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# voters - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Ballot papers unchanged since 1963 need to be 'modernised'

The format of referendum ballot papers has remained largely unchanged for over 50 years.

# voters - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Ballot papers might get makeover because they confuse voters

The issue was underlined by last October when voters were given two ballot papers in the referendums.

# voters - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Here are some of the best Irish designed buildings. What's your favourite?

A shortlist of 48 projects have been selected by a jury and now the public are being asked to vote for the one they like best.

# voters - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Poll: What coalition you would like to see emerge after the next General Election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: What coalition you would like to see emerge after the next General Election?

What would be your dream team coalition government look like?

# voters - Monday 26 May, 2014

Petro Poroshenko set to win Ukraine's presidential election

In early returns it’s suggested candy tycoon Petro Poroshenko will be elected president of Ukraine.

# voters - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Right-to-die campaigner Tom Curran looks set to miss out on Arklow seat

The Arklow tally shows Tom Curran at 6.23 per cent. There are six seats for the taking.

# voters - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Election 2014: Finally, the long-anticipated 'Nidge' endorsement...

Who’s going to argue with Nidge?

# voters - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

'People are raging': Bríd Smith is capitalising on voter anger

The People Before Profit MEP candidate has said she is “as equally in contention” as anyone to take the third seat in Dublin.

# voters - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Water and slamming RTÉ: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Midlands North-West

It’s the biggest constituency in the European elections and candidates are battling it out for just four seats.

# voters - Monday 19 May, 2014

Guess who's back? Brian Cowen hits the campaign trail in Tullamore Offaly Helpful? This post contains a poll

Guess who's back? Brian Cowen hits the campaign trail in Tullamore

Pat ‘the Cope’ Gallagher was joined on the campaign trail by the former Fianna Fáil leader this weekend.

Voting in Limerick, but not sure for who? This will help

A one-stop-shop for Limerick voters that tells you what candidate best matches your views.

# voters - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Here's how many women are running for election in each constituency

Left-wing parties have the most women candidates running for election.

# voters - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Three years on, here are the most memorable images of the 2011 election campaign Retrospective This post contains images

Three years on, here are the most memorable images of the 2011 election campaign

This time three years ago Ireland was in the middle of one of the most dramatic general elections the country has ever seen. Remember all these memorable moments from the campaign?

# voters - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Two Irish American men fight it out to become Boston’s next mayor

Two Irish American white Catholic left to centre progressive men are the front runners in the Boston mayoral election which takes place today.

# voters - Thursday 3 October, 2013

The 9 at 9: Thursday

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

# voters - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Polling cards to be sent to 29,000 new voters after council blunder

An out of date file was sent to the printers by mistake. It’s estimated the error will cost around €20,000 to rectify.

# voters - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Merkel strong favorite to win a third term

The German election will take place tomorrow.

# voters - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Column: Leinster House can seem impenetrable to the average citizen

There is a breakdown in communication between the citizen and their elected representatives when, ironically, our representatives are arguably more contactable now than they have ever been before, writes Sarah O’Neill.

# voters - Friday 19 April, 2013

Column: To bring about any change, we must redefine what we expect from our politicians

If we want to reclaim the current political landscape we need to re-establish the ground rules for office holders and ensure their words turn into actions, writes Martin Critten.

# voters - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Column: Is the Labour Party doomed or have they been here before?

The Irish electorate is both a strange beast and an angry and vengeful one at the moment, writes Gary Murphy, who says while the people might be punishing Labour, it will not herald a new political force.

# voters - Sunday 10 February, 2013

Column: Why I should be allowed to vote at 17

I will inherit the actions of the electorate’s decisions for decades to come, so why shouldn’t I be able to influence government policy too, asks Adam Houlihan.

# voters - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Australia PM surprises with September polls announcement

The Labor party leader said the move would give “shape and order” to the year.

# voters - Monday 26 November, 2012

Poll: Should Irish people living abroad be allowed to vote in Irish elections? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Irish people living abroad be allowed to vote in Irish elections?

The dramatic surge in emigration from Ireland in recent years means that voting rights for Irish people living abroad has become a major issue. What do you think – should emigrants be allowed vote?

# voters - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Interview: ‘We’re mourning a Republic we never had’ – Fintan O’Toole

Our system has made Irish people feel ashamed, the author and journalist tells TheJournal.ie ahead of a series of ‘state of the nation’ debates.

# voters - Monday 8 October, 2012

Referendum will save €600k by opening polls for two hours fewer than usual

Polls usually open from 7am but this time around they won’t open until 9am.

# voters - Sunday 7 October, 2012

Poll open in Venezuela in tough election for Chavez

Hugo Chavez has been in power for almost 14 years – but his opponent in the presidential election is in a statistical dead heat with the president in opinion polls.

# voters - Sunday 29 April, 2012

New poll shows voters set to back EU fiscal treaty

However the opinion poll in today’s Sunday Business Post shows that the gap between the Yes and No votes is narrowing.

# voters - Sunday 30 October, 2011

Poll: Should the Oireachtas inquiries referendum be re-run? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Oireachtas inquiries referendum be re-run?

There have been hints that this may not be the last we see of this particular issue. Do you think there should be another go at it?….

# voters - Sunday 23 October, 2011

Column: Young people want to vote so cut the rhetoric...

Niall Morahan says his voluntary organisation TellUsWhy.ie is trying to sift through the sectarianism and baggage of Irish politics – and inform young voters of the real facts and issues.

# voters - Friday 16 September, 2011

Irish voters trust Gardaí and RTÉ most, banks and political parties least

Results of a comprehensive survey of Irish voters also show that people want fewer TDs, value local interaction highly, and don’t want the electoral system to change.

# voters - Thursday 24 February, 2011

Fine Gael achieving top support in Boards.ie Election 2011 poll

Over 20,000 online voters have taken part in poll that simulates the Single Transferable Vote system that will be used in tomorrow’s general election.

# voters - Thursday 17 February, 2011

'Virtual' election site for expats attracts votes from all over the globe

Around 1,300 Irish emigrants have already voted in the symbolic online poll at Ballotbox.ie