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# polls - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Here are the candidates running in the European Parliament elections

There are 59 candidates running across the three constituencies.

# polls - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Netanyahu set to remain Prime Minister as rival concedes defeat

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

Brexit is also impacting on May’s European elections

# polls - Friday 28 December, 2018

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.

# polls - Sunday 27 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge Have you ever bought anything because an influencer flogged it? Influenced This post contains a poll

# polls - Thursday 24 May, 2018

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.

# polls - Friday 27 April, 2018

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.

# polls - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Sinn Féin gets Mary Lou bounce in latest opinion poll

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 This post contains a poll

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

Automation is gathering pace.

# polls - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

South African president survives no-confidence motion ANC

South African president survives no-confidence motion

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

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

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

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?

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?'

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

# polls - Friday 26 February, 2016

The 9 at 9: Polling Day

All the news you need to know as you prepare to cast your vote.

'This is why my vote is so important to me'

Those with Down Syndrome write about the importance of their vote and why they are engaging in the political system.

# polls - Sunday 21 February, 2016

Up? Down? The polls have been delivering mixed messages

It can be hard to know what to believe.

# polls - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

It's on: The general election will be held on 26 February

The Dáil is dissolved and the campaign starts now.

# polls - Saturday 16 January, 2016

8 things we learned at the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis

Everything from why Richie Kavanagh was there to how the party will arrange for an independent watchdog to keep them in line.

There's bad news for Fine Gael and Labour in the latest polls

With the election looming, the government parties have taken a hit in two separate polls out this evening.

# polls - Monday 7 December, 2015

Only two in ten people trust Irish politicians - do you? Poll This post contains a poll

Only two in ten people trust Irish politicians - do you?

The breakdowns are broadly similar across regions and genders.

# polls - Sunday 13 September, 2015

# polls - Friday 21 August, 2015

Who is Deez Nuts and why is he polling so well in the United States?

It started off as a practical joke, but has since snowballed.

# polls - Friday 14 August, 2015

The next general election? You should trust the bookies a lot more than the opinion polls...

The polls got things badly wrong prior to the UK general election, and this is a trend that’s set to continue argues John Byrne.

# polls - Monday 25 May, 2015

Is Labour going nowhere under Joan Burton? We asked her... Labour Pains This post contains videos

Is Labour going nowhere under Joan Burton? We asked her...

The junior coalition partner is struggling in the polls. So what does the leader make of it all?

# polls - Friday 22 May, 2015

Polls closed: Here's a snapshot of the turnout across the country

An awful lot of you turned out to vote.

# polls - Monday 18 May, 2015

Louis Walsh joins the Irish celebs backing a Yes vote

How are other well-known Irish names voting in the referendum? We take a look.

# polls - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Boko Haram militants shoot Nigerian voters dead at polling stations

Militant group Boko Haram followed through on a warning to disrupt the process.

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