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# pr-stv - Saturday 8 February, 2020

Let's keep this as simple as possible: Should you vote all the way down the ballot paper?

We offer two takes on it from election experts.

# pr-stv - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Explainer: How does Ireland's voting system work?

Here’s all you need to know about what happens to your vote.

# pr-stv - 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.

# pr-stv - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

Results in after epic 73-hour count in Galway West

The 60,647 votes in Galway West have been counted, counted, and counted again – and elected five TDs this morning.

# pr-stv - Monday 28 February, 2011

Dick Roche: "There are a lot of errors" in Wicklow count

The under-threat minister says he still has a shout in Wicklow – and that there are ‘hundreds’ of papers under scrutiny.

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Revealed: the ten biggest winners and losers of Election 2011

We’ve totted up the figures, quantified the quotas, and worked out the ten most – and least – popular politicians in Ireland.

# pr-stv - Sunday 27 February, 2011

Explained: why the Wicklow count is taking so long

Wicklow now won’t return a TD until Tuesday – so what’s holding it up? Here’s our guide to what’s taking so long.