2016, 10:52 AM 8,276 Views 9 Comments

The last general elections in December resulted in a hung parliament and parties failed to agree on a coalition.

# polls - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Donald Trump has overtaken Hillary Clinton to become the presidential frontrunner
# Poll Average
# Poll Average

Donald Trump has overtaken Hillary Clinton to become the presidential frontrunner

May 24th 2016, 9:41 AM 26,188 Views 173 Comments

It is the first time Trump has overtaken the Democratic frontrunner in the gold-standard polling average.

# polls - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Northern Ireland's election is happening today, but will there be any change?
# Don't Copy The South
# Don't Copy The South

Northern Ireland's election is happening today, but will there be any change?

May 5th 2016, 7:51 AM 9,232 Views 85 Comments

The polls are open in the assembly elections in Northern Ireland.

# polls - Friday 26 February, 2016

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