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#votes

# votes - 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.

# votes - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Poll: How will you vote in the Court of Appeal referendum? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How will you vote in the Court of Appeal referendum?

Do you want the new court to be established or for our courts system to remain the same?

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An out of date file was sent to the printers by mistake.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.

# votes - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Poll: How will you vote in the Seanad referendum? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How will you vote in the Seanad referendum?

Do you want the Seanad saved or abolished?

# votes - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

At least 13 TDs to oppose abortion bill with first vote now due next week

The first vote on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill has been delayed until next week to allow TDs more speaking time.

# votes - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Column: The party whip system is far too rigid – and it's offensive to democratic ideals

I have a lot of time for the Taoiseach, but his leadership has been autocratic and even authoritarian in a representative democracy and I find this unsettling, writes Larry Donnelly.

# votes - Thursday 16 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge Good news! You can now change your mind about TheJournal.ie comments Fingers And Thumbs

Good news! You can now change your mind about TheJournal.ie comments

You can change the way you “thumb” in the apps.

# votes - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Column: Are political families healthy for democracy?

Name recognition surely benefits politically candidacy both here and abroad, but it shouldn’t just be the Kennys, McEntees or the Clintons that are getting involved in the politics of shaping nations – we all should be, writes Larry Donnelly.

# votes - 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.

# votes - 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.

# votes - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Column: It’s easy for ministers on high salaries to ignore the importance of child benefit

An across-the-board cut to child benefit was not a good move – but ministers on big salaries are removed from the realities of the man on the street, Nessa Toale writes.

# votes - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Garda body passes motion of no confidence in Shatter

Martin Callinan has arranged to meet with the Garda Representative Association as it calls for solidarity against pay cuts.

# votes - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

GRA national executive meeting to 'consider all options' following votes for industrial action

The GRA said concerns raised in recent meetings of garda divisions across the country will be brought before the national executive.

# votes - Monday 21 January, 2013

Column: For Obama, this inauguration will be very different than the first

In January 2009, nearly two million people flocked to see the first African-American be sworn in as president – but, four years on, some promises have yet to be fulfilled. This term will present even more challenges, writes Larry Donnelly.

# votes - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

European Parliament introduces tougher credit rating rules

Parliament voted in favour of the legislation today in a bid to improve the stability of financial markets.

From The42 The snub goes on: No Premier League players included in latest Team of the Year Don't Look

The snub goes on: No Premier League players included in latest Team of the Year

5.3m votes were counted and the likes of Rooney, Hart and Drogba were nowhere to be seen.

# votes - Sunday 13 January, 2013

Column: Amid rising popularity, Fianna Fáil may just be relevant again

Fianna Fáil’s poll bounce isn’t a definitive comeback – but we shouldn’t write them off, writes Gary Murphy.

# votes - 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.

# votes - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

PICS: Queues as people line up to cast their votes in US election US 2012 This post contains images

PICS: Queues as people line up to cast their votes in US election

Some voters complained of queues and delays after polls opened at 6AM, while others expressed relief at being able to vote in storm-ravaged areas.

# votes - 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.

# votes - Monday 9 July, 2012

From The42 No place for Robbie Keane in All-Star team voted for by MLS fans What About Me?

No place for Robbie Keane in All-Star team voted for by MLS fans

The Irish striker has missed out on the starting XI most American supporters would like to see face Chelsea on 25 July.

# votes - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Egypt's presidential election results due tomorrow

Tensions are high as the country awaits confirmation of its first new president in three decades.

# votes - Friday 1 June, 2012

IN PICS: Referendum count day so far In Pictures This post contains images

IN PICS: Referendum count day so far

Counting has started in the 2012 Fiscal Compact referendum. Early tallies suggest that the Yes side looks like it’s going to win.

# votes - Monday 7 May, 2012

Greek election impasse heralds lengthy instability

The country faces political instability after voters angry at crippling income cuts punished mainstream politicians by withdrawing support – but gave no one party enough votes to govern alone.

# votes - Sunday 16 October, 2011

Higgins says age comparisons with Gallagher are 'insulting'

The presidential candidates are now topping the polls, and Higgins says that suggestions that he’s too old are ‘crude’.

# votes - 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